Bass Fishing Articles

Andy Montgomery is hoping the late spring might actually work in his favor in the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Toledo Bend Reservoir this week.

Last year the first Anglers @ USC Bass Open on Lake Wylie drew more than 80 boats and the collegiates are hoping their second Bass Open Saturday will bring more than 100 teams to the SC-NC border lake.

Although bad weather forced the annual MSKP Kyle Page tournament to move from its scheduled April date to June 2 last year, 180 teams of anglers showed up to fish and support the charitable goals of the tournament.

Anglers in the Toho Marine Elite One Man Trail tournament on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes Saturday should be able to pick their favorite lure or technique and pretty much be assured of success, according to tournament director Bob McDaniel.

The winner of the Alabama Bass Trail South Division tournament on Jordan Lake Saturday probably will be the angler who finds some obscure thing that nobody else is looking for, according to a veteran Jordan Lake angler.

Lowell Caudill and Teddy Lloyd won the most recent tournament on Douglas with a 23.6-pound limit!Lowell Caudill and Teddy Lloyd won the most recent tournament on Douglas with a 23.6-pound limit!

The April 5 Tom's Marine Team Trail Tournament on Douglas Lake had an outstanding outcome with the winning team weighing in a whopping limit at 23.6 pounds, and tournament director Richard McMaster is expecting another impressive weigh-in Saturday in the third tournament of the season on Cherokee Lake.

Dearal Rodgers will be fishing as a co-angler in the Walmart FLW Tour Major this week on Beaver LakeDearal Rodgers will be fishing as a co-angler in the Walmart FLW Tour Major this week on Beaver Lake

When you are fishing from the back of the boat it helps to draw a pro angler who is on fish. So far this FLW Tour season, the highest finishing pro Dearal Rodgers has drawn finished 58th.

It takes dedication and a lot of effort to keep a small charitable foundation going, but all Trad Whaley has to do is look at the list of families the Claire Whaley Foundation has helped and he knows he has to keep going with the effort named for his daughter.

Parker Smelley and Branden Hollingshead won the most recent Texas Team Trail tournament on Ray Roberts with 28.06 lbsParker Smelley and Branden Hollingshead won the most recent Texas Team Trail tournament on Ray Roberts with 28.06 lbs

In the two tournaments held so far in 2014, the Texas Team Trail has averaged 234 boats – 251 teams at Sam Rayburn Reservoir Feb. 15 and 217 at Lake Ray Roberts March 15 – and more than 200 teams are expected for the third tournament of the season Saturday at Lake Texoma.

In most collegiate bass fishing tournaments, college teams compete against other college teams, but in the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash this weekend on Kentucky Lake team members actually will be competing against each other.