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

Don’t get too close

Here is a short video of the powerful discharge from Wheeler Dam’s lock.

Alabama Fresh Water Fish Attractor Locations

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is providing GPS waypoints, map, and/or Excel file for the locations of freshwater fish attractors.

Student Angler Federation Releases 2019 Master High School Schedules and NEW Advancement Opportunity Details!

The Bass Federation’s Student Angler Federation (SAF) announced today the 2019 High School Fishing schedule, including forty-two SAF High School Fishing State Championships, three SAF High School Fishing Challenge\Open tournaments, 15 Bass Pro shops FLW High School Fishing Opens, eight state high school athletic association sanctioned tournaments and the pinnacle event in all of the high school fishing the High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship which has already been announced for 2019, 2020, 2021 and are listed as well. 

KayakKorner DIY – Removable Stabilizers

Kayaks afford us the ability to take fishing to very limited access areas. However, with the increased access kayak fishermen have to endure reduced stability than larger boats.

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature – Daiichi

Southern Fishing News is pleased to feature Daiichi, one of our quality sponsors. The Daiichi brand is a well known as the “World’s Sharpest Hook.”

Coming to North Alabama?

Stop by Westend Outdoors to stock-up before hitting Wheeler, Wilson and/or Pickwick.

Pierson wins Nation Championship

ByCraig Lamb


FLORENCE, Ala. — Randy Pierson’s scouting trip to Alabama’s Pickwick Lake paved the way to victory for the Californian at the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan Outdoors.

Pierson, of Oakdale, Calif., encountered the best of worst-case scenarios during his October visit.

Asian Silver Carp: A Clear and Present Danger

Perhaps nothing has alarmed the fishing public as much as the Asian silver carp invasion of rivers and lakes in the U.S. There are primarily three reasons for this alarm.

One, no sure-fire method has been developed/deployed that will stop the silver carp from infiltrating connected lakes; Two, the non-native fish presents a boating hazard to occupants of a craft on the water; And three, the potential for decimating game fish in an infested body of water. This article attempts to shed a little more light on this “plague” and specific information regarding the silver carp invasion in north Alabama lakes, namely, Pickwick, Wilson, Wheeler, and Guntersville.

B.A.S.S. Nation – “The Road To The Classic Begins Here”

The road to having an opportunity to fish in the Bassmaster Classic begins with a B.A.S.S. Nation club. The B.A.S.S. Nation National Championship is being held November 8-10 on Pickwick Lake with a Classic berth up for grabs.

5 Simple Conservation Tips

Here at T-H Marine, we not only manufacture products with fisheries conservation in mind, but we also take pride in working with partner organizations who do the same.