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Mother Knows Bass!

By Capt. Steve Chaconas Traditional roles of motherhood have taken on added responsibilities. Driving the kids to ball games, after school activities, and full-time careers are making mothers strangers of their children. The village that used to raise children is…

SHAKING UP BASS

By Capt. Steve Chaconas In spite of tackle razzle-dazzle, pro-anglers are going “old school” putting limits in the boat on highly pressured fisheries. Many credit pro-angler Fred “Taco” Bland for innovating grubhead shaking worm bass fishing.  Bland got the idea…

The Ultimate Angler

By Mark Fike The shrill cries and calls of the adult fish hawk hovering 100 feet above alerted me that I was getting too close to the nest with a pair of young hawks nearly ready to venture out on…

Black Water and Red Breasts

By Pete Rogers Drifting slowly along the oil-black vein known as the Lumber River in Marion County, South Carolina, where swollen cypress trees draped with gray beards of Spanish moss line its banks, I cast a small spinning lure near…

Trail Cameras: Your Roadmap to Early Deer Season Success

By: Josh Boyd You gaze anxiously at your computer screen, clicking one photo to the next, hoping to catch even a fleeting glance of a buck noteworthy enough to cause an uptick in heart rate. Photo after photo of does…

Pennsylvania’s Private Pond

By Capt. Steve Chaconas Finding waters undisturbed by other boaters may seem a dream, but the feeling of private pond fishing has survived the floods and expansion of a 100-year-old fishery in Pennsylvania’s mountains. The Raystown Lake Region of the…

Building a Permanent Deer Blind, It’s All About Location, Stealth and Footing

By: Richard Hines Not too many years ago I said, “you will never catch me in one of those boxes!” But one knee surgery later, not to mention an Achilles tendon surgery and ankle problems, have required that I have…

Largemouth, Smallmouth, A Maine Event!

Pro Pete Gluszek offers Cobbossee fishing advice. By Capt. Steve Chaconas Kennebunkport, Bar Harbor, Lake Cobbosseecontee!  “The place where sturgeon is found”, Lake Cobbosseecontee, Maine is where Native Americans fished for sturgeon.  Today it’s loaded with bass! Bass fishing Meccas usually…

Fly Fishing for Spotted Bass on Georgia’s Etowah River

Photo By Jeff Dennis Garner Reid is happy to release a spotted bass caught on fly rod By Jeff Dennis The foothills of North Georgia include lots of scenic topography, especially along the Etowah River near Cartersville. The quality of…

Limb-lining in the flood

By Jill J Easton The tree was having a conniption fit. The slender limb of the button willow thrashed up and down, pummeled and tossed by an unseen force at the end of the black tarred line. As my husband…

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