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  • Saturday is Free Fishing Day
  • Saturday is also Free Fishing Day in Georgia and Alabama. In Georgia, no fishing license, trout license or Lands Pass (for WMAs and PFAs) is required to fish. All waters of the state are eligible. Participants must be a Georgia resident. Fees at private ..
  • Nooga.com
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  • 6/8/2018 12:46:00 PM
  • Alabama's free fishing day to be held Saturday
  • National Fishing and Boating Week ends Sunday, but not before everyone in Alabama gets the chance to experience fishing license-free Saturday. "It's a way to get people who would like to fish but don't know how or don't have a fishing license — don't ...
  • The News Courier
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  • 6/8/2018 11:21:00 AM
  • Water fun in the Mother Lode
  • But, it may be known most by anglers who fish for multiple types of bass that can be found there, including the Florida-strain largemouth, Alabama spotted and northern bass. Up Highway 88, Silver Lake is destination where visitors get a relaxing time with
  • Calaveras Enterprise
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  • 6/7/2018 12:20:00 AM
  • Fish consumption advisory determines high levels of mercury
  • DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has issued a "fishy" advisory. There are some potential health risks issued on some Alabama rivers and fish. The department is warning the public of consuming fish that have collected too much .
  • WTVY
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  • 6/6/2018 9:45:00 PM
  • 2018 Top Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat in the U.S.
  • It features both private marinas and public facilities, including the nearby Wind Creek State Park. Check the Top Fishing spots in Alabama. Located in Palmer, this family-friendly site offers ample shore fishing for a variety of fish. Popular catches ...
  • Take Me Fishing
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  • 6/6/2018 5:27:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day June 9
  • Free Fishing Day is a part of Boating Week, which is approved by the Alabama Legislature. The fishing license exemption on Free Fishing Day does not affect some lakes and private ponds.
  • TimesDaily
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  • 6/6/2018 3:59:00 PM
  • June 9 is Free Fishing Day in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama
  • When folks are fishing and see that boat with the green and orange TWRA logo coming their way, they can't help but get a little nervous. The guys tap their hip packet, checking for a wallet and asking themselves, "Did I remember to bring my license.
  • WTVC
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  • 6/6/2018 2:31:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day in Alabama
  • Everyone in Alabama will soon have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters. It's part of national fishing and boating week, which runs June 2-10. "Free fishing day" is Saturday, June 9th. People can fish without purchasing a fishing license.
  • FOX10 News
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  • 6/4/2018 10:32:00 PM
  • Huge fish on first day of Alabama red snapper season
  • ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - Red snapper season is officially underway along Alabama's Gulf Coast with anglers quick to catch their limit. "Oh my goodness, this is a monster!" It's been a while since Glenda Mason dared to get on a charter boat. "I've been .
  • WKRG
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  • 6/1/2018 11:01:00 PM
  • Done Deal Wins OBBC
  • The third Blue Marlin of the tournament belonged to Breathe Easy a 68' Viking from Orange Beach, Alabama that vaulted the team lead by owner Matt McDonald and Captain Pat Ivie into second place. The 111.5-inch fish caught by Rick Olsen would be the second
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 6/1/2018 9:52:00 PM
  • Health department cautions against eating some fish caught locally
  • Alabama’s annual fish consumption advisory recently released by the Alabama Department of Public Health cautions against eating fish caught in certain Wiregrass waters. According to the report, buildups of chemicals, mercury and other contaminants occur ..
  • Dothan Eagle
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  • 6/1/2018 4:03:00 PM
  • Youth fishing rodeo kicks off fishing week
  • Visit www.eventbrite.com to register to participate. June 9 is also an Alabama Free Fishing Day, which allows residents and visitors to enjoy the outstanding fishing opportunities of Alabama's waters. To learn more about the event, visit www.outdooralabama
  • The News Courier
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  • 6/1/2018 11:10:00 AM
  • Wheeler Reservoir included in fish advisory
  • The Alabama Department of Public Health last week issued its annual fish consumption advisories. In addition to a seven-mile stretch of Wheeler Reservoir, advisories were issued for parts of Bakers Creek and Flint Creek in Morgan County, Round Island and .
  • Decatur Daily
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  • 6/1/2018 5:20:00 AM
  • Fish consumption advisory affects several counties in the Valley
  • “This morning I went out and caught four bass," he said. "The biggest one was four pounds and four ounces.” But according to the Alabama Department of Public Health, largemouth bass in Marshall County have been added to a new fish consumption advisory.
  • WAAY-TV
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  • 5/31/2018 11:40:00 PM
  • Drumming Up Alabama Redfish (Black Drum, Too)
  • Sure, the state doesn’t have the longest coastline, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a lot of great places to pursue Alabama redfish, black drum. Alabama has 160 miles of direct beachfront, but add the lengthy shorelines of the coastal bays and ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/30/2018 5:57:00 PM
  • Alabama's Coastal Fishery Updates
  • With the red snapper recreational season opening on June 1, Chris Blankenship, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), thanked Marine Resources and other proponents of a longer red snapper season for Alabama’s .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/30/2018 6:30:00 AM
  • Kelseyville Knights Win Bassmaster High School Title On Clear Lake
  • Romero and Milburn also won the Abu Garcia Big Bass award with a largemouth weighing 6-6. Teams from Arizona, California and even Alabama competed with the same goal in mind. That was qualifying for the 2018 Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/29/2018 5:48:00 AM
  • Plan to fish this year's Deep Sea Rodeo? It just got more interesting.
  • Scales open at noon each day. Weighing stops at 6 p.m. all days except July 4, when the scales close at 4 p.m. Brett Rutledge of Alabama picked up his $20,000 check for bring in a state record bull shark during the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 5/24/2018 7:23:00 PM
  • 2018 Game and Fish Catfish Forecasts
  • Click on your state below for an in-depth look. Summer is a great time to head in search of catfish, so it is good that this Alabama catfish forecast has so many locations where cats are prevalent and plentiful. In a state overflowing with rivers and lakes
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/24/2018 6:09:00 PM
  • Fishing all three stages of spawning fish
  • Black bass are good on Texas rigged craws, topwater poppers and squarebill crankbaits Striped and white bass good on Alabama rigs, flukes, live shad and sassy shad along channels, creek channels, main lake, points and river channel. Striper fishing has ...
  • The Paris News
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  • 5/24/2018 3:29:00 PM
  • Plan to fish this year's Deep Sea Rodeo? It just got more interesting
  • Brett Rutledge of Alabama picked up his $20,000 check for bring in a state record bull shark during the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on July 3, 2017. Kate Magandykmagandy@sunherald.com The 71st annual rodeo is June 29 through July 4. Last ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 5/24/2018 2:54:00 PM
  • Theatre Review: ‘Big Fish’ at Silhouette Stages
  • But shows like that are usually set in Neverland and Oz, not rural Alabama. Based on Tim Burton’s 2003 film of the same name, “Big Fish,” now playing at Silhouette Stages, revolves around the aging Edward Bloom, a former traveling salesman and ...
  • mdtheatreguide.com
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  • 5/14/2018 2:14:00 AM
  • Western wear retailer to open location on 280
  • A retailer specializing in Western clothing and accessories is opening its second Alabama store in Birmingham. Cavender's Western Outfitter plans to open a new location next to The Fish Market Restaurant on U.S. 280, according to Friends of HWY 280.
  • The Business Journals
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  • 5/11/2018 11:48:00 AM
  • Special needs kids get to fish at Oak Mountain State Park
  • "Community fishing events like this serve many of Alabama's children, seniors, and participants with special needs," said Kasie McKee, Fisheries Biologist and Exceptional Anglers event coordinator for the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheri
  • al.com
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  • 5/9/2018 7:17:00 PM
  • 2018 Alabama Catfish Forecast
  • Summer is a great time to head in search of catfish, so it is good that this Alabama catfish forecast has so many locations where cats are prevalent and plentiful. In a state overflowing with rivers and lakes, Alabama anglers can find almost unlimited ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/7/2018 6:38:00 PM
  • Phillips and Medas Win Alabama Bass Trail Event at Lake Jordon
  • Wetumpka, Ala. – When the Southern Division of the Alabama Bass Trail launched into the waters of Lake Jordan for its fourth stop of the season, the discussion of boat numbers being critical, bed fish and shad spawn was rampant. The compactness of the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/7/2018 5:57:00 AM
  • Gone Cat-Fishing
  • Two men fishing off of a boat on the Warrior River in Alabama were surprised by a duo of swimming kittens approaching their boat. The kittens seem to have jumped into the water upon seeing the boat, looking to be rescued. After the first kitten was helped
  • othersiderainbow.blogspot.com
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  • 5/4/2018 8:24:00 PM
  • This Weekend on Major League Fishing
  • Saturday Highlights – May 5th Americana Outdoors - 5:00am EST – We’re headed to one of our favorite fisheries – Alabama’s Lake Wilson! Always a blast when we get on this lake. And then we’ll catch up with Hobie for another favorite – fishing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/4/2018 8:21:00 AM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeo scheduled Saturday
  • Participants may keep all fish weighing 2 pounds or more. The free event at the Visitors Center, east of Decatur on Alabama 67, will end at 11 a.m. For more information, call the Visitor Center at 256-350-6639 or visit fws.gov/wheeler.
  • Decatur Daily
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  • 5/2/2018 5:10:00 PM
  • High school anglers hook big prizes
  • Only Alabama has more. “We want to pass Alabama and become No. 1,” says David Lowrie, director of Tennessee Bass Masters High School & Youth Fishing, adding with a chuckle: “That’s just our competitive nature.” Lowrie, a state employee who ...
  • The Lebanon Democrat
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  • 5/2/2018 1:45:00 PM
  • SeaArk Owner's Tournament Turns out Monster Alabama Catfish
  • MONTICELLO, AR–More than 350 anglers from 22 states competed in the 8th Annual SeaArk Boats Owner’s Invitational Saturday, April 28 on the waters of Lake Wheeler in Decatur, AL. Anglers from across the United States competed for more than $85,000 in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/2/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • Smith Lake Day 1 Coverage
  • Though the weather for day one is decidedly wet, it sure looks like the final three days will offer great weather and great fishing in the hills of Alabama. Smith is rocky, deep highland reservoir that has a good population of largemouths and a spotted ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 4/26/2018 12:00:00 PM
  • Bass Fishing pros ready for Jasper Tournament
  • The event comes ahead of this weekend's FLW Tour event at Smith Lake. Watch professional angler Jay Kendrick in the video above talk about the growth of fishing in Alabama and why Smith Lake is a great place to fish.
  • CBS 42
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  • 4/25/2018 5:25:00 PM
  • Get Ready for the 2018 Lionfish Challenge
  • 3. Join us for the Challenge kickoff at the Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival and the Lionfish World Championship Tournament, May 19 and 20, at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club and Ole River Grill on the Florida/Alabama coastal border. The event will ..
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 4/24/2018 2:21:00 PM
  • Lake Guntersville Fishing Offers More Than Big Bass
  • Long known as one of the premier bass-fishing destinations, Lake Guntersville, a sprawling Tennessee Valley Authority reservoir in northwest Alabama, absolutely exudes fish-catching potential, covering 69,000 acres as the largest impoundment in the state.
  • Game & Fish
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  • 4/23/2018 3:14:00 PM
  • Alabama Works to Become Dive Destination
  • Alabama already has the reputation as one of the best places in the nation to fish for saltwater species, especially red snapper. Now, Alabama is striving to become one of the top destinations for divers to explore numerous wrecks, scuttled vessels and our
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/23/2018 6:20:00 AM
  • Adrian College Uses Largemouth To Claim Bassmaster College Series Win
  • “Alabama has treated us great over the first two years of college fishing. Bass act the same for the most part all over the country, but these lakes have some big and beautiful fish.” The biggest jump on the final day came from Joe McClosky and John ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/23/2018 6:20:00 AM
  • Killer carp threaten native fish in Southeast
  • Locals boast that Pickwick Lake, where Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee come together, is "the smallmouth bass capital of the world." Catfish and buffalo fill commercial angler’s nets. Marinas lining the reservoir’s roads attest to Pickwick’s huge ...
  • Mother Nature Network
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  • 4/22/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • Top 10 Baits from Table Rock
  • Moving baits like Alabama rigs and crankbaits carried most of the weight, while some Ozark staples also did damage. 4. Ozark legend Stacy King caught his fish on a Bass Pro Shops Speed Shad swimbait rigged on a 1/4- to 5/16-ounce head and a Bass Pro Shops
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 4/22/2018 3:38:00 PM
  • ALLISON GOES THE DISTANCE ON TABLE ROCK
  • “I caught my fish on an Alabama rig, like most people were this week,” Allison says. “I think the key was that I was getting mine down a little deeper. I was letting that rig tick along the bottom and I think I was triggering those fish into reaction ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 4/22/2018 1:00:00 AM
  • Parents play big role in high school bass fishing
  • The boats that had been on the trailers were on Pickwick Lake, carrying high school anglers from throughout the state who are competing in the Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Assocaition tournament. The tournament attracted 239 boats, each containing .
  • TimesDaily
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  • 4/21/2018 10:33:00 PM
  • Day 5 - Bradley Hallman on Lake Lanier
  • Circuit Breaker returns With his daughter and wife along for the ride, Cody Meyer has a good luck beard growing at the start of the Pickwick event in Alabama. Brandon Hunter explains how he sets up his Lowrance HDS units to catch more fish on Kentucky Lake
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/19/2018 8:11:00 PM
  • Brian Pahl Takes Home Title on Kentucky Lake
  • Patterns used to target fish this week out on Kentucky Lake varied greatly. Anglers reported using crankbaits, Alabama Rigs, and even spinnerbaits. The overall winner of the tournament, Brian Pahl, caught the winning fish flipping shallow bushes with a jig
  • Fishing
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  • 3/18/2018 10:09:00 PM
  • Bethel U. Angler Tops on Kentucky Lake
  • Patterns used to target fish this week out on Kentucky Lake varied greatly. Anglers reported using crankbaits, Alabama Rigs, and even spinnerbaits. The overall winner of the tournament, Brian Pahl, caught the winning fish flipping shallow bushes with a jig
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2018 6:25:00 AM
  • Classic Coverage: Bassmaster field includes top names in bass fishing
  • This year Foutz is fishing against eight BASS "Angler of the Year" winners, including superstars like Greg Hackney of Louisiana, Aaron Martens and Gerald Swindle of Alabama and Brandon Palaniuk of Idaho. There are 11 competitors who have already won at ...
  • WTVC
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  • 3/15/2018 3:46:00 PM
  • Many express interest in North Dakota high school fishing
  • The winners of this year’s state tournament will advance to The Bass Federation’s nationwide high school event in Alabama. No North Dakota high schools have been formally approached about introducing fishing as a school activity yet.
  • Watertown Public Opinion
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  • 3/15/2018 1:13:00 PM
  • Mossy Oak Fishing Pros Set the Stage for Exciting 2018 Bassmaster Classic
  • Alabama, the 2017 Classic champion, as a 15:1 favorite to finish in the top 15; and Gerald Swindle of Guntersville, Ala., who's fished in 16 previous Classics, as a 15:1 favorite to finish in the top 18. "I look forward to the Classic every year and really
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/15/2018 7:22:00 AM
  • Alabama: Marion County Public Fishing Lake Reopens March 17
  • Marion County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on March 17, 2018, under the operation of new lake manager Barbara Goggans. The lake had been temporarily closed during the transition of operations to the new lake manager. The lake is located 6 miles north of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/15/2018 7:21:00 AM
  • Florida Legislature 2018: What passed and what failed
  • (HB 1211/ SB 1612) LICENSE TAGS (FAILED): Creates new specialty license tags for University of Georgia, Auburn University, University of Alabama, Beat Childhood Cancer, Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, Dan Marino Campus, Donate Life Florida, Ducks Unlimited ...
  • Tampa Bay Times
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  • 3/14/2018 9:48:00 AM
  • Best Arkansas Bass Fishing Destinations 2018
  • Ryan Mozisek, a member of the Benton High School fishing team, competed in the Fishing League Worldwide High School National Championship in 2017 at Alabama’s Wheeler Lake. When he visits Lake Dardanelle this month, he will go into backwaters like ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/13/2018 10:23:00 PM
  • Best Alabama Bass Fishing Lakes 2018
  • Located in two different regions of the state, the best Alabama bass fishing is located at Guntersville and Eufaula lakes. Alabama offers a lot of great choices for bass anglers, which is probably why it’s home to B.A.S.S., as well as many professional ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/13/2018 4:34:00 PM
  • Madolyn Daniel snags Big Fish award
  • More than 350 high school anglers took to Lake Martin on Saturday for the Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament, and home-lake advantage proved powerful for Dadeville’s Madolyn Daniel, who snagged the biggest fish of the tournament.
  • Alexander City Outlook
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  • 3/13/2018 4:15:00 PM
  • Attention: Catfish Company Recalls 34.5 Tons of Fish
  • These items were shipped to retail locations in Texas, as well as Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, and Illinois, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. Heartland Catfish Company on Friday recalled 69,016
  • Park Cities People
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  • 3/12/2018 7:48:00 PM
  • Many express interest in North Dakota high school fishing
  • The winners of this year's state tournament will advance to The Bass Federation's nationwide high school event in Alabama. No North Dakota high schools have been formally approached about introducing fishing as a school activity yet.
  • WRAL
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  • 3/11/2018 10:16:00 AM
  • US bans Gilbacker, other fish
  • The American catfish industry is concentrated in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas. These markets have been steadily losing share to imports predominately from Vietnam. According to the New York Times, U.S catfish industry became concerned since ...
  • Kaieteur News
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  • 3/11/2018 6:14:00 AM
  • Many express interest in North Dakota high school fishing
  • The Bass Bandits are affiliated The Bass Federation, a national group that promotes high school fishing. The winners of this year's state tournament will advance to The Bass Federation's nationwide high school event in Alabama.
  • Valley News Live
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  • 3/10/2018 6:55:00 PM
  • NXT Star Bobby Fish out With ACL Surgery
  • According to PWInsider, Fish underwent surgery on Thursday in Birmingham, Alabama to repair an injured ACL. His recovery time is slated for five to six months. PWI's Mike Johnson reported that Fish and tag partner Kyle O'Reilly were supposed to be stripped
  • Pop Culture
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  • 3/9/2018 11:43:00 PM
  • Bobby Fish Out Six Months, Ultimate Deletion, New Cruiserweights
  • Unfortunately, his injury has not gotten any better since then. In fact, the Wrestling Observer reports that Fish had surgery in Alabama to fix MCL and ACL tears this past Thursday. Bobby Fish is now expected to miss six months of action from the ring.
  • All Wrestling
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  • 3/9/2018 5:48:00 AM
  • BASS FISHING: Madison Southern’s Cress named Coach of the Year
  • This past year, A Southern’s bass fishing team was runner-up in the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Tournament as well as netting a Top-20 finish in the SAF national bass fishing competition in Alabama last May. Last month, Cress added another award to his ...
  • Richmond Register
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  • 3/9/2018 5:22:00 AM
  • Best Crappie Fishing in America 2018
  • Alabama anglers rarely lack opportunities to crappie fish. From one end of the state to the other, both large and small lakes feature good crappie fishing. Of course, good is relative. At the least, most Alabama lakes are good in an average year and can be
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/8/2018 7:12:00 PM
  • 4 Go-To Lures for Spring Largemouth Bass
  • Wind, mudlines or deep-water cover can increase your odds of cashing in on suspended fish. Use spinnerbaits, jerkbaits, cranks or Alabama rigs. Sometimes bass can get too good of a look at these gaudy baits in clear water. But wind can mitigate that ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/8/2018 6:31:00 PM
  • Fishing report
  • Taylor Surly at Hook, Line and Sinker in Bella Vista said black bass are biting square-billed crank baits, Alabama rigs and jerk baits at all Bella Vista lakes. Points are good places to fish. Trout are biting at Lake Brittany on Power Bait or small spoons
  • The Northwest Arkansas Times
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  • 3/6/2018 9:11:00 AM
  • Top-10 Patterns from Lake Seminole
  • “I caught a few, but I just couldn’t get it going,” Smith says of the final day. “So I pulled out the Alabama rig and went to working on them and got them fired up. It was on then. “For me, this is like ledge fishing on Kentucky Lake, only I’m ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/5/2018 8:53:00 PM
  • Missouri Bass Fishing Outlook 2018
  • Table Rock bass suspend over deep water during March when the fish can be taken on Alabama rigs, suspending jerkbaits and 3- to 4 1/2-inch swimbaits on underspin jigheads. Crawfish-colored crankbaits such as Storm lures’ Wiggle Warts and SPRO Rk Crawlers .
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/5/2018 7:55:00 PM
  • LIVETARGET Customizable BaitBall Spinner Rig
  • LIVETARGET mashes the merits of spreader rigs and spinnerbaits to create the now-available BaitBall Spinner Rig Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON - The Alabama Rig® (A-Rig) exploded onto the bass fishing scene in 2011. Downsized versions of umbrella rigs (aka ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/5/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • Top 10 Baits from Lake Seminole
  • 10. Rounding out the top-10, Florida’s Koby Kreiger caught his fish on a wacky-rigged V&M Chopstick and an Alabama rig with V&M Thunder Shads.
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/5/2018 3:15:00 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX
  • ALAN HENRY: Water clear main lake, lightly stained up the river; 49 degrees; 6.09 feet low. Black bass are fair on Alabama rigs, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and spoons. Crappie and bass are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on live perch and live worms.
  • Newschannel 6 Now
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  • 3/1/2018 4:27:00 AM
  • Fishing Report
  • Bass fishing is good, there is a good swim bait bite right now. Anglers catching bass are either tossing large Huddleston swim baits or Alabama Rigs for the bigger fish. Lake Pardee: The lake recently opened for fishing and didn’t disappoint anglers ...
  • Escalon Times
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  • 2/28/2018 2:42:00 AM
  • 2018 North Carolina Bass Fishing Outlook
  • “We stunned four or five fish over 9 pounds in 15 minutes,” Thompson said. Lake Norman had plenty of largemouths, although they were mostly smaller Alabama spotted bass and hybrid largemouths/spots. “Spots are taking over the lake,” Thompson said.
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/27/2018 7:30:00 PM
  • NWA fishing report
  • Jerk baits are also a good lure for black bass, along with Alabama rigs and crank baits. Water temperature is in the mid-40s. Lisa Mullins at Beaver Dam Store said trout fishing is good in the Bertrand launch ramp area. The top flies are nymphs and micro j
  • The Northwest Arkansas Times
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  • 2/27/2018 9:16:00 AM
  • 0225 Fishing Report
  • Fish are also moving up in the water column, and yesterday his boat was able to catch the tail end of the deep striper and bass action throwing Alabama rigs 15 feet down over 50-60 feet of water. That’s all good news for shallow water bass fishermen ...
  • Index-Journal
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  • 2/25/2018 5:17:00 AM
  • 4 Great Alabama Bass Lakes
  • While everything points to great Alabama bass fishing in 2018, some areas are better than others. Here are four lakes to consider this year. In the current Bass Anglers Information Team (B.A.I.T.) annual report prepared by Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater .
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/23/2018 7:36:00 PM
  • Greenbrier duo qualify for national fishing competition
  • So, we work well together." Tanner said. The pair qualified at the Georgia state championship for the national fishing tournament in Alabama. The duo had to qualify from a field of over 60 in the state tournament, just to make it to the national stage.
  • WRDW
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  • 2/23/2018 1:29:00 AM
  • Washington County public fishing lake temporarily reopens
  • Anglers age 16 and older will need to purchase a fishing license and permit in one of the following ways: from a local license agent, online, through the Outdoor Alabama mobile app, at a county probate office, or by phone at 1-888-848-6887. Processing and
  • Yellowhammer News
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  • 2/22/2018 8:15:00 PM
  • Wetumpka and Holtville compete in fishing tournament
  • On Feb. 10, Wetumpka and Holtville competed in the Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association team tournament held at Lake Jordan. In the team standings, Holtville finished in 11th-place with 612 points and Wetumpka finished 16th with 585 points.
  • The Wetumpka Herald
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  • 2/21/2018 7:41:00 PM
  • Fishing Report
  • Jigging spoons and heavy football jigs have been effective to reach and catch these fish. Alabama rigs and suspending jerkbaits have also produced fish around submerged timber and rocky main lake points. The recent rains have brought the lake levels up ...
  • Smith Mountain Eagle
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  • 2/21/2018 3:16:00 PM
  • Fishing Clash Description
  • Travel to realistic, beautifully animated locations in nature across i.e. The North America. Start with Florida and move on to the biggest Alabama’s lake – Guntersville Lake. Your next stop will be Kenai River, the most popular sport fishing ...
  • getapkfree.com
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  • 2/21/2018 3:49:00 AM
  • Tickets to QCT's 'Big Fish: The Musical' to go on sale
  • Set against the backdrop of modern-day Alabama, BIG FISH: THE MUSICAL spins the larger-than-life story of Edward Bloom, a travelling salesman with a penchant for storytelling. Giants, mermaids, witches—every tale he’s told his son, Will, is more ...
  • KHQA
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  • 2/20/2018 6:02:00 PM
  • Union County wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing challenge
  • The top 10 percent of each Challenge, Open, and state championship field will advance to the High School Fishing National Championship on Pickwick Lake, in Florence, Alabama, June 26-29. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000
  • accesswdun.com
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  • 2/20/2018 11:34:00 AM
  • Possible 47-Day Red Snapper Season in Alabama
  • Alabama's extensive artificial reef zones produce huge red snapper on each trip offshore. Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources If the plan works out, Alabama red snapper anglers will have access to the prized reef fish for more days ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/20/2018 5:16:00 AM
  • 0218 Fishing Report
  • With the water dirty and rising a lot of Lake Greenwood bass have moved up, and state BASS team boater Stan Gunter of Saluda reports that throwing a Shad Rap around rocky points and an Alabama rig around boat ramps is catching fish. There are a good number
  • Index-Journal
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  • 2/18/2018 5:13:00 AM
  • Friday Fishing Report
  • That's likely to be a good pattern this weekend on other impounded lakes throughout the Coosa and Alabama rivers as fish go shallow with the warmup. From the coast, Captain Bobby Abruscato reports the heavy rains and the warmup are pushing most trout and .
  • The Birmingham News
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  • 2/16/2018 8:19:00 AM
  • Dealing with Devin: Wings, Fish and More building for sale
  • A building that is home to a well-known Columbus restaurant is now for sale. Wings, Fish and More, which is located at 217 Alabama St., is being listed by Crye-Leike Properties Unlimited. Before Wings, Fish and More opened in 2014, the building was home to
  • The Commercial Dispatch
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  • 2/15/2018 5:39:00 PM
  • California Fishing License: Two More States Adopt 12-Month System
  • Our most recent coverage cited a legislative analysis of Senate Bill 187 (SB 187), where the apparent lack of success of a 12-month fishing license policy in three southern states (Alabama, Georgia and Virginia) was partial justification for not pursuing a
  • The Log
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  • 2/15/2018 8:39:00 AM
  • Fishing hot spots
  • Try using chartreuse or lead as well as bladed jigs. Fish in the channel or under water bridges. LAKE DARDANELLES Bass fishing has been good using Alabama rigs, jerkbaits crankbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Jigs are working in shallow water on warmer days.
  • nwaonline.com
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  • 2/15/2018 7:30:00 AM
  • Yanks' Judge on track for opening day after shoulder surgery
  • These comments came after he confirmed he and Meyer were working on an extension for the head coach. Smith said Meyer won’t be making as much as Alabama’s Nick Saban or Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher. “The reality is we have to compensate people ...
  • Weather
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  • 2/14/2018 9:50:00 PM
  • Mothership Fishing Around the World
  • It’s worth pointing out that Done Deal won the Blue Marlin World Cup this year with a 600-pound blue marlin, fishing out of Orange Beach, Alabama. Aside from tournament fishing, however, working with a mothership like Enterprise does also have some ...
  • Top Billfish Destinations
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  • 2/14/2018 5:34:00 PM
  • Bass fishing in muddy water
  • Just about every lake and river in Alabama turned a chocolate brown over this past rainy weekend, making for some tough fishing for bass anglers in most waters. However, with the days getting longer and the daily temperatures steadily increasing ...
  • The Birmingham News
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  • 2/14/2018 8:26:00 AM
  • Castin' 'n Catchin' Tournament to Benefit Pediatric Center
  • SCOTTSBORO — The 3rd Annual Captain D’s Castin’ ‘N Catchin’ fishing tournament to benefit the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center at Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham will be heldSaturday, April 14 at Goose Pond Colony Resort (417 Ed ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/14/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • Set-Up Offered Options Both Shallow And Deep
  • Lake Martin doesn't contain nearly as many 5-pound-plus fish as some other impoundments in Alabama, but it's certainly not that state's equivalent of Arkansas' Beaver Lake, as some pundits had tagged it prior to last week's Bassmaster Elite Series season .
  • BassFan
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  • 2/14/2018 6:06:00 AM
  • A key vote looms on commercial fishing
  • In the years following its founding in Texas in 1977, House and other commercial fishing advocates say, the CCA has been successful in decimating the commercial fishing industries in Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Alabama. Seth Vernon ...
  • Outer Banks Sentinel
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  • 2/14/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • NWA fishing report
  • Crappie and stripers are biting, but black bass fishing is slow. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers recommends using Alabama rigs, jerk baits or crawdad-colored crank baits for black bass. A two-day tournament Feb. 3-4 was won with a two-day
  • nwaonline.com
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  • 2/13/2018 11:15:00 AM
  • Yamaha Pro Omori Details Bassmaster Elite Win on Lake Martin
  • The win marks Omori’s seventh career victory with B.A.S.S.® and his second B.A.S.S.® win in three years in the state of Alabama, after a triumph on Wheeler Lake in 2016. “This time of year, I like to fish shallow — especially during the prespawn ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/13/2018 6:12:00 AM
  • BFHOF elects new officers
  • outgoing Board VP and professor emeritus at the University of Alabama. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with all of them, and we all share the same passion for the sport of bass fishing.” Along with Bryan who now serves on the induction dinner and ...
  • BassFan
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  • 2/12/2018 5:00:00 PM
  • Pro anglers compete one-on-one in new fishing contest
  • Two pro bass anglers will face off in a new fishing contest to be broadcast live Monday on BassZone.com beginning at 10 a.m. Gerald Swindle and Wesley Strader will battle on Alabama's Lake Logan Martin in the first of six "one-on-one" fishing battles set .
  • NewsOK
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  • 2/11/2018 5:54:00 AM
  • Omori's lead more than 4 pounds
  • Takahiro Omori caught a 12-13 bag from Alabama's Lake Martin today to extend his lead in the Bassmaster Elite Series season opener to more than 4 pounds with one day to fish. The former Classic champion has a three-day total of 45-08, which is 4-02 more ..
  • BassFan
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  • 2/10/2018 10:57:00 PM
  • ‘Big Fish’ author visits Dothan ahead of local stage production
  • Wallace’s visit is presented by the library system and the Southeast Alabama Community Theatre (SEACT). The event is leading up to SEACT’s production of the musical adaptation of Wallace’s novel “Big Fish.” SEACT will present “Big Fish” on ...
  • Dothan Eagle
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  • 2/10/2018 10:02:00 PM
  • FISHING: Hawk hops to 2nd at Lake Martin
  • Lake Havasu City angler Roy Hawk went big on a slow day on Lake Martin, hauling in a catch of five fish at 17 pounds, 1 ounce to vault into second place at the Bassmaster Elite Series fishing tournament on Friday in Alexander City, Alabama. Hawk ...
  • Havasu News
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  • 2/10/2018 8:28:00 AM
  • Two 6-Pounders Highlight Prince's Massive Bag
  • Prince, a Floridian who said earlier in the week that his knowledge of highland reservoirs is limited, boated two fish in excess of 6 pounds on consecutive offerings at Alabama's Lake Martin. They topped a 19-13 stringer that put him 1-11 in front of the r
  • BassFan
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  • 2/9/2018 3:23:00 AM
  • ATH Vernon Jackson flips pledge to Texas A&M from Alabama
  • Good news in College Station: For the first hour-plus of National Signing Day, it's officially Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M 1, Nick Saban and Alabama 0. Four-star defensive tackle Bobby Brown (Arlington, TX) committed to Alabama on December 22 during the ...
  • fishinghd.com
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  • 2/8/2018 6:50:00 AM
  • 10 Pounds Should Be Decent Bag At Elite Opener
  • However, the venue isn't one of the traditional Alabama stops that are familiar to BassFans across the country. Lake Martin is a beautiful, healthy fishery that's home to lots of bass (both spotted and largemouth). The Tallapoosa River reservoir ...
  • BassFan
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  • 2/7/2018 10:45:00 PM
  • Alabama town unveils fish monument
  • EUFAULA, Ala. — Alabama is known for its unusual memorials and statues, and the city of Eufaula is adding to the list with a monument to a fish. Officials in the lakeside town on the Georgia border have unveiled a 12-foot-tall replica of a largemouth ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 2/6/2018 11:58:00 AM
  • Alabama town unveils fish monument
  • EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is known for its unusual memorials and statues, and the city of Eufaula is adding to the list with a monument to a fish. Officials in the lakeside town on the Georgia border have unveiled a 12-foot-tall replica of a ...
  • Norfolk Daily News
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  • 2/5/2018 4:38:00 PM
  • Pre-Spawn Slabs: Where to Catch Alabama Crappie
  • With the weather warming, Alabama crappie are getting ready to spawn, which means anglers are getting ready to catch them. Here are a few places you should consider this year. Alabama anglers rarely lack opportunities to crappie fish. From one end of the .
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 2/5/2018 2:45:00 PM
  • Alabama town unveils fish monument
  • EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is known for its unusual memorials and statues, and the city of Eufaula is adding to the list with a monument to a fish. Officials in the lakeside town on the Georgia border have unveiled a 12-foot-tall replica of a ...
  • Limaohio
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  • 2/4/2018 7:53:00 PM
  • Alabama town unveils fish monument
  • Alabama is known for its unusual memorials and statues, and the city of Eufaula is adding to the list with a monument to a fish. Officials in the lakeside town on the Georgia border have unveiled a 12-foot-tall replica of a largemouth bass to celebrate its
  • Lexington Herald Leader
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  • 2/3/2018 7:32:00 PM

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