Florida flair helps Prince win his first Bassmaster Elite Series trophy at Wheeler Lake

Cliff Prince has suffered several difficult defeats in his 12-year career on the Bassmaster Elite Series, but this week he made sure he wasn’t going to beat himself.

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Prince increases lead, eyes first career Bassmaster Elite Series victory at Wheeler Lake

For each of the first two days of the Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake, Florida pro Cliff Prince secured heavy limits within the opening hours of competition. On Semifinal Saturday, “The Prince of Palatka” enjoyed his best morning yet.

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Prince powers to Day 2 lead in Bassmaster Elite Series event at Wheeler Lake

When he arrived for practice for the Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake, Cliff Prince hadn’t studied a map or done any research on the lake. He wanted as clear of a head as possible, and so far, it has paid off in a big way.

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Magical day 1 guides Cox to lead at Bassmaster Elite Series event on Wheeler Lake

Butterflies and heatwaves are seemingly important ingredients to success for John Cox when he shows up at Wheeler Lake. The DeBary, Fla., pro caught 22 pounds, 2 ounces to claim the Day 1 lead at the Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake, nearly eight years after winning a Forrest Wood Cup on this fishery.

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River fishing suits Tithof and Hardebeck as they win Bassmaster High School Series event on Saginaw Bay

The big waters might have been off-limits due to weather Sunday for the Strike King Bassmaster High School Series at Saginaw Bay, but Carson Tithof and Maverick Hardebeck had no problem catching a big limit in the confines of the Saginaw River and clinching the tournament title.

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Brakefield and White take Junior Series title at Saginaw Bay

Hunter Brakefield and Landon White, of the Mt. Juliet (Tenn.) Fishing Team, caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 2 ounces on Sunday to win the Bassmaster Junior Series stop at Saginaw Bay.

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Burrill and Simpson brave rough Saginaw Bay for Bassmaster College Series win

There was a moment on Friday, as 6-foot waves tossed their bass boat around Saginaw Bay like a cork in a maelstrom, that Branden Burrill and Jack Simpson stared at one another, silently asking, “What the heck are we doing?”

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Bassmaster Elite Series event at Wheeler Lake could offer perfect ledge-fishing opportunities

The Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake will mark the first time the top-level pros from B.A.S.S. have visited the fishery in seven years, and conditions are setting up for classic early-summer patterns on the Tennessee River.

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Burrill and Simpson maximize river to take lead in Bassmaster College Series event at Saginaw Bay

A small-craft advisory didn’t keep Branden Burrill and Jack Simpson from catching quality bass on Day 1 of the Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Saginaw Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops.

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Moultrie signs as sponsor of Behind the Tanks live feed on Bassmaster YouTube channel

B.A.S.S. announced today that Moultrie, a leader in wildlife feeders and game cameras, has agreed to sponsor the Behind the Tanks camera live feed that will be streamed on the Bassmaster YouTube channel for five tournaments in 2024 for the following dates:

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Saginaw Bay ready to show out for Bassmaster College Series regular-season finale

The Strike King Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops will wrap up the regular season at Saginaw Bay — one of the most underrated fisheries in the country — and Michigan pro Bo Thomas believes conditions will be just right for big bags.

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Whataburger brings bold flavors to Wheeler Lake with fourth-consecutive Elite Series sponsorship

For the fourth consecutive year, Whataburger, the beloved burger chain known for bold flavors and fresh ingredients served up just like you like it, has signed on as a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament title sponsor. The 2024 Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake will be held June 13-16 in Decatur, Alabama.

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