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

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Emergency Eye Surgery Derails Horton’s Cup Hopes

Emergency Eye Surgery Derails Horton’s Cup Hopes

On Thursday, for the first time in eight years as a pro and 25 years as a competitive bass angler, Jamie Horton won’t cross the weigh-in stage on a tournament day when he’d planned to compete. Instead, the Alabama pro will be back in his Centerville home recovering from emergency eye surgery to repair a severely detached and torn retina in his right eye.  READ MORE »

Santee Cooper Midday Update – Day 1

Santee Cooper Midday Update – Day 1

If ever there was a day for sight-fishing on Santee Cooper, today is it. All that’s missing so far has been the fish. Despite a forecast of clouds and wind, day one of the Costa FLW Series Southeast Division finale presented by Power-Pole on the South Carolina fishery has been nothing but blue skies, sunshine and little wind. Hence why a vast majority of the anglers we ran into out on the water today were trying to sight-fish.  READ MORE »

Fishing 101: Sight-Fishing

Fishing 101: Sight-Fishing

We met up with three of the best in the business at sight-fishing to cover all the things you need to know when it comes to spotting a fish and catching it. READ MORE »

Fog Delays Grand Lake Start

Fog Delays Grand Lake Start

It’s no secret that the first Rayovac FLW Series Central Division event of the year on Grand Lake has collided perfectly with the spawn. Nearly every shallow pocket on the lake holds dozens upon dozens of bass that are eager to do their deed. The 197 pros making up a record-setting Central Division field could hardly contain themselves to get on the water this morning. The only issue was fog – and lots of it. With a 7 a.m. CT takeoff planned, a heavy blanket of fog delayed the start of the tournament, which is presented by Power-Pole, until 8:30, when the fog lifted enough for safe travel but was still hanging around just enough to be a hindrance to those looking to sight-fish. READ MORE »

Sight bite likely to return

Sight bite likely to return

JASPER, Ala. — Day three of the Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Smith Lake was drastically different from the opening round. Although the weather was mostly cloudy the first two days, the temperatures were warm and the winds were light. Late Friday afternoon severe thunderstorms rolled through the area and by Saturday there was a 30-degree temperature drop. READ MORE »

Spots rule as sight bite dies

Spots rule as sight bite dies

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – As the second Wal-Mart FLW Tour event of the season completed its third leg Saturday, yet another Western pro appeared well on his way to making a killing in the bass-fishing rich state of Alabama. READ MORE »

Stormy weather changes everything

Stormy weather changes everything

JASPER, Ala. – Day one of the Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Smith Lake was largely dominated by spawning largemouths. Day two commenced under cloudy skies, and strong storms are on the horizon. That doesn’t bode well for the sight-fishermen, who were already under the gun after plucking off their best fish yesterday. READ MORE »

Baksay bucks sight-fishing trend

Baksay bucks sight-fishing trend

JASPER, Ala. — With temperatures soaring into the mid-80s, the Smith Lake bass finally committed to the bank. Rising water and cloudy skies had kept them at bay for the past few days, but that all changed as the water reached 65 degrees. Bass-fishing fans take note – the second Wal-Mart FLW Tour qualifier has turned into a sight-fishing extravaganza. READ MORE »

Better to see you with

Better to see you with

JASPER, Ala. – Modern-day bass boats are armed with thousands of dollars worth of fish-locating equipment: depth finders, GPS, side imaging units and subsurface sound technology that “attracts” fish. READ MORE »