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Elite Man Caves: Randy Howell

Randy Howell lives in Springville, Ala., with his wife, Robin, and sons, Laker and Oakley. He allowed us to check out his two “man caves” — his office and his basement. Click Here for a photo tour of his “man cave”: Photo Slideshow of Randy’s Man Cave

B.A.S.S. Nation releases 2016 schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — More opportunities will be available for club anglers who qualify for the 2016 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation regional championships under the new B.A.S.S. Nation tournament format. B.A.S.S. has expanded the B.A.S.S. Nation tournament format into three major regionals with larger fields of contenders. Under the new format, the divisions include a Western, […]

Roll Up the River for Big Lake of the Ozarks Bass By John Neporadny Jr.

Roll Up the River for Big Lake of the Ozarks Bass   By John Neporadny Jr. With heavy fishing pressure expected on Lake of the Ozarks in the fall, Wayne Fitzpatrick knows avoiding the pressure is a key to winning autumn tournaments. “The majority of (tournament) fishermen stay on what I consider the big part […]

Best Lures For Lake of the Ozarks Night Bassin’ by John Neporadny Jr.

Best Lures For Lake of the Ozarks Night Bassin’   by John Neporadny Jr. As the searing summer sun heats up the water, bass relax in the cooler realm of deep water or the shade of heavy cover.  Since the fish become reluctant to leave this cool domain during the heat of the day, you are limited to […]

Humminbird® Introduces ChartSelect™



Purchase individual HD lake maps – all with full access to exclusive LakeMaster features ChartSelect™ is the latest digital cartography product available from Humminbird. With ChartSelect you can now select, purchase, and download your favorite individual HD lake map to an SD card for use on select Humminbird fishfinders. Currently, over 1300 High Definition lake […]

Connecticut’s Paul Mueller Wins B.A.S.S. Nation Championship On Ouachita

MONROE, La. — When it counts, Paul Mueller knows how to catch a big limit of fish. That’s what he did on the final day of the 2014 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on the Ouachita River, when his 14-pound, 9-ounce sack earned him the top spot and the Bryan V. Kerchal Memorial Trophy. Mueller, […]

$1 million Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship Set For Sturgeon Bay In 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The top bass fishery in the nation according to Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes list will get a chance to prove just why it earned that top spot as the 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship will head to Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, for the first time in Elite […]

Peirson and Ladner “ice” Capitol City Showdown event

“Sugar” Shane Perison and Travis Ladner (not shown) win big on Sac River SACRAMENTO, Ca. – In the weeks prior to the 2014 Coors Light Future Pro Tour’s final event of the season – the “Capitol City Showdown”, there were “rumblings” from many, that it was going to be difficult to catch fish – let […]

Mann’s Brings Back the Preachers Jig

Eufaula, AL, October 17, 2014– A pattern emerged in the 80’s that brought success to many tournament bass fishermen. Schooling fish on ledges were going crazy for a little bait called the Preacher’s Jig by Mann’s. Recent success in FLW and BASS tournaments has spawned a resurgence of this “go to” bait. Mann’s Bait Company […]

Greg Hackney Takes Toyota Bassmaster Angler Of The Year Title

ESCANABA, Mich. — Louisiana’s Greg Hackney, 41, is the 2014 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year (AOY). Over nine events, Hackney outpracticed, outstrategized, outfished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season. Hackney finished 24th in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship on Bays de Noc Monday […]