Elite

Meet the 2023 Elites

The Bassmaster Elite Series field is set for the 2023 season. The field is compiled of returning anglers from the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series, 12 anglers from the 2022 St. Croix Bassmaster Opens, two legend exemptions and one B.A.S.S. Nation Champion.
Matt Arey — Shelby, North Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Justin Atkins Florence, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Todd Auten Lake Wylie, South Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Drew Benton Blakely, Georgia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Stetson Blaylock Benton, Arkansas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Scott Canterbury Odenville, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Brandon Card Salisbury, North Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Hank Cherry Lincolnton, North Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jason Christie Park Hill, Oklahoma, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Joey Cifuentes III Clinton, Arkansas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Gary Clouse Winchester, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Rick Clunn Ava, Missouri, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Brandon Cobb Greenwood, South Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Keith Combs Huntington, Texas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Drew Cook Cairo, Georgia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
John Cox DeBary, Florida, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
John Crews Jr. Salem, Virginia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Clent Davis Montevallo, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Will Davis Jr. Sylacauga, Alabama, qualified via 2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship
Greg DiPalma Millville, New Jersey, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Josh Douglas Isle, Minnesota, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Bob Downey Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Seth Feider New Market, Minnesota, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Austin Felix Eden Prairie, Minnesota, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jacob Foutz Charleston, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Marc Frazier Newnan, Georgia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Micah Frazier Newnan, Georgia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
David Fritts Lexington, North Carolina, qualified via Legends Exemption
Kyoya Fujita Minamitsuru, Yamanashi, Japan, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Cooper Gallant Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
David Gaston Sylacauga, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Darold Gleason Many, Louisiana, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Buddy Gross Chattanooga, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jeff Gustafson Keewatin, Ontario, Canada, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Greg Hackney Gonzales, Louisiana, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Bradley Hallman Edmond, Oklahoma, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Skylar Hamilton Dandridge, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Justin Hamner Northport, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Ray Hanselman Del Rio, Texas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jamie Hartman Greenbrier, Arkansas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Matt Herren Ashville, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Derek Hudnall Zachary, Louisiana, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Cody Huff Ava, Missouri, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Mike Huff London, Kentucky, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Michael Iaconelli Pittsgrove, New Jersey, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Takumi Ito Chiba, Japan, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Carl Jocumsen Toowoomba, Australia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Chris Johnston Otonabee, Ontario, Canada, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Cory Johnston Cavan, Ontario, Canada, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jonathan Kelley Old Forge, Pennsylvania, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Steve Kennedy Auburn, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Kenta Kimura Hirakata Osaka, Japan, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Koby Kreiger Alva, Florida, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Caleb Kuphall Mukwonago, Wisconsin, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Logan Latuso Gonzales, Louisiana, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series

Shane LeHew Catawba, North Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Brandon Lester Fayetteville, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Lee Livesay Longview, Texas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Wes Logan Springville, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Ed Loughran III Richmond, Virginia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Bill Lowen Brookville, Indiana, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Scott Martin Clewiston, Florida, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Masayuki Matsushita Tokoname-Shi, Japan, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Mark Menendez Paducah, Kentucky, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Brock Mosley Collinsville, Mississippi, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Paul Mueller Naugatuck, Connecticut, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
David Mullins Mt. Carmel, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Bryan New Saluda, South Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Larry Nixon Quitman, Arkansas, qualified via Legends Exemption
Kyle Norsetter Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Brandon Palaniuk Rathdrum, Idaho, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Luke Palmer Coalgate, Oklahoma, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Chad Pipkens DeWitt, Michigan, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Clifford Pirch Payson, Arizona, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Keith Poche Pike Road, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Jacob Powroznik North Prince George, Virginia, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Cliff Prince Palatka, Florida, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jay Przekurat Stevens Point, Wisconsin, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
KJ Queen Catawba, North Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Alex Redwine Blue Ash, Ohio, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Tyler Rivet Raceland, Louisiana, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Matt Robertson Kuttawa, Kentucky, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Cole Sands Calhoun, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Pat Schlapper Eleva, Wisconsin, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Bryan Schmitt Deale, Maryland, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Bernie Schultz Gainesville, Florida, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Hunter Shryock Ooltwah, Tennessee, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Bryant Smith Roseville, California, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
John Soukup Sapulpa, Oklahoma, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Joshua Stracner Vandiver, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Caleb Sumrall New Iberia, Louisiana, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Gerald Swindle Guntersville, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Frank Talley Temple, Texas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Patrick Walters Summerville, South Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Joseph Webster Hamilton, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Kyle Welcher Opelika, Alabama, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Clark Wendlandt Leander, Texas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Alex Wetherell Middletown, Connecticut, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Open Series
Brad Whatley Bivins, Texas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jake Whitaker Hendersonville, North Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
David Williams Newton, North Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Jason Williamson Aiken, South Carolina, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Matty Wong Honolulu, Hiwaii, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series
Chris Zaldain Fort Worth, Texas, qualified via 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series