Latest Elite Series News

Tharp on the wind

Sep 21, 2014

Elite pro Randall Tharp discusses Sunday's cancellation against a backdrop of heavy chop on Little Bay de Noc.

This is why we're not fishing

Sep 21, 2014

Wonder why? Here's why.

Waitress playing a joke on Dave?

Sep 21, 2014

Dave Precht, who heads up Bassmaster Publications and Communication, was nearly done with breakfast at Rosie's in Escanaba before I noticed what his coffee mug said. Was the waitress playing a joke on him?

My hair moved

Sep 21, 2014

If you can even hear him over the wind ...

Bowman on weather

Sep 21, 2014

There is a running joke among the editors of all things Bassmaster (website, television, magazine) when it comes to an Elite event that the weather is always a story. It’s not a laughing matter. It’s just something that is always a part of any derby and it’s up to us editor types to fight past that and dig a little deeper. So when we gather up and start thinking about how we are going to approach covering each event, the first question is “What are the story lines?”

DeFoe is out

Sep 21, 2014

DeFoe is leaving the tournament because of prior commitments.

The wind is crazy

Sep 21, 2014

And this is just the bay.

Walker putting on a smile

Sep 21, 2014

We ran into David Walker eating breakfast at Escanaba's Family Inn this morning. "I'm getting real familiar with the menu here," he laughed. While many of us were feeling glum about the weather, David gave us his best smile.

Angler Of The Year Championship competition will resume Monday

Sep 21, 2014

Competition for the Angler of the Year was postponed again Sunday because of strong north winds.

Marshals brave the waves

Sep 21, 2014

Bass fishing might be canceled but the walleye fishing is still on for the marshals.

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