DRAGONFLY - RAYMARINE

THE STORIES

JAMIE HORTON’S CLASSIC HOPES

“For me, making the Classic through the Elite Series would be just like making the Classic for the first time." - Jamie Horton

FIGHTIN’ IN THE 40’S

Three Elite Series Pros just outside the Classic cut headed to Oneida….

"WordZ" FROM THE FLW CUP CHAMPION

Jacob Wheeler in his own words.....

JACOB CLIMBS TO THE TOP OF THE LADDER

Jacob Wheeler leads wire-to-wire to win the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier.

ON THE VERGE OF HISTORY

21-year-old Jacob Wheeler increases his lead to nearly 6 pounds on Lake Lanier.

WHEELER KEEPS ROLLING

Despite a lighter effort on Friday, Jacob Wheeler holds his lead in the Forrest Wood Cup.

HOT WHEELER

Jacob Wheeler cruises to a big lead with a 21-15 limit to open the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier.

SEVEN CUP QUESTIONS

The BASS ZONE digs for answers on the eve of the Forrest Wood Cup.

ROUMBANIS BACK IN THE BUBBLE

“Consistency starts getting your confidence rolling again….it puts you back inside the confidence bubble.” – Fred Roumbanis

DEAN ROJAS: GOLF CADDY

Life lessons learned on the water – passed on though a golf tournament.

DAREDEVIL OF THE ELITE SERIES

Skydiving, bungee jumping, whitewater rafting, and cliff diving - welcome to the leisure pursuits of Brandon Card.

BOOM BOOM SLAMS THE DOOR

Fred Roumbanis edges Paul Elias for the PAA title on Neely Henry Lake

HACKNEY LEADS ON NEELY HENRY

Greg Hackney holds a slim lead in the PAA Tournament Series on Alabama's Neely Henry

PANNELL LEADS PAA ON NEELY HENRY

Alabama’s Kenny Pannell tops the field on Neely Henry Lake with 14.61 pounds on Thursday.

PAA PREVIEW: NEELY HENRY

The PAA Tournament Series kicks off the second stop of the season on the Coosa Chain in Alabama

THE MONTH AHEAD

It’s going to be a busy August in professional bass fishing….

MORIZO GOES INTERNATIONAL IN OKLAHOMA

The BZ was there as Elite Series pro Morizo Shimizu filmed an episode of his Japanese TV show "Burning Heart" in northeast Oklahoma.

PRINCE'S SOLID ROOKIE SEASON

“It hasn’t been a great year, but to fish against these guys and have the year that I’ve had so far shows me that I can hold my own." - Cliff Prince

ICAST: BEYOND THE “NEW STUFF”

A unique perspective of ICAST 2012.

CHRISTIE’S CUP COMEBACK

“I really put myself in position to be the first angler in professional bass fishing to lead the AOY standings halfway through the season and not even make the championship.” – Jason Christie

CLENT DAVIS’ ROOKIE CAMPAIGN

“The Hartwell tournament earlier this year made me realize that I needed to stick with what I know best. That’s what I did the rest of the season and it really worked out well for me.” – Clent Davis, FLW Tour ROY

HIGH STAKES BASS FISHING - THE WORLD SERIES OF BASS

The chance to go head-to-head against the world's best in any sport isn't usually an option that non-professionals get to consider, but it is now a realistic possibility for bass fishermen.

Z ON BZ - THE WISCONSIN SWING

Chris Zaldain breaks down the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan.

WHAT WENT WRONG? CLIFF PACE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

Learn from the pros’ mistakes in The BASS ZONE’S post-tournament feature.

JVD GETS HIS FIRST “W”

With a massive 23-4 limit of smallmouth on Sunday, Jonathon VanDam lifts his first blue trophy in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

PALANIUK BY OUNCES IN GREEN BAY

With a limit weighing 21-2 on Saturday, Brandon Palaniuk leads Jonathon VanDam by 4 ounces with one day remaining on Lake Michigan.

ROJAS EDGES A-MART ON LAKE MICHIGAN

With a 17-14 limit on Friday, Dean Rojas leads Aaron Martens by less than a pound heading into the weekend in Green Bay.

MARTENS ON LAKE MICHIGAN

With 20 pounds on Thursday, Aaron Martens edges Dean Rojas for the Day One lead in Green Bay.

THE PRE-GAME SHOW: GREEN BAY AND CHAMPLAIN

Special guests, Mike McClelland talks Green Bay and Jason Christie talks Champlain.

SOUNDS OF SUNDAY: STOP #6 - THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Hear audio clips from the top finishers recorded moments after they weigh-in on championship Sunday at each Bassmaster Elite Series tournament.

PACKED IN GREEN BAY

Close quarters fishing expected this week on Lake Michigan in the seventh Elite Series tournament of the season.

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WIDE OPEN DAY 4 POST-GAME SHOW

Mark is in studio, Matt and Dave are LIVE via SKYPE and the BZ Crew welcome special guest, Todd Faircloth.

FAIRCLOTH SCORES THIRD BLUE TROPHY AT THE MISSISSIPPI

Todd Faircloth brought a limit to the stage weighing 14-9 on the final day to edge out Cliff Pace. The Texas pro earned his third blue trophy on the Elite Series with the win on the Mississippi.

FAIRCLOTH MAINTAINS HIS LEAD ON THE MISSISSIPPI

Todd Faircloth leads Aaron Marten by seven ounces with one day remaining in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

DAY 3 VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Check out some of the action from Day 3 on the water with Matt and Dave.