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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...
Photo by: Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.
PALATKA, Fla. — Bryan New launched his rookie season in blockbuster form by topping a stout field of well-established finalists and winning the AFTCO Bassmaster Elite at St. Johns River with a four-day total of 79 pounds, 7 ounces. Starting Championship Sunday in sixth place, New trailed Day 3 leader and rising star Patrick Walters by 5-7. Saving his best for...
TULSA, Okla. - Major League Fishing today announced that Raleigh, N.C., is the third destination for the 2019 Bass Pro Tour, and that three prolific nearby lakes will be used over the course of the event's March 26-31 competition dates. Falls Lake, Shearon Harris Reservoir and Jordan Lake are the waters to share in the prestige of hosting bass fishing's newest...
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...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Public boat ramp closures in South Carolina and Kentucky, as well as extended federal guidelines limiting social gatherings to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, have prompted B.A.S.S. to postpone four additional upcoming tournaments. The Bassmaster Elite at Santee Cooper Lakes in Clarendon County, S.C., Carhartt Bassmaster College Series at Lake Cumberland presented by Bass Pro Shops, Mossy Oak Fishing...
Strike King pro Ray Hanselman and Lew’s pros Terry Bolton 2 Wins in 2 Weeks for Strike King and Lew’s
Collierville, Tenn. – From the swollen shores of Lake Amistad to the near record high water levels at Sam Rayburn, Strike King pro Ray Hanselman and Lew’s pros Terry Bolton showed an unconventional way to victory, despite the high water. Both anglers stayed away from the flooded conditions and fished deep diving crankbaits on outside hydrilla lines for their victories....
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Mobility and versatility were the keys ingredients for Lakeland, Fla., pro Bobby Lane who completed the wire-to-wire win at the first Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Eastern Open at Big Lake Toho Marina with a three-day total weight of 60 pounds.   After buoying his performance with a massive Thursday limit of 31 pounds, 7 ounces, Lane entered Friday with...
Lowen Earns First Bassmaster Elite Series Victory At Pickwick Photo by: Seigo Saito.B.A.S.S. FLORENCE, Ala. — Bill Lowen turned in an impressively consistent performance at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake, but he’ll never forget the 8-pound, 5-ounce largemouth that buoyed his Championship Tuesday performance and delivered a winning total of 83-5. The only competitor to break 20 pounds three of...
Professional Walleye Anglers Caught
On Friday Professional Walleye Anglers Jacob Runyan of Cleveland, OH and Chase Cominsky of Hermitage, PA were caught red handed by Lake Erie Walleye Trail tournament director Jason Fischer. The incident occurred in Cleveland, OH at the weigh-in of the last event of the year for the Lake Erie Walleye Trail. Tournament Officials became suspicious of the fish weight, which seemed unusually...
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...

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