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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


Nominations Sought For High School All-American Fishing Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the explosive growth of high school bass fishing tournaments, young athletes are making a name for themselves in an organized sport quite different from traditional games like football, baseball and basketball.
Now there’s a program that offers national recognition for outstanding young anglers, just as there is in each of the “stick-and-ball” sports.



Huge Lewis Smith Lake Spotted Bass Expected To Be Showcased

JASPER, Ala. (March 12, 2015) – The second tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 26-29 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Evinrude.



GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (March 21, 2015) – A huge field of 194 college teams launched Friday morning on Kentucky Lake, shattering the record to become the largest collegiate fishing tournament ever held. Once the final ounce had been tallied Saturday evening, the University of Arkansas team of Zachary Pickle of South Lake, Texas, and, Drew Porto of Colleyville, Texas, were named champions of the inaugural FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake.


Shoals Youth Bassmasters 2015 tourney schedule

Richard Laxson, long time director of Shoals Youth Bassmasters, has announced the organization’s 2015 tournament schedule.

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B.A.S.S. Announces High School Championship, Midwestern Open and Junior Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S. has set the date for the Costa Bassmaster High School Midwestern Open and the second annual Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship, as well as announced a new youth competition in the Junior Bassmaster Championship.

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Crappie USA Tournament Results For Alabama’s Weiss Lake

This past Saturday February 28, 2015 Crappie USA held their qualifying event on Alabama’s Weiss Lake at Leesburg, Alabama. Over 85 anglers from 7 different states braved the freezing temperatures to compete for not only the cash and prizes, but a chance to advance to the prestigious Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic.

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Pickwick & Wilson Lake, Sheffield, AL 2015 Super Event

Crappie USA has announced a Super event will be held on Pickwick and Wilson Lakes April 24 and April 25. A free Kids Rodeo will also be hosted from Riverfront Park, Sheffield, AL, Saturday April 24, 2015. Free hotdog lunch will be provided for the Rodeo participants.  Here are the details on the Super Event tournament:


Bassmaster Classic To Return To Tulsa, Okla., and Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees in March 2016

TULSA, Okla. — The world championship of bass fishing — the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro — will return to one of its most popular destinations in 2016, B.A.S.S. and the event’s Oklahoma hosts announced today. And for the first time, the “Super Bowl of Bass Fishing” will be conducted in early March instead of February.


Co-Champions Crowned For The 2015 Bassmaster High School Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The 2015 Bassmaster High School Classic crowned two Tennessee high school teams co-champions after the competition on Lake Keowee in South Carolina.


UNC-Charlotte Wins Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Andrew Helms and Jake Whitaker, students at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, made collegiate bass fishing history today by scoring a 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic title to add to their National Championship title.