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Hook Up to Hot Bite for Mahi-Mahi In May

By Jeff Dennis When the calendar reaches May, it signals to bluewater anglers along the Southeastern Atlantic coast that migratory dolphin are passing through. Desirable for both their fighting spirit and their excellent table fare, dolphin provide motivation for saltwater…

Charter Review: Backin’ Up Sportfishing Charters

While on vacation with my family in the Outer Banks, we decided to try our hand at some Cobia fishing. Using the charter service, Fishingbooker.com, we booked Captain Howell and the Backin’ Up for a half-day of Cobia fishing, mixed…

Something Old Is Something New

By Capt. Steve Chaconas When I was just a kid in the 1960s, bass fishing was also in its early years. Hooks, line, and plastic worms were crude compared to today’s ultra-sharp hooks, super synthetic lines, and attractant enriched lifelike…

Wheel Gun Bonanza

By Pete Rogers Easing the hammer back on the .44 Remington Magnum, the big boar came to a stop. He stood facing me at 20 yards away. The red dot of my TruGlo optic found the center of his neck,…

Stinky Cats

By Pete Rogers The anchor held the boat over a ledge on Lake Wateree in central South Carolina. Below us was a flurry of fish. On the left side of the boat we cast four rods with a cheese-based stink…

Keeping It Fun in the Sun

By Steve Chaconas Enjoying the outdoors ain’t what it used to be. To get that “Coppertone tan,” we used to lather up with suntan lotion.  Now we avoid the sun by covering up with clothing, wide-brimmed hats, and sunscreen. That…

Good Vibrations

Fishing lures catch fishermen!  Flashy colors, shapes, and sizes hook many an angler even before they ever land a fish. Fortunately for bass fishermen, fish aren’t very picky. Bass are opportunistic predators, eating anything close enough or sitting too long…

Meet Frank, The Celebrity Brown Trout

Photo by Ryan Miloshewski Paul Crews (center) displayed his Missouri state-record brown trout with the help of his fishing partner, Jim Rayfield Sr. (right) and marina owner Phil Lilley By Brent Frazee Let me introduce you to Frank, perhaps the…

A BIG Cut Above

By Mark Fike Being the serious outdoors family that we are, we live off the game and fish we catch or harvest as much as possible. We also raise our own chickens, rabbits, quail and beef too. This means that…

Get Sneaky For Snook out of River Palms Fish Camp

By Jeff Dennis Saltwater anglers target the waters of South Florida for snook which do not inhabit the cooler waters to the North. With a catch and release mentality and strict seasonal closures, some snook can grow quite large. Any…

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