News Stories & Fishing Articles

KayakKorner DIY – Removable Stabilizers

Kayaks afford us the ability to take fishing to very limited access areas. However, with the increased access kayak fishermen have to endure reduced stability than larger boats.

Southern Fishing News Sponsor Feature – Daiichi

Southern Fishing News is pleased to feature Daiichi, one of our quality sponsors. The Daiichi brand is a well known as the “World’s Sharpest Hook.”

Coming to North Alabama?

Stop by Westend Outdoors to stock-up before hitting Wheeler, Wilson and/or Pickwick.

Pierson wins Nation Championship

ByCraig Lamb


FLORENCE, Ala. — Randy Pierson’s scouting trip to Alabama’s Pickwick Lake paved the way to victory for the Californian at the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan Outdoors.

Pierson, of Oakdale, Calif., encountered the best of worst-case scenarios during his October visit.

Asian Silver Carp: A Clear and Present Danger

Perhaps nothing has alarmed the fishing public as much as the Asian silver carp invasion of rivers and lakes in the U.S. There are primarily three reasons for this alarm.

One, no sure-fire method has been developed/deployed that will stop the silver carp from infiltrating connected lakes; Two, the non-native fish presents a boating hazard to occupants of a craft on the water; And three, the potential for decimating game fish in an infested body of water. This article attempts to shed a little more light on this “plague” and specific information regarding the silver carp invasion in north Alabama lakes, namely, Pickwick, Wilson, Wheeler, and Guntersville.

B.A.S.S. Nation – “The Road To The Classic Begins Here”

The road to having an opportunity to fish in the Bassmaster Classic begins with a B.A.S.S. Nation club. The B.A.S.S. Nation National Championship is being held November 8-10 on Pickwick Lake with a Classic berth up for grabs.

5 Simple Conservation Tips

Here at T-H Marine, we not only manufacture products with fisheries conservation in mind, but we also take pride in working with partner organizations who do the same.

For great fall fishing, say cheese

Fishing for bass on Guntersville is always good. In the fall, it’s even better—if you know the right techniques for fishing the weeds this time of year. Our fishing expert shares his secrets.

There’s no denying that Lake Guntersville is a world-class bass fishing destination. Part of the reason is the abundant aquatic vegetation—call it grass, weeds, moss, or what you will—that inhabits the lake and provides abundant cover for bass and baitfish.

Burdeshaw Dominates Field at State Championship on Eufaula

Headland anglers dominate ABN state championship
By Greg McCain


The small city of Headland is located about 50 miles south of Lake Eufaula.

Over the weekend, a youth movement from the city invaded Eufaula and made the lake their own personal playground, dominating competition in the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation (ABN) State Championship Friday and Saturday (Oct. 19-20).

Pickwick Lake Section Maps (Wilson Dam to Pickwick Dam)

We have put together a map of Pickwick Lake (northwest Alabama) divided into sections from Wilson Dam downstream to Pickwick Dam. These map sections may be viewed/downloaded.