On that small glass table sat the “holy grail” of bass fishing, the Bassmaster Classic trophy.
A visual recap of the one of the more interesting Classics, held on Lake Hartwell in 2008.
Classic XXXVIII (38), was held Feb. 22-24, 2008 in Lake Hartwell, S.C. When Alton Jones motored back into Lake Hartwell's Portman Marina, he was pretty sure he didn't have enough fish in his livewell to win the Bassmaster Classic.
In this photo gallery, you'll find numerous candid images of Elite anglers and B.A.S.S. staff as they prepare to begin the 2008 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, near Greenville, South Carolina.
When Alton Jones motored back into Lake Hartwell's Portman Marina, he was pretty sure he didn't have enough fish weight in his livewell to win the Bassmaster Classic.
Slightly unprepared for the cold and wind DB covers the Classic for the first time ever on the water. Exposed to the elements, Don is humbled by the dedication and determination of the Classic anglers.
Unlike the others, the winner of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic, Alton Jones, would not change a thing about his performance.
The Bassmaster Classic trophy made a lot of stops on the way to it's owner, Alton Jones.
Alton Jones is living the dream right now for winning the 38th. Bassmaster Classic.
See what red hot lures are used by the pros at the 2008 Bassmaster Classic.