Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College bass fishing team ‘hooks’ new members

Students from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College compete in intercollegiate sports across the Southeastern portion of the United States. But ABAC athletes also compete on the lakes and ponds of the U.S. in another sport … bass fishing. Yes, ABAC has an official bass fishing team as one of more than 60 clubs and organizations on campus. The ABAC bass fishing team consists of nearly 30 members who meet every second Wednesday of the month. For […]

Read more

Posted in: Bass Fishing

‘The sea is dead’: How fishing and migration collide on Tunisia’s shores

Ahmed, 17, the son of an octopus fisherman, had put his hand through a window the night before because his parents wouldn’t let him pilot a boat to Lampedusa – an Italian island that lies nearer the African coast than mainland Italy and has attracted a surge in migrant arrivals. “I drive the boat with my dad, so why not?” Ahmed said. “When I am here, I am frustrated, I am angry, I want to […]

Read more

Posted in: Fishing
Tags: Tags: ,

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Recognized For Customer Service

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s has received national accolades for excellence in customer service, receiving “America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020” award from Newsweek. The outlet recognized the outdoor retailer as a top customer service provider in 16 of the 20 states surveyed, including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. To read the entire ...

Read more

Posted in: Bass Pro Shops
Tags: Tags:

Greenbrier High takes lots of kids bass fishing

Greenbrier High School in Evans has been supporting that age-old proposal since 2012 when longtime friends Dwain “D.J.” Hadden and Shawn Hackett organized the school’s first bass fishing team. In this case, 24 kids are being taken fishing. Birth of the idea was sparked by another friend, Jon Hair, co-owner of Greenfish Tackle in Evans. “Jon and I were talking and he pointed out that both Shawn and I were parents of sons who were […]

Read more

Posted in: Bass Fishing

Enjoy fishing from a boat in Florida on ‘License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day’

Today, the first Saturday of September, is a License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day in Florida. It’s one of the eight license-free fishing days offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  Florida, of course, isn’t just known for being the Sunshine State. It’s actually the “Fishing Capital of the World” because of the many lakes, rivers and ocean waters available to Floridians for fishing. Usually, hauling in a big one off the coast would cost you. [&hel...

Read more

Posted in: Fishing
Tags: Tags: ,

Topwater Bass fishing is hot during summer

The temperature was pushing 80 degrees. Not bad for a July afternoon, but this was at 6 a.m. It was going to be a hot one, and I wanted to get my time in on the water before the direct sun drove the bass to the deepest, darkest holes on the creek. I was fishing a Jitter-bug. Chugging it along a rock bluff a half-hour before the first rays of sunshine topped the eastern tree […]

Read more

Posted in: Bass Fishing
Tags: Tags: