Hank Cherry won the 2013 Elite Series Rookie of the Year award. Cherry has competed in four Bassmaster Classics and narrowly lost in 2013. He has two wins to his credit, an Open at Smith Lake and the All-Star event in 2013. Cherry will compete in his seventh year on the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2019.
February 6~9 – St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.
February 14-17 – Chickamauga Lake, Dayton, Ten
March 6~8 – Lake Guntersville, Birmingham, Alabama.
April 2~5 – Lake Eufaula, Eufaula, Alabama.
April 16~19 – Santee Cooper Lakes, Manning, South Carolina.