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Foster Bradley and Nick Harris Win ABT Logan Martin Lake

By Jason Duran

Foster Bradley and Nick Harris finished in first place. “After practice, we started this morning down the lake using topwater baits.”

Foster Bradley and Nick Harris finished in first place. ABT photo

Auburn University’s Smith & Marbut Win BoatUS Collegiate Championship

Hemby & Minor from Carson-Newman take 2nd, Emmanuel College anglers Campbell & Guy finish 3rd

The 2023 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops on May 26 is in the books. The Association of Collegiate Anglers’ 18th annual National Championship awarded over $30,000 in prizes and contingencies, crowned a National Champion, and named a number one team in the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year.

Tucker Smith and Hayden Marbut from 2nd ranked Auburn University. BoatUS photo

Youth Anglers Face Bad Weather On Wheeler Lake

The Shoals Youth Bassmasters, based in Northwest Alabama, arrived at a rain-drenched ramp in Wheeler Lake’s First Creek on May 20th. This was the first club tournament of the 2023 schedule.

Alabama Free Fishing Day is June 10

On Saturday, June 10, 2023, Alabamians and out-of-state visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater.

Lance Whitaker and Jeremy Briscoe win ABT Pickwick with 21.48 

By Jason Duran

Two hundred twenty-five teams converged on Pickwick Lake for the fourth stop for the Alabama Bass Trail North Division. Teams reported a difficult practice due to rain and storms during the week.  

The first-place team of Lance Whitaker and Jeremy Briscoe weighed in 21.48. ABT photo

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In My Humble Opinion

Drew Benton’s Elite Winning Tactics

Florida-based bass brain, Drew Benton, shares his winning tactics for bedding fish and the concurrent shad spawn buffet

Back on April 27, 2023,  Panama City, Florida-based Bagley Baits pro, Drew Benton, added another Bassmaster Elite win to his growing resume of firsts and top 10 finishes.

Updates on The Alabama SHOR Act and WIL: Forever Chemicals

The SHOR Act
The SHOR Act passed unanimously in the Alabama House on Tuesday and the Alabama Senate companion bill, SB 105, passed favorably out of the Healthcare Committee in the Senate on May 3, 2023. (MORE)