|Division||Tournament||Location||Date - Results|
|Bassmaster Elite||Lake Martin||Alexander City, Ala.||Feb. 8-11|
|Bassmaster Classic||Lake Hartwell||Greenville/Anderson, S.C.||March 16-18|
|Bassmaster Elite||Sabine River||Orange, Texas||April 6-9|
|Bassmaster Elite||Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees||Grove, Okla.||April 26-29|
|Bassmaster Elite||Kentucky Lake||Paris, Tenn.||May 4-7|
|Bassmaster Texas Fest||Lake Travis||Jonestown, Texas||May 17-20|
|Bassmaster Elite||Mississippi River||La Crosse, Wis.||June 21-24|
|Bassmaster Elite||Lake Oahe||Pierre, S.D.||June 29-July 2|
|Bassmaster Elite||Upper Chesapeake Bay||Havre de Grace, Md.||July 26-29|
|Bassmaster Elite||St. Lawrence River||Waddington, N.Y.||Aug. 23-26|
|AOY Championship||Lake Chatuge||Young Harris, Ga.||Sept. 20-23|
|Classic Bracket||Carters Lake||Ellijay, Ga.||Oct. 23-26|
Returning to the Midwest this month, the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, is taking over the Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Dr., January 25-28. Perfect for both the novice and experienced angler or anyone interested in the outdoors, the annual “Sportfishing Spectacular” offers the latest in fishing, outdoor gear, a large selection of outdoor sports travel opportunities, and hands on family activities. An extensive lineup of seminars with top-notch local and national fishing professionals are also offered throughout the weekend, including:
- Brandon Palaniuk – Bassmaster Angler of the Year 2017: Palaniuk will present seminars, sign autographs and meet fans Friday, January 26.
- Joe Bucher – Hall of Fame Angler: Bucher will present seminars on musky fishing Friday, January 26.
- Ish Monroe – Professional BASS Angler: Monroe will present seminars, and meet with showgoers Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28.
- Seth Feider – Professional BASS Angler from Minnesota: Seth will present seminars, and meet with showgoers Thursday, January 25 through Sunday, January 28.