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TowBoatUS on Lake Martin and Lewis Smith Lake

Capt. Chad Gilliland and his wife, Danah, the new owners of TowBoatUS Lake Martin and TowBoatUS Lewis Smith Lake, have been inland Alabama boaters for the majority of their lives. With boating activity on the rise on both lakes, the couple took over the two ports earlier this year that provides 24-hour assistance to boaters and anglers who have trouble on the water. Providing a safe tow home, a battery jump or a gentle pull off a shoal are their specialties. The business is part of a nationwide network of more than 300 TowBoatUS locations.

Team Cabela’s Collegiate Anglers Win Big

At the recent BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s, six teams qualified to win Cabela’s gear packages based on their finishes on Lake Pickwick.

Alabama BASS Nation High School Team Trail Announces Exciting Changes

Alabama BASS Nation High School Team Trail Announces EXCITING Changes for Upcoming 2018-2019 Season with the establishment of a Two Division Format.

Alabama High School Angler Of The Year Award Goes To A Talented Team

Abby Montgomery and teammate John Adams Gray walked away with the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation High School Angler Of the Year award (AOY) for 2018. The two high school students, members of the Lakeside High School fishing team, have proven to be a very potent combo and were a constant threat for a very high tournament finish or the win.

Youth Bassmasters bring in 98.125 pounds of bass

Shoals Youth Bassmasters placing members brought-in 98.125 pounds of bass from Wilson Lake in northwest Alabama on June 9, 2018.

Rediscover this day: Jun 7, 2014

Rediscover this day, Jun 7, 2014, at the Alabama B.A.S.S.Nation tournament on Wheeler Lake. 

Are You Protecting against Malignant Melanoma?

Malignant melanoma is a serious type of cancer which is found mostly in skin but also (rarely) in other areas of the body. It is one of the less common types of skin cancer but causes the majority of skin cancer-related deaths.

Shoals Youth Bassmasters Open Year On Wheeler

The Shoals Youth Bassmasters kicked-off their 2018 season May 12 on Wheeler Lake out of First Creek. Sixty-eight members participated in the tournament. The 68 youth three age divisions brought in 100.937 pounds of Wheeler bass. Not bad at all.

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