David Walker ends the 2002 Bassmaster Classic in Third Place.
Jay Yelas steps out of the shadows and captured the 2002 Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake.
Even as he recited his list of potential disasters, however, Jay Yelas never truly exhibited any doubts that he would catch enough fish on the morrow and claim his first BASS Masters Classic world championship.
Frank Scalish is the Rookie of the Year, but he played the Classic game like an old pro on Tuesday's lone practice day leading to the 32nd edition of the CITGO BASSMASTER Classic on Lay Lake.
The business of bass fishing never ends for a successful tournament angler, especially when you have qualified for the 32nd CITGO BASSMASTER Classic in Birmingham, Ala.
The Classic dream of Frank Scalish didn't crumble on Friday when the Cleveland angler was trimmed from the 52-man field in the 32nd annual CITGO BASSMASTER Classic. It was just put on hold.
Day 1: Frank Scalish 2002 Classic daily diary
Frank Scalish will rush home to Cleveland on Sunday to celebrate.
Frank Scalish has been the Comeback Kid on this year's CITGO BASSMASTER Tour, coming from behind in the last tournament of the season to grab the final berth for the 32nd annual CITGO BASSMASTER Classic.
wire-to-wire and claiming big bass honors each day en route to professional fishing's world championship. Even held July 25-27, 2002