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A LOOK BACK AT THE 2008 HARTWELL CLASSIC

Going back to the 2008 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell – site of the upcoming 2015 Classic.

SPRAGUE GEARING UP FOR HIS SOPHOMORE SEASON

“I think that having confidence to run new water on tournament day is something that separates the top guys on Tour from the rest of the pack.” - Jeff Sprague

BREAKING DOWN AN OPEN VICTORY

Looking at the edge a Bassmaster Open Win can give Elite Series pros heading into the following season . . .

TRAVEL TROUBLE

The dilemma facing the two-tour option in 2015.

THE SOUTHERN OPEN TREND

Will an Elite Series veteran claim another Southern Open title, or will a rookie rise for the third consecutive year?

LEDOUX RETURNS FOR HIS THIRD ELITE SERIES SEASON

"It’s a big year from just about every aspect.” – Kevin Ledoux

TWO “CAN’T MISS” FLW TOUR TOURNAMENTS IN 2015

A look at the potentially most intriguing tournaments this upcoming season.

TWO “CAN’T MISS” ELITE SERIES TOURNAMENTS IN 2015

A look at the potentially most intriguing tournaments this upcoming season.

IN THE DORMZ WITH THE LEE BROTHERS

Inside the house of two of the most well known rookies on the 2015 Elite Series.

KEEPING THE MOMENTUM IN 2015

The BZ'S annual look at anglers hoping to bring the end of 2014 into the new year.

IMMEDIATE IMPACT

Three new Elite Series angles who will make an impact in 2015.

ETCHED IN MEMORY (PART 2)

Professional anglers recount their most memorable on-the-water moments from the past year.

ETCHED IN MEMORY (PART 1)

Professional anglers recount their most memorable on-the-water moments from the past year.

IMAGES FROM 2014

Some of the coolest pictures take by The BASS ZONE during the past season.

REVISITING PHILLY

An in-depth look at the most memorable tournament from the 2014 Elite Series season.

THE TROPHY

“There’s a lot that goes into every single tournament win and there’s a story behind every victory. I think that the trophy symbolizes that story." - Jacob Wheeler

2014: YEAR IN REVIEW

A comprehensive look back at tournament bass fishing's biggest moments this past season.

CLASSIC CONTENDERS

With the Bassmaster Team Championship sending an angler to the Classic, The BZ looks back to the impact non-Elite Series pros had in the 2014 Classic.

MORGENTHALER'S SOLID RETURN

A look back at Chad Morgenthaler's impressive 2014 season with B.A.S.S.

FIVE IN 2015

Five anglers to follow during the upcoming 2015 season.

SIMONTON'S PERSPECTIVE

“I didn’t want to end up leaving the sport of bass fishing hating it.” – Michael Simonton

THE TRANSITION PROCESS

“There have been occasions when it was a week before the Bassmaster Classic and I was still finalizing my boat wrap.” – Mike McClelland

PRACTICE (PART TWO)

"There were a few years when I first started that I thought I could be an animal and just go from daylight until dark at every tournament." - Shaw Grigsby

PRACTICE (PART ONE)

"If I get off the water and the sun is still up, I feel like I have left something out there that might help me do well in the tournament." – Fletcher Shryock

TOP PERFORMANCES FROM THE 2014 ELITE SERIES SEASON

Some of the most impressive but overlooked performances from the past year.

SCANLON STILL ON THE WATER

“I was definitely more nervous for my first day of the Elite Series than I was for my first official day of guiding.” – Casey Scanlon

HARTWELL TO HARTWELL (PART 2)

Alton Jones talks about his off season schedule and his son's quest to join him on the Elite Series in the near future.

HARTWELL TO HARTWELL (PART 1)

"This one stings more than any other Classic miss in my career." - Alton Jones

TOP 5 PERFORMANCES FROM THE 2014 FLW SEASON

From Okeechobee to Wheeler, there were some jaw-dropping performances this past season.

QUOTES

Some of the best quotes from the past year on the Elite Series.

MERCER'S YEAR IN REVIEW (PART 2)

Elite Series Emcee, Dave Mercer, looks back over the 2014 season.

MERCER'S YEAR IN REVIEW (PART 1)

Elite Series Emcee, Dave Mercer, looks back over the 2014 season.

SCARIEST MOMENTS ON THE WATER

Elite Series pros relive their scariest moments on big water....

LOOKING TOWARDS THE 2014 SEASON - REVISITED

The BASS ZONE follows up on several main storylines from the beginning of the 2014 season.

A MATTER OF OUNCES

A single ounce can prove to be the difference maker over the course of an entire season...