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Meet Elite rookie Jacob Powroznik

Apr 8, 2014

The opportunity to fish with Woo Daves while the Virginia pro practiced for a Bassmaster Classic left a lasting impression on a young Jacob Powroznik.

Path to the Elites: Glenn Browne

Apr 3, 2014

The Bassmaster Elite Series newcomer recalls getting into bass fishing and wanting to become a pro when he was 9 years old.

Path to the Elites: Mike Kernan

Apr 1, 2014

Mike Kernan admits he never really had aspirations of becoming a pro angler when he was young.

High schoolers benefit from fundraiser

Mar 31, 2014

Bass anglers and businesses turned out for a high school fundraiser team tournament, March 8, at Smith Lake.

Path to the Elites: Trevor Romans

Mar 27, 2014

The Plano, Texas, angler recalls fishing his first tournament when he was about 12 years old in an independent bass club in west Texas.

Tracy Adams' path to the Elites

Mar 13, 2014

The 40-year-old Elite Series rookie is unable to recall the first tournament he ever fished, but he does remember fishing jackpot tournaments close to home with his dad.

B.A.S.S. Nation welcomes Namibia

Mar 4, 2014

With two recent foreign expansions, the Southern and Mid-Atlantic divisions of the B.A.S.S. Nation each has an additional country on its roster.

Thompson fulfills son’s Classic prediction

Feb 13, 2014

Doug Thompson thought he might never make it to the Classic, after 10 years of trying. But in less than two weeks, he'll live his dream.

Mueller considers Classic a life-changer

Feb 12, 2014

Candlewood Bassmasters club member Paul Mueller is looking forward to the opportunity to win the Classic.

Johnston to take biggest swing of his life

Feb 11, 2014

Tim Johnston of Montana plans to swing for the fences at the Classic.