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What it means to compete with the Elites

Jun 19, 2014

The recently-concluded BASSfest at Chickamauga Lake provided a window into what “borderless” fishing might look like, with competition featuring the full field of Elite Series pros, a handful of FLW Tour pros and a smattering of self-selecting Open-level guys.

Back to basics

Jun 19, 2014

Trevor discusses what went wrong at BASSfest, and what gave him hope for the future of the sport.

Casey Ashley's BASSfest strategy

Jun 19, 2014

Elite Series pro Casey Ashley came in 7th and won $17,000 at BASSfest on Chickamauga. Find out how he did it.

Mercer goes 'trophy' fishing

Jun 18, 2014

Bassmaster Elite Series emcee Dave Mercer took Bryan Bickell, a forward for the NHL champion Chicago Blackhawks, fishing for smallmouth in Canada.

Strolling around Nickajack, Part 1

Jun 18, 2014

You learn something new every time you launch your boat in this business. This time I might have learned something that’ll add a really useful technique to my fishing.

Republic High School wins Missouri bass championship

Jun 18, 2014

Missouri high school anglers made history by competing in the first Bass Pro Shops Open Championship of High School Fishing, June 7-8, at Table Rock Lake.

Best of BASSfest GoPro stills

Jun 18, 2014

Throughout BASSfest we ran GoPro cameras on our anglers boats to capture all the action. We compiled a gallery of stills that we pulled from that footage. We sent these stills over to Garrick Dixon for a little post production love and here's what we came up with.

Community helps restore Lake Livingston

Jun 18, 2014

Anglers soon will enjoy better bass fishing at Lake Livingston, thanks to a restoration project taken on by many in the community.

Pro Techniques: Hite on Drop Dead Minnow

Jun 18, 2014

Elite Series pro Davy Hite talks about how bass love this minnow bait.

Wheeler wants one thing really, really bad

Jun 17, 2014

Jacob Wheeler may have won the first BASSfest event ever, but he's never caught a double-digit bass.