B.A.S.S. Elites/B.A.S.S. Opens

Keith Combs

Professional bass angler since 2008



Hometown: Huntington, Texas
Home Lake: Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Favorite Lake: Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Angling Hero: David Fritts
Hobbies: Hunting


Keith is a veteran tournament angler with over 25 years experience in tournament fishing. Keith has competed in the Bassmaster Elite Series since 2011.Before moving to the Elite Series, Keith competed on the FLW Tour for 3 years. He has qualified for 5 Bassmaster Classics, 2 Forest Wood Cups, and 7 Toyota Texas Bass Classics. Keith is a three-time winner of the Toyota Texas Bass Classic, an Elite Series champion, and PAA champion.He has a total of 46 top-ten finishes in BASS, FLW, and PAA tournaments with combined total earnings of over $1.6 million.

Keith is a native Texan, who grew up fishing in Central Texas and cut his teeth fishing tough highland reservoirs in that region. He also spent 7 years working as a full time bass fishing guide on Lake Amistad and Falcon Lake. Keith now resides at Lake Sam Rayburn in East Texas.

Although Keith considers versatility one of his strengths, his favorite style is offshore structure fishing and especially deep cranking.

Read Keith's tips for choosing between structure and football jigs.