Sumrall Smiling into Saturday

It was a good day to be a duck here in Knoxville for day two of the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite on the Tennessee River. Elite Series pros were faced with 45-degree temperatures and a bone soaking, all day rain that began an hour after take off and continued...

Taming Tough Tournaments with Matt Arey

Ask any Bassmaster Elite Series pro after official practice concluded and they wouldn’t hesitate to tell you the buzzword for the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at the Tennessee River was, “tough”. Practice reports were filled with concerns of cold, muddy water...

Zaldain: Working with Extreme Weather

Since leaving the St. Johns River just under two weeks ago, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Chris Zaldain has been through quite the roller coaster of challenges. After missing the cut in Florida, Zaldain jumped in his Tundra and drove 17 hours home to Fort Worth, Texas...

4 Lures Lester Says Will Star at St. Johns Elite Series

Perhaps the coolest thing about asking Brandon Lester to share four lures with fans he thinks will be major players on the St. Johns River is that he currently has no soft plastic or crankbait sponsor. So, what you’re getting here is unbiased authenticity in its...

Why Brandon Lester Chooses a Jig over all other Winter Lures

See the Alabama Rig near Bassmaster Elite Series pro Brandon Lester’s left hand in the photo? It’s the only one he owns. Like literally, he owns one A-Rig, and you’re looking at it.  And while he’s got plenty of proven cold water crankbaits laying there too, every...

2021 Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing Offers $90,000 In Prizes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Sports fans who enjoy watching the top bass pros in the world compete head-to-head on the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament trail can take their passion to the next level and get in on the fun by playing Rapala Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing during the...

Bassmaster Classic And Outdoors Expo Moved To June 2021

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Due to the ongoing public health emergency and associated limits on large gatherings, B.A.S.S. officials announced today that the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo originally scheduled...