Topics: California

Lucas: Local knowledge means little on Elite Series

Apr 19, 2015

One of the most common misconceptions about professional bass fishing is that the anglers who live close to whatever venue we’re fishing are going to have some great advantage in the tournament.

Skeet repeats Big G feat

Apr 12, 2015

Skeet Reese, using a bait suggested by roommate Byron Velvick, rallied past the leader on Day 4 to win the Diet Mountain Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville.

C-rig saves Ike's lead

Apr 11, 2015

Michael Iaconelli struggled Saturday but managed a limit weighing 16 pounds, 7 ounces, to hold onto the lead heading into Sunday's final round.

Montana’s Johnston qualifies for third consecutive championship

Apr 10, 2015

Tim Johnston is carving out a competitive niche on the bass club scene in the West. The proof is a third consecutive Montana state title won at the B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional.

Idaho angler leads Western Divisional at Clear Lake

Apr 9, 2015

In a tournament dominated by offshore pre-spawn bass, there is one angler doing something completely different at one of the nation’s premier largemouth fisheries.

"Chief" Torrez and Kory Ray load the boat

Apr 8, 2015

Fishing partners Kory Ray and Mark “Chief” Torrez needed 10 weigh-in bags to haul their fish to the scales at Wednesday’s B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional under way on Clear Lake.

Fat and healthy fish on Clear Lake for Western Divisional

Apr 7, 2015

Chris Zaldain predicts plenty of quality bass will be caught during the divisional, April 8-10.

Big weights expected as Elite Series shifts to Lake Guntersville

Apr 2, 2015

After opening the season on the Sabine River where daily limits of 14-inch keepers were impossible for some anglers to come by, the Bassmaster Elite Series pros are now headed for the land of giants, Alabama’s Lake Guntersville.

The college series heads west

Apr 2, 2015

Western teams will compete on Folsom Reservoir, April 30 to May 2. They will vie for the Top 10 spots, which will qualify them for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship slated for this summer.

Dude, you killed a duck with your face

Mar 31, 2015

Elite Series pro Bill Lowen faced a unique problem during an Elite Series tournament on Lake Amistad in 2009.

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