Day 1 Leader Matt Lee Elite St Lawrence River, NY 2018 Photo by: B.A.S.S. / Seigo Saito
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — Giant limits of smallmouth bass exceeded expectations during Thursday’s opening round of competition as Matt Lee of Guntersville, Ala., weighed a tremendous 27-pound, 12-ounce limit of smallmouth bass to take an early lead at the Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet.   Lee’s staggering limit, anchored by a behemoth 6-plus-pound smallmouth, is the heaviest...
Bradley Roy of Lancaster, Ky., will be among a full field of 107 anglers vying for the $100,000 first-place prize and last chance to earn valuable Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year points at the 2018 Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet Aug. 23-26 out of Waddington, N.Y. Roy is currently leading the race with 617 points.
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — Giant smallmouth bass worth $100,000 to the top finisher will be the centerpiece of the final regular-season tournament stop on the Bassmaster Elite Series at the 2018 Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet.   The tournament will be held out of Waddington, N.Y., August 23-26. The Upstate New York community currently holds the record...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Giant bass and record-breaking limits are predicted for the third Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to be held next spring on the legendary Lake Fork near Emory, Texas, B.A.S.S. announced today.   The tournament will pay $1 million to the top-ranked professional anglers competing in the event, including a Toyota Tundra pickup truck awarded...
PIERRE, S.D. — For the first time in four days, the wind and waves were calm on mighty Lake Oahe. Mark Daniels Jr. was not. The Alabama pro started Championship Monday with a lead of more than 6 pounds over the rest of the field. However, he struggled to get bites from the bigger bass he needed, and it seemed the...
Daniel Mantis of Cortland, NY takes the lead for the $15,000 Grand Prize in the 2018 Spring LOC Derby with his 28 lb 10 oz king weighed in at K&G Lodge in Oswego.
Daniel Mantis of Cortland, NY takes the lead for the $15,000 Grand Prize in the 2018 Spring LOC Derby with his 28 lb 10 oz king weighed in at K&G Lodge in Oswego. Daniel was fishing aboard the Thinkin Big and caught it on lead core with a Michigan Stinger. Check out www.loc.org for details. 2018 LOC Derby Dates: Spring: May 11th-20th Summer: June...
Day 4 Champion Wesley Strader Elite Kentucky Lake, TN 2018
PARIS, Tenn. — The final day of the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Kentucky Lake presented by Abu Garcia threw Wesley Strader the right pitch, and he knocked it out of the park. Strader, a first-year Elite Series pro from Spring City, Tenn., caught a final-day limit of five bass that weighed 20 pounds, 11 ounces and earned his first Elite Series...
New York, NY (March, 26 2018) – When the pyrotechnics flared and confetti fell on the stage of the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, it was 26-year-old Seaguar Pro Jordan Lee standing in the middle of it all with the coveted first-place trophy hoisted into the air. And, yes, he’s the same Jordan Lee that took...
Collierville, Tenn. (Mar. 12, 2018) – The GEICO Bassmaster Classic returns to Lake Hartwell in Greenville, SC this Friday marking the third Classic to be held there since 2008. The 52-angler field will be vying for the 48th title of “Bassmaster Classic Champion” when the scales settle at the TD Convention Center on Sunday evening. Of the 52 anglers...
NASCAR legend brings broad appeal and attention to NHF Day mission SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (March 8, 2018) – National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) announces Dale Earnhardt Jr. will serve as this year’s honorary chair. NHF Day brings together sportsmen and women to celebrate the rich tradition of fishing and hunting with national, state, regional and local organizations hosting fishing-...
The GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods not only raises the game of the world’s best anglers, but it often brings out the best in the fishing industry and its faithful fans in a unified celebration of the sport. And a recently announced cooperative effort between Carhartt, B.A.S.S., and the South Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation epitomizes that spirit.   During...

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