When Every Cast Hits the BullZEye™

Ladson, SC (October 18, 2022) – Experience it once and you’ll likely rank it right up there as one of the ultimate inshore bites: Stealth-stalking wolfpacks of redfish, rummaging amidst the shallow slop; slinging spinnerbaits like the Z-Man BullZEye right up in the marsh grass.  Swimming the lure back to the ‘yak, you feel its glitzy spinner blade drumbeat […]

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Permit in Alabama Record Landed by 12-Year-Old

Griffin Haas caught the 8.5-pound permit, the potential Alabama state record, fishing with guide Capt. Scott Kennedy of Whistlin’ Waters Kayak Fishing on a public beach just west of the Alabama-Florida state line. Ryan Haas Twelve-year-old Griffin Haas was having a perfectly good time catching whiting and Spanish mackerel from the beach in Fort Morgan, […]

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Mastering Fly-Fishing for Peacock Bass

Among the many sport fishing pursuits available to anglers in South Florida, targeting butterfly peacock, more commonly known as peacock bass, is certainly not the most popular pastime. With plenty of saltwater action nearby including some of the most diverse shallows in the state, as well as close proximity to the Gulf Stream, the freshwater […]

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2023 Native Watercraft Slayer Propel Max 12.5

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } In the world of freshwater fishing, there is a cult of anglers who prefer getting it done from a kayak. And there’s a lot […]

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Monetti Wins Bassmaster College Classic Bracket

UNC Charlotte’s Louis Monetti, of Brielle, N.J., has won the 2022 Bassmaster College Classic Bracket on Lake Greenwood presented by Lew’s and will compete in the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic.Photos by Dalton Tumblin/B.A.S.S. GREENWOOD, S.C. — As he ran back to Greenwood State Park on Championship Monday of the Bassmaster College Classic […]

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Fishing From a Stand-Up Paddleboard

Of all the ways to target different species of fish, none seems as unique as stepping on a paddleboard. Here’s why. The concept of minimalism simply means restricting yourself to the basic necessities and being as streamlined and efficient as possible, and this becomes particularly apparent in paddleboard fishing. Fishing from a boat allows for […]

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StriperFest 2022 Wrap Up

Welcome to StriperFest 2022! OTW’s Val Watts was there to get the party rolling! Winners At A Glance Grand Prize Winner • Tidewater 210 CC Adventure: Conor Laffey from East Falmouth, MA   Cornhole Competition Winners Winners receive prize packages loaded with Columbia PFG gear, a YETI soft cooler and a pair of Costa sunglasses. […]

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Keith Poche Wins Bassmaster Open on the Red River

eith Poche of Pike Road, Ala., has won the 2022 St. Croix Bassmaster Central Open at Red River presented by Mossy Oak Fishing with a three-day total of 37 pounds, 12 ounces.Photo by Andy Crawford/B.A.S.S. Poche Prevails With Bassmaster Central Open Victory On Louisiana’s Red River BOSSIER CITY, La. — You might say Keith Poche […]

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The Top 5 Reasons For Getting Into Kayak Fishing

5 Reasons For Getting Into Kayak Fishing Are you wondering why some anglers are abandoning the traditional boat-and-motor fishing for kayak finishing? Or are you interested in knowing the benefits before venturing into the sport? Every kayak angler has unique reasons to start kayak fishing. But, most of them agree that the sport is beneficial […]

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10 Stops Along the Fall Run

Fall run in full swing: A school of stripers feasts on small baitfish off the south side of Montauk. Photo by Mike Demarco It’s easy to romanticize the fall striper run. Changing leaves, crisp weather, empty seashore towns, and the striper season saving its best fishing for last. No matter where you fish in the […]

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Better Gas Mileage for Your Boat

It’s no secret that we’re all getting hit hard at the gas pump these days, and it may be some time before we see any real relief. Article from Mercury Dockline Some might be tempted to boat or fish less to save some cash, and that’s understandable. But doing so just means you’re not using […]

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Three-time Japanese Angler of the Year Aoki Set to Retire

Japanese Angler Aoki Retires From Bassmaster Elite Series BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Three-time Japanese Angler of the Year and Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic qualifier Daisuke Aoki has announced his retirement from the Bassmaster Elite Series. The 39-year-old angler hailing from Yamanashi, Japan, has fished professionally for 20 years, including one season on the Bassmaster […]

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