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

New invasive plant threatens Guntersville Lake

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has discovered a new, invasive, fern-type, floating plant in Guntersville Lake. The plant is salvinia and this is concerning.

The salvinia plant species threatening Guntersville is the salvinia-molesta and salvinia-minima.. DLNR- Division of Aquatic Resources P9170109 photo

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature – Lew’s Fishing

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Minor And Lanier Claim Bassmaster College Series Victory At Lake Cumberland

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. — While Nolan Minor and Casey Lanier have been one of the most consistent teams to grace the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops stage over the past few years, they had fallen just short of winning a national event.

Nolan Minor and Casey Lanier, from West Virginia, have won the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series at Lake Cumberland presented by Bass Pro Shops with a three-day total of 39 pounds, 2 ounces. Photo by Brenden Kanies/B.A.S.S.

Talley Finishes Strong For First Career Victory At Bassmaster Elite Event On Guntersville

Frank Talley has dreamed of winning a top-level professional bass tournament his entire life.

Frank Talley, of Temple, Texas, has won the 2020 NOCO Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville with a four-day total of 64 pounds, 3 ounces. Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.

Hicks Puts Finishing Touches On B.A.S.S. Nation Regional Victory At Lake Mead

HENDERSON, Nev. — Patiently waiting for his bites and then capitalizing on the window of opportunity allowed Justin Hicks, who’s competing for the Utah B.A.S.S. Nation Team, to complete his wire-to-wire victory…

Utah team angler Justin Hicks, of Gunnison, Colo., has won the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional at Lake Mead with a three-day total of 22 pounds, 15 ounces. Photo by Tristin Williams/B.A.S.S.

Godwin Brothers Double up in the Alabama Bass Trail

By Jason Duran

The Alabama Bass Trail South Division closed its season on Lay Lake just how it started- with the Godwin brothers on top. The team of brothers claimed another win in just their second season fishing the ABT.

Noah Godwin Cole Godwin 1st place finish, ABT photo

Shoals Youth Club Trophy Winners Bring In Over Seventy Pounds

The Shoals Youth Bassmasters loaded some bags in their final club tournament of the 2020 season.

Dalton Kelly from Top Ranked Murray State Wins Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash

Berkley Choppo Dominates Day 2 Fish Catches During Tournament Action on Kentucky Lake

PARIS, TN (September 20, 2020) – The final weigh-in session has concluded, and anglers are now on their way home from the 2020 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley.  Paris, TN, and Kentucky Lake proved yet again why this is considered one of the top tournament destinations in the country. 

College Angler Battles Open-Heart Surgery, Cancer To Score Top 12 Finish

As the weigh-in for Day 2 of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series at Lake Hartwell presented by Bass Pro Shops concluded and the standings were revealed, excitement and relief fell over Jacksonville State University senior Jarred Jones.

Jacksonville State University senior Jarred Jones. B.A.S.S. photo

Murray State Makes Massive Move to Earn Number One Ranking in the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia

Western Michigan advances three spots to be ranked 2nd, and
Greenville University earns the highest rank in program history at 3rd

SAN ANTONIO, TX (Sept. 17, 2020) – Leading up to the first Association of Collegiate Anglers event of the fall, the race for 2020-2021 Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia is really starting to take off.