Classic XXXVIII (38), was held Feb. 22-24, 2008 in Lake Hartwell, S.C. When Alton Jones motored back into Lake Hartwell's Portman Marina, he was pretty sure he didn't have enough fish in his livewell to win the Bassmaster Classic.
It had been Boyd Duckett's goal to join the Bassmaster Elite Series tour for some time, but first he had to attend to more important things. The 37th annual Bassmaster Classic tournament was held Feb. 23-25, 2007, in Birmingham, Ala.
On a day when weather wreaked havoc on his closest pursuers, Luke Clausen of Washington state put the finishing touches on a rare wire-to-wire victory in the 36th annual Bassmaster Classic on Lake Tohopekaliga, Fla. Classic was held Feb. 24-26, 2006.
Dave Mercer, Mark Zona and Tommy Sanders talk GEICO Bassmaster Classic
When the 35th edition of the Bassmaster Classic ended, a pair of highly accomplished pros found themselves in very familiar positions. Classic XXXV was held July 29-31, 2005 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
Classic XXXIV (34), was held July 30 - Aug. 1, 2004 in Charlotte, North Carolina. When Takahiro Omori hefted the Classic trophy overhead, bass fishing crowned its first non-American world champion.
Confidence has never been a problem for Michael Iaconelli, and in the giant marshland known as the Louisiana Delta, he lived up to the old Dizzy Dean adage that, "it ain't bragging if you can back it up."
Watch as Jay Yelas is crowned Classic champ at the 2002 Bassmaster Classic.
Sanders and Zona talk Lake Guntersville and how they think the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro is going to play out.
A hurricane threatening the Louisiana Gulf coast wasn't enough to prevent Kevin VanDam from claiming the world championship of professional angling in the 31st Bassmaster Classic. Classic XXXI (31) was held Aug. 2-4, 2001 at Louisiana Delta, La.