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KENNEY LEADS FLW TOUR ON TOHO

With an opening round limit weighing 29-14, J.T. Kenney leads the Tour opener on Florida's Lake Toho.

FLW TOUR PREVIEW: TOHO

FLW Tour pro James Watson checks in with the BTL crew to break down the first FLW Tour stop of the 2015 season.

STARTING STRONG

Just how important is the first tournament of the year when it comes to having a good season?

INTERESTING 2015 FLW TOUR STORYLINES

The heavy hitters will undoubtedly get their due, but here are a few under the radar stories to follow this FLW Tour season . . .

CLASSIC EXTRAS

Check out some of the behind-the-scenes footage that The BZ captured this past week at the Bassmaster Classic.

ASHLEY TAKES THE TITLE

Casey Ashley lifts the Bassmaster Classic trophy in his home state.

OMORI LEADS ON HARTWELL

With a total weight of 31-11, Takahiro Omori leads Dean Rojas by 2-ounces heading into the final day of the Bassmaster Classic.

ROJAS TAKES THE CLASSIC LEAD

Check out The BASS ZONE'S Day One wrap up video from the Bassmaster Classic. . .

MEDIA DAY AT THE CLASSIC

A unique perspective from the biggest pre-tournament media event in professional bass fishing. . .

LOOKING AT THE CLASSIC PLAYING FIELD

An in-depth look at the conditions facing the Bassmaster Classic competitors.

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT

“The only good thing that comes from missing the Classic is the fact that there probably aren’t going to be many other times when I’m going to be the first guy out.” – Marty Robinson

A DIFFERENT TAKE ON THE CLASSIC FIELD

The odds, the betting line, and how to look at the 2015 Classic differently....

STANDING THE TEST OF TIME

“You never know if it might be your last, so each Classic qualification is like a gift.” – Paul Elias

A LOOK BACK AT RECENT CLASSIC CHAMPS

Reliving the Classic moments since the last time the Lake Hartwell served as the playing field.

WIN AND YOU’RE NO LONGER “IN”

Analyzing the impact that the rule change could have on the 2015 Elite Series season.

RETURN TO THE UNKNOWN

A look at how tournament strategy changes the second time the Elite Series visits an unfamiliar fishery.

BIRGE EMBARKING ON HIS FLW TOUR JOURNEY

"The Rayovac win was huge because it has already taken a massive amount of stress off of me going into the Tour season...” – Zack Birge

BOYLES' BREAK

“I have three years to make a go at this and make a living and hopefully finish the last half of my life fishing for bass and being happy.”

CABIN FEVER

Does it feel like the 2014-2015 offseason is lasting a longer than usual?

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