2014 Elite Series targets America’s hottest bass lakes

The Cayuga clash will be a make-or-break event, for only the Top 50 anglers in Toyota Angler of the Year points will go on to fish the Toyota Angler of the Year Championship Sept. 18-21. The location of the championship will be announced at a later date.

With the addition of the championship, Toyota All-Star Week will not be held next year.

Marshal registration for the Bassmaster Classic and the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series begins online at Bassmaster.com for B.A.S.S. Nation and Life members on Oct. 1 at 9 a.m. CT. Phone registration for B.A.S.S. Nation and Life members begins Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. CT by calling 877-227-7872. Other B.A.S.S. members may register online beginning Oct. 8 at 9 a.m. CT and by phone beginning Oct. 10 at 9 a.m. CT.

Following is a list of 2014 Elite Series tournaments:

2014 Date




Feb. 21-23

Bassmaster Classic

Birmingham, Ala.

Lake Guntersville

March 13-16

Elite 1

Bainbridge, Ga.

Lake Seminole

March 20-23

Elite 2

Palatka, Fla.

St. Johns River

April 3-6

Elite 3

Branson, Mo.

Table Rock Lake

May 1-4

Elite 4

Many, La.

Toledo Bend Reservoir

May 15-18

Elite 5

Russellville, Ark.

Lake Dardanelle

June 11-15

Elite 6 - BASSFest

Dayton, Tenn.

Chickamauga Lake

Aug. 7-10

Elite 7

Philadelphia, Pa.

Delaware River

Aug. 21-24

Elite 8

Ithaca, N.Y.

Cayuga Lake

Sept. 18-21

AOY Championship

To Be Announced

To Be Announced