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Week 7 was originally supposed to see three open/ tournament trail events calendared on, but tournament director Brett Collins decided to postpone (date TBA) the second CATT Spring Qualifier on Lake Wylie because so many anglers were planning to fish the first CBC NC Division event of the year on Lake Norman.   Accordingly, this […]
In Saturday’s BFL Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Keowee Dearal Rodgers of Camden finished in third place out of 160 boaters, landing a healthy Lake Keowee bag weighing 13 pounds 4 ounces worth $1,719.00. Dearal is always generous with information about how he catches fish, and so I caught up with him to hear […]
The first event of the Carolinas Bass Challenge 2015 South Carolina Division season is in the books, and as expected tournament director Brett Collins hosted a superb tournament to officially kick off the fourth year of this mega-trail for weekend anglers. 173 boats and 374 anglers were part of the event where more than $40,000.00 […]
Week 6 saw four open/ tournament trail events reported on, including a CBC event on Lake Murray, a BFL event on Lake Keowee, a Fish the Fall event on Lake Hartwell, and an ABA event on Clarks Hill. CBC Lake Murray 173 boats and 374 anglers fished the first Carolinas Bass Challenge SC Division event […]
The American Bass Anglers American Fishing Tour Division 26 had its second tournament of the season yesterday on Clarks Hill.  18 anglers fished the event and Evan Buller of Lincolnton, GA won the tournament with 14.10 pounds (worth $478.00), including a big fish of 4.14 pounds.  Second and third place were settled by the big […]
Lake Hartwell continues to give up at least one monster sack in recent tournaments, and this Saturday was no exception as Bradley Rhodes and Chris Dorlan put together a 25.23 pound bag to take first place in the sixth event of the trail’s 14-15 season.  It’s safe to say that any of the Classic contenders […]
The BFL Savannah River Division had its first tournament of the 2015 season today on Lake Keowee.  Congratulations to first place boater Jayme Rampey of Liberty who landed 17 pounds even of bass and took home $8.154.00 (including the Ranger and Mercury money) for the win! Second place went to Matthew Justice of Fair Play […]
Congratulations to Chris Marshall and Josh Gardner, winners of the CBC SC Division Event on Lake Murray today.  The winning team had the heaviest sack at 23.90 pounds, as well as the big fish – an 8.31 pound hawg!  Stay tuned for more information and full results.   If you appreciate this information and want to receive timely […]
The Carolinas Bass Challenge has its first South Carolina Division tournament of the 2015 season this Saturday on Lake Murray out of Dreher Island State Park.   173 boats are entered, and there is a guaranteed first place prize of $8,000.00. Blast-off will be at safe light with weigh-ins in flights after 3:00. I caught up […]
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Winter Catfishing on Lake Wateree with Captain Rodger Taylor In December of 2008 I went on my first “serious” catfishing trip – a guided trip with Captain Rodger Taylor on Lake Wateree. Since then I have fished Lake Wylie twice with Rodger, and he has given me periodic fishing reports on both major Catawba Chain […]
This article was originally published on December 14, 2008.  To view the original comments to the article visit: _______________________ Friday, December 14 was a cold crisp morning, and even though it was technically still late fall it felt like winter. It’s not every day that you get to fish with a state record holder, but I was […]