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

Texas Lunker Challenge registration open

Registration is now open for the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series Texas Lunker Challenge.

Sponsor Feature-Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation

Join an Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation affiliated club, fish state qualifying events and get on the road to the BASSMASTER Classic!

New B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Tournament Trail

B.A.S.S. has announced a new Kayak Series, the Huk BASSMASTER B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series.

Alabama Bass Trail Expands in 2021

Decatur, Ala. (January 9, 2020) – The Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) held a news conference today to unveil a new addition to its tackle box. The Alabama Bass Trail 100 Series will make its debut in January 2021 and will be held on three of the Alabama Bass Trail lakes. Attracting professionals and amateur anglers from across the United States, the new three tournament series features a $25,000 first-place prize and pays 20 places totaling $100,000.

Three BIG public hearings coming up in Alabama! Let your voice be heard!

Dear River Defender,

​The new year is starting off with a bang with three important public hearings for you to TAKE ACTION to #DefendRivers. We encourage you to attend these hearings and submit comments. Please let us know if you have any questions or if you have a public meeting in your area you would like to promote.

Saay What???

Good selection of waterfront property from Neese Realty

Looking for a place to park your boat?

Slider Lures begins 50th Year with this issue of “SliderLines” newsletter

Charlie Brewer’s Slider Lures marks the start of the company’s 50th year of business in 2020-“Where Finesse Fishing Began”. This new issue of the company’s newsletter, “SliderLines”, Includes a look back at the beginning by Charlie Brewer, Jr. and an in-depth story on how Slider Lures was originated by Charlie Brewer, Sr. as “Crazy Head Lures”. Also in this issue are Charlie Brewer, Sr., “In His Own Words” tips about line selection when fishing for crappie and a look at the Spin Cast Reel GA1000 available from Slider.

Alabama State Record Freshwater Fish

Here is a comprehensive list of Alabama’s State Record Freshwater Fish-from Largemouth Bass to Warmouth.

Procedures for the “Certification of Alabama State Record Freshwater Fish” includes:

  • Fish must be caught in Alabama waters by legal means. 
  • Fish must be identified by a Fisheries Section biologist or other certified fisheries biologist. 
  • Fish must be weighed on certified scales. Weighing must be witnessed by two people. 
  • Application must be submitted on official application form
  • Application form must be notarized.

ADEM Continues PFAS Investigation

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management continues to monitor the Perflourochemical situation in Alabama’s Morgan and Lawrence counties (Wheeler Lake).