Hank Cherry won the 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk. He was the 2013 Elite Series Rookie of the Year. Cherry has competed in five Bassmaster Classics and narrowly lost in 2013. He has two more wins to his credit, a Southern Open at Smith Lake in 2012 and the All-Star event in 2013. Cherry is competing in his eighth year on the Bassmaster Elite Series.