Category: BASSMASTER News

October 1, 2019 HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — As a child, Scott Canterbury always spent his Saturday mornings watching The Bassmasters television program. To him, the stars of that show — people like Bob Cobb, Ray Scott and Denny Brauer — are the true legends of professional bass fishing. Now, he has forever claimed his own […]

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September 26, 2019 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Next year’s tournament schedule continues to take shape, as B.A.S.S. officials announced the 2020 Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens schedule on Thursday. The schedule will once again feature four events in two divisions — Eastern and Central — with the winners of each event earning an automatic berth into the 2021 […]

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September 22, 2019 TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Relentless determination and commitment to his game plan paid off big for Carl Jocumsen, who turned in a catch of 19 pounds, 12 ounces on Championship Sunday and scored a career-defining victory at the Cherokee Casino Tahlequah Bassmaster Elite at Lake Tenkiller. His four-day total weight of 54-15 was […]

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September 12, 2019Bassmaster Elite Series 2020 Schedule Puts Emphasis On Big Bass FisheriesBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S. officials have announced the schedule for the 2020 Bassmaster Elite Series, a nine-tournament slate that will take the world’s best bass anglers to six states and some of the most storied fisheries in the sport’s history. For fans who […]

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open at Oneida Lake attracted its share of local legends, and two of the biggest were in the Top 12. But Oneida crowned a possible legend-in-the-making Saturday when Grae Buck brought his 15-pound, 6-ounce limit to the scales and clinched not only the trophy for the Oneida event, […]

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Smallmouth bass ruled a slick-calm day at the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open on Oneida Lake, and Day 1 leader Grae Buck of Harleyville, Pa., bagged 17 pounds, 12 ounces of brown bass to establish the lead pace. He holds a 4-ounce advantage over second-place Ben Nielsen of Lowell, Mich., and Patrick Walters […]

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UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. — On Sunday afternoon, for the second time in three tournaments, Jamie Hartman claimed a Bassmaster Elite Series victory. Both were special. But he couldn’t deny this one meant just a little more. Fishing in his home state of New York, Hartman caught five bass that weighed 22 pounds, 4 ounces Sunday […]

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UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. — Chris Zaldain’s day couldn’t have started much worse. Or ended much better. The California native who now lives in Fort Worth, Texas, woke up Thursday to find that several of his best rod-and-reels had been stolen during the night. But with what he had left, he went out and caught five […]

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WADDINGTON, N.Y. — The great smallmouth battle of 2019, also known as the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet, came down to a rookie Canadian pro who has spent his life plying the pristine waters of the storied fishery and a young Georgia pro who is experiencing a breakout season. […]

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