News Stories & Fishing Articles

Looking Forward To Another Winning Season

It’s been little more than a week since Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson conquered the field at the 2023 Bassmaster Classic Sponsored by Academy Sports + Outdoors.

Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson

Better Bait. Bigger Bites.

EGO’s new Soft Side Bait Cooler/Bucket is a lifesaver for bait and an insurance policy for your investment.

Curse Strikes Mason’s Smallmouth Fishing Bonanza

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Veteran Tennessee River guide Jimmy Mason had been on a roll recently until a phenomenon known only to a specialty segment of the media and their numerous guides struck. That phenomenon is known as the outdoor writer’s curse.

Jimmy Mason SFN File Photo

Jeff Gustafson wins the 2023 Bassmaster Classic in Knoxville, TN

Jeff Gustafson wins the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Toyota on the Tennessee River in Knoxville, TN with a three-day total of 42 pounds, 7 ounces.
Written by Bryan Brasher  Photography by James Overstreet

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Canadian pro-Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson’s bass refused to play fair on the final day of the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Toyota on the Tennessee River.

Now Fishing Lighter With A Baitcasting Reel!


The team at Lew’s is finally ready to introduce the cutting-edge Custom Lite SS, specifically built to excel with extremely light finesse baits.

Tennessee Boating, Fishing and Access Points

TWRA Weekly Fishing Forecast

Kids need to spend more time outside

Educational videos and lesson plans encourage exploring and fishing in our National Forests

Everyone agrees that kids need to spend more time outside. And now, more than ever, that requires some effort given the urge to stay indoors immersed in video games, streaming video, texting, and social media.

Father/Son Pro Anglers Share Success Story and Career Tips

NPAA Conference presentation reveals the thrills of father-son fishing connection, plus how to deal with industry changes.

Jason and Jay Przekura. Photo provided

Alabama Bass Trail Announces 2024 ABT 100 Tournament Schedule and Payout

Priority Registration Opens June 1

Decatur, Ala. (March 10, 2023) – The Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) announces dates and locations of the 2024 ABT 100 tournament series which includes a payout reaching $300,000 for all three tournaments.

ABT photo