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Patient Smith And Mize Win Bassmaster College Series Wild Card On Logan Martin

LINCOLN, Ala. — Lucas Smith and Dalton Mize patiently waited for their moments of opportunity and executed a flawless game plan to win the Strike King Bassmaster College Series Wild Card on Logan Martin Lake presented by Bass Pro Shops with a two-day total of 28 pounds, 2 ounces.

Lucas Smith and Dalton Mize of Jacksonville State University have won the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series Wild Card on Logan Martin Lake presented by Bass Pro Shops with a two-day total of 28 pounds, 2 ounces.
Photo by Kyle Jessie/B.A.S.S

What’s Below the Water of Alabama’s Cedar Creek Reservoir

Cedar Creek Reservoir is known best for big largemouth bass and spotted bass and crappie fishing, but catfish and bream can also be found there.

A view down a bank while the reservoir was filling. SFN photo

Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents

When alcohol is involved, the risk of dying is the same for an impaired operator and an impaired passenger.

Hartline and Vaughn win ABT Lake Guntersville with 24.57

By Jason Duran

Scottsboro, Ala June 11- With this being the final event of the season for the North Division, teams were not just competing to claim the $10,000 first-place prize in this event. They also competed throughout the season to accumulate AOY points hoping to finish in the top 75 to qualify for the ABT championship.

Jerry and Robbin were boat number 218 to start the day. ABT photo

Midland High Claims Another Victory At Bassmaster High School Series Event On Saginaw Bay

Giant waves and heavy winds prevented them from effectively fishing their preferred areas,

Brady Pinwar and Alec Albrecht of Midland High School have won the Abu Garcia Bassmaster High School Series at Saginaw Bay presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors with a total of 21 pounds, 9 ounces.
Photo by Kyle Jessie/B.A.S.S.

Linder And Thompson Come From Behind For Bassmaster College Series Win On Saginaw Bay

Since the fifth grade, Nathan Thompson and Brian Linder have been fishing tournaments together but had never been able to seal the deal on a major victory.


Brian Linder and Nathan Thompson of Minnesota State-Mankato have won the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Saginaw Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops with a two-day total of 44 pounds, 3 ounces.
Photo by Kyle Jessie/B.A.S.S.

Walker County Public Fishing Lake (Alabama) Temporarily Closed

Walker County Public Fishing Lake near Jasper, Alabama, is temporarily closed.

Walker County Lake Photo by Billy Pope, ADCNR

Brandon Lester Holds On To Top Spot At Bassmaster Elite Series Event On Pickwick Lake

 Saying you need 20 pounds per day to win is one thing, but actually producing those results hasn’t been an easy task at the Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake.

Brandon Lester of Fayetteville, Tenn., was leading after Day 3 of the 2022 Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake with a three-day total of 63 pounds, 3 ounces. Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.

Jade Keeton and Adam Brown Win ABT 100 on Neely Henry with 17.23

By Jason Duran

Jade Keeton and Adam Brown caught 17.23 pounds but were unsure if that was enough to win until the scales closed on Saturday.

The team made a run of a little over an hour to fish an area called the dead river. ABT photo

What a Catch! New Georgia State Record Redbreast Sunfish

 Angler Lester Roberts Reels The Record In

The top spots continue to fall as Georgia waters keep yielding record fish! Four new state records have been caught since December.

Angler Lester Roberts Reels In a New State Record Redbreast Sunfish