News Stories & Fishing Articles

Fisheries Aims for Bigger Fish with Florida Bass Stockings

By DAVID RAINER, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

One thing you will never find is a bass angler who is happy with catching medium-sized fish. It is always bigger is better. That has been the strategy for the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division for decades.

Frustration turns golden for Briarwood team

By Greg McCain


The frustration of fishing filters down to even the youngest of tournament competitors.

The emotion set in for Tucker Smith and Grayson Morris, a team from Birmingham’s Briarwood Christian (School) and regular competitors in Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation High School Tournaments, in the final round of the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Championship presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Auburn, B.A.S.S. Nation anglers competing for a Classic berth

Bassmaster Elite 2019 schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Since the Bassmaster Elite Series made a two-week trip to the West Coast back in 2015, fans of the sport have been clamoring for the world’s premier bass fishing circuit to return to that region.

Now, they’re about to get their wish.

Underwater scenes artwork

These scenes were created years ago. I decided to make them available to the public for viewing entertainment and downloading.

Pickwick provides mixed-bags for SYBM youngsters

The Shoals Youth Bassmasters, based in Northwest Alabama, fished Pickwick Lake July 28, 2018, for their _ club tournament. Fish weighed by the winners in each age division totaled 62.31 pounds. Pickwick provided a mix of both largemouth and smallmouth bass for the young anglers.

SYBM sweat it out on Wheeler

Fifty-four members of the Shoals Youth Bassmasters (SYBM) went head-to-head in three age divisions on Wheeler Lake July 14, 2018. The boats with adult boat captains and youth anglers launched from the First Creek ramp.

A Legend In His Own Time

The new edition of Slider Lure’s SliderLines introduces you to a Legend In His Own Time, who he is and how that “legend” was created. In addition, there are…

Tolle and Hale, 2018 High School Fishing World Finals Champions

Ponca City, Okla., – July 3, 2018 – The TBF Student Angler Federation, (SAF) along with our partners in fishing at FLW hosted the 9thAnnual High School Fishing World Finals June 26-30 on Pickwick Lake. The most prestigious high school event in the country lived up to the hype crushing records in attendance, number of contenders and participating states.

Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournament Series set to Premiere on Discovery Channel

SAN ANTONIO, TX (July 2, 2018) – The 2018 Season of Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournament Series™ will air on the Discovery Channel beginning on July 8, 2018. Fans of the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournament Series™ can tune in every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. EST to see latest college bass fishing action.