PALATKA, Fla — After becoming the oldest angler ever to win a Bassmaster Elite Series event in 2016 on the St. Johns River, Rick Clunn provided what has become one of the most famous quotes in professional bass fishing history when he said, “Never accept that all of your best moments are in your past.”
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The Go Fish Education Center is hosting an education seminar on pond management on Feb. 21, 2019 (5:30 – 7 pm).
February 1 marks the beginning of the fishing season for 21 of Alabama’s 23 State-owned Public Fishing Lakes. Located throughout the state, these lakes are noted for their quality fishing for bream, largemouth bass, channel catfish, and crappie (in most lakes). Because these smaller lakes warm more quickly than larger bodies of water, early spring fishing can be excellent.
Big Wheeler Lake blue cats are sure to be plentiful.
Catfish anglers from several states will travel to Wheeler Lake at Decatur, AL for a King Kat Tournament Trail event presented by Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s. Local and traveling anglers will be vying for cash, prizes, and an opportunity to compete at the 2019 King Kat Classic which will feature a guaranteed payout of $120,000 in cash and prizes.
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Starting today (Jan. 28, 2019, collegiate anglers nationwide will be able to register for the Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley. The event, hosted by Henry County Tourism Authority, will include an angler appreciation banquet in Paris, Tennessee the night before the event, as well as two days of fishing on Kentucky Lake.
This event will also be televised on several national networks to include CBS Sports, Pursuit Channel, World Fishing Network and numerous on-demand platforms, including Outdoor Action TV, as part of the largest ever collegiate bass fishing television series.
A few changes are in store for this year! First off, Bass Pro Shops will be the title sponsor of one of collegiate bass fishing’s largest events. The event has always been an angler favorite and continues to showcase the fantastic spring fishing opportunities on Kentucky Lake not only to the collegiate anglers fishing the event but also to the fans of fishing as they watch the national coverage Live from the event.
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I stumbled across a documentary on Netflix, “The Devil We Knew”. The movie begins with the advent of C8 (the chemical used to make Teflon and hundreds of other products) in West Virginia. The effects of C8 on humans and animals is astounding, to say the least.
Southern Fishing News has 21 interesting videos posted on our You Tube channel. ROLL TAPE!
From the swollen shores of Lake Amistad to the near record high water levels at Sam Rayburn, Strike King pro Ray Hanselman and Lew’s pros Terry Bolton showed an unconventional way to victory, despite the high water.
Two Alabama students were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship from B.A.S.S. and Alabama Power.
“We are proud to partner with Alabama Power to support students who want to further their education in a trade,” said Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S. CEO. “And, we’re even more pleased to provide additional scholarship opportunities for students.”