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  • Cool autumn weather is turning on whitetail deer throughout much of the country, as bucks are making scrapes, seeking does, and about to square off to other bucks crowding in on their territory.

    November 14, 2016 at 3:28pm

    Crawfish (or crayfish) are one of the best baits in freshwater for a wide variety of sportfish. Bass, walleyes, catfish and others gorge on crawfish wherever they're found. Here are several ways to rig and use these great baits to catch more fish when you're on the water.

    July 26, 2016 at 2:53pm

    This longnose gar hit a 1/4-ounce jig used with medium spin tackle and 12-pound braided line intended for other species, and put on a tough fight, complete with jumps and head thrashing. The toothy gar was released unharmed, at was estimated at nearly 5 feet in length, weighing 20 to 25 pounds.

    May 05, 2016 at 8:24am

    This innovative fishing rig allows anglers to fish lures or baits in almost any depth water. Jigs, spoons, live and dead baits can be rigged this way to catch everything from bass and walleyes, to trout and panfish, and in saltwater for snook, seatrout, tarpon, redfish and many others.

    February 18, 2016 at 9:15am

    Angler Wes Allen shows how it's done with a quick catch & release of an over-slot redfish, estimated at 15 to 18 pounds....allowed to survive, spawn and keep good fishing on tap for future area anglers

    January 07, 2016 at 10:53am

    Using fresh lively baitfish is a superb method of catching many freshwater and saltwater gamefish. Here are 3 fast, simple and effective ways to hook almost any baitfish you use.

    September 10, 2015 at 9:00am

    Successful fishing is not complicated, and here's one simple step to catching more fish using jigs.

    September 02, 2015 at 8:29am

    Rock jetties near open saltwater, with nearby marsh areas, offer coastal fishermen great action, where sometimes they get lucky and catch inshore 'slams' of flounder, seatrout and redfish.

    September 01, 2015 at 8:13pm

    Yep, it's still summer, but this NE Florida VERY nice buck is rubbing his rack against saplings, and is looking very hard at the ladies in his neighborhood. Scrapes also are popping up throughout much of NE Florida.....and it's still hot and wet and muggy. Go figure.

    September 01, 2015 at 5:15pm

    When using live baitfish with jigs, skilled anglers are very picky about choosing just the right style leadhead, not only size, weight and configuration -- but the length of hook on the jig, too.

    August 28, 2015 at 10:03am

    Brandon Bobo, a senior wildlife biologist for the National Wild Turkey Federation, explains how easily managing timber land for wildlife can bring significantly more annual revenue to property owners than just having land grow pine trees.

    August 03, 2015 at 5:32pm

    Sharks aplenty are available along America's coasts these days. Stefanie made quick work of a pair of these hard-fighting fish, which were released unharmed to fight another day.

    August 02, 2015 at 3:49pm

    This is a 3 pound WILD bass taking a live shiner that's feeding on plankton at the surface. Note the spotted gar to the left side of the bass.

    July 27, 2015 at 9:32am

    This is a 3 pound WILD bass taking a live shiner that's feeding on plankton at the surface. Note the spotted gar to the left side of the bass.

    July 27, 2015 at 9:31am

    Staging areas designed and maintained around wildlife food plots are important for landowners and hunters to improve success of supplemental food sources for game. Brandon Bobo, a senior wildlife biologist with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) explains how, where, and when to do this.

    July 25, 2015 at 9:44am

    Brandon Bobo, a senior wildlife biologist with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) explains the vital importance of longleaf pine stands to America's wildlife. Deer, turkeys, quail and a host of other species flourish in longleaf pine stands, which is why biologists and the NWTF are working to re-establish them the way Native Americans did centuries ago.

    July 24, 2015 at 8:45am

    Baking fish outside in a covered grill is great, especially in summer so as not to heat the house. It's even easier and better when done with a large iron skillet. Here's how.

    July 13, 2015 at 12:14pm

    5-Time World Turkey calling champion Preston Pitman offers a fast, simple and effective way of learning how to make the deadly purr call using a mouth call or diaphragm call.

    May 20, 2015 at 3:51pm

    Amateur dog handler Ivan has been working with young 5-month old Maggie an energetic and obedient black Labrador retriever for many weeks. Daily fun retrieving has resulted in a young, happy, energetic dog that gets as much fun out of fetching bumpers and retrieving dummies as any dog alive.

    May 04, 2015 at 3:51pm

    Sounding realistic is a key element to bringing the biggest, oldest, wisest tom turkeys within shotgun range. World champion turkey caller and top gobbler gunner Preston Pittman shows a unique new item to help hunters collect more of those hard-to-call toms.

    April 27, 2015 at 9:25am
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