How’d I get here?

Louis Monetti

How, in the modern bass fishing world, did a kid from New Jersey in a 17-foot boat built in 1996 find himself getting ready to fish in the 2023 Bassmaster...

The Dollar Bill reboot

Bill Lowen

With the first event of the 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series right around the corner, I think about my offseason and how I do things. The truth is that my process...

Starting the season at home

Scott Martin

The beginning of a new Bassmaster Elite Series season is always exciting, but this year is unique because we’re starting on my home lake — Okeechobee. This lake is literally...

My outlook for 2023

Cole Sands

Starting my rookie Bassmaster Elite Series season brings a lot of new challenges and opportunities, but I feel like I’m ready to take on this next chapter in my fishing...

Can’t let up this season

Lee Livesay

I’ll admit, I’m coming into 2023 with some pretty good momentum, but I know that if I’m going to continue, I can’t let up one bit. I’ve won four events...

The forward-facing sonar dilemma

Gary Clouse

I’ve been playing with forward-facing sonar (FFS) a lot and I often wonder, “Is this helping me or hurting me?” The short answer, I suppose, is both. For those who...

Lure styling and profiling

Bernie Schultz

When considering the physical characteristics of our lures, most of us think of size, color, action and, in some cases, sound. But what about shape or profile? If you’re trying...

Don’t take the rulebook lightly

Greg Hackney

It’s that time of year when I’m working through the tedious tasks of organizing tackle and getting my boat worked out in preparation for the upcoming season. This is nothing...

Elite field expansion

John Crews

The Bassmaster Elite Series is going to have a little different feel when we hit the water next month in Okeechobee, Fla., and the reason is that we’ll be fishing...

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