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What you need to kill a turkey Alabama man faces $107,000 fine for illegal sponge crabs, MDMR says Uncles help youngster get first gobbler Coke and jerk turkey recipe

Perfect solution for leftover blackfin tuna

An offshore trip is pricey, but when you get into a bunch of blackfin the payoff is a lot of great eating.

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April 16 at 7:00 am
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Making senior sportsmen count key to funding

Like their peers in every state, Mississippi wildlife officials are always looking to increase — or at least protect — their share of federal funding from the Sportfish Restoration and Wildlife Restoration programs.

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April 15 at 9:00 am
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Top 5 April fishing trips

Obviously, crappie would dominate this month’s recommended fishing trips in Mississippi. Instead, let’s concentrate on another panfish species popular in the Magnolia State that gets hot in April.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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CCA sponsors Wednesday seminar in Pearl

Call it setting the table for the May 1 banquet of the Central Mississippi Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association, or consider it a means to putting more fish on the dinner table in the future.

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April 14 at 3:00 pm
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Top April bass lures

Walk into any tackle store to grab a few lures and the choices can be overwhelming. Racks are piled with all manner of baits that each manufacturer promises will catch more bass.

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April 14 at 7:00 am
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Tip the scales in your favor for trophy trout

Have you ever known someone who seems to have a sixth sense when it comes to catching fish? They seem to have them dialed in all the time, even if they haven’t been on the water in a few weeks.

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April 13 at 8:00 pm
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Bad weather tournaments

The Magnolia Crappie Club’s February tournament was held at Lake Washington under horrible weather conditions.

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April 13 at 12:00 pm
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Bass bed fishing

For some bass anglers, sight fishing for bedding bass is the ultimate rush. Other anglers consider bed fishing unsportsmanlike, with some asserting it adversely affects bass abundance.

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April 10 at 12:00 pm
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Join the spring gobbler survey team

Turkey hunters can play an active role in providing information that helps determine future management of the wild turkey in Mississippi. I mean, do you ever wonder where all the annual turkey hunting results information and data comes from each season?

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April 10 at 8:30 am
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MDWFP has 3 fishing rodeos Saturday

Youth in three different areas of the state will have an opportunity to learn about fishing and catch some catfish on Saturday (April 11), with three free rodeos sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

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April 09 at 12:00 pm
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Odd call ‘Kee’ to turkey triple

Devin Rice called in a crowd of gobblers to the area where he and two friends were hunting early in the Mississippi season, but it wasn’t until he switched calls that the birds got fired up.

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April 09 at 9:30 am
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Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits’ YamaFrog

Christmas came early for one of the most-accomplished professional bass anglers in his era.

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April 08 at 8:00 pm
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The details make all the difference

As I write this month’s  “Happy Trails” column, the 2014-2015 Mississippi deer season here in Central Mississippi has just ended. 

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April 08 at 8:00 am
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Bluegills vs. redear

Commonly lumped together in many circumstances under the handle bream, the bluegill and redear sunfish share many common characteristics. However, when it comes to targeting them with hook and line, they have distinctly different characteristics that come into play.

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April 07 at 8:00 pm
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New high-tech night-fishing light

Crossing a bridge over a southern reservoir on a summer night can treat you to a light show that really makes you want to wet a line.  When the bite is on and the word is out, the flooded timber can be dotted with enough lights to look like a field of stars.

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April 07 at 12:00 pm
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Lynch’s fool-proof rig for bank fishing

Tackle and rigging for chinquapins can be as simple as a No. 2 hook on monofilament line with a couple of split shot for weight. 

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April 06 at 8:00 pm
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