Category: BASSMASTER News

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bassmaster Magazine has released the highly anticipated rankings of the best bass fisheries in the nation for 2019 and for the first time ever, New York’s St. Lawrence River earned the top spot. Over the past seven years, this incredible smallmouth fishery has cracked the Top 10 in Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass […]

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FINAL-DAY COMEBACK AT GUNTERSVILLE GIVES ARKANSAS'S HARTMAN FIRST ELITE SERIES VICTORY

June 24, 2019, SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Photo courtesy of BASS When Jamie Hartman burst onto the scene with the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2017, he seemed like a virtual lock to eventually hoist one of the trail’s coveted blue winner’s trophies. He had five Top 10s that first season — including a second- and a […]

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June 21, 2019, SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Photo courtesy of BASS More than half the field caught at least 16 pounds of bass during Friday’s opening round of the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, and 14 anglers topped the coveted 20-pound mark. Meanwhile, Connecticut pro Paul Mueller showed once again why Guntersville […]

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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — B.A.S.S. and Lake Guntersville have a long and continuing history dating back to 1976. That year, Rick Clunn won his first of four Bassmaster Classics, and next March, the fishery is on slate to hold the 50th edition of the Classic. The upcoming Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville […]

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June 10, 2019Young Guns Set The Pace In Tight Race For Toyota Bassmaster Angler Of The Year TitleBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Half-way through the season, the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year race is shaping up to be one of the closest and most competitive in the 50 years since Bill Dance won B.A.S.S.’s first AOY […]

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DAYTON, Tenn. — Carrying a nearly 8-pound lead into the final round, no doubt, builds confidence, but John Cox readily acknowledged the good fortune that enabled him to slam the door on a wire-to-wire win in the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open on Lake Chickamauga with a three-day total weight of 66 pounds, 5 ounces. Cox, […]

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DAYTON, Tenn. — Photo courtesy of BASS Consistency eluded John Cox, but the Debary, Fla., pro picked his way to a five-bass limit of 26 pounds, 11 ounces that leads the first round of the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open on Lake Chickamauga. Like many of his competitors, Cox lamented a distinct lack of current — […]

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May 16, 2019 DAYTON, Tenn. — When a major professional bass tournament is held on Chickamauga Lake, there’s no question big bass will be caught. But how they’ll be caught — and where — is always a question of timing. That will be the interesting theme for the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open scheduled for May […]

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May 6, 2019, LAKE FORK, Texas — Photo courtesy of BASS Big Bass. Big Stage. Big Dreams. It’s the inspiring mantra B.A.S.S. unveiled before the 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series season, and it perfectly sums up the last two months for Brandon Cobb. After earning his first Elite Series victory in April on Lake Hartwell in […]

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