Topics: Florida

Second Southern Open promises challenges on Alabama River

Apr 14, 2015

Anglers fishing all three 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Opens presented by Allstate are being challenged with devilishly diverse fisheries.

Lane: Elite power hitter

Apr 6, 2015

Chris Lane spent his time in the minors then toiled for several years in the big leagues, but now he’s found the juice and has become a feared power hitter on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Lane is batting an impressive .300 in the past 10 regular season Elite events, with last month’s Sabine win completing a triple crown of victories. This week Lane has a home game on Lake Guntersville, where he moved his family five years ago. It was there that his life situation settled, where he developed other aspects of his game and regained his fishing mojo.

The tale of Grigsby, Martens and the bowfin

Apr 6, 2015

Shaw Grigsby never actually said he was mad at Aaron Martens on Day 2 of the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues.

Christie: Bag big bass during spring spawn

Apr 2, 2015

We’re heading into a season that is probably the most enjoyable for anglers of all skill levels – the peak of the southern spawn.

Fantasy: All about that grass

Mar 31, 2015

Absent a tornado or some other natural disaster, this one is going to be an absolute slugfest.

Porak honored for bass research

Mar 30, 2015

Wes Porak of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute won the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society.

Easy? Nothing at Sabine was easy

Mar 24, 2015

From the bad weather to the mental pressure, Chris Lane's Sabine win was a tough one.

Lane prepping for mud fight

Mar 21, 2015

“If you’re going to beat these guys, you want to beat them when they’re at their best." - Chris Lane

Fantasy: Depend on river specialists

Mar 16, 2015

The Sabine River should be a Fantasy Fishing competitor’s worst nightmare — long runs, wads of little fish, and long distances between them with nothing but prop-chewing obstacles to get in the way.

The Bassmaster Elite Series kicks off season at Sabine River

Mar 12, 2015

Anglers are bracing for a tough, competitive tournament when a couple of keeper bites could make the difference between a big check and a middle-of-the-pack finish.