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    This young buck would just qualify in Mississippi for harvest in the Delta deer zone with a 12-inch inside spread, but it would exceed the 10-inch minimum in the other four zones.

    It’s time to recalibrate

    Changes to antlerless bag limits in Mississippi are in effect
    October 25, 2017 at 9:00am
    Anglers can catch spotted bass, along with largemouths and smallmouths, on different areas in Bay Springs.

    Bay Springs: five rods, two areas

    Break up your day with different lures, areas
    October 18, 2017 at 9:00am
    Big crappie don’t have trouble finding shad to eat in the fall, because they can eat larger baitfish.

    Fall: A time of fishing changes

    Try and understand how gamefish are affected
    October 11, 2017 at 9:00am
    The crease in the palm of your hand — your life line — is where your bow grip should begin.

    Get a grip on bow torque

    Grip, draw length affect how you hold bow
    October 04, 2017 at 9:00am
    This slab crappie also inhaled a Cajun Lures’ Slim Jimmy.

    Slim Jimmys

    This bait’s tail action entices sac-a-lait to bite
    September 27, 2017 at 9:00am
    An interesting photo of a buck that appears to have been sheared by a dog groomer.

    Practical strategies for success

    September 20, 2017 at 9:00am
    Although you’ll catch a good number of 1 to 1½-pound bass using these tactics in September, you may get a really good bass, like the one pictured here.

    Bet on your most-dependable lake

    September bass fishing great at Bogue Homa
    September 14, 2017 at 9:00am
    The lateral-line system detects water movement. This ability may help this bluegill find prey but also alert it to an approaching predator.

    Fish Sensory Systems: Part 3

    Hearing and the Lateralis system
    September 11, 2017 at 9:00am
    Natural cover from limbs on nearby trees provides a hunter the opportunity to draw unobserved from this ladder stand.

    Keys to bow stand selection

    Archer’s choice of areas, trees is crucial
    September 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Almost all game species will fall for the Zombie RIP Stik.

    Zombie RIP Stik

    This minnow style hard bait will keep the action from dying
    August 27, 2017 at 9:00am
    Getting a transducer to read at speed so your sonar doesn’t lose the bottom can be tricky – here are some tips to make it happen.

    Mounting transducers with a need for speed

    Avoiding transducer installation pitfalls
    August 24, 2017 at 9:00am
    This gravity feeder station is obviously set up in a great spot. The surrounding ground is cut to pieces with deer tracks.

    Supplemental feeding in better focus

    August 20, 2017 at 9:00am
    This endangered pallid sturgeon lives on the bottom in the deep, dark waters of the Mississippi River. Taste and smell are important for finding food.

    Fish Sensory Systems - Part 2

    The chemical senses: Taste and smell
    August 10, 2017 at 8:30am
    Carrying an extra cable and string set can be a life-saver if you have equipment problems on a hunt far from home.

    Be ready for field repairs

    Equipment problems don’t need to end a hunt
    August 05, 2017 at 9:00am
    William Flournoy caught this 8 ½-pound bass on one of his Uncle Lonnie Stanley’s new Stanley Standup Football Jigs at Lake Sam Rayburn.

    The Stanley Standup Football Jig

    A unique head shape puts this lure in action
    July 27, 2017 at 9:00am