Latest Elite Series News

Elite rookies: Jordan Lee

Feb 3, 2015

Jordan Lee qualified for the Elites through the Opens, but what got him there began in another league that is gaining a reputation for jumpstarting journeyman pro careers.

Fishing jerkbaits in cold water

Feb 3, 2015

After almost three winters experimenting, Ike has come to the conclusion that cold water jerkbaits fall into three categories.

Organized anglers are more efficient

Jan 30, 2015

Winter weather makes for a great time to inventory tackle and get it stored properly.

Play for free, win prizes with Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing

Jan 29, 2015

Fantasy Fishing launches Feb. 2 at 12:01 p.m. ET at Bassmaster.com/fantasy.

Kurt Dove's Pro-Bass Camp set for June

Jan 29, 2015

The fourth annual Kurt Dove’s Pro-Bass Camp for anglers ages 13 to 18 will take place June 23-27, 2015, on Texas’ Lake Amistad.

Inside Elite Boats: Bill Lowen

Jan 28, 2015

Bill Lowen classifies himself as a "shallow-water flipping guy," so he keeps a full assortment of soft plastics on hand.

Inside Elite Boats: Brett Hite

Jan 28, 2015

Tour the boat Hite used to land three Top 10 finishes during his first year as an Elite pro.

Catching bass in cold water

Jan 28, 2015

If your local waters are not frozen over, you’re fishing in cold water.

Randall Tharp joins Rapala pro staff

Jan 28, 2015

For years, Randall Tharp has used a Rapala knife and cleaning table to prepare dinners of fish caught fresh from the sea. Now he’ll rely on the iconic brand to put food on the table in another way — throwing Rapala baits to win prize money in Bassmaster tournaments. The 2013 Forrest Wood Cup champion has joined Rapala’s pro staff.

Inside Elite Boats: Brent Ehrler

Jan 27, 2015

Pro Brent Ehrler's boat is prepped for his first year on the Bassmaster Elite Series.

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