Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama State Parks System is implementing a new contingency operations plan that will go into effect on October 1 as a result of the Legislative budget cuts for fiscal year 2015-16.
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Decatur, Ala. (October 1, 2015) – Over 260 amateur anglers will make their way to Decatur, Ala. to battle it out on Wheeler Lake the second weekend in October for a chance to claim tournament champions of the Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Championship.
DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE WINS FLW COLLEGE FISHING SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP ON PICKWICK LAKE
After bringing a 25-pound, 14-ounce five-bass limit to the scales on Saturday, the Daytona State brothers had a commanding lead and started day two with a 5-pound, 1-ounce advantage. However, lake conditions changed drastically on Sunday and the duo only managed to catch three keepers. It turned out to be enough as they narrowly edged Clemson University by a slim 5-ounce margin.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — High school anglers will have the chance to fish the No. 1 bass lake in the nation during the 2016 Bassmaster High School tournament season.
Toledo Bend — the best bass fishery in the United States according to Bassmaster Magazine’s 2015 Best Bass Lakes list — will be the first stop on the 2016 Costa Bassmaster High School Series tournament trail.
Denney wins co-angler title
David Lowery of Phenix City, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 4 ounces Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Bama Division Super Tournament on Lake Mitchell with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 33 pounds, 14 ounces. For his victory, Lowery earned $5,257.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Some of America’s top-ranked bass fisheries — plus a new wrinkle in tournament formats and an extra event — await the nation’s top professional bass anglers competing in the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series.
The lineup will take anglers to 10 fisheries in nine states, and it includes 10 Elite events, an increase from nine Elite tournaments in 2015.
Hammer Fishing Rods has announced discounts for Law Enforcement, Military, Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Service personnel.
Eleven year old Luke Mattox surged on the big fish leader board with a seven pound, fifteen ounce largemouth. Luke said he caught the hawg with a brown-colored jig. Mattox’s bass was not the only good fish brought to the scales in the Shoals Youth Bassmasters (SYBM) youth club tournament September 12 on Pickwick Lake AL.
The 2015 edition of the Southern Fishing News hosted Operation HOOAH (Healing Outside Of an Army Hospital) is ready for the wounded Soldiers arrival October 2. The Soldiers will be escorted into Florence AL by the Patriot Guard Riders from the Athens AL group.