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

Texas Christian University Anglers Skolnick & Torres Win

Richardson & Kelly from Newberry College claim 2nd, University of Tennessee’s Gee & Sentell finish in 3rd

The conclusion of the 2021 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops on May 27, 2021marks the end of the 2020-21 Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.

2021 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Winners with 32.51 lbs. Photo BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing

One thing to know about life jackets-WEAR THEM

Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about life jackets.

DSC_5027 Photo Courtesy of The U.S. Coast Guard.

Steve Hatfield  and Jim Leary win Alabama Bass Trail 100 on Lake Eufaula with  25.26 pounds

By Jason Duran   Photos by Chris Brown

One hundred teams launched at Lakepoint State Park for the second of three events in the brand-new Alabama Bass Trail 100 series. The ABT 100 series features 100 teams, 100 percent payback, and a $100,000 total payout in each event.  Steve Hatfield and Jim Leary claimed the first-place title, took home the hardware and $25,000.


Steve Hatfield and Jim Leary claimed the first-place title.

Shoals Youth Bassmasters open 2021 season

The youth fishing club fished the first of six tournaments of the 2021 season. The 2020 season had to be cut to three tournaments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

St. Lawrence Lands Bassmaster College National Championship

The country’s best college teams will converge in Waddington, N.Y., for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops on the St. Lawrence River Aug. 12-14, 2021.

B.A.S.S. New York’s scenic St. Lawrence River will host the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops August 12-14, 2021. B.A.S.S. photo

High School Fishing World Finals & National Championship

Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC, June 30 – July 3, 2021
Nearly 3 Million Dollars in Scholarship Offers and Prizes committed from MULTIPLE colleges and universities across the nation.

Alabama Bass Trail Announces 2022 Tournament Schedule and Payout

Priority Registration Opens August 1

The Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) is excited to announce dates and locations of the 2022 tournament series which includes a payout reaching over $580,000.

Load the kids up fer a fun fishin’ trip!

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature – Steddie Pole

Here’s a new product all us legacy anglers can use-a hand climbing up and down from a fishing deck. The Steddie Pole is a portable assist tool. You might find the Steddie Pole handy even for getting up out of the driver’s seat.

B.A.S.S. Announces 2022 Bassmaster Classic Will Be Held At Lake Hartwell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The world’s most prestigious professional bass tournament will be returning next year to the site of some of the best moments in the sport’s famed history.