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THE STORIES

LESSONS LEARNED IN 2013

Josh Bertrand outlines five valuable things that he learned during his rookie season on the Elite Series .

DUCKETT’S SATURDAY SCORECARD CONCEPT REVIEWED

A look back at Boyd Duckett’s candid assessment of the 2013 Elite Series season.

BASS TALK LIVE: THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

BASS TALK LIVE returns for the 2014 season.

LOOKING TOWARDS THE 2014 SEASON

Three storylines to follow throughout the upcoming year in professional bass fishing….

DEFINING MOMENTS

The BASS ZONE Crew chooses their defining moments from the past year in professional bass fishing.

TWEETS OF THE YEAR

The BASS ZONE highlights some of the most memorable victories from the 2013 season that were captured one Tweet at a time.

STOCKING STUFFERS

Have you ever wondered what Elite Series pros would give each other for Christmas?

DEFOE'S SHORT AND SWEET PRE-PRACTICE PLAN

“Fishing wise, I don’t think that there’s much you can learn about how a lake will fish in February by catching fish in November or December.” – Ott DeFoe

MAKING THE 20-FOOT STEP

“If you are fishing as a co-angler not to win tournaments but to truly learn, it can be an invaluable experience.” – Jeff Sprague

5oz. REVISITED

“What I’ve done is try to find my own niche and express my own individuality and let the sponsors come to me.” – Anthony “5oz.” Hunt

MORGENTHALER’S EIGHT CLASSIC DECISIONS

A walkthrough of Chad Morgenthaler’s clutch performance in the Bassmaster Classic Wild Card on Okeechobee

REVISITING THE BASS ZONE'S GOLDEN TICKET CONCEPT

A look back at a concept unveiled by The BASS ZONE in 2012.

BASSMASTER CLASSIC WILD CARD: PREVIEW

For one angler, Florida's Lake Okeechobee will prove to be the path to the 2014 Bassmaster Classic

MATT LEE’S MAGICAL SENIOR YEAR AT AUBURN

“In both fishing and football, there are some things that happen that you just can’t explain.” – Matt Lee

OFF-THE-WATER RIVALRY

Elite Series pros from Alabama prepare for the Iron Bowl this Saturday between The University of Alabama and Auburn University.

RETROZ

BZ Stories From the Past……

FOLLOWING UP

The BASS ZONE revisits some of the storylines that developed during the 2013 season.

IKE OFFSHORE

“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

LEDOUX ON HIS ELITE SERIES INVITATION

“I’m extremely pleased with how B.A.S.S. listened to us and did something to work on this issue.” – Kevin Ledoux

HOWELL’S KING’S HOME CONNECTION

“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

BUTCHER WINS ON GRAND

Terry Butchers Wins the PAA Tournament Series on Oklahoma’s Grand Lake.

BREAKING DOWN THE 2014 ELITE SERIES FIELD

Some familiar names are on the outside looking in at the 2014 Elite Series...

THE 2013 ALL-BZ TEAM

The BASS ZONE recognizes the top five anglers from the 2013 season.

TOP SINGLE-DAY PERFORMANCES FROM 2013

A look back at the most impressive single-day efforts during the 2013 Elite Series Season.

INVESTING IN BIGGS

“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

REYNOLDS’ MAGICAL SEASON

Four years after stepping down from the Elite Series, Oklahoma’s Jeff Reynolds is still turning heads in Oklahoma.

TIETJE’S BACK

“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 BEST SOUNDZ OF 2013

The top audio clips from behind the scenes during the 2013 Elite Series season.

BRADLEY ROY: ELITE SERIES VETERAN

“There’s definitely the perfect balance out there of age and experience.” – Bradley Roy

LONG SHOT CLASSIC FAVORITES

The 2014 Guntersville Classic field got a lot more interesting over the past two months.

NIGGEMEYER’S SIMPLE RESOLUTION

“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."

SHRYOCK: NEVER STOP LEARNING

Fletcher Shryock's California Delta experience....

THREE OVERLOOKED ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2013

Iaconelli, Powroznik, and Miyazaki did big things this year on the water….

JOCUMSEN REVISITED

"I was trying to learn all of this stuff in two or three years, and it just doesn’t work that way.” - Carl Jocumsen

MONROE ON THE MOVE

“One thing my parents taught me when I was younger is that hard work pays off.” – Ish Monroe