2019 Elite Series anglers

The 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series will be particularly exciting, with a smaller field size, chock full of familiar faces and rising stars. On the following pages you'll see the anglers who have qualified or were invited, with their hometown and where they fished in 2018.
Photo: Gettys Brannon - The 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series will be particularly exciting, with a smaller field size, chock full of familiar faces and rising stars. On the following pages you'll see the anglers who have qualified or were invited, with their hometown and where they fished in 2018.
<h4>Matt Arey</h4>		 Shelby, North Carolina <br> FLW
Photo: Matt Arey - Matt Arey Shelby, North Carolina FLW
<h4>Todd Auten</h4>			 Lake Wylie, South Carolina<br> 2018 Eastern Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Todd Auten Lake Wylie, South Carolina 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>Drew Benton </h4>			 Panama City, Florida<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Steve Bowman - Drew Benton Panama City, Florida 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Stetson Blaylock</h4>			 Benton, Arkansas<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Stetson Blaylock Benton, Arkansas 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Scott Canterbury</h4>			 Odenville, Alabama<br> FLW
Photo: Scott Canterbury - Scott Canterbury Odenville, Alabama FLW
<h4>Quentin Cappo</h4>		 Prairieville, Louisiana<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Quentin Cappo Prairieville, Louisiana 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Brandon Card</h4>			 Knoxville, Tennessee<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Brandon Card Knoxville, Tennessee 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Tyler Carriere</h4>			 Youngsville, Louisiana<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Tyler Carriere Youngsville, Louisiana 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Hank Cherry</h4>			 Lincolnton, North Carolina<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Hank Cherry Lincolnton, North Carolina 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Gary Clouse</h4>			 La Vergne, Tennessee<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Gary Clouse La Vergne, Tennessee 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Rick Clunn</h4>			 Ava, Missouri<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Andy Crawford - Rick Clunn Ava, Missouri 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Brandon Cobb</h4>			 Greenwood, South Carolina<br> FLW
Photo: Brandon Cobb - Brandon Cobb Greenwood, South Carolina FLW
<h4>Keith Combs</h4>			 Huntington, Texas<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Keith Combs Huntington, Texas 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Drew Cook</h4>			 Quincy, Florida<br> 2018 Eastern Opens
Drew Cook Quincy, Florida 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>John Crews Jr.</h4>			 Salem, Virginia<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
John Crews Jr. Salem, Virginia 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Clent Davis</h4>			 Montevallo, Alabama<br> Former Elite Pro and FLW
Clent Davis Montevallo, Alabama Former Elite Pro and FLW
<h4>Rob Digh	</h4>		 Denver, North Carolina<br> 2018 Eastern Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Rob Digh Denver, North Carolina 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>Greg DiPalma</h4>		 Millville, New Jersey<br> 2018 Eastern Opens
Photo: B.A.S.S. - Greg DiPalma Millville, New Jersey 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>Seth Feider</h4>			 Bloomington, Minnesota<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Seth Feider Bloomington, Minnesota 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Micah Frazier</h4>			 Newnan, Georgia<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Micah Frazier Newnan, Georgia 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>David Fritts</h4>			 Lexington, N.C.<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - David Fritts Lexington, N.C. 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Chris Groh</h4>			 Spring Grove, Illinois<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Chris Groh Spring Grove, Illinois 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Jeff Gustafson	</h4>		 Keewatin, Ontario<br> FLW
Photo: Jeff Gustafson - Jeff Gustafson Keewatin, Ontario FLW
<h4>Skylar Hamilton	</h4>		 Dandridge, Tennessee<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Andy Crawford - Skylar Hamilton Dandridge, Tennessee 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Ray Hanselman	</h4>		 Del Rio, Texas<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Ray Hanselman Del Rio, Texas 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Jamie Hartman	</h4>		 Newport, New York<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Jamie Hartman Newport, New York 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Matt Herren</h4>			 Ashville, Alabama<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Steve Bowman - Matt Herren Ashville, Alabama 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Dale Hightower</h4>			 Manford, Oklahoma<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Dale Hightower Manford, Oklahoma 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Harvey Horne  </h4> Bella Vista, Arkansas<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Harvey Horne Bella Vista, Arkansas 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Derek Hudnall	</h4>		 Baton Rouge, Louisiana<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Derek Hudnall Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Mike Huff</h4>			 Corbin, Kentucky<br> 2018 Eastern Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Mike Huff Corbin, Kentucky 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>Kelley Jaye</h4>		 Dadeville, Alabama<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Gettys Brannon - Kelley Jaye Dadeville, Alabama 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Carl Jocumsen </h4> Frisco, Texas<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Carl Jocumsen Frisco, Texas 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Chris Johnston</h4>	 Peterborough, Ontario<br> FLW
Photo: Chris Johnston - Chris Johnston Peterborough, Ontario FLW
<h4>Cory Johnston</h4>			 Cavan, Ontario<br> FLW
Photo: Cory Johnston - Cory Johnston Cavan, Ontario FLW
<h4>Steve Kennedy</h4>			 Auburn, Alabama	<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Steve Bowman - Steve Kennedy Auburn, Alabama 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Koby Kreiger</h4>			 Osceola, Indiana<br> Former Elite Pro
Photo: Koby Kreiger - Koby Kreiger Osceola, Indiana Former Elite Pro
<h4>Robbie Latuso</h4>			 Gonzales, Louisiana<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Robbie Latuso Gonzales, Louisiana 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Shane Lehew	</h4>		 Catawba, North Carolina<br> FLW
Photo: Shane Lehew - Shane Lehew Catawba, North Carolina FLW
<h4>Brandon Lester	</h4>		 Fayetteville, Tennessee<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Thomas Allen - Brandon Lester Fayetteville, Tennessee 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Shane Lineberger</h4>		 Lincolnton, North Carolina<br> Former Elite Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Shane Lineberger Lincolnton, North Carolina Former Elite Pro
<h4>Lee Livesay</h4>	 Longview, Texas<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Lee Livesay Longview, Texas 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Ed Loughran	</h4>		 Mechanicsville, Virginia<br> 2018 Eastern Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Ed Loughran Mechanicsville, Virginia 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>Bill Lowen</h4>			 Brookville, Indiana<br>	 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Bill Lowen Brookville, Indiana 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Mark Menendez</h4>	 Paducah, Kentucky<br>	 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Bryan Brasher - Mark Menendez Paducah, Kentucky 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Yusuke Miyazaki</h4>	 Forney, Texas<br>	 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Yusuke Miyazaki Forney, Texas 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Kyle Monti</h4>			 Okeechobee, Florida<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Kyle Monti Okeechobee, Florida 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Chad Morgenthaler</h4>			 Coulterville, Illinois<br> Former Elite Pro
Photo: Chad Morgenthaler - Chad Morgenthaler Coulterville, Illinois Former Elite Pro
<h4>Rick Morris</h4>			 Bracey, Virginia<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Rick Morris Bracey, Virginia 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Brock Mosley</h4>			 Collinsville, Mississippi<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Brock Mosley Collinsville, Mississippi 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Paul Mueller</h4>			 Naugatuck, Connecticut<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Paul Mueller Naugatuck, Connecticut 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>David Mullins</h4>			 Mt. Carmel, Tennessee<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - David Mullins Mt. Carmel, Tennessee 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Luke Palmer</h4>			 Coalgate, Oklahoma<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Luke Palmer Coalgate, Oklahoma 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Garrett Paquette</h4>	 Canton, Michigan<br>  2018 Eastern Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Garrett Paquette Canton, Michigan 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>Randy Pierson</h4>			 Oakdale, Calif.<br> 2018 B.A.S.S. Nation Champion
Randy Pierson Oakdale, Calif. 2018 B.A.S.S. Nation Champion
<h4>Chad Pipkens</h4>			 Lansing, Michigan<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Chad Pipkens Lansing, Michigan 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Cliff Pirch</h4>	 Payson, Arizona<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Thomas Allen - Cliff Pirch Payson, Arizona 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Brett Preuett</h4>	 Monroe, Louisiana<br> Former Elite Pro
Brett Preuett Monroe, Louisiana Former Elite Pro
<h4>Cliff Prince</h4>			 Palatka, Florida	<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Cliff Prince Palatka, Florida 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Tyler Rivet</h4>			 Raceland, Louisiana <br> 2018 Central Opens
Tyler Rivet Raceland, Louisiana 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Bernie Schultz</h4>			 Gainesville, Florida<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Bernie Schultz Gainesville, Florida 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Hunter Shryock</h4>			 Newcomerstown, Ohio<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Hunter Shryock Newcomerstown, Ohio 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Brian Snowden	</h4>		 Reeds Spring, Missouri<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Brian Snowden Reeds Spring, Missouri 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Randy Sullivan</h4>			 Breckenridge, Texas<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Randy Sullivan Breckenridge, Texas 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Caleb Sumrall</h4>			 New Iberia, Louisiana<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Caleb Sumrall New Iberia, Louisiana 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Jesse Tacoronte	</h4>		 Orlando, Florida<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Jesse Tacoronte Orlando, Florida 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Frank Talley</h4>			 Temple, Texas<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Frank Talley Temple, Texas 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Patrick Walters	</h4>	 Ladson, South Carolina<br>  2018 Eastern Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Patrick Walters Ladson, South Carolina 2018 Eastern Opens
<h4>Bill Weidler</h4>	 Helena, Alabama<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Bill Weidler Helena, Alabama 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Clark Wendlandt	</h4>		 Leander, Texas<br> FLW
Photo: Clark Wendlandt - Clark Wendlandt Leander, Texas FLW
<h4>Brad Whatley</h4>			 Bivins, Texas<br> 2018 Central Opens
Photo: James Overstreet - Brad Whatley Bivins, Texas 2018 Central Opens
<h4>Jake Whitaker</h4>			 Fairview, North Carolina<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Jake Whitaker Fairview, North Carolina 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Jason Williamson </h4>			 Wagener, South Carolina<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: James Overstreet - Jason Williamson Wagener, South Carolina 2018 Elite Series Pro
<h4>Jay Yelas</h4>			 Lincoln City, Oregon<br> Legends invite
Jay Yelas Lincoln City, Oregon Legends invite
<h4>Chris Zaldain </h4>		 Laughlin, Nevada<br> 2018 Elite Series Pro
Photo: Andy Crawford - Chris Zaldain Laughlin, Nevada 2018 Elite Series Pro