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Bobby Murray

Bobby Murray is a living legend of bass fishing. A member of both the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame and the Professional Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, Murray inked his name in the history books as the very first Bassmaster Classic Champion (1971), then won the eighth Classic as well (1978).He also recorded 16 other top 10 finishes over the dozen years he was on the trail. After a successful tournament career Murray went into business with his twin brother, Billy, and the pair created Murray and Associates. The company became one of the largest sales companies for fishing tackle. Both Murray boys came to work for PRADCO in 1990.

Murray lives within a couple miles of a boat ramp on Arkansas' scenic Lake Ouachita, and when he's not administering a training class or standing on top of a seminar tank at a consumer show he's showing the lake's mysterious walleye the business end of a Cordell CC Spoon.

bobby murray with first classic trophy
Competitors in the first Bassmaster Classic were limited to just 10 pounds of tackle. Nowadays a single Stowaway can weigh more than that. Every competitor was given an identical tackle box before the event, then there was a "weigh in" the night before the tournament. "You put your box on... Read More
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