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Sportsman Store offering big holiday savings

Black Friday is still days away, but if you’re on the lookout for great gift ideas for sportsmen and sportswomen on your list, head to the Sportsman Store now for savings on popular clothing and accessories that are sure to be a hit on Christmas morning.

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November 25 at 8:00 am
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Derek’s Potato-Crusted Catfish

Editor's Note: The recipe is courtesy of Derek Logan

When we were youngsters, coming from two totally different backgrounds, we thought “fried fish” was one word — one part couldn’t be said without the other.

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November 24 at 8:00 am
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Put a popping cork to work

Capt. Ronnie Daniels has two go-to baits in November when the trout are gorging themselves on anything that swims by. He fishes a Vudu Shrimp under a Boat Monkey popping cork and he throws a Vudu Mullet.

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November 20 at 8:00 pm
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Tracking the rut phases

As this month’s title implies, we’re going to spend a few minutes tracking and dissecting the progression and timing of the rut so we can anticipate where to place our trail cameras and stands for best affect this season.

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November 20 at 12:00 pm
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Fewer big bucks — blame football

After an obviously tough archery season, Mississippi biologists and hunters — not to mention the outdoor magazines and writers that love to share good deer stories — are wondering why there’s been a shortage of big buck reports.

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November 19 at 12:00 pm
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The rut: Healthy Delta deer breed earlier

As it is in any discussion of deer hunting, the rut in the Mississippi Delta is worth a close inspection. Being that it is the northwestern part of the state, one might expect that the rutting dates are generally earlier than other parts of the state. On the surface that seems true.

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November 19 at 8:00 am
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Barnett Reservoir hunter walks up on trophy buck

Last Thursday (Nov. 13), on the morning he’d kill the heaviest buck of his life, Kiel Higginbotham really didn’t have plans to hunt.

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November 18 at 12:30 pm
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Two surefire tactics for specks

Sometimes you just have to see it to believe it.

There’s no way I would’ve believed a speckled trout could be caught in another boat’s prop wash until I saw it with my own two eyes.

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November 18 at 8:00 am
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Choctaw bass or not?

In 2007, fishery researchers Brandon Barthel, John Knight and Mike Tringali at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute were conducting genetic analysis of black bass in Florida Panhandle rivers when they found a DNA profile from a Chipola River specimen that didn’t match any other known black bass.

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November 17 at 8:00 pm
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Fourteen-year-old scores 14-point buck of a lifetime

ReAnn Chatham, 14, was brimming with enthusiasm and anticipation last Thursday afternoon as she entered her shoot house in Clarke County. Chatham and her dad Greg had located some nice bucks and she was ready to harvest her first buck of the year on this early season youth hunt. 

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November 17 at 1:00 pm
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Virginia hunter takes North Carolina's No. 2 black bear

On the morning of Nov. 11, Thomas Capps of Richmond, Va., killed a 782-pound black bear from a blind overlooking a field of soybeans and corn on private land in Hyde County. The bear is officially the largest-ever killed in North Carolina by a still-hunter and is the second-largest bear ever taken in the state.

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November 15 at 8:00 am
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Hattiesburg angler earns berth in BASS Nation championship

Mississippi will have three fishermen in the 2015 Bassmasters Classic in February, two past champions and ...

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November 14 at 8:00 pm
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Youngster adds 9-point to resume’

Peyton “Buck” McKinion came by his nickname honestly, according to his proud father.

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November 14 at 12:00 pm
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7 things you should have in your deer pack

Veteran hunters who venture into the woods during deer season typically have a standard list of gear they rely on, especially when hunting from an elevated stand or climbing tree stand.

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November 14 at 8:00 am
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Graham takes 174-inch Kemper trophy

Jay Graham knew just about all he needed to know about the big buck he was chasing this deer season.

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November 13 at 3:00 pm
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Perfect solution for time-released scent bombs

Deer hunters have been trying to figure out for years how to best present their liquid buck lure at the right time and place to do the most good.

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November 13 at 8:00 am
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