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Epic Bass Fishing in Central New York

June 4, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

This past spring in Central New York was phenomenal for bass fishing. It was one of the best seasons on record, with many anglers catching impressive hauls. Here’s a look at what made it so special: Record-breaking catches: Multiple anglers …

Angler Arrested for Cheating with Weights in Louisiana Fishing Tourament

May 25, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

A man from north-central Louisiana, Aaron Moreau of Pollock, was apprehended in Sabine Parish by enforcement agents from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for alleged fraud during a bass fishing tournament. Moreau stands accused of attempting to deceive organizers …

Alabama Teen Aims for State Fishing Record with Rare Catch

May 22, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Venturing out to clear his mind after completing final exams, 17-year-old Gardner Love of Elberta, Alabama, found himself on the brink of state fishing history. Love, a seasoned angler hailing from the Gulf Coast, made an unexpected catch that could …

South African Minister Announces Presumed Deaths of Missing Fishermen

May 20, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

On Sunday, a somber announcement came from South African Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, expressing condolences to the families of 11 fishermen presumed to have lost their lives. “I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to …

Kentucky Angler’s Texas Triumph: Monster Turtle and Record-Breaking Gar

May 17, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

Kentucky angler Art Weston’s recent fishing trip to Texas was an adventure unlike any other. While aiming to break a record for alligator gar, Weston reeled in a surprising catch – a colossal, 200-pound alligator snapping turtle! Weston, accompanied by …

Georgia Boaters Land Record-Breaking Catches

May 15, 2024 | Baitshop Kevin

Two Georgia anglers from Telfair County can now boast state saltwater fishing records, thanks to impressive catches they reeled in early May, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Jason Rich, from McRae-Helena, battled a nearly 24-pound Almaco …

Indiana Angler Reels in Record Perch

May 13, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

Indiana angler Blas Lara has a whopper of a tale to tell after reeling in a new state record yellow perch! The monster fish, weighing in at a whopping 3 pounds, 2 ounces, shattered the previous record that stood for …

HOA President Makes Shocking Threat to Kids Fishing at Lake

May 9, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

In an unsettling incident, a local HOA president allegedly threatened and harassed children enjoying a fishing trip. According to court documents, 57-year-old Kyle Tate, president of the HOA board at Stillwater Lakes, confronted three kids fishing at the community lake …

Teen Reels in Million-Dollar Fish in Australian River

May 6, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

Imagine a casual fishing trip transforming your life. That’s exactly what happened to Australian teenager Keegan Payne when he snagged a barramundi worth a cool $1 million. Payne, along with his sister and friend, were fishing the Katherine River early …

Michael Jordan Reels in Victory at Abaco Shootout Fishing Tournament

May 6, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

Michael Jordan reigns supreme once again, this time on the high seas! The basketball legend and his crew aboard the “Catch 23” dominated the 2024 Abaco Shootout fishing tournament in the Bahamas, crushing the competition with an impressive haul of …

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