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Louisiana men, company sentenced in deer case CGM move clears way for BFL, BASS Revisiting Laird’s 11-year-old record buck Winter is lunker time

Grilled Southwest venison meatloaf

This is a recipe I have literally dreamed about. It got stuck in my mind — like a song on the radio sometimes does — and I couldn’t shake it. In the formative stages of the recipe, there were ideas that definitely came about while I was asleep or at least in that odd zone that is half-asleep and half-awake.  

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October 28 at 3:00 pm
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How to keep your electronics in working order

“Garbage in, garbage out” was a watchword with computers long before they were integrated into marine electronics. We rarely enter full-blown garbage into our stuff out on the water but expensive problems can stem from not giving some “minor” details the attention they deserve.

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October 27 at 8:00 pm
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Court throws out suit seeking prominent E15 warning labels

The U.S. Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia circuit has thrown out of court the most-recent case involving ethanol labeling, reasoning that the groups bringing the complaint – including the recreational boating industry – don’t have standing because they “cannot show members have suffered or are suffering with an injury that is traceable to the misfueling regulations.”

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October 24 at 10:00 am
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Early-season camera sites

As we move into the transition period between late summer and fall here in the deep-south, let’s examine some of the criteria that can be used to select the best sites for trail camera surveillance. Although the basic process of capturing and then reviewing trail cam photos can be a whole lot of fun, the underlying goals of learning more about whitetail habits on your hunting property, and figuring out where and how to hunt them, is the real payoff.

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October 23 at 8:00 am
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Deer hunting tips to success

1. Become one with your equipment and keep it simple in the stand. Avoid anything that rattles, squeaks or might catch a deer’s attention.

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October 22 at 8:00 pm
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Don’t forget crappie, bream in the fall

Joe Watts laughed when the volley of shotgun blasts erupted a mile or so from where he stood, turning the handle on his spinning reel and looking up at the bent 6½-foot ultra-light rod over his head.

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October 22 at 8:00 am
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Crossbow buck an eye-opener for hunter

Two times last fall, T. Logan Russell had his bow drawn on the same trophy 10-point buck, and both times he had to let it walk off into the fading light knowing his shooting opportunity was less than optimal.

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October 21 at 8:00 am
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Bass moving up, following shad

Fishermen love hunting season, especially those who do not hunt.

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October 20 at 12:00 pm
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Choosing the right broadhead

Whether you set out this bow season with your old reliable fixed-blade broadheads, or decide to step up and pay a bit more for the latest mechanical broadheads on the market, the bottom line is that a well-placed shot with either one will bring a deer down.

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October 20 at 8:00 am
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Mid-season dove hunting tactics

If you’re planning on making an October dove hunt, don’t expect the birds to be as carefree as they were on opening day.

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October 19 at 8:00 am
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Pairing a popping cork with a gold spoon

Conventional thinking says the bait of choice to target redfish under a popping cork is shrimp, right?

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October 17 at 8:00 am
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How to pick the best creek to fish

Bass fishermen know that fall means going back in creeks to find fish that are mirroring the movements of baitfish. So how is it that on most reservoirs in the south, one or two creeks stand out in October and November as the places to be? Is there something about those creeks that make them the places to become Autumn?

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October 16 at 8:00 pm
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Fishing heats up

The weather will most assuredly cool down in October, but improved fishing is just as much a certainty. From the Tennessee line south to the Gulf of Mexico’s Mississippi Sound, seasonal movements will create some of best action of the year.

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October 16 at 8:00 am
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The effects of turbidity on bass feeding

Turbidity negatively affects fisheries. It reduces light penetration and reduces the production of algae that is the foundation of the food web. Eventually the fine silt particles that make water turbid settle out smothering organisms that live on the bottom, turning hard bottom areas into soft muck, and eventually filling in reservoirs.

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October 15 at 8:00 pm
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Slow down and sight-fish

“I didn’t realize it was October until I saw the Chicago Cubs choking.” - Jay Leno

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October 15 at 8:00 am
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Hunting and fishing put to a vote

Mississippians will decide in November’s general election if hunting and fishing should be a constitutionally protected right in the state.

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October 14 at 8:00 pm
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