Bass Fishing Articles

Will Treadwell and Byron Kenney, members of the University of Georgia Bass Fishing TeamWill Treadwell and Byron Kenney, members of the University of Georgia Bass Fishing Team

Things did not go well at first when Will Treadwell and Byron Kenney hooked up as a team for the University of Georgia Fishing Team.

In the seven years the North Shelby School Tournament for Special Olympics has been held on Lake Norman, the annual event has raised over $144,000 for Special Olympics at the school, but tournament director Ricky Peace would like to do much, much more.

Billy Schroeder of Paducah, KYBilly Schroeder of Paducah, KY

Billy Schroeder will be looking for redemption – and more – in the Walmart Chevy Wild Card tournament on Kentucky-Barkley lakes next week.

David Williams of Maiden, NCDavid Williams of Maiden, NC

David Williams was fishing the Walmart BFL Super Tournament on Lake Norman this past weekend to practice for the B.A.S.S. Southern Open final qualifier on the lake next weekend.

Anglers in the Oakley Big Bass Tournament on Lake Murray next weekend will have two different patterns to win some money with, said veteran tournament angler Doug Lown of Newberry.

Tony Foster and Steve Sink are hoping their “strange” fishing year continues right on through the Carolinas Bass Challenge North Carolina Division Championship on Kerr Reservoir Saturday.

Look for some eye-popping weights in the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Division Championship next week on the St. Lawrence River. That's the prediction of B.A.S.S. Nation tournament director Jon Stewart, and he has history to back him up.

Davy Hite is in a tight spot and he knows it. Heading into the Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship next week on Bays de Noc in Michigan, the 1999 Bassmaster Classic Champion is ranked 49th in points and has to climb over almost two-thirds of the 50-man field if he has a shot at making the Classic next February on Lake Hartwell in his home state of South Carolina.

The final Toms Marine Team Trail tournament of 2014 Saturday on Douglas Lake will decide more than just a winner, according to tournament director Richard McMaster.

“Not only will the points champion be decided, the outcome of the tournament will also decide which four teams will be going to the Bassmasters Team Championship, which will be held Dec. 9-13 on Lake DeGray at Bismarck, Ark., with the opportunity to fish for two brand new boats,” McMaster said.

BASS Pro Stephen BrowningBASS Pro Stephen Browning

Although a lot of water flows down the Arkansas River, BASS pro Stephen Browning says the river will fish small for the final Bassmaster Central Open tournament of 2014 this weekend.