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Catch Live Coverage of the Bassmaster Elite at Lay Lake

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. — Enthusiastic fishing fans will have four days to catch live coverage of the Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Lay Lake as 104 of the world’s best anglers tackle this Coosa River impoundment May 11-14. Plus, new for 2023, the LIVE Preview show will feature predictions, conditions and live hits from the lake.

Bassmaster LIVE kicks off tournament coverage Thursday and Friday mornings at 7 a.m. CT. FS1 will broadcast live with the tournament leaders on Saturday and Sunday. Viewers can also join Bass Fishing Hall of Fame journalist Steve Bowman and a variety of Elite anglers for LIVE Mix on Saturday and Sunday mornings at

Daily weigh-ins can be streamed on beginning at 3:00 p.m.

In addition to the insightful commentary from Bassmaster LIVE hosts, the anglers are making use of their time on-screen to explain the sport as well as offer tips and techniques to help fans of all levels improve their fishing.

“I want our broadcasts to be entertaining and educational for anglers of all levels whether it’s the first or 100th event they have watched,” said Elite Series pro and 2022 Progressive Insurance Bassmaster Angler of the Year Brandon Palaniuk. “That’s why I do my best to explain what I’m seeing out there in the moment.”

DateTime (All times Central)ShowNetwork
Wednesday, May 108-8:30 a.m.LIVE
Thursday, May 117 a.m.-2 p.m.Bassmaster; Tubi;
FOX Sports Digital
 3-5 p.m.Day 1
Friday, May 127 a.m.-2 p.m.Bassmaster; Tubi;
FOX Sports Digital
 3-5 p.m.Day 2
Saturday, May 136:30-9:30 a.m.Bassmaster LIVEFS1; FOX Sports Digital
 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m.LIVE
 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.Bassmaster
 3-4:30 p.m.Semifinal Saturday
Sunday, May 147 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Bassmaster LIVEFS1; FOX Sports Digital
 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m.LIVE
 12:30-2 p.m.Bassmaster
 3-4 p.m.Championship

Discover Shelby is hosting the tournament

2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Platinum Sponsor: Toyota
2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Premier Sponsors: Bass Pro Shops, Dakota Lithium, Humminbird, Mercury, Minn Kota, Nitro Boats, Power-Pole, Progressive Insurance, Ranger Boats, Rapala, Skeeter Boats, Yamaha
2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Supporting Sponsors: AFTCO, Daiwa, Garmin, Lew’s, Marathon, Triton Boats, VMC
2023 Bassmaster Conservation Partners: AFTCO, Yamaha Rightwaters

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