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

Coming to North Alabama?

Stop by Westend Outdoors to stock-up before hitting Wheeler, Wilson and/or Pickwick.

Pierson wins Nation Championship

ByCraig Lamb
BASSMASTER.COM

 

FLORENCE, Ala. — Randy Pierson’s scouting trip to Alabama’s Pickwick Lake paved the way to victory for the Californian at the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan Outdoors.

Pierson, of Oakdale, Calif., encountered the best of worst-case scenarios during his October visit.

Asian Silver Carp: A Clear and Present Danger

Perhaps nothing has alarmed the fishing public as much as the Asian silver carp invasion of rivers and lakes in the U.S. There are primarily three reasons for this alarm.

One, no sure-fire method has been developed/deployed that will stop the silver carp from infiltrating connected lakes; Two, the non-native fish presents a boating hazard to occupants of a craft on the water; And three, the potential for decimating game fish in an infested body of water. This article attempts to shed a little more light on this “plague” and specific information regarding the silver carp invasion in north Alabama lakes, namely, Pickwick, Wilson, Wheeler, and Guntersville.

B.A.S.S. Nation – “The Road To The Classic Begins Here”

The road to having an opportunity to fish in the Bassmaster Classic begins with a B.A.S.S. Nation club. The B.A.S.S. Nation National Championship is being held November 8-10 on Pickwick Lake with a Classic berth up for grabs.

5 Simple Conservation Tips

Here at T-H Marine, we not only manufacture products with fisheries conservation in mind, but we also take pride in working with partner organizations who do the same.

For great fall fishing, say cheese

Fishing for bass on Guntersville is always good. In the fall, it’s even better—if you know the right techniques for fishing the weeds this time of year. Our fishing expert shares his secrets.

There’s no denying that Lake Guntersville is a world-class bass fishing destination. Part of the reason is the abundant aquatic vegetation—call it grass, weeds, moss, or what you will—that inhabits the lake and provides abundant cover for bass and baitfish.

Burdeshaw Dominates Field at State Championship on Eufaula

Headland anglers dominate ABN state championship
By Greg McCain

 

The small city of Headland is located about 50 miles south of Lake Eufaula.

Over the weekend, a youth movement from the city invaded Eufaula and made the lake their own personal playground, dominating competition in the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation (ABN) State Championship Friday and Saturday (Oct. 19-20).

Pickwick Lake Section Maps (Wilson Dam to Pickwick Dam)

We have put together a map of Pickwick Lake (northwest Alabama) divided into sections from Wilson Dam downstream to Pickwick Dam. These map sections may be viewed/downloaded.

Blue Mountain College Freshmen Come from Outside the Top 10 to Best Talented Field

SAN ANTONIO, TX (October 13, 2018) – The more time an angler spends on the water, the more knowledge they gain, and in turn the greater chances one has for success. That is the common model used for anglers to be successful at any level. At Lake Dardanelle this week, freshmen anglers dominated the field. The AFTCO Collegiate Bass Open saw two teams of freshmen finish 1st and 2nd once the scales closed Saturday afternoon.

Slider Lures new newsletter published

Want some Slider “Tips and Tricks”? How about some expert advice on crappie jig weights?