News Stories & Fishing Articles

B.A.S.S. Officially Announces 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series Field

A reworked 2020 Bassmaster Elite Series season drew millions of enthusiastic fans to live broadcasts as the Elites became one of the only major sports to complete their full schedule, so it is no surprise that the full field is eager to resume competition.

Bryan New of Belmont, N.C., who won the Falcon Rods Bassmaster Opens Angler of the Year title, is one of 13 new anglers on the 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series.  Photo by James Overstreet/B.A.S.S.

Schedule Announced For 2021 B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series

After a wildly successful inaugural campaign in 2020, B.A.S.S. officials were excited Friday to announce the regular-season schedule for the 2021 Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX.

Bassmaster Classic And Outdoors Expo Moved

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Due to the ongoing public health emergency and associated limits on large gatherings, B.A.S.S. officials announced today that the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo originally scheduled for late March would be moved to June 11-13, 2021.

Logan Johnson and Jeremy Christian win the Inaugural Alabama Bass Trail 100

By Jason Duran

Photos by Chris Brown


January 10- Columbiana, AL- 100 Teams launched at Beeswax Park for the first of three events in the brand-new Alabama Bass Trail 100 series.

Logan and Jeremy started the morning in an area they found in practice…

B.A.S.S. Nation 2021 Regional Championship Schedule Announced

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 2021 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries.

Downloadable Southern Fishing New Student Angler Class – Finesse Fishing

Welcome to Southern Fishing News Student Angler Class. This downloadable class is on Finesse Fishing and is available free to high school bass clubs, or actually, anyone who wants a brush-up on the subject.

2021 Georgia Fishing Regulations Guidebook

Kick off the brand new year by using the 2021 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide as you make all your fishing plans says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). 

MLF REDCREST 2021 Shift to Texas’ Lake Palestine

Proven Big-Fish Factory, REDCREST 2022 to Remain in Tulsa

By Joe Opager

MLF has announced that REDCREST 2021, the MLF Bass Pro Tour Championship, has been shifted to Lake Palestine in Flint, Texas.

The 2021 REDCREST event has been relocated to Flint, Texas on Lake Palestine from Grand Lake, Oklahoma. Photo by Garrick Dixon

Featured sponsor – Neese Realty Waterfront Property

Southern Fishing News presents sponsor Neese Realty Waterfront Property. Neese Realty specializes in lake property on Pickwick, Wilson and Wheeler lakes.

Here’s an example of a waterfront property that listed with Neese Realty.

2021 Bassmaster High School Schedule Features Iconic Fisheries

B.A.S.S. officials have unveiled the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors 2021 schedule, which will give young anglers an opportunity to compete on the same waters that have hosted sportfishing’s premier tournaments.