News Stories & Fishing Articles

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.”


Dawson’s Harcrow Nabs Co-angler Title

 FLW Tour pro Alex Davis of Albertville, Alabama, weighed a two-day cumulative of 10 bass totaling 34 pounds, 9 ounces to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville presented by Mud Hole Custom Tackle. For his win, Davis pocketed $7,704.

400 Anglers Expected in Decatur for FLW Bass Fishing League Regional

The FLW Bass Fishing League is bringing its BFL Regional tournament to Wheeler Lake October 12-14, 2017, where as many as 400 anglers from Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee, Kentucky are expected to compete. Hosted by the Decatur-Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the three-day tournament is expected to generate an economic impact of over $1.1 million for Decatur and Morgan County.

New Canoe Creek Boat Landing at Neely Henry Reservoir Now Open

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) has recently opened a new boat landing in St. Clair County on the Neely Henry Reservoir. The new facility is located on the west side of Canoe Creek and can be accessed off Byrd Lane east of Greensport Road approximately two miles south of Highway 411 near Rainbow City, Ala.