Elite Series Pros, Monroe, Murray and Tyler Burned Up the Road and Air in September

 Story by Dan O'Sullivan - Photos by Mark Jeffreys 

Right Coast / Left Coast, USA. – They say that bass fishing can be like a drug, especially tournament fishing. Most anglers who dabble into tournament angling will go to great lengths to compete. Nobody exhibited the tendency towards extreme behavior and the desire to compete recently than Bassmaster Elite Series anglers Ish Monroe, John Murray and Mark Tyler. Read More

Qualifying Spots for 2008 Bassmaster Classic, Elite Series Set
Updated: September 16, 2007, 8:26 PM ET

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — After 11 events from California to Florida, the 2007 Bassmaster Elite Series season has come to a close and 2008 qualifying spots have been determined for the Bassmaster Classic and Bassmaster Elite Series Read More

Ish not out of it, even five pounds down


RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. — Ish Monroe stands 5 pounds, 3 ounces behind leader Dean Rojas going into Sunday's final of the of the Bassmaster Elite Series Legends, presented by Ramada Worldwide.

But Monroe thinks he's got as good a chance as any in the this six-man competition for the $250,000 first-place check. Every pro who survived the cut from 12 to six Saturday on Lake Dardanelle's Illinois Bayou six-hole course saw enough to think anything is possible Sunday.

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February 22-24
Lake Hartwell — Greenville, S.C.
March 6-9
Harris Chain of Lakes — Leesburg, Fla.
March 13-16
Kissimmee Chain — Lake Wales, Fla.
April 3-6
Falcon Lake — Zapata, Texas
April 10-13
Lake Amistad — Del Rio, Texas
May 1-4
Clarks Hill Lake — Evans, Ga
May 15-18
Lake Murray — Columbia, S.C.
June 5-8
Wheeler Lake — Decatur, Ala.
June 12-15
Kentucky Lake — Gilbertsville, Ky.
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Mississippi River — Fort Madison, Iowa
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Lake Erie/Niagara River — Buffalo, N.Y.
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Oneida Lake — Syracuse, N.Y.