UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Shumpert wins again

Shumpert wins again

MANNING, S.C. - Ricky Shumpert of Lexington, S.C., added another win to his stellar EverStart record on Santee Cooper today with a two-day total of 38 pounds, 12 ounces. READ MORE »

Pieper victorious

Pieper victorious

MANNING, S.C. - As in the Pro Division, it was a South Carolinian who ultimately claimed the title of Santee Cooper champion in the Co-angler Division. Co-angler Albert Pieper of Summerville won the EverStart Series Eastern Division event with 17 pounds, 5 ounces. READ MORE »

Shumpert wins EverStart Series event on Santee Cooper

MANNING, S.C. –­ Stratos pro Ricky Shumpert of Lexington caught a two-day total of 10-bass weighing 38 pounds, 12 ounces to win the $256,825 EverStart Series Eastern Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes near Manning. Shumpert won the event by more than 6 pounds to capture his second EverStart Series title and earn $10,000 plus a fully-rigged Ranger boat. Shumpert’s other EverStart Series victory also came on Santee Cooper in 2001. Amazingly, in the past six EverStart Series tournaments on Santee Cooper, Shumpert has won twice and finished second four times. READ MORE »

Resting before reeling

Resting before reeling

MANNING, S.C. – Professional bass fishing is such a hurry-up-and-wait business. READ MORE »

Shumpert leads semifinal round of $256,825 EverStart Series event on Santee Cooper

MANNING, S.C. – Pro Ricky Shumpert of Lexington caught a five-bass limit Friday weighing 18 pounds, 7 ounces to lead the semifinal round one of the $256,825 EverStart Series Eastern Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes near Manning. Only the top 10 pros and co-anglers advanced to fish Saturday’s final round, where the winning pro can earn as much as $61,900 in cash and prizes, and the winning co-angler can earn up to $35,000. READ MORE »

Shumpert shines at Santee Cooper

Shumpert shines at Santee Cooper

MANNING, S.C. - At the day three weigh-in of the Eastern Division EverStart on Santee Cooper, few were surprised to see Ricky Shumpert of Lexington, S.C., take the lead. READ MORE »

Locals only?

Locals only?

MANNING, S.C. — It should come as no surprise that after the day-two weigh-in at the EverStart Series Eastern Division event on Santee Cooper, four of the top five anglers are from South Carolina. READ MORE »

Santee Cooper still going strong

Santee Cooper still going strong

MANNING, S.C. — Many pros thought Santee Cooper’s springtime bass fling would be drawing to an end with warming temperatures this week, but the famed fishery continued to pump out solid limits for EverStart Eastern Division pros today. READ MORE »

Evans leads opening round of $256,825 EverStart Series event on Santee Cooper

MANNING, S.C. — Pro Dale Evans of Ridgeville caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 38 pounds, 11 ounces to lead round one of the $256,825 EverStart Series Eastern Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes near Manning. A full field of 200 boats competed in the tournament, but only the top 20 pros and co-anglers advanced to fish Friday’s round where weights are zeroed. The winning pro can earn as much as $61,900 in cash and prizes, and the winning co-angler can earn up to $35,000. READ MORE »

Will Santee Cooper weights drop off?

Will Santee Cooper weights drop off?

MANNING, S.C. — They are off again; 200 pros and 200 co-anglers at the EverStart Series Eastern Division event on Santee Cooper blasted off from John C. Land III boat launch Thursday morning with one more day to stake their claim in the coveted top 20. READ MORE »

Hudgins leads at Santee Cooper

Hudgins leads at Santee Cooper

MANNING, S.C. – Lake Santee Cooper just keeps producing bass. Although there were no giant bags of fish weighed in during the first day of competition at the EverStart Series event on the famous fishery – marking the third stop of the 2004 Eastern Division season – a steady stream of anglers weighed in solid catches of bass for nearly three hours. READ MORE »

Hudgins leads opening day of $256,825 EverStart Series event on Santee Cooper

MANNING, S.C. — Pro Bryan Hudgins of Orange Park, Fla., caught five bass weighing 23 pounds, 15 ounces to lead day one of the $256,825 EverStart Series Eastern Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes near Manning. A full field of 200 boats are competing in the tournament, which will award the winning pro as much as $61,900 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

Seventh Santee EverStart begins

Seventh Santee EverStart begins

MANNING, S.C. — Since the inception of the EverStart Series in 1998, the Eastern Division has visited the legendary lakes of Santee Cooper every spring. And this year is no exception. READ MORE »