Scott Martin

Years as a full-time pro angler: 22 years
Signature technique/strength: Versatility
Home waters: Lake Okeechobee
Favorite place to fish: Lake Champlain
Career highlights: After a successful FLW career that included eight FLW Tour event wins plus the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup Championship and over $3 million in winnings, Scott qualified for the 2021 Elites through the Bassmaster Eastern Opens.

Hilary Martin

Daughter of Scott Martin, fishes for the University of Alabama.

James Watson

Missouri native James Watson is the only professional angler in the world who can claim to be both a former drill sergeant in the U.S. Army and a Bass Pro Shops Open winner. Watson won the Bass Pro Shops Central Open in 2015, and also claimed the 2016 FLW Invitational on Lake Norris, Tennessee. Watson is a member of the USA Bass Fishing Team.

Cody Huff

Years as a full-time pro angler: 3 years
Signature technique/strength: Fishing deep
Home waters: Bull Shoals Lake
Favorite place to fish: Bull Shoals Lake
Career highlights: Cody is a rising star, following up his 2019 Bassmaster College Classic Bracket victory and a successful career at Bethel University with the 2021 Central Opens Angler of the Year title.
Did you know: Cody first met iconic angler and now-mentor Rick Clunn when he pulled Clunn’s young son, River, from the waters of Bull Shoals.

Pat Schlapper

Years as a full-time pro angler: 2 years
Signature technique/strength: Electronics
Home waters: Chetek Chain of Lakes
Favorite place to fish: Chippewa Flowage
Career highlights: Pat joined the ranks of the 2021 Elites after double-qualifying by winning the TNT B.A.S.S. Nation Championship and finishing third in the Bassmaster Eastern Opens Angler of the Year standings for 2020.
Did you know: Pat is a whiz at “Name That Tune.”

Jeremy Lawyer

A recent member of the bass fishing “Million Dollar Club” for career earnings, Jeremy Lawyer qualified into the Bass Pro Tour in 2022 and promptly went 6-for-7 on Knockout Rounds and finished 14th in Angler of the Year standings. The Missouri pro was the winner of the 2019 Pro Circuit event on Grand Lake, a 2018 Toyota Series event at Lake of the Ozarks and the 2016 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American on Lake Barkley.

Mike McClelland

Arkansas native Mike McClelland earned the nickname “McStick” the old-fashioned way: by winning eight tour-level events and collecting 35 Top-10 finishes and more than $2 million in winnings during his career.