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.
North Alabama's Pickwick and Wilson lakes available to the Elite Series anglers competing in the Alabama Charge out of Florence, Alabama, are home to all three species of Micropterus: the largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass.
Last year's victory celebration on Pickwick Lake was somewhat of a disappointment for Kevin Short. His celebration was cut short. Everyone scrambled to pack up and flee the storms producing tornadoes.
Using traditional, maybe even textbook tactics open up point race chances for the anglers of the 2011 Elite Series Alabama Charge tournament at Pickwick Lake.
A week before competition was to begin in the Alabama Charge on Pickwick Lake, about 100 miles to the northwest, Terry Scroggins shared some of his prespawn knowledge.
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.
Florida's over. It's time to get serious about the rest of the season, and the Alabama Charge on Pickwick Lake is the place to start doing it.
Get a unique view of the 2011 Elite Series Alabama Charge. The Charge was held on Pickwick Lake, Alabama.