Classic XIII Aug. 4-6, 1983
OHIO RIVER, Ohio Larry Nixon of Hemphill, Texas, won the 13th Classic by only 10 ounces with a three-day weight of 18 pounds, 1 ounce.
All the bass he caught came from water less than 2 feet deep. The bank had a very slight drop, and the fish were in a shallow zone beside cover.
Nixon's basic strategy was to fish shallow, brushy banks in tributary creeks with a 5-inch Ditto Baby Gator Tail worm, black with blue tail.
He paralleled the bank and made short, quick, underhand ...
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