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AFTCO Garrett Paquette

Coming off a breakthrough rookie year on the Bassmaster Elite Series, AFTCO Pro Garrett Paquette lives a life driven by “Any Fish, Any Water”…so long as that fish is a Bass. No matter where the Elite Series takes him, Paquette needs to adjust his complete game plan, tackle, and techniques to the body of water, time of the year, and species of bass. Whether he’s down south fishing muddy water for largemouth or up north for smallies, he has to…

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Chris and Trait Zaldain

He won the 2015 Bassmaster® Angler of the Year Championship tournament, finished 4th overall in the 2019 Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings, and placed 16th in the 2020 Bassmaster Classic®. She finished 4th in her first major bass tournament, and quickly moved up to the Bassmaster Central and Eastern Opens. Together, these two Yamaha Pros may soon become the first husband/wife team competing as Bassmaster Elite anglers. “That’s our goal,” explains Chris Zaldain, who married Trait in 2015, after…

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Hank Cherry Bassmaster Classic

Abu Garcia pro Hank Cherry brought 19 pounds, 8 ounces to the scales on the third and final day of the 50th Bassmaster Classic, completing a wire-to-wire win with a total of 65 pounds, 5 ounces. With the win, his first Bassmaster Classic championship in five appearances, Cherry took home the $300,000 first-place purse and a career-defining victory for an angler with a lengthy list of accomplishments already to his credit. Cherry started the 50th Bassmaster Classic with a bang,…

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Takeoff at the 2020 Bassmaster Classic

Ranger Boats today announced it is returning as a Premier Sponsor for B.A.S.S., fittingly as the 50th Anniversary of the sport’s marquee event, the Bassmaster Classic, kicks off this week on Lake Guntersville. The partnership extends to the Bassmaster Classic, Bassmaster Elite Series, Bassmaster Opens Series, Bassmaster College Series, Bassmaster High School Series as well as the grass-roots B.A.S.S Nation regional tournaments. Ranger and B.A.S.S. enjoyed parallel growth in the 1960s and 1970s as tournament fishing came of age. While…

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Elite Series Anglers Clean up Litter

After B.A.S.S.® delayed the first Bassmaster® Elite Series event of the 2020 season due to strong winds on the St. Johns River in North Fla., Yamaha Pros Brandon Palaniuk, Bill Lowen, Matt Herren and Patrick Walters set out aboard the Matanzas Riverkeeper’s Yamaha-powered Carolina Skiff®, the “Litter Gitter II,” to clean the waters of the nearby Matanzas River. The group removed 270 pounds of trash from the river and its tributaries throughout the day, including the keel from a wrecked…

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