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One Legend to Another

Updated: March 14, 2008, 6:28 PM ET
By Ken Duke

Sometimes it's hard to know the players, even with a scorecard.

In the early 1970s, Bill Dance, Roland Martin and Rick Clunn were just good fishermen proving themselves on the BASS Tournament Trail. This was before television and the Bassmaster Classic would make them famous.

Other pros were also in the process of earning their status as legends. And on one occasion one of these stars saved the life of another.

It was 1973 and in the days before bass boats were filled with foam ...

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