Topics: Major

Reese grateful, but not giving up his check

Apr 15, 2015

After helping Skeet Reese to a victory in the Diet Mountain Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, Byron Velvick wasn’t the least bit bitter about coming in second. He said he knows the favor will be repaid a thousand times over. Reese agreed with that notion, adding one disclaimer. “I’m not giving him my check,” said a grinning Reese after winning the $100,000 first-place prize. “But that kind of thing always comes back to a guy down the road.”

Second Southern Open promises challenges on Alabama River

Apr 14, 2015

Anglers fishing all three 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Opens presented by Allstate are being challenged with devilishly diverse fisheries.

Christie: Bag big bass during spring spawn

Apr 2, 2015

We’re heading into a season that is probably the most enjoyable for anglers of all skill levels – the peak of the southern spawn.

Wounded warrior fishes with Evers

Mar 16, 2015

LAKE CHARLES, La. — One minute James Holbrook was reeling in a 2-pound bass caught on his first cast of the day. The next minute he had a crankbait and Bassmaster Elite Series pro Dennis Tietje's face in, uh, an unfortunate place – Holbrook's crotch. Blood was spilled, which is nothing new for Holbrook. He survived an AK-47 round to the helmet and suffered shrapnel wounds in his forehead and both knees in 2007, while serving as a Navy Hospital Corpsmen in Afghanistan's Korangal Valley.

Kurt Dove pledges to support youth

Mar 16, 2015

Since 2012, Dove has partnered with an organization that echoes his beliefs, The Donald R. Kemp Youth Hunting and Fishing club of Las Cruces, N.M.

Sabine: What is STARK Cultural Venues?

Mar 13, 2015

The Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River, out of Orange, Texas, is the season opener for the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series, and the Stark family has a storied history in the city, region and state.

The Bassmaster Classic returns to Tulsa

Mar 9, 2015

The world championship of bass fishing — the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro — will return to one of its most popular destinations in 2016, Tulsa, Okla.

Why new Elite Series anglers are 'rookies'

Mar 4, 2015

We understand some of you have had issues with certain anglers being referred to as “rookies” on the Bassmaster Elite Series through the years.

Fantasy: Set a cold and a warm game plan

Feb 2, 2015

When setting a Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing roster for a Bassmaster Classic in February, it’s tough to settle on a game plan until you know more about the weather and its effect on water temperature.

Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels signs on as supporting, presenting sponsor

Jan 28, 2015

Known as the original adventure tire brand for more than 50 years, Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels has joined B.A.S.S. as a supporting sponsor of the Bassmaster Elite Series, Opens Series, B.A.S.S. Nation and Bassmaster College Series. The company has also signed on as the presenting sponsor for the fourth event of the 2015 Elite Series season.

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