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    Depending on the numbers and sizes of bass you catch this month at  Bogue Homa, more than likely you’ll bring trophy grass to the boat as well as trophy bass.

    October bass at Bogue Homa

    Largemouths are pulling out of depths, moving to abundant shallow cover
    October 12 at 9:00am
    This smallmouth bass was caught from shallow water with a sand bottom and scattered, sparse vegetation. The light and mottled coloration makes this fish invisible when it is resting on the bottom.

    Vanishing act

    Fish change color to match environment
    October 09 at 9:00am
    When a buck is looking your way and has its ears cupped toward you, your chances of successfully drawing on it aren’t very good.

    ‘Draw’ your own conclusions

    Timing your draw is the most important thing you’ll do with a deer in range
    October 01 at 7:00am
    The meunière sauce that makes Ricky’s dish so attractive and delicious is much more than a simple brown butter sauce.

    Mississippi cooking ... Louisiana style

    Featured red snapper recipe from restaurant
    September 26 at 11:00am
    Delta Lures started mass-producing spinnerbaits  in 2011, and now their offerings are sold all over the country.

    Delta Lures’ Spinnerbait

    Available with traditional “r” bend — or in a “twisted” model
    September 24 at 9:00am
    For whitetails, the author’s arsenal contains everything from rifled slugs all the way down to a .223. His overall favorite is the .35 Whelen.

    Pay attention to the business end

    Preference in weapons, ammo and sights pales in comparison to the ability to put your shot on target when the opportunity presents itself
    September 18 at 9:00am
    A secret to successfully fishing a frog over grass is to make sure the bass has the lure in its mouth before setting the hook.

    Three-pronged bass approach at Lake Okhissa

    September brings fishing challenges; here are ways to attack those fish
    September 11 at 9:00am
    A healthy bass population has good recruitment, but a strong spawn does not necessarily result in more catchable bass and good bass fishing.

    Self-regulating bass?

    Success of recruitment not related to the number of spawners.
    September 07 at 9:00am
    A mature doe is one of bowhunting’s toughest challenges. Attention to small details led to the author’s success.

    Sweat the small stuff — all the time

    Don’t repeat common mistakes made every season
    September 01 at 7:00am
    Trent’s seafood stuffed potatoes are hearty and filling, without losing the delicate taste of the crabmeat and shrimp.

    Cajun Cooking is a family affair

    Toups stays busy in houseboat kitchen
    August 31 at 9:00am
    Mike Cork of Benton holds a good-sized bass that bit on a Tri-Alive 6.5 Nightcrawler made by Minden-based Mister Twister.

    Mister Twister’s Nightcrawler

    Unique colors offer fish something new
    August 27 at 9:00am
    If you want to consistently bag a buck like the author’s, pay attention to the little details.

    Time is short

    With deer season just over the horizon, it’s time to do all of that preseason work on trails, stands and weapons
    August 21 at 9:00am
    The Columbus and Aliceville pools of the Tombigbee River are great spots for hot-weather bass action.

    Head to the Tombigbee River for August bass

    Main-river sandbards, sloughs and oxbows are places to fish this month on big river
    August 08 at 1:30pm
    Zebra mussels can boost the growth of smallmouth bass, but they may also keep you from fishing some places.

    Zebra mussels, friend or foe?

    Silent invaders have moved to Pickwick Lake
    August 06 at 9:00am
    Paper-shooting your bow is a big part of the process of getting your equipment ready for the season.

    Bow prep now is time well spent

    A true-shooting setup is the result of annually tuning your equipment
    August 01 at 7:00am
    When hot summer days give way to cooler evenings, it’s time to fire up the grill and barbecue some fresh shrimp for a tremendous meal.

    Mango barbecue shrimp

    Here’s a new take on “Shrimp on the barbie”
    July 30 at 9:00am