In this article, you will read about how when fishing Pickwick Lake, often billed as the "Smallmouth Capital of the World," anglers still must decide each morning if they should spend time on the smallmouth of Wilson Dam's rocky tailrace, or if they should go hunting largemouth in Pickwick's lower regions.
In this article you will read about how for the first time, this season's winners of pro events instantly qualify for the 2012 Bassmaster Classic, set for Feb. 24-26 out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
While Alabama Charge anglers are working on the water, fan fun will be happening on the shore. Highlights include a professional dog-jumping show by the Super Retriever Series.
Both of the locks that connect Pickwick and Wilson lakes have been closed for electrical repairs but are expected to reopen Friday morning. Lake Wilson will be inside the tournament waters only on the final two days of the April 6-9 tournament. Switching would be a drastic midgame change, however anglers can opt for Wilson.
High water and wind put a damper on love as Bassmaster Elite Series anglers were discovering that Pickwick is definitely a prespawn situation.
James Niggemeyer tells the story of how he triumphed in the 2009 competition on Toledo Bend in a rare overtime fish-off for first place in the Bassmaster Central Open.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Alton Jones leads AOY race after two events.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Ott DeFoe leads Bassmaster Rookie of the Year race after two events
Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster 2011 Southern Opens continue with tournament on Lake Norman.
Billy McCaghren fishes in the 2011 Elite Series Citrus Slam on the St. Johns River