Anything and everything fishing related will be on display and up for grabs when the River City Antique Tackle Show returns to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Decatur Riverfront later this month. The event attracts collectors from across the southeastern United States and beyond who bring thousands of antique fishing items dating back to the mid 1800s to display and sell over two days in Decatur, Ala.
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An inside guide for successful warm-water fishing in the Tennessee Valley
TVA prides itself on keeping its reservoir waters healthy, oxygenated and viable enough to support a variety of wildlife.
That includes a variety of sport fish, including black bass, black crappie, channel catfish and spotted, largemouth and smallmouth bass
These fish are ranked by reservoir on a scale from 20 (poor) to 60 (excellent).
The Shoals Youth Bassmasters youth anglers, fishing the next to last club tournament of the 2019 season, went head-to-head in the three age divisions on Wilson Lake out of the Lock Six ramp on August 31, 2019.
The fishing temperature was cool at 7 AM but ended hot by the 11 AM weigh-in time for the fifty-four youth competing. Club director Richard Laxson noted that most of the youth anglers caught fish in the tournament.
By Frank Sargeant, The Huntsville Times
(Republished with permission)
Elephants eat peanuts, one of my fishing guide buddies likes to say.
That was right on target for two major national tournaments in the last month, as both a B.A.S.S. Elite event and the Major League Fishing Redcrest championship were won by anglers relying heavily on tiny jigs that would appear better suited for crappies or bluegills than bass.
Clean water, careful management, aquatic plants, and southern hospitality create the perfect recipe that makes Tennessee Valley lakes some of the best bass fisheries in the nation and across the entire Southeast.
Take your lake levels to go!
Available for iPhone and Android devices, the free TVA Lake Info app has now been updated to provide a new, more user-friendly interface and faster processing speeds.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) TrophyCatch program celebrates its most recent Hall of Fame largemouth bass catch weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces, caught and released in Orange Lake by Chad Dorland during a University of Florida fishing tournament.
Gemini Jerseys offer 30% to 50% Discount to Collegiate Anglers
Through Gemini Jersey’s long-standing partnership with the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, collegiate anglers and teams are eligible for various Gemini discounts including single orders and team orders.
August tenth found the Shoals Youth Bassmasters launching into First Creek on Wheeler Lake. Fifty-eight young angler members and boat captains readied for the 7 AM start.
The fishermen got the shade benefit of an overcast sky until 10 AM. The hot sun pounded the kids for an hour until the 11 AM weigh-in. A three-fish limit was in force to help reduce any heat-related bass fatalities.
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is investigating a fish kill on the Black Warrior River near the Holt Lock and Dam in Tuscaloosa County.