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

B.A.S.S. Officially Announces 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series Field

A reworked 2020 Bassmaster Elite Series season drew millions of enthusiastic fans to live broadcasts as the Elites became one of the only major sports to complete their full schedule, so it is no surprise that the full field is eager to resume competition.

Bryan New of Belmont, N.C., who won the Falcon Rods Bassmaster Opens Angler of the Year title, is one of 13 new anglers on the 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series.  Photo by James Overstreet/B.A.S.S.

Schedule Announced For 2021 B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series

After a wildly successful inaugural campaign in 2020, B.A.S.S. officials were excited Friday to announce the regular-season schedule for the 2021 Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX.

Bassmaster Classic And Outdoors Expo Moved

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Due to the ongoing public health emergency and associated limits on large gatherings, B.A.S.S. officials announced today that the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo originally scheduled for late March would be moved to June 11-13, 2021.

Logan Johnson and Jeremy Christian win the Inaugural Alabama Bass Trail 100

By Jason Duran

Photos by Chris Brown


January 10- Columbiana, AL- 100 Teams launched at Beeswax Park for the first of three events in the brand-new Alabama Bass Trail 100 series.

Logan and Jeremy started the morning in an area they found in practice…

B.A.S.S. Nation 2021 Regional Championship Schedule Announced

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 2021 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries.

Downloadable Southern Fishing New Student Angler Class – Finesse Fishing

Welcome to Southern Fishing News Student Angler Class. This downloadable class is on Finesse Fishing and is available free to high school bass clubs, or actually, anyone who wants a brush-up on the subject.

2021 Georgia Fishing Regulations Guidebook

Kick off the brand new year by using the 2021 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide as you make all your fishing plans says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). 

MLF REDCREST 2021 Shift to Texas’ Lake Palestine

Proven Big-Fish Factory, REDCREST 2022 to Remain in Tulsa

By Joe Opager

MLF has announced that REDCREST 2021, the MLF Bass Pro Tour Championship, has been shifted to Lake Palestine in Flint, Texas.

The 2021 REDCREST event has been relocated to Flint, Texas on Lake Palestine from Grand Lake, Oklahoma. Photo by Garrick Dixon

Featured sponsor – Neese Realty Waterfront Property

Southern Fishing News presents sponsor Neese Realty Waterfront Property. Neese Realty specializes in lake property on Pickwick, Wilson and Wheeler lakes.

Here’s an example of a waterfront property that listed with Neese Realty.

2021 Bassmaster High School Schedule Features Iconic Fisheries

B.A.S.S. officials have unveiled the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors 2021 schedule, which will give young anglers an opportunity to compete on the same waters that have hosted sportfishing’s premier tournaments.