Ready to hit the water

Ready to hit the water

Just need to get one more rod in there.

Zero dark thirty

Zero dark thirty

If you were here now you would be late!

2013 Operation HOOAH team

Ready for crappie

Just need to follow Charlie Brewer around.

Class is in session

Class is in session

Our youth bass club Student Angler Series in action.

Shoals Youth Bassmasters

Shoals Youth Bassmasters

One of the first B.A.S.S. youth clubs in America.

The lure for the record

The lure for the record

The lure George W. Perry used to catch a 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth out of Montgomery Lake, Ga., on June 2, 1932.

Legend Jimmy Houston giving and Ron McDonald

Just hangin' out

Legend Jimmy Houston giving Ron McDonald, SFN Editor, some tips.

Southern Fishing News first lady

Just all in a day's work

Southern Fishing News first lady, Martha McDonald, has a seven and a five-pounder caught three casts apart.

Miss Bailey looks for a little guidance

See any fish out there?

Miss Bailey looks for a little guidance on where to cast.

Worth the trip

Worth the trip

Part of fishing is getting to see stuff like this.

Little Mac

Don't anybody move

How many turtles can get on one log contest.

Latest Southern Fishing News Stories

Miller repeats Martin success for state title

Good things happen for Chad Miller when the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation visits Lake Martin.

Three years ago, the organization staged its season-ending championship on the sprawling Tallapoosa River impoundment, and Miller walked away with the 2014 win. He repeated that title when the B.A.S.S. Nation returned to Martin over the weekend (Nov. 3-4).

Hammer Fishing Rods to Award Scholarship to Mississippi High School Graduating Angler

Guntown, MS – Hammer Fishing Rods has announced the company will award a $1,000 scholarship to a Mississippi high school graduating angler pursuing full-time enrollment in a two-year or four-year college with plans to continue competing at the collegiate level.

2018 Junior World Championship

The annual TBF state leadership national meetings were held recently in Camden, S.C. The State Presidents, Youth Directors and their representatives in attendance wrapped up discussions with a unanimous vote to revamp the long running TBF Junior program started by the state federations in 1994. The new format will double the field size of Junior World Championship starting with the 2018 event in Hot Springs, Ark., August 8-11.

Bethel Continues to Hold Strong in the Cabela’s School of the Year Race

Louisiana State University – Shreveport Sitting in 2nd and University of Louisiana – Monroe in 3rd


Bethel Fishing Team

A little time on Wilson Lake

There’s nothing like entertaining a friend from out-of-town as a fishing trip on one of Northwest Alabama’s popular- lakes Wheeler, Wilson and Pickwick. For veteran bass chaser Don Gowen, Decatur, AL, his pick for the day was Wilson Lake for a little below-the-dam angling.

Blake Gowen receives Lifetime Achievement Award

A multitude of individual volunteers are responsible for making Tim Horton’s Fishing for Kids a resounding success for eighteen consecutive years. These individuals include bass club members, wives, parents, teachers, fishermen of every stripe as well as sponsors.These volunteers put forth their very best effort to make an impact, if only for one day, on the lives of those less fortunate than themselves.

Zebco and the Future Fisherman Foundation offer “Tackle for Educators” Program

In an effort to help spur the Fishing Industries R3 movement of retention, reactivation and recruitment of anglers, Zebco, and the Future Fisherman Foundation are on a mission to make access to fishing equipment simpler and easier for educators and community groups across the country with the re-introduction of the F3 Tackle for Educators program.


Lake Guntersville to host 2018 Costa FLW Series Championship in November

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today the 2018 Costa FLW Series schedule, which will consist of three events in each of the five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western – along with the no-entry-fee Costa FLW Series Championship to be held on Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Alabama.

2018 Bassmaster College, High School Series Schedules Announced With Exciting Changes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops and the Bassmaster High School Series presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods schedules were announced today with intriguing updates for 2018.

Jesse Wiggins Wins Bassmaster Open On Smith Lake, His Second Of The Season

When Jesse Wiggins moved to the top of the leaderboard on Friday after Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open No. 3, he told the crowd that “two-thirds of the work is done.”