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Longobardi not giving up on Elite season

May 27, 2015

Somewhere between Orange, Texas, and Lake Havasu City, Ariz., rookie angler Stephen Longobardi believes he abandoned the very principles that helped him qualify for this year’s Bassmaster Elite Series.

How the Toyota Texas Bass Classic was won

May 27, 2015

The 2015 Toyota Texas Bass Classic was a damp affair held on Lake Fork near Quitman, Texas.

2015 High School All-American: Ryan Wood

May 27, 2015

Ryan Wood loves to spend time on the water — not just fishing, but also cleaning up lakes, adding structure and teaching kids how to cast.

2015 High School All-American: Trevor Yates

May 27, 2015

As a member of the basketball team, the baseball team and the student council, Trevor Yates still finds time to compete in tournaments and get kids involved in fishing.

Hackney: Selecting the proper jig, part 2

May 27, 2015

I struggle with the definition of a swim jig because, really, you can swim any jig you want. All you have to do is raise your rod tip and crank fast.

Lucas and Martens: How it feels to win

May 27, 2015

Justin Lucas and Aaron Martens visited the B.A.S.S. headquarters on May 28 and chatted with fans on and on Twitter.

Mississippi River ready for College Midwestern Regional

May 27, 2015

The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops heads this week to La Crosse, Wis., for its Midwestern Regional bass tournament to be held Thursday through Saturday on the Mississippi River.

2015 High School All-American: Jake Lee

May 27, 2015

Jake Lee has some important trophies on his mantel, including one from the first-ever Bassmaster High School Classic Exhibition and one from the first-ever Bassmaster High School Open.

Alabama angler lands elusive $25,000 bass

May 27, 2015

For more than two decades, anglers had been fishing the annual Mark's Outdoors Open Bass Tournament, knowing a fish that weighed exactly 7.00 pounds would be worth $25,000. But no one had been able to collect the prize - until Saturday. Brian Horton of Cleveland, Ala., caught a fish that hit the magic mark during Saturday's 21st renewal of the event on Logan Martin Lake. The fish, which hit a Stanley Ribbit paddletail frog in a patch of weeds, was netted by his 8-year-old daughter, Anna Grace.

2015 High School All-American: Dillon Harrell

May 26, 2015

Dillon Harrell is president of his school's fishing team, which he founded, and he serves in several other leadership capacities as well.