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  • The Opens experience September 24, 2020
    Carl Jocumsen arrived in the U.S. nine years ago with a suitcase, rod tube, tacklebox and a dream. That was to become the first Australian to qualify for the Bassmaster Elite Series.
    Craig Lamb
  • Converting lookers into biters is key September 24, 2020
    Yesterday, second-place pro Bobby Stanfill described his day as “torture.” We asked him how he justified that statement, given his strong performance and he said it was a case of what could’ve been.
    David A. Brown
  • Plan a fall fishing vacation in Chattanooga September 24, 2020
    Chattanooga is a favorite fall travel destination for many reasons, and a bass fishing trip to lakes Chickamauga and Nickajack are only two of them.
    Craig Lamb
  • Largemouth make big Day 1 showing September 24, 2020
    Some fisheries are defined by a particular black bass species, even when others share the pond. Go to Lake Erie, you’re after beastly smallmouth. Amistad, it’s chunky largemouth. Shasta — lots of spots.
    David A. Brown
  • To fizz or not to fizz September 24, 2020
    During the recent Bassmaster Elite Series Northern Swing, there was a lot of talk during the Bassmaster LIVE coverage regarding “fizzing” – the technique of venting the excess gas from a bass’ overinflated swim bladder that had been caught in deep water.
    Gene Gilliland
  • Dealing with fall transition September 24, 2020
    This is the time of year when fishing can get tough. It’s early fall, and the fish tend to scatter.I saw that first hand last week when I visited Lake Chickamauga to look around for an upcoming Bassmaster Elite, and I think that same scenario is occurring on other southern lakes.
    Gary Clouse
  • Open: Walters leads Day 2 September 24, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. — Knowing which changes to make and when moved Patrick Walters into the Day 2 lead of the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open on Lake Hartwell with a two-day total of 30 pounds, 10 ounces.
    B.A.S.S. Communications
  • Z-Man: Frog walkers wanted September 23, 2020
    LADSON, S.C. – With an innocent little splash, the defenseless amphibian belly-flops into the drink. Powerful legs kick and recoil, scooting the frog forward. The critter pauses, re-surfaces, bulging eyes betraying looming danger.
    Industry News
  • Dialing into Hartwell September 23, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. — Do the arithmetic and the sum of the whole equals a tough bass fishing scenario in play at the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open at Lake Hartwell.
    Craig Lamb
  • Pandemic leads Venezuelan anglers to Hartwell September 23, 2020
    Talk about turning lemons into lemonade.
    David A. Brown
  • Anglers might find fish in transition during Guntersville Elite September 23, 2020
    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Veteran Alabama pro 
    B.A.S.S. Communications
  • Gear Review: Big Frig Badlands Cooler September 23, 2020
    What is it?Big Frig Badlands Cooler
    Justin Brouillard
  • Open: Hahner leads Day 1 September 23, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. — When the window of opportunity opened, Cody Hahner of Wausau, Wis., seized the moment and nabbed a pair of big largemouth bass to anchor a limit of 20 pounds, 4 ounces that gave him the Day 1 lead of the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open on Lake Hartwell.
    B.A.S.S. Communications
  • Toyota and Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s extend partnership September 23, 2020
    PLANO, Texas – Toyota and partner Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are thrilled to announce the renewal of a longstanding partnership for an additional five years, which will lead the brands into 20 years of collaboration together.
    Industry News
  • Eastern Open blog September 23, 2020
    Check the blog for the latest updates from the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastner Open at Lake Hartwell.
  • Alabama anglers return home for Elite on Lake Guntersville September 22, 2020
    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Eight Alabama natives will be among the field when 85 of the world’s best anglers take to the historic waters of Lake Guntersville Sept. 30 - Oct.
    B.A.S.S. Communications
  • Attend the 2020 Bassmaster Elite Series at Lake Chickamauga September 22, 2020
    The health of our athletes, staff and fans is our first priority. Please help to keep yourself — and your community — safe by ensuring you maintain proper social distance, avoid congregating in large groups and adhering to local mask mandates. B.A.S.S.
  • Attend the 2020 Bassmaster Elite at Santee Cooper Lakes September 22, 2020
    The health of our athletes, staff and fans is our first priority. Please help to keep yourself — and your community — safe by ensuring you maintain proper social distance, avoid congregating in large groups and adhering to local mask mandates. B.A.S.S.
  • Toyota Bonus Bucks Owners tournament reunites high school fishing buddies September 22, 2020
    Taking home the winner’s trophy and paycheck is the goal of competing in a bass tournament, right? The answer is yes in most cases, but with one glowing exception. The Toyota Bonus Bucks Owners Tournament.
    Craig Lamb
  • Opens profile: Justin Hamner September 22, 2020
    When Alabama’s Justin Hamner was in middle school his class was assigned a project on what students wanted to be when they grew up. It was the year in which Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jay Yelas had won the Classic. Hamner adopted Yelas as his role model.
    Mark Hicks