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Take a kid fishing

A kid’s first fishing trip is something special. The trip needs to be about them — about teaching them how to fish, introducing them to the outdoors and the fun that’s to be had outside the four walls of their home.

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August 25 at 7:30 am
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Lens-cleaning wipes a must for any angler

There’s nothing worse than spending most of a fishing trip looking through sunglasses smeared with fingerprints, sweat, sunscreen, residue from water and fish slime. Or trying to get your GPS screen clean enough to see exactly where that top-secret hotspot is located.

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August 22 at 12:00 pm
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Knot of the month: Improved clinch knot

The improved clinch is one of the first knots I learned. While I almost never use it today, it’s an easy way to form a connection between your line and lure.

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August 22 at 8:00 am
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Desiccant keeps hooks rust free

We all know water is the enemy of all metal. And while we protect a lot of our equipment, we anglers often just toss our lures back in storage containers and forget them until the next trip.

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August 21 at 12:00 pm
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How to clean a baitcaster

Most of today’s baitcasters are almost bulletproof, standing up to the rigors of the fishing environment and performing trip after trip.

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August 21 at 8:00 am
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Bama gator fuels Mississippi fever

Within hours after the news broke about a team of Alabama hunters taking a monster alligator early in that state’s season, it created envy — and some anxiety — among Mississippi sportsmen with permits for the Aug. 29-Sept. 8 season.

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August 20 at 8:00 pm
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Biologists begin red snapper stocking

Over 2,000 juvenile red snapper were released Friday on an artificial reef south of Ship Island, the first of three stockings in 2014 that biologists hope will produce more of the popular game fish along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast.

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August 20 at 12:00 pm
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Canemount WMA draw hunt application period begins

While the application process is just beginning at one of Mississippi’s most popular Wildlife Management Areas, the period to apply for another quality hunting opportunity has been extended.

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August 20 at 8:00 am
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Potential world-record gator harvested Saturday in Alabama

Everything’s bigger in Texas - except alligators, apparently.

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August 19 at 12:00 pm
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16 public-land dove hunting fields available

Dove-hunting seasons will be kicking off in September, but if you don’t own a field you are just out of luck, right? Wrong.

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks offers a lot of opportunities — on both private lands and on 16 WMAs across the state.

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August 19 at 8:00 am
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Snapper meeting Aug. 19 in Gulfport

A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council (Council) plan to divide recreational fishing — and its quota of red snapper  — into segments is drawing vehement opposition from both private and charter fishermen on the Mississippi Coast.

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August 18 at 12:30 pm
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Choose the right fishing line

Today’s fishing is crowded with choices to be made. Where to fish and what to do when we get there are definitely on that list.

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August 18 at 8:00 am
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Fishing through the heat

As we said at the beginning, it’s tough to enjoy a full day of fishing during August’s torrid dog days of summer.

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August 15 at 12:00 pm
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Cranking productivity

For more and more crappie anglers, summer fishing includes pulling crankbaits. Granted, for the few hardcore crankers, summer comes two to three months into our cranking season.

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August 15 at 8:00 am
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Duck season to end early

Unfortunately for Mississippi duck hunters, the state’s 2014-15 season will end at the earliest date possible — Jan. 25 — costing waterfowlers six precious days during the peak of migration.

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August 14 at 8:00 am
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Don’t forget Hunter Ed

With hunting season rapidly approaching, sportsmen and women of all ages are getting excited at the prospects of soon donning camo, grabbing a shotgun and hitting the fields, woods and even the water.

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August 13 at 12:00 pm
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