Benton, KY, November 25, 2009 – The 2009 PAA Carrot Stix Tournament Series, with title sponsorship by Element 21, will air in its entirety as expanded Professional Anglers Association coverage in December.  Wednesday mornings at 7:00 am EST, an episode of the three event series will be featured on the Versus Network.  Coverage will start with the action from October’s event on Toledo Bend Reservoir, and the following episodes will highlight the season as it unfolds.

7:00 am-December 2, 2009          Event 3                 Toledo Bend Reservoir-Hemphill, TX
7:00 am-December 9, 2009          Event 1                 Lake Toho-Kissimmee, FL
7:00 am-December 16, 2009        Event 2                 Lake Neely Henry-Gadsden, AL
7:00 am-December 23, 2009        Event 3                 Toledo Bend Reservoir-Hemphill, TX

The PAA Carrot Stix Tournament Series brought together the nation’s top touring bass professionals, along with rising stars, to determine the best of the best.  With over $200,000 in cash and prizes on the line at each stop, competition is intense throughout the series.  In addition to the large payout, anglers are competing for prestigious qualifying points for the 2009 Toyota Texas Bass Classic, a true World Championship of bass fishing, with an additional $500,000 purse, and contributions to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Element 21 is the title sponsor of the 2009 PAA Carrot Stix Tournament Series, as well as the exclusive fishing rod partner of the Professional Anglers Association.

The Professional Anglers Association is a non-profit organization that gives professional anglers a unified voice in order to aid in the growth of the sport of professional bass fishing. The PAA also aims to administer educational programs to the average angler, to increase enjoyment of the sport, and to embrace sound conservation practices to further the future of the sport. For more information, visit

Element 21 has developed award winning fishing products ( Element 21’s Carrot Stix(TM) represents the latest in cutting-edge technology, using a newly developed proprietary method of integrating nano level cellulose bio-fibers into the rod. The fishing products recently were recognized as the “BEST OF SHOW” in the 2007 and 2008 ICAST shows, the world’s largest sports fishing show.