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Wonders of Wildlife

By Brent Frazee To many fishermen and hunters, the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is the Greatest Show on Earth. Johnny Morris, the founder and CEO of the Bass Pro Shops empire, set out to build a one-of-a-kind…

Wind Turbines Power Outer Banks Pier Fishing Fun

By Jeff Dennis The Outer Banks of N.C. has a history of harnessing the power of the wind. In the 1800s, windmills churned from Roanoke to Ocracoke for grinding agricultural grains and the Wright Brothers earned First in Flight honors…

The Miracle Return of Chuck’s 870 Shotgun

By Jeff Dennis It’s hard to convey the meaning of our outdoor heritage to those who don’t have any experience in the outdoors. For those who choose the outdoor lifestyle, the rites of passage include a lot of firsts. I…

Turkey at the Buzzer

By Mark Fike May is nearly here and the woods sure have greened up, totally changing the landscape from what it was back on the season opener. Whereas before you could see a hundred yards or more through the woods,…

Float Tennessee’s Buffalo River for Smallmouth Bass

By Richard Hines Located in west Tennessee, the Buffalo River is the last stretch of “small” water providing kayak anglers a good shot at catching smallmouth bass. While smallmouth are in the nearby Tennessee River (Kentucky Lake), this large body…

Lining Up Your Lures

By Steve Chaconas Line diameter, stretch and strength are critical factors affecting depth, action and control of all lures and techniques.  Line is part of a system along with rod, reel and bait selection. Fortunately for fishermen (not necessarily for…

Photo Finish

Ever wonder why guys have their pictures taken with a fish? I have more photos of me with fish than I do with my wife. Sure, I had a lot of photos taken of my wife and me when we…

Primitive Fishing with a Stick and a String

By Pete Rogers The shallow grass slowly swayed back and forth as the large carp made her way into the shallows to spawn. Easing the boat as quietly as possible within range enabled me to get a shot at the…

A Tool for Short Range Sniping of Nuisance Animals

By Mark Fike The area where I now live was once very rural. While I do live on some acreage, in the past few years I have become a bit concerned about using my beloved .22 rimfire rifle to shoot…

Buzzbait for Spring Bass

By Pete Rogers The morning mist rose gently off the still calm water. The slick surface beckoned for a splash from my ¼ ounce white buzzbait. Spring mornings offer some of the finest topwater action of the year. And to…

Great American Wildlife

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