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CLASSIC TIMING

How will the shift in timing impact the 2017 Bassmaster Classic?

TOP THREE IN 2016 (PART 2)

Three additional season highlights that The BZ covered in 2016 . . .

TOP THREE IN 2016

The top moments captured by The BZ in 2016.

THE BEST OF BTL IN 2016

Check out some of the most memorable BASS TALK LIVE shows from the past year . .

RUNNER-UP

Disappointment and elation all rolled into one tournament finish . . .

HACKNEY'S MOST MEMORABLE QUOTES FROM 2016

Some of the best Greg Hackney moments from the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series season.

JOSH BERTRAND: 2016 BY THE NUMBERS

Check out some of the staggering numbers that Josh Bertrand amassed over the course of the 2016 Elite Series season.

JONES' PRACTICE CRANKBAIT

Alton Jones shows how he practices with a single hook point on his crankbait.

2016 ALL-BZ TEAM (HONORABLE MENTION)

The BZ recognizes five additional anglers who had outstanding seasons in 2016.

2016 ALL-BZ TEAM

For the sixth consecutive year, The BZ unveils the All-BZ Team.

ASHLEY AFTER THE CLASSIC

Two full seasons removed from his 2015 Classic victory, Casey Ashley talks about the impact that the Hartwell win has had on his time and career.

BRANDON PALANIUK: THE BUSINESS SIDE

Brandon Palaniuk talks about the importance of getting into the business side of professional bass fishing at a young age.

GANDER ON TOUR 2016 WITH DEAN ROJAS

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the 2016 Gander On Tour video feature with Dean Rojas.

2016 ELITE SERIES SEASON: ON-LOCATION

A look back at the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series season from the St. Johns River in Florida to Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota.

QUOTES OF THE SEASON

Some of the best quotes from the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series season . . .

THE CLASSIC CUT LINE

A behind-the-scenes look at the last four anglers inside the Classic Cut following the TAOY Championship.

HERREN'S LIGHTER SIDE

Matt Herren talks about how he has gained confidence using a spinning rod over the years.

FEIDER'S WEEK ON MILLE LACS

A look back at Seth Feider's incredible week of smallmouth fishing on Mille Lacs Lake in the TAOY Championship.

SWINDLE WINS ANGLER OF THE YEAR

Gerald Swindle wins the 2016 Toyota Angler Of the Year title at Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota.

FEIDER TAKES THE LEAD ON MILLE LACS

Seth Feider averages 25+ a day to lead the TAOY Championship on Mille Lacs.

OMORI LEADS AOY CHAMPIONSHIP WITH 26-7

23 pros crack the 20-pound mark on Day One of the TAOY Championship on Mille Lacs. Despite a 49th place finish, Swindle keeps his TAOY lead.

AOY PREVIEW: MILLE LACS LAKE

The Top 50 anglers on the 2016 Elite Series tackle Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota.

DEFOE WINS ON THE MISSISSIPPI

Ott DeFoe claims his first Elite Series title on the Mississippi River with a total weight of 63-10.

DEFOE KEEPS THE LEAD ON DAY THREE ON THE MISSISSIPPI

Ott DeFoe leads the Elite Series on the Mississippi River with one day remaining.

DEFOE LEADS DAY TWO ON THE MISSISSIPPI

With a total weight of 35-2, Ott DeFoe leads the Elite Series on the Mississippi River heading into the weekend.

ASHLEY LEADS DAY ONE ON THE MISSISSIPPI

With 17-10 on Thursday, Casey Ashley leads the Bassmaster Elite Series on the Mississippi River out of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

2016 ELITE SERIES: MISSISSIPPI RIVER PREVIEW

The Elite Series 2016 regular season concludes this week on the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

2017 LOOKING GOOD FOR FAIRCLOTH

With the Elite Series schedule now out, Todd Faircloth should be looking forward to the upcoming season.

BRETT HITES NEARLY MAGICAL SEASON

wo 2nd place finishes and a 3rd place finish in 2016 have Brett Hite hungry for more . . .

2016 ELITE SERIES STORYLINES REVISITED

Looking back at how the main storylines entering the 11th Elite Series season played out . . .

BENTON'S ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CAMPAIGN

Drew Benton enters the final stretch of the 2016 season with a huge lead in the Elite Series ROY race.

THE DANGER ZONE

Five anglers looking to fight another day and keep their 2017 Classic hopes alive.

THE PAST MONTH IN TOURNAMENT FISHING

From the College National Championship, to the Forrest Wood Cup, to the Elite Series on the Potomac, The BASS ZONE has been on-location covering all the action. Here's a look back at how it all went down . . .

THE REST OF THE BEST FROM THE POTOMAC

Behind-the-scenes interviews from the recently concluded Elite Series stop on the Potomac River.

LUCAS WINS ON THE POTOMAC

Justin Lucas dominates on the Potomac River to win in wire-to-wire fashion.