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

Load the kids up fer a fun fishin’ trip!

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature – Steddie Pole

Here’s a new product all us legacy anglers can use-a hand climbing up and down from a fishing deck. The Steddie Pole is a portable assist tool. You might find the Steddie Pole handy even for getting up out of the driver’s seat.

B.A.S.S. Announces 2022 Bassmaster Classic Will Be Held At Lake Hartwell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The world’s most prestigious professional bass tournament will be returning next year to the site of some of the best moments in the sport’s famed history.

Pier Fishin’

By Ron McDonald, Editor & Publisher

Sometimes you just don’t want to fight the wind, waves or weekend traffic on the lake. But that does not mean you don’t go fishing.

Shoals Youth Bassmasters 2021 Tournament Schedule Announced

Richard Laxson, Director of the Shoals Youth Bassmasters, has announced the club’s 2021 tournament schedule.

Club members with their catch during the 2020 August tournament. SYBM photo

Veteran Angler Lowen Earns First Bassmaster Elite Series Victory At Pickwick

Bill Lowen turned in an impressively consistent performance at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake,

Bill Lowen turned in an impressively consistent performance. Photo by: B.A.S.S. / Seigo Saito

There’s A Tie At The Top At Pickwick Elite

March 22, 2021

FLORENCE, Ala. — Tomorrow, there can be only one winner, but Bill Lowen and Chad Pipkens share the Day 3 lead at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake.

Bill Lowen of Brookville, Ind., and Chad Pipkens of Holt, Mich., are tied for first place after Day 3 of the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake with a three-day total of 62 pounds, 10 ounces.
Photos by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.

Despite Slower Day, Kreiger Maintains Lead At Bassmaster Elite At Pickwick

FLORENCE, Ala. — Koby Kreiger’s main pattern provided a solid foundation, but a strategic relocation proved essential to maintaining his lead at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake.

Koby Kreiger, of Alva, Fla., is leading after Day 2 of the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake with a two-day total of 45 pounds, 11 ounces. Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.

Kreiger Starts And Finishes Strong To Lead Bassmaster Elite At Pickwick Lake

FLORENCE, Ala. — A strong start plus a strong finish was the formula for Koby Kreiger to lead Day 1 of the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake.

Koby Kreiger, of Alva, Fla., is leading after Day 1 of the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake with 25 pounds, 12 ounces. Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S

Flooding Forces Pickwick Elite Delay