Topics: Elite Series pro

The right way to store soft plastics

Sep 12, 2013

Elite Series pro Charlie Hartley shares his strategy for keeping his plastics in top form throughout the year.

Hawk eyes the Elite Series

Apr 25, 2012

Kevin Hawk, a California native who now lives in Guntersville, Ala., is working toward becoming a Bassmaster Elite Series pro.

Poche helping to get kids outdoors

Apr 7, 2011

Bonnie Plants is sponsoring Elite Series pro Keith Poche to get kids outdoors and in the garden growing cabbages. Each one of them will have to work extremely hard to compete for the biggest cabbage. "These kids have the opportunity to win big money, just like the pros out on the water, if they are successful," explains Keith.

Omega Custom Tackle adds Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jared Lintner to Pro Staff

Mar 31, 2011

Jared Lintner joins Omega Custom Tackle Pro Staff. This partnership will include the introduction of a signature series bait to be known as "Jared's Righteous Pitching Jig."

Mark Tucker: Early Fall Jerkbaits

Nov 3, 2010

During the fall, Tucker often relies on jerkbaits. Suspended bass in open water are typically some of the toughest fish to target. Tucker describes some techniques using jerkbait to lure them in.

Mark Tucker: The finesse jig

Nov 3, 2010

For Elite Series pro Mark Tucker, the finesse jig is a lure with year-round applications. On clear water lakes Tucker can often be found tempting suspended bass with the bite-sized morsel.

Mark Tucker: The floating worm

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Series pro Mark Tucker points out that there are other options while fishing around and during the spawn. The Missouri pro often rigs his floating worm wacky style. Using a wacky rig, he can slowly twitch and shake the worm to entice strikes.

Mark Tyler: Getting shady

Nov 3, 2010

For tournament anglers, calling it quits early when the temperature climbs toward the triple digits isn't an option. Elite Series pro Mark Tyler explains how to fish the various forms of shade that can be present.

Mark Tyler: Why certain spots replenish

Nov 3, 2010

Mark Tyler explains how to find the "magic spot" where the catch seems endless. He recommends looking fo something that is isolated with many special characteristics.

Marty Robinson: Weighted hooks

Nov 3, 2010

Elite Series pro Marty Robinson explains that weighted-bait hook techniques have been around for a while. He talks about how using them allows him to fish faster and cover more ground when the fish are aggressive.

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