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

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.

Son and Mom Take Home the Win from Lewis Smith Lake

By Jason Duran

The September Lewis Smith Lake concludes the 2020 Alabama Bass Trail North Division Season.  Ethan and Becky Flack were the first team to cross the stage when the scales opened for early weigh-in.

Ethan and Becky Flack were the first team to cross the stage when the scales opened for early weigh-in. ABT photo

SFN Sponsor Feature – Slider Lures

Southern Fishing News is proud to feature one of our longtime sponsors, Slider Lures. Slider specializes in soft plastic lures for freshwater, saltwater, and a vast selection of effective and proven crappie lures.

Alabama All Access Hunting and Fishing License

To help take the guesswork out of planning your next hunting or fishing adventure, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources now offers packages that cover all of the necessary license requirements needed when pursuing white-tailed deer, wild turkey, or fishing the state’s abundant opportunities for freshwater and saltwater species.

Silver Carp: Public enemy number one

The infestation of Asian Carp into America’s rivers and lakes may be the biggest threat to our water ecology, boating, and fishing we have ever faced.

WFF Cautiously Optimistic About Spread of Silver Carp

By DAVID RAINER
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR)

Chris Greene is cautiously optimistic that an invasive fish species that can wreak havoc on reservoir ecosystems has not expanded its range in Alabama’s waterways.

In this reservoir in the Midwest, the silver carp population has become a hazard to navigation. Fortunately in Alabama, the silver carp population appears to be limited to Pickwick Reservoir.
Photo by Ryan Hagarty, USFWS

Youth bass club fights wind on Wilson

Fifty-five Shoals Youth Bassmasters fished a windy Wilson Lake out of the Lock 6 ramp on August 29. This tournament was the second of the revised three 2020 tournament schedule.

Lew’s and Strike King 2021 Products

Lew’s and Strike King have their 2021 products ready for you to see. Take a look!

Digital Tournament from Lew’s, Strike King a Fan Favorite Among High School Anglers

When the Lew’s and Strike King Digital High School Fishing Tournament was announced in March, little did anyone know how much it would be appreciated.  When the COVID-19 Pandemic hit the Country, the result was the cancellation of most school activities, and after school activities were chief among them.