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A Soldier and Boat Guide on Wilson.

A Soldier and Boat Guide on Wilson.

A 2013 Operation HOOAH team fishing down the shoreline in Donnegan's Slough.

2013 Operation HOOAH team

2013 Operation HOOAH team on Pickwick.

Boat Guide Don Gowen put his wounded Soldier on some plastic jerkbait bass on the little river side.

Colbert Heights High School bass club

Class is in session

The Colbert Heights High School bass club taking advantage of the Southern Fishing News Student Angler Series free classes.

Wilson Lake bass

Another nice Wilson Lake bass.

The sun was bright and this one went for a Slider-rigged worm on drop-offs on the south side of the lake.

Miss Bailey on Wilson Lake

A serious young bass angler.

Miss Bailey will wet her hook every chance she gets from the pier on Wilson Lake.

Ms. Southern Fishing

A Slider and an odd bass.

Ms. Southern Fishing shows her odd-shaped bass that nailed her Slider head rigged with a worm fishing piers and docks.

Bluewater LED red deck

Nightclub or a bass boat?

The Southern Fishing News rig with its Bluewater LED red deck lighting makes you confused as to whether you want to dance or fish!

Little Mac

Decision time

Little Mac seems to be contemplating whether what he is using is doing the job or not.

Latest Southern Fishing News Stories

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Scuba Stars Reveal Little-Known Angling Intel

Underwater Observations from Hook n’ Look TV

Kim and Danny Stricker see things most anglers only dream about. In their nine seasons of filming Hook n’ Look—the Telly Award winning
fishing program airing on the Outdoor Channel—the father and son duo have spent hundreds of hours literally swimming with the fish. Besides the unique underwater perspective exhibited in each episode, the Strickers employ specialized audio devices enabling a scuba diver to communicate with an angler in the boat.



MINNEAPOLIS (Oct. 27, 2015) – FLW announced today the schedule, rules and payouts for the 2016 Walmart Bass Fishing League, which walmart_BFL_Logo-Thumbincludes 128 tournaments in 24 divisions offering nearly $8 million in awards, including as much as $120,000 to the winning boater and $60,000 to the winning co-angler in the nationally-televised All-American, plus advancement to the Forrest Wood Cup for a shot at winning the biggest payday in bass fishing.

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Outdoors: Soft plastic lure company keeps anglers fishing

By Charles Johnson/Special to The Star
Republished with permission.

EUFAULA  AL — Plastic worms have long been a mainstay in an angler’s tackle box. In the late 1950s, there was only one basic design and two colors for soft plastic worms. Today, anglers have a multitude of sizes, shapes and colors to fit any fishing situation.

Soft-plastic baits are popular with anglers in both fresh- and salt-water fishing. There are slight variations on colors and sizes, and many anglers have a favorite color depending on the bait style and fishing conditions. But, anglers may not know exactly where their favorite soft-plastic baits are made.


Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series to Air on Fox Sports Southeast in 2016

Decatur, Ala. (October 28, 2015) – The Alabama Bass Trail will appear on network television next year when its
Tournament Series airs on Fox Sports Southeast (FSS). Thirteen episodes and 65 re-airs will be televised on
Sunday mornings.


Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Sets Sights On New Venues For 2016

The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops will make stops at all-new tournament destinations in 2016. The regular season will span five months, visit five regions of the country and challenge competitors in a three-day tournament format.



Kilgore wins co-angler title

Mark McCaig of Oxford, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds even Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) Regional on Neely Henry Lake presented by Ranger Boats with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 45 pounds, 7 ounces.

The Bass Federation, Inc. (TBF) Announces Massive Expansion and Format Change

The Bass Federation, Inc. (TBF) Announces Massive Expansion and Format Change To Its Adult Program For The First Time Since 1990

All New TBF National Semi Final Events

 The Bass Federation (TBF) announced today that it is expanding the adult qualifying program from seven TBF division championships to a TBF National Semi-Finals Program comprised of more than 20 “close-to-home” events.

“It is time,” was the theme heard throughout the 2015 state presidents’ conferences, which were held in conjunction with the Forrest Wood Cup in August in Hot Springs, Ark.


Easthall High School Edges out Hazel Green For SE Conference Championship

The team of Tristan Thomas and Dakota Crumly from East Hall High School in Georgia put together a solid five fish limit that weighed 12lb 3oz to eke out the South East Conference Championship.


B.A.S.S. Nation Announces 2016 Schedule, Exciting New Format

More opportunities will be available for club anglers who qualify for the 2016 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation regional championships under the new B.A.S.S. Nation tournament format.


Alabama Parks System to Implement New Contingency Operations

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.