A prestigious, professional bass fishing tournament series is once again returning to Upstate New York in 2020.
B.A.S.S. official recently released the dates and location of it 2020 Bassmaster Elite Series competitions. Two New York waterways made the grade: The St. Lawrence River and Lake Champlain. The Elite Series tournaments feature the best pro anglers in the country, with $100,000 checks for the winners of each competition.
The series kicks off Feb. 6-9 on the St. John’s River in Palatka, Fla. See the complete 2020 Elite Series schedule on bassmaster.com.
The Elite Series, which at this point includes 10 tournaments, will come to New York on July 23-26 on the St. Lawrence River. The St. Lawrence was named the top bass fishing destination in the country on Bassmaster Magazine’s list of the top 100 Best Bass Waters.
The tournament will be run out of Waddington, N.Y., which has drawn record crowds during past Elite Serie competitions there. Georgia pro Micah Frazier won the 2019…