Bassmaster

Takahiro Omori Wins Bassmaster Elite Series Opener At Lake Martin, Alabama

Before this week, it had been more than 15 years since Takahiro Omori fished a major professional bass tournament on Lake Martin. But history — both recent and distant — says he should find ways to come back as often as he can. Omori went into Sunday’s final round of the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Martin presented by Econo Lodge …

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Bobby Lane Clinches Wire-To-Wire Win At Bassmaster Open On Kissimmee Chain

Mobility and versatility were the keys ingredients for Lakeland, Fla., pro Bobby Lane who completed the wire-to-wire win at the first Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Eastern Open at Big Lake Toho Marina with a three-day total weight of 60 pounds. After buoying his performance with a massive Thursday limit of 31 pounds, 7 ounces, Lane entered Friday with a 10 …

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Kevin VanDam 2018 Boat and Gear Tour

The 2018 B.A.S.S. season is here! Kevin VanDam gives you a complete tour of his new Nitro Z21 tournament bass fishing boat, including all the latest gear and his custom technology setup. Including products from TH Marine, Minn Kota, Talon, Mustad, Quantum, Humminbird, Plano, Nitro, Hydrowave, Strike King, GoPro, YETI, SuperStick, Toyota and more! For more information and videos like …

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Kissimmee to Host Launch Event for the 2018 Bassmaster Open Eastern Series

More than 400 competitors are expected to take part in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Eastern Open scheduled for Feb. 1-3 on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, a popular Florida fishery that has hosted more than two dozen B.A.S.S. events during the 50-year history of the Bassmaster Tournament Trail. Anglers will leave Big Toho Marina each day at 7 a.m. …

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2017 BASS Elite Rookie and Legend Field Shows Quality

The 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series roster has been set at 111 and will include at least 13 newcomers to the prestigious bass fishing circuit, B.A.S.S. announced today. The new tournament year, which begins in February, also marks the return of legendary angler David Fritts of Lexington, N.C., to B.A.S.S. competition. “We have seen less attrition among the current Elite anglers …

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Bryan Schmitt Claims Bassmaster Victory At Champlain

Bryan Schmitt fed Lake Champlain bass a steady diet of bogus crawfish this week to win the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open finale. Fishing in only his fourth Bassmaster Open, Schmitt won the pro division title and took home the top prize of $52,278, including a Triton TR-19X with a Mercury 200 Pro XS outboard worth $45,000. He finished …

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Charlie Hartley Takes First BASS Open Win on James River

Charlie Hartley, a former competitor on the Bassmaster Elite Series, earned his first B.A.S.S. victory by enduring hot weather all week in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open at the James River. The Grove, City, Ohio, angler clinched the pro division title by catching a 13-pound, 11-ounce limit during Saturday’s final round to finish with a three-day total of …

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Justin Lucas Takes First in BASS Elite Series Event on Potomac River

If professional bass fishing fans didn’t know it before, they know it now. Justin Lucas is a force to be reckoned with — and it doesn’t matter which coast he’s fishing on. The California native, who now lives in Alabama, caught five bass Sunday that weighed 19-13 to win the Bassmaster Elite at Potomac River presented by Econo Lodge. His …

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VanDam Clinches Bass Fishing’s Elite 8 Bracket Championship

In the final round of the Bassmaster Classic Bracket event on the upper Niagara River, Michigan’s Kevin VanDam collected his 23rd B.A.S.S. win in a dramatic ending to this first-of-its-kind tournament. In today’s championship match, VanDam was pitted against Brett Hite of Arizona, and fans were able to watch live on Bassmaster.com as the two Elite Series anglers clashed rods …

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Northwestern State University Leads College Series Wild Card

John Ledet and Justin Cooper credited the last fish they caught on Thursday for putting them in the lead on the second day of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Wild Card presented by Bass Pro Shops. “That big bass we caught clued us in on what to do today,” said Ledet. The fish helped the Northwestern State University bass fishing team …

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