BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Boyd Duckett accomplished Sunday what no Bassmaster Classic angler had been able to in the 37-year history of the marquee event. The Demopolis, Ala., Bassmaster Elite Series pro became the first home-state angler to win the Classic and the $500,000 top prize. […]
Long before I moved to North Carolina, I had heard of Buggs Island lake.
Buggs Island, technically John H. Kerr Reservoir, had a reputation for massive largemouth bass and prime spring fishing. With the passage of time, I have not been disappointed in Kerr Lake/Buggs Island bass. […]
Lake Chatuge, a popular TVA reservoir at the Hiwassee River in Clay County, N.C., and Towns County, Ga., once was known as a prime smallmouth bass lake, second only to Fontana Reservoir — but not any longer. […]