2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

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2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

Postby WB Staff » Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:36 am

2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

Date Event Fishery City, State

Feb. 8-11 Elite 1 Lake Martin Alexander City, Ala.

March 16-18 Bassmaster Classic Lake Hartwell Greenville/Anderson, S.C.

April 6-9 Elite 2 Sabine River Orange, Texas

April 26-29 Elite 3 Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees Grove, Okla.

May 4-7 Elite 4 Kentucky Lake Paris, Tenn.

May 17-20 Toyota Texas Fest TBA TBA

June 21-24 Elite 6 Mississippi River La Crosse, Wis.

June 29-July 2 Elite 7 Lake Oahe Pierre, S.D.

July 26-29 Elite 8 Upper Chesapeake Bay Havre de Grace, Md.

Aug. 23-26 Elite 9 St. Lawrence River Waddington, N.Y.

Sept. 20-23 AOY Championship TBA TBA

Sept. 25-28 Classic Bracket TBA TBA

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Re: 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

Postby jiggin4bass » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:23 pm

Why won't they come to CA.
Clear lake is it not profitable for B.A.S.S. to come here or is it they want large amount of money to bring there tour out west. It's one of the best lake in the country for putting weight numbers per limits during tournaments. Even the Delta they also put numbers out and they
Don't even consider fishing either No money out west. Even if they came out every other year a western swing can't the chambers of commercance in both areas draw these tournaments in. I don't get it the money they would bring in to both areas.

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Re: 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

Postby Brian D. » Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:19 am

When BASS and FLW bring their bassfishing machine into a town it's a big deal. Those orgs want and get ... free hotels and well over 100K + from the local chamber of commerce and supporting businesses. Most of the guys do like fishing out here but even if you make the cut, its still a very costly proposition with travel and such.
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Re: 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

Postby micropterus » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:31 am

According to B.A.S.S. as soon as this schedule is released Elite tourney contestants can no longer obtain fishing information ...

"Beginning at the time the Elite Series schedule is announced next week, anglers are prohibited from soliciting or intentionally receiving any information about the locations of fish or fishing areas on those waters,” announced B.A.S.S. Tournament Director Trip Weldon.

This should be interesting!
Have some fun out there .... Enjoy that time on the water !!

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Re: 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

Postby nate50 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:13 am

B a s s was out here a few years ago on the delta. I went out to the weigh ins and hung around the area with all the vendors and kid games it was a blast. I wish they came out this way more often. It's awesome to see what the pros can do on our home waters. The next time they come out I want to register to be an official I bet that is a blast to see first hand how they adjust to the conditions.

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Re: 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

Postby jiggin4bass » Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:22 pm

It's a shame they don't come out here anymore once every two year wouldn't be a hardship on them I know it's about the money with those big orgs. but still it would be nice for alot of people and business in those areas. If they were here for a short time only.


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