News Stories & Fishing Articles

Tragedy on Pickwick Lake

Sunday, February 23, 2020, two boys and a parent chaperone were reported missing after they did not return to the boat ramp or to their homes after a bass fishing tournament on Pickwick Lake the previous day. The two fifteen-year-olds and the 43-year-old “boat captain”, the father of one of the boys, reported as Kenneth Driver, were on Pickwick to fish a high school bass club “fruit jar” tournament while pre-fishing for an upcoming event. The club is from Obion County Central High School in Obion, TN.

King Kat Tournament Trail Travels to Wheeler Lake

Big blue cats are sure to come to the scales at Decatur, Ala.

Louisville, KY – February 25, 2020 – Catfish anglers from several states will travel to Wheeler Lake at Decatur, Ala. 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 2020 King Kat Classic which will feature a guaranteed payout of $120,000 in cash and prizes.

Schreiner University’s Matthew Dorcz Wins the Texas Lunker Challenge

San Antonio, TX (February 24, 2020) – The scales have closed at Umphrey Pavillion and the sun has set on the Association of Collegiate Angler’s first major event of the year, the Texas Lunker Challenge presented by Mossy Oak Fishing.

The Alabama Bass Trail North Division is off to Chilly Start from Guntersville

By Jason Duran

 February 22, 2020 Guntersville, AL– Tournament anglers had a very chilly start to the Alabama Bass Trail North Division from Lake Guntersville with temps below freezing at takeoff. The predictions at the meeting on Friday night were that someone would catch over 30 pounds. February and pre-spawn conditions typically mean big bags, but the weather conditions were not going make it easy.

5 Hot Texas Lakes for Lunkers


Texas Parks & Wildlife

Our popular Toyota ShareLunker program has partnered with anglers to promote and enhance bass fishing in Texas since 1986. The first of 2020, was caught by Brittany Newman of Longview at Gilmer Reservoir

Alabama Bass Nation High School Tiger Division Standings and tournament results

The Alabama Bass Nation High School Tiger Division Standings and tournament results have been published. The updated list shows the school and team standings, including weights for individual tournaments.

Alabama High School Nation tournament on Lake Eufaula

A new video of the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation High School tournament on Lake Eufaula has been posted on our YouTube channel

Free entertainment: Special Photos

Want some free entertainment? Just uploaded some brand new, cool, special effect photos. I don’t think you have seen any effects like these.

January 2020 data update for Southern Fishing News

We have updated angler traffic data for our website and social pages activity for the month of January. Our 2020 Sponsor Media Kit is also available HERE..

Water for Valentine’s?

What to get your favorite person for Valentine’s Day that’s a sure winner? Well, here’s some insight.