2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series begins this weekend on Logan Martin Lake

AUBURN – The 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, hosted by Auburn University, will begin Nov. 18-19 on Logan Martin Lake near Pell City.

More than 150 anglers representing 25 universities across the southeastern United States are expected to compete this season on lakes throughout north Alabama. The series will decide the 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series title and determine the universities that will be represented at the 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. A sample of participating schools includes Auburn, Alabama, North Alabama, Mississippi State, Georgia and Ole Miss.

This weekend’s event is combined with the Auburn University Fall Classic fishing tournament.

The schedule for the 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is Nov. 18-19 on Logan Martin Lake, Pell City; Feb. 17-18 on the Tennessee River, Huntsville; March 16-17 on Lake Wheeler, Decatur; and May 11-12 for the championship on Lake Guntersville near Guntersville.

Weigh-ins are on Fridays at 3 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend to show support for the collegiate anglers.

For more information about the 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, go to www.auburn.edu/bass or contact Auburn University Bass Sports Club adviser Jann Swaim at (334) 559-0343 or swaimjb@auburn.edu.

Contacts: Jann Swaim, Auburn University Bass Sports Club adviser, (334) 559-0343 (swaimjb@auburn.edu), or
Charles Martin, Office of Communications and Marketing, (334) 844-9999 (marticd@auburn.edu)