Video: 1981 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 24, 2014

Stanley Mitchell of Fitzgerald, Ga., recorded a final weight of 35 pounds, 2 ounces to win the 11th Bassmaster Classic. The Classic was held Oct. 15-17, 1981, on the Alabama River.

Back in '81

Jan 30, 2013

I’ve been reading about some of the old Classics on the site lately and they made me think of one of the first winners I can remember.

Where are they now?: Stanley Mitchell

May 8, 2011

Former Bassmaster Classic champion Stanley Mitchell is living the good life thanks to his family’s business.

Classic Countdown: 21

Jan 31, 2009

For some reason, a lot of fishing fans seem to think that Bryan Kerchal, the Federation Nation angler who won the Classic in 1994, was the youngest winner in Classic history. He wasn't.

The Youngest Classic Champ

May 23, 2008

Stanley Mitchell was the youngest competitor in the field and had barely squeaked into the tournament as the 10th place finisher in the Western Division of the BASS Tournament Trail.

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