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.

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Featured Sponsor – Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation

Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation is your path from fishing club tournaments to fishing in the BASSMASTER Classic! Read more about the road to the Classic.


2021 Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation Adult Tournaments

The Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation’s schedule for the 2021 Adult Tournament has been published and includes four Alabama lakes.

Antique Lures Second Downloadable Southern Fishing New Student Angler Class

Welcome to the second online Southern Fishing News Student Angler Class. This downloadable class is on antique lures and, as the finesse fishing program, is available free. The class is geared to high school bass clubs and youth anglers. However, any other interested bass anglers are welcome to download.

Brooks High School bass club.

Lake Eufaula Lands 2021 Bassmaster Team Championship Event

The last spot in the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk will be filled on historic Lake Eufaula as this Alabama fishery hosts the Bassmaster Team Championship and Classic Fish-Off Dec. 8-11, 2021.

Alabama’s historic Lake Eufaula will host the 2021 Bassmaster Team Championship and Classic Fish-Off Dec. 8-11.
Photo by Shane Durrance/B.A.S.S.

2021 Class Of Bassmaster High School All-Americans Nominations

 B.A.S.S. is seeking nominations for the best and brightest high school bass anglers in the country.

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.