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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


New Pro Products adds Army Veteran Torica Whitty

February – 2016 – “We are honored and very excited to have Army Veteran Torica Whitty join our Pro Staff,” states Judy Tipton, Founder of New Pro Products. “Torica is a seminar speaker, videographer, accomplished tournament angler and wife to 24 year Army Soldier Phillip Whitty. She has fished everything from local tournaments, professional tours and overseas tournament all while on active duty for the Army.


Legendary Fliptail Lures sponsoring Southern Fishing News

A legend in the bass fishing world has announced their new sponsorship of Southern Fishing News. Fliptail worms were the “go to” plastic bait in the 60’s and 70’s. The unique shape of the worm was a hit with anglers and bass alike.



Grizzle wins co-angler title

EUFAULA, Ala. (Feb. 9, 2016) – Local angler Scott Montgomery of Eufaula, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bulldog Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Montgomery took home a check for $4,127.

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Itawamba Community College Team Overcomes Adversity To Win On Lake Martin

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. — On Thursday, Russ Johnson and Hunter Schrock of Itawamba Community College locked the keys inside their truck and had to pry the door open with a tree limb after trying unsuccessfully to break their window with a tennis racket.


V-T2 Livewell Ventilation System joins sponsor team

Judy Tipton, founder of New Pro Products, has added the companies’ V-T2 Livewell Ventilation System to the team of Southern Fishing News sponsors.

The patented V-T2 is the only product on the market to naturally cool, oxygenate and remove harmful metabolic gases from the livewell. No power, cables or wires required. The result is fish that are healthy, strong and ready for release. Being competitive on the tournament trail requires complete focus and constant effort in the act of fishing.

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New Pro Products adds veteran Elite Series Pro Angler Mark Menendez

“We are honored and also humbled by the opportunity to partner with B.A.S.S. veteran Elite Series Pro Angler Mark Menendez, states the Founder of New Pro Products Judy Tipton. “Mark tested the V-T2 Livewell Ventilation System at the highest level of tournament angling last year on the B.A.S.S. Elite Series tour.


18-Year-Old Fisherman Murdered in Louisiana at Boat Ramp

The 18-year-old nephew of professional bass angler, Keith Poche, was murdered at Louisiana boat ramp Saturday night.



BUNNELL, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2016) – The University of Central Florida team of Hunter McKamey of Geneva, Tennessee, and Kyle Oliver of Winter Garden, Florida, won the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference opener on Crescent Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 22 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship.


Strader Wins A Squeaker At Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A slim 2 ounces separated winner Wesley Strader and his closest challenger, Cody Detweiler, in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open on the Kissimmee Chain.


Most Alabama Public Fishing Lakes Reopen on February 1

February 1 marks the beginning of the fishing season schedule for 20 of Alabama’s 23 state-owned public fishing lakes. Commonly known as state lakes or county lakes, these waters are noted fohese smaller lakes warm more quickly than larger bodies of water, early spring fishing can be excellent.r their quality fishing for bream, largemouth bass, channel catfish and crappie (most lakes).