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Bloop, bloop, bloop. Bam! It’s Topwater Time for Bass Fishermen

Photo courtesy of Zell Rowland By Brent Frazee When spring arrives, Zell Rowland knows topwater lures can be a great way to catch shallow bass. Bass fishermen call it “the calm before the storm.” One minute, a topwater lure is…

Rustic Camping 101

Mark Fike Camping these days seems like a lost art. Fewer people want to give up their creature comforts and truly get out in nature and enjoy the hardships of having the stars over their head instead of a feather…

Kansas Governors Rule This Nationally-Known Turkey Hunt Each Spring

By Brent Frazee Maybe turkey hunting isn’t the sport of kings in Kansas, but it certainly is the sport of governors. The Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt was founded in 1987 by then-Gov. Mike Hayden as a way to…

Feral Hogs

By Pete Rogers What is the second most popular animal hunted in the US? If you guessed feral hogs, you would be correct. If you have not hunted feral hogs, you are missing out on some of the most fun…

“Letting ‘Em Go” Often Makes Good Fishing Sense

By Ed Wall One of the most disgusting things I’ve ever seen was while surf fishing on North Carolina’s Core Banks. There were piles of two and three-pound bluefish left on the sand to rot because fishermen had caught more…

Best Calibers for Predators

I stood at the counter with three rifles laying in front of me. A Remington 700 in .22-250 Remington, a Ruger American in .204 Ruger, and Savage Model 112 in .223 Remington. Each of these were excellent choices for predators,…

AR For Predators

By Pete Rogers If there ever was a platform designed for predator hunting, it is the AR rifle. Known by many names, whether the AR, modern sporting rifle, black rifle, or whatever you choose to call it, is a predator…

High-Speed Trolling For Wahoo Gaining Momentum

By Jeff Dennis Offshore fishing from the Mid-Atlantic Coast peaks in summer, but don’t overlook the winter wahoo fishery that hits high-gear in early spring. Wahoo are shaped like a silver torpedo and these strong fighting fish can be found…

Worry About Fishing, Not About Snakes

 Your most likely reptile companion on a fishing trip will not be a copperhead or cottonmouth, but a harmless watersnake. By Whit Gibbons If you’re fishing alongside a lake, reservoir, river, or stream, you could run across a snake. Your chances…

Spring’s Unusual Table Fare

Mark Fike Spring is here and with it comes an opportunity to live off the land a bit and enjoy some unique but tasty meals that are rarely heard of anymore. Poor Man’s Caviar Caviar can be extremely expensive unless…

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