News Stories & Fishing Articles

Pickwick provides mixed-bags for SYBM youngsters

The Shoals Youth Bassmasters, based in Northwest Alabama, fished Pickwick Lake July 28, 2018, for their _ club tournament. Fish weighed by the winners in each age division totaled 62.31 pounds. Pickwick provided a mix of both largemouth and smallmouth bass for the young anglers.

SYBM sweat it out on Wheeler

Fifty-four members of the Shoals Youth Bassmasters (SYBM) went head-to-head in three age divisions on Wheeler Lake July 14, 2018. The boats with adult boat captains and youth anglers launched from the First Creek ramp.

A Legend In His Own Time

The new edition of Slider Lure’s SliderLines introduces you to a Legend In His Own Time, who he is and how that “legend” was created. In addition, there are…

Tolle and Hale, 2018 High School Fishing World Finals Champions

Ponca City, Okla., – July 3, 2018 – The TBF Student Angler Federation, (SAF) along with our partners in fishing at FLW hosted the 9thAnnual High School Fishing World Finals June 26-30 on Pickwick Lake. The most prestigious high school event in the country lived up to the hype crushing records in attendance, number of contenders and participating states.

Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournament Series set to Premiere on Discovery Channel

SAN ANTONIO, TX (July 2, 2018) – The 2018 Season of Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournament Series™ will air on the Discovery Channel beginning on July 8, 2018. Fans of the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournament Series™ can tune in every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. EST to see latest college bass fishing action.

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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.