Love for the outdoors runs deep in ’Bama, and with the return of B.A.S.S. to Birmingham in 2011, many anglers feel a renewed enthusiasm for bass fishing.
The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association was formed in 1964 to develop North Alabama’s travel industry and market the region to the traveling public.
The goals of the Alabama Bass Trail are many, but at the heart are three principles that will assure the future of the rich environment that supports a quality fishery and maintains an interest in the great outdoors for future generations.
Alabama’s largest and perhaps most famous bass lake, 69,100-acre Guntersville stretches 75 miles along the course of the Tennessee River between Nickajack and Guntersville dams in the northeastern part of the state.
It’s not often that any lure or tactic can be said to totally blow away the angling competition, but a new device known as the “Alabama Rig” has come pretty close.
Two out of three outboards run on 15 percent ethanol failed to complete the run and showed severe internal damage.
New fishing reels for 2012 are lighter, farther casting than ever before.
Efforts by the $125 billion tackle industry to preserve and expand sportfishing and business growth are bearing fruit.
Global economist Michael Colopy says that U.S. companies depending on China for production may see new challenges in the next two years.
The award was presented during the New Product Showcase, the flagship feature of ICAST.