More on Michael Simonton

How do I get more from my batteries?

Feb 26, 2014

If you fish from a boat, you've probably got several batteries in it. They take up space, add weight to your rig, and the best ones are not cheap. It's important to get value from them.

Meet the 2014 Elites!

Feb 2, 2014

Only the very best pro bass anglers in the world get a shot at competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series. Meet the field of 107 anglers, including 12 rookies, who are set to take on the challenge in 2014.

Ohio anglers ready to take on Erie

Sep 5, 2013

Failure is not an option, and Elite Series pro Fletcher Shryock is feeling the pressure going into the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Erie out of Sandusky, Sept. 12-14.

Driven by Classic desire

Aug 22, 2013

Chris Lane takes first-day lead in Elite Series season finale.

Day One on the St. Lawrence II

Aug 8, 2013

Elite pros love slop baits

Jul 22, 2013

When bass burrow into matted grass and shallow slop, the Bassmaster Elite Series pros happily wallow right in there to dig them out. Here are some of the pros' favorite baits for wrestling bass from the gunk.

Bailout baits of the pros

Jul 17, 2013

Should plans A, B, C and D fail to put bass in the livewell, Elite Series pros resort to time-tested lures to bail them out. Their fallback lures are as varied as the pros themselves, and some of their choices may surprise you.

Simonton takes Minnesota youth on the water

Jul 8, 2013

Michael Simonton took 23 kids from the Red Lake Indian Reservation out for a day of fishing on Red Lake in Minnesota.

Checking in on Simonton

Jun 21, 2013

Day One Rumble weigh-in

Jun 20, 2013

Elites weighed in their Mississippi River bass and we have the pictures to prove it.

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