Guided Tours

With 15 years of experience competing at the highest level of the sport!

Chad has a wealth of bass fishing knowledge to share. So, whether your interested in a great day on the lake or looking to gain a competitive edge, Chad will customize your guided trip to your specifications including the latest tips and tricks that are trending on Tour.

Chad’s home lake is Table Rock in Missouri, but also offers guided trips on other bodies of water while on Tour (see Tour schedule).

Rates: $275 for 4 hours $325 for 6 hours $400 for 8 hrs

Rates listed are for 2 people and include necessary equipment and fuel a third additional person is $75. If needed, transportation can be arranged.

Valid fishing license for the State in which you are fishing is required. links for online purchase available at

Tour Schedule

2020 BASS Elite & BASS Open Series

BASS Open – Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, Kissimmee FL
January 15th – 17th

BASS Elite – St. Johns River, Palatka FL
February 6th – 9th

BASS Elite – Chickamauga Lake, Dayton TN
February 14th – 17th

Bassmaster Classic – Lake Guntersville, Birmingham AL
March 6th – 8th (Outdoor Show)

BASS Elite – Lake Eufaula, Eufaula AL
April 2nd – 5th

BASS Elite – Santee Cooper Lakes, Manning SC
April 16th – 19th

BASS Open – Cherokee Lake, Jefferson Co., TN
May 7th – 9th

BASS Elite – Sabine River, Orange, TX
May 29th – June 1st

BASS Elite – Texas Fest Lake Fork, Quitman TX
June 5th – 9th

BASS Elite – St. Lawrence River, Waddington NY
July 23rd – 26th

BASS Elite – Lake Champlain, Plattsburgh NY
July 30th – August 2nd

BASS Open – Oneida Lake, Syracuse NY
August 6th – 8th

BASS Elite – Lake St. Clair, Macomb Co. MI
August 20th – 23rd

BASS Open – Lake Hartwell, Anderson SC
September 24th – 26th



The Latest

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About Chad

Take a look at Chad’s stats and what he likes to do during off season


Home Town: Reeds Spring, Missouri

Age: 53

Family: Wife Debbie

High School: Tamaroa Community High School

College: University of Illinois (credits)

Weight: 190

Height: 5′10″

Occupation: Professional Angler – B.A.S.S. Elite Series Angler

Hobbies: Fishing with friends and spending time with my family. Working with youth programs, bow hunting for Whitetail deer and clubbing a few golf balls.

Career Highlights & Accomplishments

2017 USCG Merchant Marine Credentials 

2015 BASS Southern Open Lake Toho Winner

6 time Bassmaster Classic Qualifier: 2003, 05, 06, 14, 15 & 2016

Toyota Texas Bass Classic Qualifier 2007, 08, 09, 11, 12 & 2015

2013 B.A.S.S. Wild Card Winner

2008 Lake Toho Challenge Winner

2007 Forrest Wood Cup Qualifier

2005 B.A.S.S. Elite-50 Contender

2006 AOY FLW Stren Series Midwest Division

2005 Lake Toho Pro Am Winner

Host Chad Morgenthaler Benefit Tournament, 7-Years

Professional Anglers Association, President (6/10 to 6/11 Term)

Professional Anglers Association, Vice President (6/08/to 6/09 Term)




Chad Morgenthaler Photo Gallery

Random pics from the Bassmaster Elite Tour to the Bassmaster Opens, maybe some random pics here and there.

Chad’s 2020 Tournament Rig

Phoenix 2020 921 Elite
Mercury 250 ProXS 4-Stroke
Tilt Wheel
Padded Front Deck
Megaware KeelGuard
T-H Marine LED Deck & Compartment Lites
T-H Marine Live Well Oxygenators
12” T-H Marine Atlas Jack Plate
T-H Marine Hot Foot
36 Volt Garmin Force Trolling Motor 100-lb Thrust
2-12” Garmin Echomap Ultra Chartplotters
2-10” Garmin Echomap Ultra Chartplotters
Panoptix LiveScope
4-Odyssey 31 AGM Extreme Batteries
4-Odyssey Aluminum Battery Hold Down Brackets
Dual 8’ Power-Pole Blades
T-H Marine Loc-R-Bar
Phoenix Boat Cover 
Marine Master Trailer W/Paint Over Gator Hyde
4-Wheel Disk Brakes & Duel Axle Shocks