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Pier Fishin’

By Ron McDonald, Editor & Publisher

Sometimes you just don’t want to fight the wind, waves or weekend traffic on the lake. But that does not mean you don’t go fishing.

Shoals Youth Bassmasters 2021 Tournament Schedule Announced

Richard Laxson, Director of the Shoals Youth Bassmasters, has announced the club’s 2021 tournament schedule.

Club members with their catch during the 2020 August tournament. SYBM photo

Veteran Angler Lowen Earns First Bassmaster Elite Series Victory At Pickwick

Bill Lowen turned in an impressively consistent performance at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake,

Bill Lowen turned in an impressively consistent performance. Photo by: B.A.S.S. / Seigo Saito

There’s A Tie At The Top At Pickwick Elite

March 22, 2021

FLORENCE, Ala. — Tomorrow, there can be only one winner, but Bill Lowen and Chad Pipkens share the Day 3 lead at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake.

Bill Lowen of Brookville, Ind., and Chad Pipkens of Holt, Mich., are tied for first place after Day 3 of the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake with a three-day total of 62 pounds, 10 ounces.
Photos by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.

Despite Slower Day, Kreiger Maintains Lead At Bassmaster Elite At Pickwick

FLORENCE, Ala. — Koby Kreiger’s main pattern provided a solid foundation, but a strategic relocation proved essential to maintaining his lead at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake.

Koby Kreiger, of Alva, Fla., is leading after Day 2 of the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake with a two-day total of 45 pounds, 11 ounces. Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.

Kreiger Starts And Finishes Strong To Lead Bassmaster Elite At Pickwick Lake

FLORENCE, Ala. — A strong start plus a strong finish was the formula for Koby Kreiger to lead Day 1 of the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake.

Koby Kreiger, of Alva, Fla., is leading after Day 1 of the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake with 25 pounds, 12 ounces. Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S

Flooding Forces Pickwick Elite Delay

 

Cox Finally Conquers Smith Lake

 SEAN OSTRUSZKA

CULLMAN, Ala. – It seemed like it was only a matter of time. Then again, with everything that had happened to John Cox at Smith Lake in the past, he never knew if it actually would.

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Cox conquers Smith Lake. By-Rob-Matsuura

Alabama Bass Trail Announces 2022 ABT 100

Priority Registration Opens June 1

 

The Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) is pleased to unveil dates and locations of the 2022 ABT 100 tournament series which includes a payout reaching $300,000 for all three tournaments.

Student Angler Class 3 – Silver Carp Threat

This is the third class in our Student Angler Class Series, the “Silver Carp Threat”. This presentation follows the previous “Finesse Fishing” and “Antique Lures” downloadable classes.

The silver carp invasive species.