Advanced Search +

Fishing: Bassmaster Elite Series Excitement for the 2018 Season, Part 1.

Posted by 
January 23, 2018
expert

by Dave Landahl

 

It's that time of the year again in the professional bass fishing world. That time is preseason for the upcoming Bassmaster Elite Series regular season starting in February.

 

This year will bring the pros to some old haunts and some brand new venues as far as bass busting for big bucks.

 

So, what spots on tour are getting the pros revved up? Pros4- 1Source asked several Elite anglers about the locations they are most jacked about for the up coming season. Read on and find out who is giddy as a little kid waiting to go to Disney World forKevin VanDam. (Joel Shangle/BassFIRST) the first time, but in this case the excitement is the anticipation of walloping bass and cashing the big check.

 

Kevin VanDam

"I'm most excited about fishing in South Dakota," said VanDam. "Because of its smallmouth bass, Oahe is expansive, and no one has any history there. It's a clean slate."

 

Josh Bertrand

"I'm most excited for Lake Martin in Alabama," said Bertrand. "It's so early in the year, it may be a winter fishing tournament. We don't get much cold weather in Arizona, so it's fun to fish different conditions.

"With it being the first event of the year, it's important to do well and get momentum going in the right direction."

 

Fletcher Shryock

"I'm excited about Kentucky Lake," said Shryock. "It's an incredible fishery and we should be getting there at one of the best times of the year in May."

 

John Crews

"I'm pumped about a bunch of them, but maybe Kentucky Lake when we go," said Crews. "It's a huge fishery and we rarely go there outside of ledge fishing season.
Bobby Lane. (Joel Shangle/BassFIRST)

"It's zero advantage or anything for me, just fun to fish that lake."

 

Bobby Lane

"I would have to say I'm most excited about Kentucky Lake," said Lane. "I won there in 2009 offshore. I have never gotten a check there since or this early in the season.

"May should be an awesome post-spawn shallow-water bite."

Tagged under Read 902 times Last modified on January 24, 2018
Pros4- 1Source
expert

Pros4-1Source is a select group of OutdoorsFIRST Media's staff of writers and vidographers skilled in hunting and fishing based in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. These talented professionals publish news of the day and live coverage of events in the freshwater sportfishing, hunting , and marine industries.

OutdoorsFIRST Media

Latest from Pros4- 1Source

RELATED ARTICLES

You must be signed in to post comments on Bass Pro Shops 1Source. Don't have an account? Please join Bass Pro Shops 1Source.
  • No comments found