For one angler, Florida's Lake Okeechobee will prove to be the path to the 2014 Bassmaster Classic
“In both fishing and football, there are some things that happen that you just can’t explain.” – Matt Lee
Elite Series pros from Alabama prepare for the Iron Bowl this Saturday between The University of Alabama and Auburn University.
The BASS ZONE revisits some of the storylines that developed during the 2013 season.
“If you don’t have those days where you’re just out there fishing for fun, you can lose sight of what it’s all about.” – Mike Iaconelli
“I’m extremely pleased with how B.A.S.S. listened to us and did something to work on this issue.” – Kevin Ledoux
“It really helps when you have a good partnership with an organization where you’re taking care of them and they’re taking care of you.” – Randy Howell
Terry Butchers Wins the PAA Tournament Series on Oklahoma’s Grand Lake.
Some familiar names are on the outside looking in at the 2014 Elite Series...
A look back at the most impressive single-day efforts during the 2013 Elite Series Season.
“I didn’t want to be a disappointing investment, and I knew that I had to prove to my investors that they had made the right decision.” – James Biggs
Four years after stepping down from the Elite Series, Oklahoma’s Jeff Reynolds is still turning heads in Oklahoma.
“Making the decision to have the back surgery and sit out the 2012 season was one of the best decisions that I’ve ever made.” – Dennis Tietje
The top audio clips from behind the scenes during the 2013 Elite Series season.
“There’s definitely the perfect balance out there of age and experience.” – Bradley Roy
The 2014 Guntersville Classic field got a lot more interesting over the past two months.
“If you have made it to the Elite Series or the FLW Tour and have had some success, you know how to get it done."
Iaconelli, Powroznik, and Miyazaki did big things this year on the water….
"I was trying to learn all of this stuff in two or three years, and it just doesn’t work that way.” - Carl Jocumsen
“One thing my parents taught me when I was younger is that hard work pays off.” – Ish Monroe
Keith Combs' recent TTBC victory is just the latest in a long line on Texas tournament success.
Keith Combs leads Jacob Powroznik by over 7 pounds at the TTBC.
Keith Combs weighs-in 24-8 to lead Iaconelli after Day 1 of the TTBC.
“It’s hard to put a finger on one particular style or type of fishing that has led to my consistency.” – Bryan Thrift
The best BZ5 quotes from the Sabine River to Lake St. Clair….
The 2013 Elite Series season will go down as one of the most diverse schedules in history.
"In literally two days, I turned a bad year into a really great year. I took a year that I wanted to forget about and turned it into a year that I’ll remember for the rest of my life."
Chris Zaldain grades himself on an impressive sophomore campaign.
A look what goes on behind the scenes at an Elite Series Weigh-in.