UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Lake Wylie

Cup Top 10: Martin went up the River

Cup Top 10: Martin went up the River

Prior to practice, Scott Martin had no idea that the far upper end of Lake Hamilton, where the cold waters from the bottom of Lake Ouachita flow in through Blakely Mountain Dam, was such a drastically different mini-fishery within the reservoir. Then he started scouting it in practice and realized there was potential to win the tournament in the tailrace in areas where the water temperature was below 60 degrees. READ MORE »

How to Drift for Tailrace Smallies

How to Drift for Tailrace Smallies

Forget Guntersville grass beds and Kentucky Lake ledges. In winter, some of the best opportunities to catch 20-pound-plus limits of Tennessee River bass exist within the system’s tailrace areas. Best of all, those limits can consist entirely of smallmouths. READ MORE »