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

Rediscover this day: Jun 7, 2014

Rediscover this day, Jun 7, 2014, at the Alabama B.A.S.S.Nation tournament on Wheeler Lake. 

Are You Protecting against Malignant Melanoma?

Malignant melanoma is a serious type of cancer which is found mostly in skin but also (rarely) in other areas of the body. It is one of the less common types of skin cancer but causes the majority of skin cancer-related deaths.

Shoals Youth Bassmasters Open Year On Wheeler

The Shoals Youth Bassmasters kicked-off their 2018 season May 12 on Wheeler Lake out of First Creek. Sixty-eight members participated in the tournament. The 68 youth three age divisions brought in 100.937 pounds of Wheeler bass. Not bad at all.

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature – Bass Assassin

Dream win for two Alabama high school seniors

May 12, 2018 will be a date two young high school anglers will never forget. Sam McNew and McKinley Prickett of the Alexandria High School Fishing Team won the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation State High School Championship on Alabama’s Neely Henry Lake with a second, and last day, surge. The high school state champions brought a total weight of 30.10 lbs. to the scales for the two days of competition.

Justin Atkins to Speak at Championship Registration

FLORENCE, AL. (May 22, 2018) – Ranger Boats Pro and reigning Forrest Wood Cup Champion Justin Atkins is set to be the guest speaker for Wednesday’s angler and sponsor banquet night.  On May 23rd, more than 350 of the best collegiate anglers will gather in Florence, Alabama for registration and dinner leading up to the 2018 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s. 

Fishing Superstars, Industry Pioneers To Be Inducted Into Bass Fishing Hall Of Fame

Six individuals who have helped make the black bass America’s most popular game fish have been selected for induction into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, the Hall’s board of directors announced today.

Show Off Your ‘Best Catch’ and You Could Be Fishing with Mark Zona

May 31 deadline to win fishing trip and three additional grand prizes

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 3, 2018 – If you’re an angler or know someone who is, the countdown begins now for a chance to win big. Showing off your “best catch” could get you an action-packed fishing trip with Mark Zona, former pro angler, co-host of the Bassmaster Elite Series, and host of “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show” on his favorite lake.

Southern Fishing News Listed In Top 30 Bass Fishing Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2018

Ron McDonald, publisher and editor of Southern Fishing News, has announced his website and social media pages have been selected as one of the Top 30 Bass Fishing Blogs and Websites to follow in 2018.

3 Easy, No-Cost Ways to Be Safer on the Water

National Safe Boating Week is May 19–25

With the start of boating season and next week’s National Safe Boating Week, May 19–25, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has three tips to get boaters thinking about safety aboard any type of boat.