Discussion

Classic Countdown: 8

Updated: February 13, 2009, 11:18 AM ET
By Ken Duke | BASS member since 1976

Eight is a very interesting number in Bassmaster Classic history for a couple of reasons.

First of all, eight times in Classic history the tournament was won by a rookie — someone who had never qualified for the championship before.

The Classic rookie champions are:

Bobby Murray, 1971 Rayo Breckenridge, 1973 Tommy Martin, 1974 Jack Hains, 1975 Stanley Mitchell, 1981 Charlie Reed, 1986 David Fritts, 1993 Boyd Duckett, 2007

That list is significant to the 13 rookies ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE OUTDOORS HEADLINES