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

Justin Atkins to Speak at Championship Registration

FLORENCE, AL. (May 22, 2018) – Ranger Boats Pro and reigning Forrest Wood Cup Champion Justin Atkins is set to be the guest speaker for Wednesday’s angler and sponsor banquet night.  On May 23rd, more than 350 of the best collegiate anglers will gather in Florence, Alabama for registration and dinner leading up to the 2018 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s. 

Fishing Superstars, Industry Pioneers To Be Inducted Into Bass Fishing Hall Of Fame

Six individuals who have helped make the black bass America’s most popular game fish have been selected for induction into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, the Hall’s board of directors announced today.

Show Off Your ‘Best Catch’ and You Could Be Fishing with Mark Zona

May 31 deadline to win fishing trip and three additional grand prizes

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 3, 2018 – If you’re an angler or know someone who is, the countdown begins now for a chance to win big. Showing off your “best catch” could get you an action-packed fishing trip with Mark Zona, former pro angler, co-host of the Bassmaster Elite Series, and host of “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show” on his favorite lake.

Southern Fishing News Listed In Top 30 Bass Fishing Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2018

Ron McDonald, publisher and editor of Southern Fishing News, has announced his website and social media pages have been selected as one of the Top 30 Bass Fishing Blogs and Websites to follow in 2018.

3 Easy, No-Cost Ways to Be Safer on the Water

National Safe Boating Week is May 19–25

With the start of boating season and next week’s National Safe Boating Week, May 19–25, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has three tips to get boaters thinking about safety aboard any type of boat.

Strader wins at Kentucky lake

PARIS, Tenn. — The final day of the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Kentucky Lake presented by Abu Garcia threw Wesley Strader the right pitch, and he knocked it out of the park.

Lake Guntersville with Lee brothers

Ranger pros Jordan and Matt Lee will lend an assist on the fabled frog fishery

The “Big G” in north Alabama will play host to the Ranger Cup University Team of the Year championship, but with an interesting a twist: Ranger pros Matt and Jordan Lee will be at the disposal of the finalists to offer hints and advice on topics ranging from dissecting the fishery itself, to pursuing a pro fishing career and procuring sponsors.

Movement in the Cabela’s School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia’s Top 3

Bethel University followed by Murray State University in 2nd, and Auburn University in 3rd

SAN ANTONIO, TX (May 9, 2018) – The latest Cabela’s School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia Standings have been released and holding steady with a 564-point lead is Bethel University.

ACTION ALERT: Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Rule

Tell the EPA NOT To Weaken Coal Ash Standards by Monday, April 30!

The EPA is proposing to change the national Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Rule to weaken groundwater standards, monitoring and restrictions about where coal ash pits are located and they are proposing to allow coal ash lagoons to continue operating.

BoatUS Warns Against President’s Proposal to Sell E15 Year-Round

Boater’s group asks boat owners to speak up now

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 17, 2018 – A proposal by President Trump to allow the sale of E15 (15 percent ethanol) gasoline year-round has set off alarm bells at the nation’s largest boating advocacy group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS).