Guided Tours

With 18 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

2021 BASS Elite Series

BASS Elite #1 – St. Johns River, Palatka FL
February 11th – 14th


BASS Elite #2 – Tennessee River, Knoxville TN
February 25th – 28th


BASS Elite #3 -Pickwick Lake, Florence AL
March 18th – 21st


BASS Elite #4 – Sabine River, Orange TX
April 8th – 11th


BASS Elite #5 – Lake Fork, Emory TX
April 22nd – 25th


BASS Elite #6 – Neely Henry Lake, Gadsden AL
May 6th – 9th


BASS Elite #7 – Lake Guntersville, Scottsboro AL
May 20th – 23rd


Bassmaster Classic – Lake Ray Roberts, Fort Worth TX
June 11th – 13th


BASS Elite #8 – Lake Champlain, Burlington VT
July 8th – 11th


BASS Elite #9 – St. Lawrence River, Waddington NY
July 15th – 18th

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: 54

Family: Wife Debbie

High School: Tamaroa Community High School

College: University of Illinois (credits)

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

7 time Bassmaster Classic Qualifier:  2003, 05, 08, 09, 11, 12, 15 & 2021

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