2014 Classic In Depth – Randall Tharp – Fifth Place
photo by Dan O’Sullivan
When the announcement of Lake Guntersville being the site of the 2014 Bassmaster Classic was made, you could almost hear the drool flowing from Port St. Joe, Fla. Randall Tharp, now a resident of that Florida town had migrated from Guntersville, Ala., were he cut his competitive teeth, and did so in dominating fashion before heading to Florida.
While he had already planned on fishing the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens, Tharp had extra motivation to earn his spot in the Classic; which would put him competing for the second major title in the past six months, and it would be on a lake he called home for years. >>> read more