• Fishing Tournaments

    This year's U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament has been postponed until Oct 29-31.

    Weather postpones US Open King Mackerel Tournament

    Southport-Oak Island experiencing bad weather from Hurricane Joaquin
    October 01, 2015 at 3:58pm
    This year's U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament has been postponed until Oct 29-31.

    Weather postpones US Open King Mackerel Tournament

    Southport-Oak Island experiencing bad weather from Hurricane Joaquin
    October 01, 2015 at 3:36pm
    Derek Freeman and Trevor Callaham of T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson won the TBF/FLW High School Fishing World Finals on Alabama's Lake Pickwick with this final day's catch of better than 20 pounds.

    T.L. Hanna duo wins TBF/FLW high school world bass-fishing championship

    Freeman, Callaham will split $20,000 in scholarships, prizes
    July 20, 2015 at 9:18am
    A team from Bandys High School in Catawba County is the state high-school bass fishing champions.

    It's Bandys again! State bass-fishing title goes to Catawba County high-school team

    Defending champs win title on Lake Norman by 1 1/2 pounds
    June 18, 2015 at 8:17am
    Sushi's 419.1-pound blue marlin, caught in Friday's fifth day of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, didn't break into the leaderboard.

    VIking 62 remains in Big Rock lead with one day left in tournament

    One blue marlin weighed in Friday doesn't break into leaderboard
    June 12, 2015 at 8:44pm
    EZ Boy, captained by Van Pierce of Trinity, took over second place in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament with this 556.3-pound fish caught on Thursday.

    EZ Boy jumps into second place at Big Rock with 556.3-pound blue marlin

    Viking 62 remains in lead for lion's share of $1.63 million purse
    June 11, 2015 at 8:07pm
    Reel Pleasure's 451.8-pound blue marlin is the fifth-largest weighed in at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament but the biggest weighed in by an outboard-powered boat.

    Viking 62 still in lead at Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

    Reel Pleasure decks 451.8-pound billfish on third day of event
    June 10, 2015 at 6:42pm
    Capt. Brian Komer's Viking 62 caught this 680-pound blue marlin on Monday to take the lead in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament out of Morehead City.

    Viking 62 leads Big Rock with 680-pound blue marlin

    Four boats bring billfish to scales on first day of 57th annual tournament
    June 08, 2015 at 8:09pm
    Bryan Thrift of Shelby is $125,000 richer after winning an FLW Tour event on Lake Eufala, Ala., on Sunday.

    Shelby bass pro strikes it rich on Alabama's Lake Eufala

    Thrift's big final day clinches win in FLW Tour event
    May 18, 2015 at 10:57pm
    Kristopher Queen and Tyler Black of Bandys H.S. won the FLW/TBF High School Fishing National Championship on Arkansas' Grand lake on Sunday.

    Team from Bandys H.S. wins high school national bass-fishing championship

    North Carolina team wins two-day tournament by more than four pounds
    April 27, 2015 at 6:27am
    Patrick Walters and Gettys Brannon of South Carolina won the FLW College Fishing National Championship on Lake Murray last weekend.

    Gamecocks win FLW College championship on Lake Murray

    Walters, Brannon rally on final day, moving up from second place
    April 21, 2015 at 12:28pm
    Top college bass-fishing teams will compete for the national championship on Lake Murray next week.

    Gamecocks will be represented in FLW national championship next week

    Lake Murray is host lake for FLW College Fishing National Championships on April 16-18
    April 07, 2015 at 5:19pm
    Andrew Helms (left) and Josh Whittaker of UNC-Charlotte won the Bassmaster College Classic title on Sunday on South Carolina's Lake Keowee.

    UNC-Charlotte pair wins Bassmaster College Classic

    49ers team edges Clemson team by 4 ounces
    February 24, 2015 at 7:09am
    South Carolina pro Casey Ashley lands a Lake Hartwell bass on the way to winning the Bassmaster Classic on Sunday.

    SC pro Casey Ashley wins Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, his home lake

    Dad's homemade lure helps Ashley come up with winning 20-pound stringer
    February 22, 2015 at 6:16pm
    Casey Ashley of Donalds, S.C., lands a nice Lake Hartwell bass on the way to winning the Bassmaster Classic.

    Hometown hero Ashley wins Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell

    S.C. pro comes through in
    February 22, 2015 at 6:12pm
    Japanese bass pro Takahiro Omori leads the Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell entering Sunday's final day of competition.

    Omori leads Bassmaster Classic entering final day on Lake Hartwell

    Japanese pro is at the head of a tight pack of former champs
    February 21, 2015 at 7:42pm