Catching Bass At West Point Was Tough In My Club July Tournament

Last Sunday 14 members and guests of the Flint River Bass Club fished our July tournament at West Point. After 8.5 hours of casting, nobody had a limit and three people didn’t land a keeper. We weighed in 17 bass that totaled about 32 pounds. A teenage guest of Rick Burns, Patrick Thomas, beat us all with two bass weighing 5.51 pounds and his 4.72 pound largemouth was big fish. Chuck Croft has four at 5.47 pounds for second, third was Gary Morrow with one bass weighing 3.95 pounds and my Read more [...]

2014 ICast

ICAST Underway On July 14 from The Fishing Wire The doors of the show floor of ICAST/IFTD officially open this morning and the largest combined annual trade shows of the global fishing industry will be underway. Underway means a three day walking trek around the cavernous Orange County Convention Center and not the outdoor industry's preferred location: Las Vegas. Personally, I prefer Orlando, but I've been told that all the industry studies say I am clearly the minority opinion. Last night, Read more [...]

Using Keys To Catching Lake Lanier Bass Book To Catch Bass

Keys To Catching Lake Lanier Bass works to help me catch bass. The Outdoor Blast is next weekend, Friday through Sunday, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. I will be helping out at the Georgia Outdoor News booth where you can enter a drawing for a gun given away each hour of the show and pick up a free copy of the current magazine, so that booth should be very busy. I will also have my two Map of the Month books for sale at the booth. I have put together books for Lake Lanier and Clarks Hill Read more [...]

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report Texas

Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report Fishing Report, Cedar Creek Lake 7/21/14 Hello fishing fans, Jason Barber here with the fishing and lake report for Cedar Creek Lake... The lake is about 3.5' low and we need more of the rains that have teased us lately. The water temps. have been creeping towards the 90 degree mark and the clarity is still slightly stained. Overall fishing is good if you know where to look. The crappie are sluggish for the most part but you Read more [...]

Lake Guntersville Fishing Report from Captain Mike Gerry

Lake Guntersville Fishing Report Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 7/20/14 There has not been many years that I can recall that the summer fishing is as good as it has been this past week; it has truly been a blessed week on the water. The bass are already doing some feeding up as if it already the fall and we have reaped the benefits. Catching has been easy and from what I can tell it will stay that way going into August. Sometimes the summer gives us many opportunities to have a Read more [...]

The 2014 ICAST Show Was July Was July 14 – 18 in Orlando

ICAST Gets Rolling in Orlando By Frank Sargeant, Editor from The Fishing Wire It's the Greatest Show on Earth if you happen to be in the fishing industry The annual ICAST/IFTD show is underway in Orlando, Florida, this week, drawing literally thousands of companies from across the globe to the marketplace in hopes of selling their products to the buyers and retailers who will then offer it to anglers. Some of the products are a bit doubtful, to be sure-there are some that solve problems Read more [...]

Is An Alaska Halibut Weighing 480 Pounds A World Record?

480-pound halibut landed in southeast Alaska-but it's not a world record Editor's Note: Occasionally, our colleagues in other publications share great stories with us. Today, we're sharing a great one with you by Andy Martin, a field reporter for California's Western Outdoor News. Our thanks to WON editor Bill Karr for sharing this one with our readers. from The Fishing Wire GUSTAVUS, ALASKA--A Southern California man caught a giant Pacific halibut in Southeast Alaska last week that rivals 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 I may have some copies printed but the price would be about $10.00. If you want a printed copy please 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 July 18, 2014 LAKE ALLATOONA IS FULL, STAINED & MID 80’S Bass fishing is fair. The top water bite has been very poor all week long and will not crank back up until our fall bite starts. Most of the fish are relating to the thermocline in about 20 to 30 feet of water. There are a lot of h suspended at this depth level 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 July 18, 2014 JACKSON LAKE IS FULL, STAINED & LOW 80’S Bass fishing is barely fair during the day and a little better after dark. Almost all the fish are taking plastics but try a gold buzz bait any time you come up on a dock. Jigs are also fair on the docks in all brown but use smaller baits seem to work best on the spots. Read more [...]