Quotables from the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on the Harris Chain of Lakes.
In a bass fishing battle that featured two SEC powerhouses going head-to-head, Auburn topped rivals Alabama to exact a little revenge and claim the Bassmaster College Classic trophy and bragging rights until the two schools meet again.
Ott DeFoe has headed north for spotted bass; Edwin Evers has started far south in search of largemouth. Which will win Sunday?
22-year-old Ian Paskon is at the ICAST show, realizing his dream and pushing his product.
In the 79 years since George Perry caught his 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth, there have been several claims to usurp the top spot. It wasn't until July 2, 2009 — with Manabu Kurita's 22-5 — that anyone could fairly claim a better fish. Here are a few of the most memorable claims that fell very, very short.
Live blog from Day One of the Elite Series Diamond Drive
James Niggemeyer helped save the lives of a man and his child on Day One.
Dudes ... Skeet Reese, one of my great friends out here, has the biggest truck I have ever seen that wasn't towing something like live chickens or Dunkin' Donuts.
Fishing with live bait is another skill you may wish to master in your pursuit of the bass. Bass respond well to many forms of live bait and sometimes action can be faster than with lures. (But not always!) Huge bass have been taken on live bait. Many experts believe that a big, old bass may have "learned" to avoid lures, but it can't learn to avoid a properly presented live bait, since live bait is what it must eat to survive.
For many Bassmasters, competing in tournaments is what bass fishing is all about. Every angler with a competitive streak, whether he fishes against other members of his local bass club or on the pro circuit, dreams of scoring a great catch in a tournament and ending up in the winner's circle.