Inshore Fishing

Vudu Shrimp

Can an artificial lure — a soft plastic — outfish a natural creature? That day has arrived and it’s like magic, hence lure’s name, thanks to Ken Chaumont of Lacassine. […]


Keeping it clean

LCD screen brightness, contrast and resolution improve with every new generation of marine electronics. Higher pixel counts, new sonar technologies, more-vibrant colors and improved visibility under adverse light conditions let us see tiny sonar and chart details that would have been invisible a decade ago without zooming to enlarge the screen picture. […]

Deer Hunting

It just didn’t seem right

A couple of years ago one frosty clear morning in early January 2011, as the whitetail rut was rapidly drawing to a close, I still had not closed the deal on a particular 6 ½-year-old buck that had been on our hit list for the better part of two seasons. […]

Freshwater Fishing

On top

When the big stripes or hybrids are schooling on top, it can get wild. They will hit most anything, including a crankbait because a lot of the fish in a school will be down under the surface action. […]

Freshwater Fishing

Size limits

Striped bass and hybrid striped bass are counted together, with an aggregate limit of six per fishermen allowed each day. There is a 15-inch minimum length limit on both. […]