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: $450 for full day, or 375 for half day

    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

    2021 Bassmaster Elite Series Tour Schedule


    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 – Burlington, VT

    July 8th – 11th

    BASS Elite #9 – St. Lawrence River, Waddington NY

    July 15th – 18th

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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 2021 Tournament Rig

    Phoenix 2020 921 Elite
    Mercury 250 ProXS 4-Stroke
    Tilt Wheel
    Padded Front Deck
    Megaware KeelGuard
    Sea Deck
    Heated Seats
    Rampage Trailer Upgrade
    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