The 2014 Elite Series anglers gathered at Bainbridge High School in Bainbridge, Ga., to review rules for the upcoming season.
Sight fishing — targeting spawning bass visible on or near nesting beds — is expected to be the prominent pattern at the Bassmaster Elite on the St. Johns River out of Palatka, Fla.
Not surprisingly, a fast start is pretty important, and the fastest starters are the guys who go to the Bassmaster Classic most often and annually challenge for Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year.
It’s off to Florida this week where all Bassmaster Elite pros are thinking the same thing – I want to kick off the year with a good start.
It's no secret that bass fishing has the best fans around, and they took social media by storm this past weekend for the Classic using the hashtag #bassmasterclassic to spread the bass cheer! Even a few of the pros got in on the action, sharing photos via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Catch up with the pros in the Expo -- meeting fans and signing autographs!
Classic contenders bring their bass to the scales in Birmingham, Ala., for Day 1 of the GEICO Bassmaster Classic.
Former Classic champ Davy Hite breaks down the first day of the Classic on ‘First Take.’
Two years after losing the Classic by 6 ounces, Skeet Reese filled a void in his angling career by winning the 39th annual Bassmaster Classic.
The competitors and media gather at the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic Media Day at Birmingham's Region field.