Bass Fishing Articles

When bass guide Rob McComas starts out to catch a trophy bass he heads for a reservoir known more for trout fishing than bass – Lake Jocassee in the South Carolina mountains.

There are two keys to fishing success in the 8th Annual Ryan Newman Foundation Annual Charity Fishing Tournament on North Carolina's Lake Norman Saturday, according to pro angler and guide Andy Montgomery of Blacksburg, S.C.

This time of year the weather always plays a role in fishing success and it could be a major factor for the American Bass Anglers Division 20 tournament on the Harris Chain Saturday, according to tournament director Chester Wagner.

The first Bobby Lane Cup on the Kissimmee Chain in 2011 drew about 40 high school anglers, mostly from the state of Florida; the second in 2012 drew 80 anglers from Florida, plus Georgia and Kentucky; the third annual Bobby Lane Cup already has more than 120 angles registered from those states, along with Alabama and South Carolina.

Marty Robinson will leave his home in Lyman, S.C., Saturday afternoon on his way to Lake Okeechobee to fish the Bassmaster Classic Wild Card Tournament next week, but he plans a very important stop Saturday evening in Columbia, S.C., before heading south to Florida.

With the 4th Annual Chuck Chapel Memorial Team Tournament coming up Saturday, Dec. 14, on Clarks Hill, the tournament could well top the $10,000 mark for money raised to support the Angel Tree Program of Journey Community Church in Evans, Ga.

Marty and JT Stone won the last CATT Yadkin qualifier on High Rock!Marty and JT Stone won the last CATT Yadkin qualifier on High Rock!

The Carolina Anglers Team Trail final Yadkin fall qualifier will be held Saturday on High Rock Lake, with two teams separated by just one point in the standings.

A rare winter drawdown by the utility that manages Lake Murray means bass fishermen will have to resort to “retro” tactics this December, according to a veteran tournament angler.

The South Carolina Upstate Fishers of Men Open Team Tournament on Lake Keowee on Black Friday – Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving – serves two purposes, said tournament director Randy Morrison.

Dearal Rodgers suffered serious injuries in a fall through a roof in SeptemberDearal Rodgers suffered serious injuries in a fall through a roof in September

Dearal Rodgers had spent so much time walking on the roofs of buildings he never even thought about falling. But all it takes is one miss-step and the world can change in split second.