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    Cube steak is an excellent and easy way to fix venison. It’s a hearty, heart-warming meal for a cold January evening. It starts on the stove top and finishes up in the oven (inset).

    Venison cube steak

    A childhood favorite is still a great, warming dish
    January 18 at 9:00am
    When a  jig bounces off a root, a stump or a rock and begins to fall back to the bottom, that’s when the Maynor Creek bass are most likely to attack.

    January bassing at Maynor Creek

    Key on bridge and surrounding area
    January 16 at 9:00am
    The senses of smell and taste were important to catching this Mississippi River blue catfish.

    The biology behind the bite

    What makes fish bite? Countless factors
    January 09 at 9:00am
    Mission’s SUB-1 crossbow promises minute-of-angle accuracy thanks to a number of design improvements.

    A crossbow built for supreme accuracy

    Mission’s sub-1 is the latest design from an industry leader
    January 01 at 7:00am
    In design since 2010, LiveTarget’s BaitBall Spinner Rig is available in three sizes, with two weights for each.

    LiveTarget’s BaitBall Spinner Rig

    “Any water, any time and anywhere”
    December 27, 2017 at 9:00am
    Even when the weather cools down at the end of December, you often can catch some very chunky bass at Bogue Homa that weigh 5 to 7 pounds each.

    Bogue Homa’s December bassing

    Cooling weather moves bass and fishermen
    December 18, 2017 at 9:00am
    Jody Sistrunk shows off a nice, mature mainframe 8-pointer  taken during the 2015-2016 season.

    Map out the deer rut

    Peak of rutting, breeding activity varies greatly
    December 12, 2017 at 9:00am
    Healthy bass populations produce quality bass.

    Too much of a good thing

    Does catch-and-release keep fisheries from regulation benefits?
    December 11, 2017 at 9:00am
    Oysters in a brown gravy is an unusual dish that is more like a soup than a gravy.

    Oyster recipes perfect for the holidays

    December 08, 2017 at 6:00am
    The ZT Hyper Cams allow let-offs of 80- to 85-percent on Hoyt’s newest bows.

    Hoyt takes a big step

    Two totally redesigned bows head ‘18 lineup
    December 04, 2017 at 9:00am
    Bass anglers Derward Maudlin and Mike Damron won a tournament with 20.36 pounds this year, including a 5.96-pound lunker caught on a Delta Lures buzzbait.

    Delta Lures’ buzzbaits

    Anodized blades provide unique sound
    November 29, 2017 at 9:00am
    In this photo of the same mature buck, taken on Aug. 6, note the circumference of the bases and the overall general mass of the antlers, tell-tale signs of maturity.

    Try to educate your eyes

    It takes practice to age bucks on the hoof
    November 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    A buzzbait is a very productive bait when bass are in the backs of creeks on visible cover.

    Pickwick Lake’s bass bonanza

    November is prime time for fine fall action
    November 15, 2017 at 9:00am
    This cross section from a shovelnose sturgeon spine has six annuli.

    Get a grip on fish growth rate

    How fast fish grow says a lot about a fishery
    November 08, 2017 at 9:00am
    Mission Archer’s F.I.T. cam system offers 80 percent let-off and 55 pounds of draw-weight adjustment for owners of the Hype DTX bow.

    DTX lives up to the Hype

    Mission’s new bow offers extreme adjustability
    November 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Despite its length, you can still connect on the hookset with the Mag 12.

    The Mag 12 Buzz Worm

    Foot-long offering from Mister Twister creates big bass buzz
    October 30, 2017 at 9:00am