Gerald Swindle discusses tactics used when confronting new water.
Scott Rook talks about how he hopes to improve his last time in the Classic on Lake Hartwell.
In every respect, the 1984 Bassmaster Classic must be considered one of the premier fishing events of all-time. The 14th annual Classic was held Aug. 16-18, 1984, on the Arkansas River.
Paul Elias of Laurel, Miss., caught a three-day haul of 32 pounds, 8 ounces to win the Bassmaster Classic. The 12th annual Classic was held Oct. 14-16, 1982, at Lake Montgomery, Ala.
Bo Dowden caught a 6-pound, 6-ounce bass, the biggest of the tournament, which anchored his 54-10 three-day catch, and earned him the crown in the "Super Bowl of Bass Fishing." The 10th annual Classic championship was held Sept. 24-26, 1980.
With the 2015 Bassmaster Classic fast approaching, take a look at the 2014 Classic Champ Randy Howell's final day on Guntersville.
Rick Clunn of Montgomery, Texas, became the first angler to win back-to-back Classics with a catch of 27 pounds, 7 ounces. The seventh annual Bassmaster Classic was held Oct. 26-28, 1977, at Lake Toho, Fla.
Charlie Reed, 51, of Broken Bow, Okla., became the oldest angler at that time to win a Classic, with a 21-bass, 23-pound, 9-ounce creel. The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tenn.
Shaw Grigsby talks about how to catch bass on beds in clear water.