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Outdoors: Field notes from the Bassmaster Classic
February 28, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Field notes from the Bassmaster Classic | Test

If you are like a lot of sportsmen, it’s taken several days of being snow-bound to get things back to normal after the Super Bowl of bass fishing came to town.

Ashley earns storybook victory at Bassmaster Classic
February 24, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Ashley earns storybook victory at Bassmaster Classic | Test

Just before the crowning of the Bassmaster Classic champion at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville on Sunday, everyone in the arena except Ashley himself was convinced he was going to win.

Rojas in Bassmaster lead after chilly Day One
February 21, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Rojas in Bassmaster lead after chilly Day One | Test

At the end of Day 1 of the Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, Dean Rojas is in the lead with a total five-fish weight of 21 pounds, 2 ounces.

Extreme cold to delay Bassmaster start
February 20, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Extreme cold to delay Bassmaster start | Test

During the day Thursday, Bassmaster Classic anglers and officials were putting on brave faces and keeping stiff upper lips when faced with the prospect of the record-low temperatures forecasted for the pre-dawn hours this morning.

What will it take to win the Bassmaster Classic?
February 19, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
What will it take to win the Bassmaster Classic? | Test

The 56 anglers who will be competing tomorrow in the Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell will face some pretty tough conditions.

Outdoors: Homemade tackle the perfect Valentine’s gift
February 14, 2015 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Homemade tackle the perfect Valentine’s gift | Test

On a cold Valentine’s weekend, I can sympathize with fishermen who long to be out on the water but can’t find a way to get out there in the winter. While you might be considering making your sweetheart a Valentine’s card, why not make some fishing tackle instead?

Outdoors: Time to take advantage of small-game opportunities
February 7, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Time to take advantage of small-game opportunities | Test

For those of you who are having withdrawals after the close of the deer and duck seasons and aren’t sure you can make it until the turkey season opener on April 1, there are a number of small-game opportunities that might be able to help you out.

Outdoors: Who’s in the Bassmaster Classic?
January 31, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Who’s in the Bassmaster Classic? | Test

In just three weeks, the Super Bowl of Fishing — otherwise known as The Bassmaster Classic — will be rolling into the Upstate and taking place on Lake Hartwell.

Outdoors: Five tips for winter fishing
January 24, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Five tips for winter fishing | Test

Anglers who thought the recent warm spells were going to last got a shock Friday when the latest cold front moved in and winter returned to normal.

Outdoors: Leave the hardware at home and still catch bass and trout
January 17, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Leave the hardware at home and still catch bass and trout | Test

To its credit, Lake Jocassee has become somewhat of a cottage industry for anglers who come equipped to fish it.