Elite Team

Program Dates

***Only 5 Team Spots Available***


  • Must be in High School
  • Must sign up with a partner in a BASS Nation High School Club

*All programs are conducted on lakes in Oakland County, Michigan or surrounding nearby inland bodies of water. We are based in Southeast Michigan* 

*All sessions are held Monday-Friday unless a make up session requires otherwise*


**Prices are per angler and not per team**

After joining our club we want to give our angers the opportunity to participate in high school fishing tournament trails in Michigan. As a part of the Elite Program we will volunteer captain for our participants in each of the 5 Michigan BASS Nation Youth Tournaments. 

Designed for 2 high school anglers (1 team).

This Elite Level includes:

  • Coaching and mentoring off the water in preparation for events
  • Video Highlights from the events
    • Fully shot and edited content!
  • Social Media Advice
  • Sponsorship Strategies
  • Recruiting Advice
  • College Advice

What it would cost you by not using A1 Angler Development

PLUS the Tour Elite Experience

  • Our volunteer captains/coaches for the 5 Michigan BASS High School Events (our boats if necessary)
  • One day of practice per tournament minimum
  • Travel and lodging
  • Full tournament equipment
  • Qualified Boat Captain/Coach for each event

What is NOT included

  • License, if necessary
  • BASS Membership
  • Formation of your school BASS club (we can help)
  • Food cost for your angler
  • Any other events qualified for like the National Championship
  • Additional events such as BASS Opens, regional events, or world championships are not included but can be discussed if you are interested in participating!

A1’s goal in this program is to develop your full potential and allow anglers to have a chance to compete in tournament events they otherwise might not have. The two anglers will receive personalized coaching and access to our full range of services from A1. We will cover the complete gamut of bass fishing and the skills necessary to become a college angler. These skills not only include fishing tactics but also boat operation, equipment maintenance, mental toughness, and ethical practices in fishing.


If you want to be a collegiate angler competing in high school tournaments is a must! The Michigan BASS Trail is a perfect place to test your skills and achieve success that will garner attention of collegiate programs. Our job is to put you in the best position to succeed at these events while staying within the rules! By no means do we put our anglers “on fish” or guide them. We simply use the knowledge we have when it comes to preparation and tactics to help our anglers prepare and achieve success at these tournaments, and we love doing it!


In order for an individual to perform the same events on their own with their own equipment it would be $9,054.40 per angler if the cost were split! That does not include the hours spent on the water and the value of our knowledge and experience! 


Due to the need of more boat captains for the tournament portion of the program the Elite level is limited to 5 teams!


The great thing about fishing is these skills will last a lifetime. If you are able to compete in college, after you graduate you will be able to continue to use the knowledge gained from this program unlike many athletes in other sports!


Let A1 lower the barriers to entry into competitive fishing and also arm you with our extensive experience and knowledge. Join today before the limited spots are full.

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Looking for more guidance?

Book a free, no obligation, phone call with Director Caleb Taylor today to learn more about our programs.

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