Bo Dowden in BASS Classic

“Natchitoches’ Villis (Bo) Dowden, front, and Roland Martin of Broken Arrow, Okla. will both be striving for the $15,000 winner-take-all purse in the fifth annual BASS Masters Classic set for Oct. 29-31 on a lake which will not be revealed until the contestants have enplaned from New Orleans Monday.”

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The Fishin’ Machine

Another interesting thing I remember about that tournament was the way Bill and Ray [Murski] fished. Back then we didn’t have foot-controlled troll motors. They were all stern mount. So Bill and Ray would sit on the big motor and operate the troller with their feet.

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