I Love Bass Fishing But It Can Be Frustrating

I loved bass fishing from the time I caught my first one at about age 12. While catching bream with a cane pole, cork and earthworms below Usury’s Pond dam something pulled my cork under. Rather than the usual circling pull as I raised my pole, a small bass about 11 inches long jumped out of the water several times while I tried to land it. That bass hooked me worse than I hooked it. After more than 50 years of trying to catch them, I still love to cast for them and sometimes hook one. Read more [...]

Are Atlantic Sturgeon Back In Cheaspeake Bay?

Atlantic sturgeon back in Cheaspeake Bay, or Did They Ever Leave? from The Fishing Wire By Karl Blankenship, Bay Journal: www.bayjournal.comMatt Bakazik (right) of Virginia Commonwealth University and Chuck Frederickson, a retired lower James Riverkeeper, work to free an Atlantic sturgeon from the gill net in the James River below Richmond where it was caught during a scientific sampling cruise on the James in 2013. (Leslie Middleton) This Atlantic sturgeon was caught in Maryland's Marshyhope Read more [...]

Lake Guntersville Fishing Report from Captain Mike Gerry

Lake Guntersville Fishing Report Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 12/13/14 If you like winter fishing this past week was just a terrific example of some great winter fishing; sure it was cold some and windy some but the rewards were worth it. You just had to preserver and when you did you eventually got into the fish. It was great for numbers on some days and great for size on others; and some was great in both aspects. One thing for sure you couldn’t find the fish from the couch. The Read more [...]

2015 BassMasters Classic On Lake Hartwell

The 2015 Bassmasters Classic will be fished on Lake Hartwell on February 20 – 22 with the weigh-in at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. There will be an Outdoor Show with lots of fishing gear and equipment on display and for sale at the Arena all three days. I almost got to fish the Classic as a Federation representative way back in 1983 and this year I will attend with press credentials – nothing like fishing it but I will get to enjoy the excitement. The 2014 Classic on Guntersville had Read more [...]

What Are Three Important Ice Fishing Safety Tips?

Ice Fishing Safety: 3 Tips That Could Save Your Life By Steve Pennaz from The Fishing Wire Photo by Bill Lindner Ice anglers are pretty happy right now. Early cold temperatures have jump-started the period we call "early-ice," and with it, some of the hottest bites of the entire ice fishing season. And while I admit I'm one of those anxious anglers who can't wait to tap panfish, walleyes and pike after a good deal of time in the deer stand, I have to remind myself that safety comes first; Read more [...]

Why Is Hunting Allowed On Ossabaw Island and Why Did the Atlanta Constitution Push To Open It for Development

Sometimes the "news" amazes me. Ossabaw Island has been the subject of several articles recently. Most of them complain that Georgia is running the island as a hunting preserve and only allows hunters the privilege of going there. The articles say more people should be allowed to visit and vacation on this state owned island off our coast. They say it is not right that the general public can not go there for recreation. Ossabaw Island is in the Heritage Preserve Program that limits Read more [...]

Clarks Hill – Lake Thurmond Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Clarks Hill - Lake Thurmond Want specific holes to fish each month of the year on Clarks Hill - Lake Thurmond? Check out "Keys To Catching Clarks Hill Bass" in eBook format, with ten spots for each month of the year, with GPS coordinates, how to fish each and lures to use. The eBook is $4.99. Now available on CD ($6.00) or Email ($4.00) - contact me at ronnie@fishing-about.com I may have some copies printed but the price would be about $10.00. If you want a printed copy please Read more [...]

Lake Lanier Fishing Report

Want specific holes to fish each month of the year on Lake Lanier? Check out Keys To Catching Lake Lanier Bass in eBook format, with ten spots for each month of the year, with GPS coordinates, how to fish each and lures to use. The eBook is $4.99. Now available on CD ($6.00) or Email ($4.00) - contact me at ronnie@fishing-about.com I may have some copies printed but the price would be about $10.00. If you want a printed copy please email me at ronnie@fishing-about.com to reserve a copy if I do Read more [...]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com December 12, 2014 LAKE ALLATOONA IS DOWN 14 FEET, STAINED & LOW 50’S This Lake Allatoona bass fishing guides report is from Matt Driver, www.proanglerradio.com Bass fishing is good. The fish are suspended out and easily targeted if you have good sonar. The 10 to 15 foot range mouths of creeks and few coves where the Read more [...]

Jackson Lake Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Jackson Lake “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com DECEMBER 12, 2014 JACKSON LAKE IS FULL, STAINED & LOW 50’S Bass fishing is fair and the largemouth are holding and relating to the wood in the lake. The spots are doing roaming around so cover a lot of water and use a crank baits like the Bandit or a Shad Rap. This lipped crank bait is an ideal fall bait and will locate Read more [...]