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THE 2017 ALL-BZ TEAM

Posted by Z3 MEDIA STAFF on 09/20/2017

FLW Photos courtesy of FLW Communications

Moore, OK – For the seventh consecutive year, The BASS ZONE unveils the ALL-BZ Team.  

Selection for the ALL-BZ Team took into account overall performance on the FLW Tour, Bassmaster Elite Series, Forrest Wood Cup, and Bassmaster Classic.

The 2017 ALL-BZ Team combined for five total tournament victories and over $1.4 million in winnings.  

Bryan Thrift is the only angler to make the ALL-BZ Team in both 2016 and 2017.  

On Friday, September 22nd, The BASS ZONE will release the ALL-BZ Team Honorable Mentions.  

Bryan Thrift
2017 FLW Tour Angler Of the Year
Second FLW Tour Angler Of the Year title
Five consecutive Top 12 finishes to start the FLW Tour season
4th place - Forrest Wood Cup (Lake Murray)
Sixth consecutive Top 10 finish in Forrest Wood Cup competition  
Back-to-back 2nd place finishes in FLW Tour competition
11th place finish in FLW Costa Series Southeastern Division AOY
Eight total Top 12 finishes in FLW competition
Over $245,000 in tournament earnings during the 2017 season

Brandon Palaniuk
2017 Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Angler Of the Year
Only angler with a sub-100th place finish to win TAOY
1st Place – Bassmaster Elite Series (Sam Rayburn)
Back-to-back 3rd place finishes in Elite Series competition
Six Top 12 finishes in Elite Series competition
Over $310,000 in tournament earnings during the 2017 season

Mark Rose
1st Place – FLW Tour (Lake Guntersville)
1st Place – FLW Tour (Lake Travis)
First angler in FLW Tour history to win back-to-back Tour stops
10th place finish in 2017 FLW Tour AOY
Over $280,000 in tournament earnings during 2017 season
Five Top 50 finishes in FLW Tour regular season competition

Jordan Lee
2017 Bassmaster Classic Champion
Largest comeback in Bassmaster Classic history
4th Place finish in 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series TAOY
Four Top 10 finishes in Elite Series competition
Six Top 20 finishes in Elite Series competition
Over $400,000 in tournament earnings in 2017

Jacob Wheeler
1st Place – Bassmaster Elite Series (Lake Cherokee)
3rd Place in Toyota Angler Of the Year point standings
Four Top 5 finishes in Elite Series competition
Seven Top 25 finishes in Elite Series competition
Over $200,000 in tournament earnings in 2017