Cromer is ABA winner

Rodney Cromer of Pomaria won the Nov. 18 American Bass Anglers D-96 tournament on Lake Greenwood and carried home a check for $707.

Cromer weighed in a limit of five bass that tipped the scales at 17.97 pounds. He caught his fish from the middle and lower ends of the lake, fishing spinnerbaits around docks and flipping jigs around rocky structure.Read More...
January 01, 2013 at 7:00 am

Gaffney No. 3 is No. 1

The Gaffney Bassmasters No. 3 took bragging rights at the Oct. 12-13 South Carolina B.A.S.S. Federationís Six-Man Tournament on Lake Hartwell.

Gaffney beat 41 other state teams with a weight of 120.39 pounds for the 2-day tournament. Three members of they Gaffney team qualified for the state team.Read More...
December 01, 2012 at 7:00 am

Dickson tops at Keowee

Kevin Dickson and Randy Dickson of Westminster won the Bass Anglers Invitational Trail (B.A.I.T.) Classic XII on Lake Keowee Sept. 28-29 with a two-day total of 27.79 pounds.

They won a fully rigged Nitro Z-8 bass boat.
November 05, 2012 at 9:00 am

Cobb wins at Greenwood

Brandon Cobb of Greenwood won the ABA Division 96 championship tournament on Lake Greenwood Aug. 26, weighing in a 5-fish limit that pushed the scales to 15.72 pounds.

Cobb caught his fish in around mid-lake, fishing brush piles, docks, and points anywhere from 2 to 25 feet deep with crankbaits, jigs, spinnerbaits and soft plastics. Read More...
October 01, 2012 at 7:00 am

Lake wins at Greenwood

Andy Lake of Batesburg won the American Bass Anglers Division 96 season championship July 14-15 on Lake Greenwood.

On the first day, Lake was the only fisherman who brought to the scales a 5-fish limit. It weighed 11.52 pounds and put him well on the way to his winning total of 17.6 pounds, worth $796. Read More...
September 01, 2012 at 7:00 am

Gainey second in EverStart

Nick Gainey of Charleston closed in a hurry, moving from 19th to second place on the final day of the EverStart Series Northern Division tournament on North Carolinaís Kerr Lake in mid-June.

Gainey checked in a 5-fish limit the final day that weighed 12 pounds, 12 ounces and that left him just seven ounces out of first place with a 3-day total of 35-11.Read More...
August 01, 2012 at 7:00 am

Bolt, Temples place in A-A

South Carolina had two anglers, Conrad Bolt and Brandon Temples, finish in the top 10 at the BFL All-American on the Potomac River out of National Harbor, Md., in mid-May.

Bolt, from Seneca, started off slowly, but on the final day he went from seventh to fifth place in the boater division, finishing with a total weight of 38 pounds, 1 ounce. Read More...
July 02, 2012 at 11:54 am

Ellis has huge payday

Ken Ellis of Bowman won the April 18-21 EverStart Series tournament on the Santee Cooper lakes.

Ellis came from fifth place to win on the fourth and final day when he weighed in 20 pounds for a total of 56 pounds, 5 ounces.Read More...
June 01, 2012 at 9:36 am

SC pros in FLW top five

Pro angler Brent Ehrler from Redlands, Calif., weighed in a 20-pound limit on the final day to move up from second place and win the FLW Major Tour event on Lake Hartwell in late March.

Ehrlerís 4-day weight of 74 pounds, 13 ounces brought him the first-prize money of $100,000, plus a $25,000 bonus.Read More...
May 01, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Grooms just misses berth

Wade Grooms of Bonneau finished second at the Bassmaster Weekend Series national championship on the Santee Cooper lakes on Nov. 9-12, missing the winnerís berth in the Bassmasters Classic by less than a pounds.Read More...
January 01, 2012 at 8:17 am

Two SC fishermen qualify in regional tourney for BFL All-American

South Carolina anglers Grayson Mathis and Brandon Temples have qualified for the BFL All-American tournament by virtue of their top-5 finishes at a regional tournament on Virginiaís Smith Mountain Lake in mid-October.Read More...
December 01, 2011 at 12:08 pm

SC teams miss top spot

Teams from South Carolina teams took four of the top five places, missing out only on first place, at the Sept. 18 Cabelaís King Kat Tournament on Clarks Hill Lake.Read More...
November 01, 2011 at 1:48 pm

SC brothers finish seventh. Shine in high-school fishing world finals

Cody and Trevor Jeffers, brothers from the Barnwell County Career Center bass fishing club, finished seventh in the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals July 20-22 on Arkansasí Lake Dardanelle.Read More...
September 23, 2011 at 8:55 am

Big stripers take the cake: Midlands Club holds two tournaments

The Midlands Striper Club held tournaments on June 11 on Lake Murray and July 9 on Clarks Hill Lake, and TeamCatchall came away with first- and third-place finishes.Read More...
August 25, 2011 at 3:12 pm

SC teams dominate Crappie USA tournament

South Carolina teams took first place in both the amateur and professional divisions of the at the June 4-5 Crappie USA Super Event on Clarks Hill Lake.Read More...
July 26, 2011 at 3:32 pm

Ashley wins at Murray; Hite gives SC pros a 1-2 BASS finish

Two South Carolina pros finished first and second at the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Lake Murray in mid-May.Read More...
June 23, 2011 at 12:08 pm