Latest Elite Series News

Bowman: On Hackney's sharing water question

Jun 20, 2015

It seems like any time we go to Kentucky Lake we spend some of our time discussing these issues of shared water and the issues that arise from them.

Elite Man Caves: Ott DeFoe

Jun 19, 2015

Tennessee angler Ott DeFoe shows us where he prepares for the Bassmaster Elite Series.

Christie: Why youth fishing programs are important

Jun 19, 2015

Fishing has changed tremendously over the past decade, and now high school and college kids have the opportunity to participate in fishing programs in their schools and universities.

Fantasy: Who Edwin Evers would choose for the St. Lawrence

Jun 18, 2015

If you're going to listen to anyone about who to pick for the St. Lawrence, listen to the guy who's been the best Fantasy Fishing pick in the last two tournaments.

Day on the lake with Randall Tharp

Jun 18, 2015

Elite Series pro Randall Tharp took the challenge to locate and catch bass on a lake he'd never seen before.

Hackney: What does 'sharing water' really mean?

Jun 18, 2015

Many of us find the same places. Disagreements are a part of what we do out there.

Evers talks pecans, military and big trophies

Jun 17, 2015

Edwin Evers has had a big year, not just with his win, but also with operating his new pecan business and introducing his program of taking members of the military fishing.

Fathers and fishing

Jun 17, 2015

Bassmaster Elite Series pros Bradley Roy, Bobby Lane, Josh Bertrand and Ott Defoe share their fondest memories of fishing with their fathers.

Schultz: Topwater turning point

Jun 17, 2015

A long time ago, some anonymous angler figured out how to entice these lock-jawed largemouth into biting — simply by allowing a soft-plastic lure to lie motionless, sometimes for 30 seconds or more.

Birdies, bass for Lucas brothers

Jun 16, 2015

While the Lucas brothers are physically far apart nowadays, Justin and his siblings remain close, partly because of their successes in bass fishing and golf.