Bass Fishing Articles

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.

Luke Boles and Donnie Absher won the first tournament of 2014 with 21.18 lbs on CherokeeLuke Boles and Donnie Absher won the first tournament of 2014 with 21.18 lbs on Cherokee

When Mother Nature calls, the bass have to get a move on, no matter what, said Richard McMaster, tournament director for the Tom's Marine Teal Trail which will hold its second tournament of the 2014 season Saturday on Douglas Lake.

The low water level could play a major role in the outcome of the third Alabama Bass Trail North Division tournament Saturday on Neely Henry Lake.

Bassmaster Elite Series and FLW Tour Pro Andy Montgomery of Blacksburg, SCBassmaster Elite Series and FLW Tour Pro Andy Montgomery of Blacksburg, SC

Andy Montgomery was driving the 15 hours from Palatka, Fla., to Lufkin, Texas, Sunday, halfway through a six-tournament marathon that he hopes will land him in the Forrest Wood Cup on South Carolina's famed bass factory, Lake Murray, this August.

Dearal Rodgers with a nice fish at ChickamaugaDearal Rodgers with a nice fish at Chickamauga

With a 15th place finish on Lake Hartwell two weeks ago, Dearal Rodgers took a big step towards his goal of qualifying for the 2014 Forrest Wood Cup on South Carolina's Lake Murray this August.