Bass anglers are never satisfied with the lures that reside in their tackle boxes. In an effort to gain the upper hand over everybody else on the lake, they become amateur cosmetic surgeons who shave, clip and snip legs, arms and lips.
Just as my D.O.A. Shrimp hit the water, I felt as though my cast had landed on the caboose of a runaway freight train. The rod pretzelled, and the line came off the reel as the drag sang a high-pitched tune.
Most deer hunters never dreamed that growing big bucks meant producing a lot more than just antlers. At one time, all it took to harvest a big buck or just a fat doe for the freezer was little more than climbing into a treestand to execute a pretty bland hunting strategy.
The sun was just getting up as Ronnie Capps and Steve Coleman reversed their boat away from Water Valley Ramp and motored out of Billys Creek. It was hot already and promised to be even hotter as the day wore on.
Deer season will be here before you know it. Now's the time to make sure yours will be a good one.