• Fishing Tournaments

    Of the local tournament anglers entered, Shannon Denson is considered a good candidate to win the BASS Central Open Oct. 17-20 because of his mastery of the deep cover in Barnett Reservoir’s main lake.

    Open Ticket — How the 2013 Bassmaster Open at the Rez will be won

    Top bass anglers will pack onto Ross Barnett Reservoir this month, looking to nab an invitation to the 2014 Bassmaster Classic. Here’s how that win can happen.
    October 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Iowa fisherman Chuck Mathieson won the Magnolia Crappie Club's 2012 Big Mama Open with this 2.91-pounder at Grenada Lake.

    Magnolia Crappie Club to start 23rd season at Grenada Lake

    The 4th annual Big Mama Open coincides with first club tournament
    September 05, 2013 at 9:30am

    STAR names red snapper division winner

    Mississippi angler claims prize with 26.35-pound snapper
    July 11, 2013 at 4:00pm
    Winners of MCC’s tournament stop No. 8 were Keith Simpson and Monty Blount, whose best seven fish weighed  16.44 pounds.

    May shouldn’t be dismissed

    Experiment with different crappie techniques
    May 06, 2013 at 9:00am
    Cliff Pace of Petal, Miss., took home the 2013 Bassmaster Classic title this past weekend from Grand Lake in Oklahoma.

    Give the guy a break

    Bassmaster Classic champion has received criticism for his reaction to Sunday's win.
    February 26, 2013 at 10:15am
    Cliff Pace earned the 2013 Bassmaster Classic title today, even though he could only boat four keepers.

    Pace takes 2013 Bassmaster Classic title

    Bassmaster Elite Series pro earns $500,000 for B.A.S.S. championship win
    February 24, 2013 at 8:00pm
    Petal's Cliff Pace has a 6-pound lead in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic after two days of fishing.

    Pace claims lead of 2013 Bassmater Classic after second day

    The Bassmaster Elite Series pro has 6-pound lead going into final day of the tournament.
    February 23, 2013 at 8:41pm
    Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Pace of Petal shares the first-day lead of the 2103 Bassmaster Classic.

    Pace is 2013 Bassmaster Classic co-leader after first day of fishing

    Petal pro and Iaconelli weigh in 21 1/2 pounds.
    February 22, 2013 at 8:53pm
    Ross Barnett Reservoir hosted the fourth-ever B.A.S.S. tournament — the Rebel Invitational — in 1969. Now the Bassmaster Central Opens will return to the lake in 2013.

    The Rez to host closing event of 2013 Bassmaster Central Open circuit

    Ross Barnett Reservoir was home to the fourth-ever B.A.S.S. tournament, 1978 Bassmaster Classic.
    September 27, 2012 at 9:23am
    The Bassmaster Elite Series trail returns to Texas' Lake Falcon next March. Laurel's Paul Elias won last year's stop there with a record-setting catch weighing 132 1/2 pounds.

    2013 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule announced

    Tournament list stretches from Texas to New York, B.A.S.S. announces
    August 22, 2012 at 7:57am
    Jonathon VanDam, four-time Bassmaster Classic winner Kevin FanDam, won the Lake Michigan Elite Series stop July 1.

    A new VanDam wins Elite Series event on Lake Michigan

    KVD's nephew earns $100,000 and 2013 Bassmaster Classic berth
    July 02, 2012 at 10:16am
    Petal's Cliff Pace can to within 1 1/2 pounds of winning his first Bassmaster Elite Series event Sunday during the tournament circuit's stop on Wisconsin's Mississippi River.

    Faircloth wins Mississippi River Elite Series

    Cliff Pace earns second runner-up finish in a row
    June 25, 2012 at 9:40am
    Todd Faircloth goes into the final day of the Wisconsin Bassmaster Elite Series in the lead. Petal's Cliff Pace is less than 3 pounds back in sixth.

    Faircloth remains in control of Elite Series event after three days

    Cliff Pace makes top 12 finale
    June 23, 2012 at 8:14pm
    Todd Faircloth took the lead of the Wisconsin Bassmaster Elite Series tournament, while Petal's Cliff Pace jumped up to sixth.

    Texas' Faircloth grabs Day 2 lead of Wisconsin Elite Series event

    Cliff Pace jumps to sixth in Bassmaster tournament
    June 22, 2012 at 8:14pm
    Florida's Kyle Fox led after one day of the Bassmaster Elite Series event on Wisconsin's Mississippi River, but Petal's Cliff Pace was less than 2 pounds back.

    Fox takes first-day lead in Wisconsin Elite Series event

    Cliff Pace in 11th going into second day of competition.
    June 22, 2012 at 9:52am
    Brent Chapman of Kansas earned his first Bassmaster Elite Series tournament win today (June 10) on Toledo Bend.

    Chapman wins Toledo Bend Elite Series tournament

    Pace earns second-place finish; Elias ends in 11th
    June 10, 2012 at 6:49pm