Troy Diede was featured on South Dakota's Keloland TV for being only the second South Dakotan ever in the Bassmaster Classic.
Even though the poundage was down from the previous Classic on the same lake, no one could say this Classic was a humdrum affair. Classic XXIII (23) was held Aug. 12-14, 1993, in Lake Logan Martin, Ala.
Ken Cook, moved from ninth to fourth to first to win the 1991 Bassmaster Classic with a 15-bass limit weighing 33 pounds, 2 ounces. The Classic was held Aug. 22-24, 1991 on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
When you watch the Classic this year, don't forget that there are people beneath the stage transporting the bass to the release truck.
Hank Parker of Denver, N.C., won the 19th annual Bassmaster Classic, held on the James River for the second consecutive year.
After three days of dogged determination, Guido Hibdon, the runner-up in the year's Bassmaster Angler of the Year race, won with a three-day catch weighing 28 pounds, 8 ounces to obtain the crown for the 18th Classsic. The tournament was held Aug. 25-27, 1988.
Take a quick look back at a few of the sights and sounds of the 2014 Geico Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro.
Fishing just a long cast away from the launch ramp, George Cochran caught 14 bass that weighed 15 pounds, 5 ounces, the second lowest winning poundage in Bassmaster Classic history. The 17th annual Classic was held Aug.13-15, 1987, in Ohio River, Ky.
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.