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.
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.