Bass Fishing Articles

The bass are not jumping into the boat at Smith Mountain Lake, but when you get a bite, it's a good one, said Brandon Reynolds who teamed with his brother-in-law Ben Reynolds to win the points title in the Carolina Anglers Team Trail Fall series.

Fishing should be great and entries should be up for the 4th Carolina Monster Bass Winter Trail Tournament on Lake Norman Saturday, said tournament director Scott Hyder.

When Stanley Gunter and his partner set out on DeGray Lake for the second and final day of practice for the Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship they were looking for a “little sweet spot” on the side of a ledge or hump in deep water that might produce some quality bass in the tournament this week.

Winter trails are popular on a lot of lakes, such as Lake Norman and Lake Wylie, but for some reason there is usually a lull in tournament activity on Lake Murray during December and into January. But now that void has been filled.

The memory of the late Chuck Chapel, a well-known and admired August, Ga., marine dealer, lives on in the eyes of hundreds of children who have a Christmas each year that would not have been possible otherwise.

BRANDON WILLIAMS & DEREK LILLEY WON THE NOV 29 CATT TOURNAMENT ON WYLIEBRANDON WILLIAMS & DEREK LILLEY WON THE NOV 29 CATT TOURNAMENT ON WYLIE

Look for the Alabama Rig to play a major role in the third Carolina Anglers Team Trail Fall Tournament Saturday on Lake Wylie.

While December is normally a down time for bass tournaments, Rich Gerken is hoping a lot of tournament anglers around the South Carolina Midlands will be looking for some action and enter the 5thAnnual Mr. Lake Murray Bass Tournament Saturday, Dec. 6.

The thing about Thanksgiving is that a person can only eat so much turkey before he just has to do something else.

Even though he graduated from Clemson University which sits on the shores of Lake Hartwell and his apartment was right beside the lake, when he was not in class Andy Montgomery spent most of his fishing time on nearby Lake Keowee.

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It wasn't much of a surprise. Everybody knew it was coming. But nobody in the 2014 American Bass Anglers Ray Scott Championship on Lake Wheeler was able to practice for the conditions they faced in the first morning launch Wednesday.