News Stories & Fishing Articles

TowBoatUS drags a wrecked boat to harbor

If you are a local in north Alabama you probably heard about the cabin cruiser that was in trouble on Wilson Lake…at NIGHT.
 
Here’s the reason for the emphasis on “night.” Now there is nothing unusual about boats on Wilson Lake at night. However, this night was a little different from “normal.” The day of the night cruise, Wilson Lake was being hammered with high winds and was under a lake wind advisory warning. The wind churned-up waves/rollers in the four to five foot high range.

ANGLERS RECOVERING FROM BOAT ACCIDENT AT COSTA FLW SERIES ON GRAND LAKE

GROVE, Okla. – Four anglers are recovering today after a boating accident on Thursday at the Costa FLW Series at Grand Lake sent three of them to the hospital.

Rogersville Tigers Bass Team gets a dose of finesse

The Southern Fishing News Student Angler Series class made a stop in Rogersville, Alabama on April 20 to talk fishing with the Rogersville Tigers Bass Team.

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature: TTI-Blakemore Daiichi Hooks and more

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Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature: Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation

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Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For the third consecutive year, 12 standout high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.

“We are proud to welcome an exceptional group of anglers to our 2017 class of High School All-Americans,” said Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S. CEO. “Each year we see competitive applications from across the country and every angler is so impressive. This class is made up of exceptional young fishermen who also excel in academics, conservation initiatives and community service.”

TowBoatUS Takes Bassmaster Classic Champion’s Boat to the “Finish Line”

LAKE CONROE, Texas, April 15, 2017 – When Jordan Lee, the winner of the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods needed a hand, TowBoatUS was there. On Sunday, Lee was crowned the winner of “the world championship of fishing,” but not before he had to ask the 24-hour on water assistance service, TowBoatUS Lake Conroe, for help in getting his disabled boat to the final weigh-in on time.

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature

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Larry the Lizard Custom Baits joins the Southern Fishing News team of sponsors

Ron McDonald, publisher and editor of Southern Fishing News, has announced a new member of the Southern Fishing News’ team of sponsors– Larry the Lizard Custom Baits. McDonald said the addition of the new sponsor represented another line of quality products.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN WINS THIRD ANNUAL YETI FLW COLLEGE FISHING OPEN ON KENTUCKY/BARKLEY LAKES

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (April 10, 2017) – The University of Tennessee-Martin team of Matthew Lamastus of Hornbeak, Tennessee, and Dylan True of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, won the third annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky and Barkley lakes Saturday with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 44 pounds, 4 ounces. The victory earned the club a $27,000 prize package which includes a Ranger Z175 with a 90-horsepower Evinrude outboard and advanced the team to the 2017 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship.