In the first TV episode of 2017, the Bassmaster Elite Series anglers compete on Lake Cherokee and Okeechobee Lake. A new wave of bass fishermen take center stage at the first event of the season, but a veteran rises to the top at Okeechobee Lake.
Cherokee Lake Top 12:
Jacob Wheeler, Jamie Hartman, Jesse Wiggins, Seth Feider, Paul Mueller, Josh Bertrand, David Mullins, Randall Tharp, Matt Herren, Ott DeFoe, Michael Iaconelli, Brandon Palaniuk
Okeechobee Lake Top 12:
Tim Horton, Ott DeFoe, Cliff Prince, Fletcher Shryock, Greg Hackney, Dave Lefebre, Bobby Lane, Jason Williamson, Dean Rojas, Andy Montgomery, Stephen Browning, Adrian Avena