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DRAGONFLY - RAYMARINE

FEATURED STORIES

JAYE REBOUNDING NICELY

“This year I’ve made the commitment to fish what I have confidence in, and so far I’ve been pleased with the results.” – Kelley Jaye

ASHLEY'S AUGUST

"It's going to be a grind - there isn't any doubt about that." - Casey Ashely

THE LONG ROAD BACK

“Every eight-hours I had to get up and inject antibiotics into my body. I pretty much spent seven weeks indoors and couldn’t even go outside and walk around the yard.” – Kevin Ledoux

OBSERVATIONS FROM AN ICAST ROOKIE

"It didn't take me long to realize that all the icons of the sport attend the show." - James Biggs

FIVE TO FOLLOW

Heading into the final two regular season Elite Series tournaments of the year, here are five interesting storylines to follow.

THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM

Setting the table for an intriguing August in professional bass fishing.

ICAST: THE EYE CATCHERS

The BZ presents the coolest things from ICAST in Orlando.

ICAST: THE PRO PERSPECTIVE

“For a company trying to make their mark in this industry, it’s almost a necessity to have a professional endorsement to really take the brand to the next level of credibility.” – Dean Rojas

PUTTING THE PREVIEW IN PERSPECTIVE

A look back at the biggest factors going into each FLW Tour event this past season.

LOCKING WITH THE FAMILY

“I thought that it would be the perfect time to explain to Jackson how the lock and dam system works.” – Fred Roumbanis

HOW ANDY MORGAN WON THE FLW TOUR AOY TITLE

The statistical approach to Morgan's stellar 2014 campaign.

JOHNSON WINS ON KENTUCKY/MORGAN WINS HIS SECOND AOY

Andy Morgan repeats as FLW Tour AOY. Skip Johnson wins the final FLW Tour event of the season on Kentucky Lake

REDINGTON STILL LEADS FLW TOUR ON KENTUCKY LAKE

With a three-day total weight of 65-12, Tom Redington leads the final FLW Tour event of the 2014 season.

HITE LEADS FLW TOUR ON KENTUCKY LAKE

With an opening day limit weighing 24-14, Brett Hite takes the lead in the final FLW Tour event of the season.

FLW TOUR PREVIEW: KENTUCKY LAKE

The 2014 FLW Tour season concludes this week on Kentucky Lake.

2014 FLW TOUR STORYLINES

Andy’s back-to-back AOY bid, Thrift’s Top 10 streak, and two-tour domination.

THE ELUSIVE VICTORY

“The biggest obstacle on the Elite Series is getting around the fishing pressure. Out here, everything that is obvious is gone by the time practice is over with.” – Russ Lane

HARTLEY'S BASSFest LESSON

“I’m not going to lie, when I caught that double I did do an ‘Iaconelli scream’ like five times.” – Charlie Hartley

WHEELER WINS BASSFEST

With a total weight of 90-6, Jacob Wheeler rises to the occasion on Tennessee’s Lake Chickamauga.

WHEELER CONTINUES TO LEAD ON CHICKAMAUGA

With a three-day total weight of 68-5, Jacob Wheeler holds off Matt Herren for the lead at BASSFest.

LAST CHANCE AT $10,000

It probably won't affect the outcome of BASSfest, but for the Top 10 finishers today on Nickajack Lake, the Last Chane Qualifier proved to be a payday.

JACOB WHEELER LEADS DAY TWO AT CHICKAMAUGA WITH 52-3

With a limit weighing 29-13 on Friday, Jacob Wheeler leads the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Chickamauga with a total weight of 52-3.

MIKE IACONELLI LEADS DAY ONE AT CHICKAMAUGA WITH 25-12

With an opening round limit weighing 25-12, Mike Iaconelli leads the Bassmaster Elite Series BASSFest on Chickamauga.

BASSfest PREVIEW: LAKE CHICKAMAUGA

The Bassmaster Elite Series heads to Tennessee for a slugfest at BASSfest.

HACKNEY WINDS FLW TOUR EVENT ON PICKWICK

With a total weight of 97-7, Greg Hackney closes it out on Pickwick.

HACKNEY CONTINUES TO LEAD ON PICKWICK

With another 22-4 on Saturday, Greg Hackney takes a sizable lead into the final day at the FLW Tour event on Pickwick

HACKNEY LEADS FLW TOUR ON PICKWICK

With a massive limit weighing 31-12 on Friday, Greg Hackney takes the lead in Alabama.

GUSTAFSON LEADS FLW TOUR ON PICKWICK

With an opening round limit weighing 24-8, Jeff Gustafson takes lead in Alabama.

2014 FLW TOUR PREVIEW: PICKWICK

The FLW Tour heads to Alabama for the fifth stop of the season.

KJ'S QUANDARY (PART 2)

"The big one at Toledo Bend was like the St. Johns River spawner all over again." - Kelly Jordon

KJ'S QUANDARY (PART 1)

"You just can't leave a 9-pounder on a bed that looks like it's about to bite on almost every single cast. You just can't leave." - Kelly Jordon

BZ AUDIO ARCHIVES: MARK DAVIS

Mark Davis from Seminole to Dardanelle...in his own words.

ELIAS' NEW OUTLOOK

“I’ve been able to get into the mode where I can go out and practice as hard as I can and then fish twice as hard in the tournament.” – Paul Elias

IKE AND CLUNN AFTER DARDANELLE

Two of the biggest names in the game share some thoughts with The BZ following last Sunday's Elite Series weigh-in on Lake Dardanelle.

CHRISTIE WINS AT DARDANELLE

With a total weight of 72-3, Jason Chrtistie edges out Gerald Swindle by less than a pound to win the Elite Series tournament on Lake Dardanelle.