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

Glasgow defeats Kenney in tiebreaker to win EverStart Series event on Santee Cooper

Rookie pro Allan Glasgow of Ashville, Ala., the leader after round one, fought through tough fishing conditions Saturday to win the EverStart Series Southeast Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes presented by Evinrude. READ MORE »

Photo finish

Photo finish

MANNING, S.C. – To say that Allan Glasgow had J.T. Kenney’s number all week would probably be the understatement of the season. During Wednesday’s competition on Santee Cooper, Glasgow set the all-time, single-day catch record in EverStart Series history with a behemoth five-fish stringer weighing 32 pounds, 13 ounces. As it turned out, Glasgow’s sack was 1 ounce larger than the previous record-setting stringer, weighed in by Kenney two months earlier at the EverStart Southeast Division event on Lake Okeechobee. READ MORE »

From zero to hero

From zero to hero

MANNING, S.C. – It doesn’t get much easier than this. After a tough day of fishing on Santee Cooper, day-three leader Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., thought he’d blown his chances at winning the first EverStart tournament title of his career when he returned to the marina on the final day of competition completely empty handed. But as it turns out, he could’ve stayed in bed and still walked away with the title. READ MORE »

Santee Cooper showdown

Santee Cooper showdown

MANNING, S.C. – The top-10 pros and co-anglers embarked from John C. Land marina shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday morning against the backdrop of a beautiful sunrise, relatively warm temperatures and the electricity that comes with fishing in the finals of premier EverStart Series event. READ MORE »

Mauldin leads final round of EverStart Series event on Santee Cooper

Pro Mark Mauldin of Cleveland, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 6 ounces to lead the final round of the EverStart Series Southeast Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes presented by Evinrude. READ MORE »

Mauldin makes his move

Mauldin makes his move

MANNING, S.C. – With cooler temperatures stifling the bass bite for the third consecutive day, the top-10 EverStart pros and co-anglers returned from the stingy waters of the Santee Cooper chain of lakes with barely enough fish for a weigh-in. While that might be a bit of an exaggeration, one thing is clear: The majority of field is clearly starting to feel the frustration. READ MORE »

A new beginning

A new beginning

MANNING, S.C. – First there was wind. Then cold. And now fog. As the top 10 pros and top 10 co-anglers departed John C. Land marina shortly after 7 a.m. to kick off Friday’s semifinal start, anglers could be excused for thinking that the weather gods are against them. READ MORE »

Glasgow cruises again

Glasgow cruises again

MANNING, S.C. – After breaking the all-time EverStart Series record for a one-day catch in yesterday’s competition, Allan Glasgow of Ashville, Ala., knew he would likely advance to Friday’s semifinals without even catching a fish. On Thursday, the EverStart rookie posted a 12-pound, 2-ounce stringer to coast into the semifinals as the No. 1 qualifier. READ MORE »

Glasgow leads round one of EverStart Series event on Santee Cooper

MANNING, S.C. – Rookie pro Allan Glasgow of Ashville, Ala., caught a two-day total of eight bass weighing 44 pounds, 15 ounces to lead round one of the EverStart Series Southeast Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes presented by Evinrude. Glasgow set an EverStart Series record on day one with five bass weighing 32 pounds, 13 ounces. Had he not even caught a fish Thursday, he still would have finished round one in fifth place and made the cut. READ MORE »

Santee Cooper survival

Santee Cooper survival

MANNING, S.C. – Although the gusting winds that dominated Wednesday’s competition have finally died down, anglers weren’t able to escape another day of uncomfortably cold weather. By the time the field of 396 pros and co-anglers departed John C. Land marina shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday, temperatures were recorded at a bone-chilling 28 degrees – conditions that all but guaranteed another day of stubborn bass angling. READ MORE »

Monster catch

Monster catch

MANNING, S.C. – While the big story of the tournament was shaping up to be the difficult fishing conditions on Santee Cooper, a little-known rookie angler made sure to grab some headlines of his own. Using a catch of 32 pounds, 13 ounces, Allan Glasgow made history by setting the all-time EverStart Series record for largest one-day stringer. READ MORE »

South Carolina offers up chilly reception

South Carolina offers up chilly reception

MANNING, S.C. – It wasn’t supposed to be like this. When EverStart anglers checked this year’s schedule and saw Santee Cooper as the second tour stop of the season, they envisioned warm spring weather, a perfect spawn and some huge stringers. Unfortunately, what they got instead were bone-chilling temperatures, a face full of driving wind and the realization that 25-pound limits will be a near impossibility all week. READ MORE »

Destination: Santee Cooper lakes

Destination: Santee Cooper lakes

The newly formed EverStart Series Southeast Division heads to the Santee Cooper lakes (Marion and Moultrie) on March 2-5 and two-time Santee champion Ricky Shumpert of Lexington, S.C., is predicting an all-out slugfest. READ MORE »