Bass Fishing

Ride ‘em, cowboy

Before Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits’ Cowboy soft plastic creature bait was unveiled at the 2018 Bassmaster Classic in South Carolina, a few bass anglers were fortunate to have Ron Colby’s latest creation. […]

Deer Hunting

Prepare yourself and be cautious

We find ourselves in the “in-between season.” Here in the Deep South, it is not only the season of insects, heat and humidity, snakes and poison ivy, but it is also the season of summer food plots, bush-hogging of fields and roads and weed spraying. […]

Catfish

Fishing on a higher plane

Using planer boards to separate trolling lines is a tactic that has been around for a long time, but anglers continue to re-invent it, tailoring it to the species they are targeting.  […]

Bass Fishing

Counting down to suspended bass

Without question, the toughest bass to catch are the ones suspending over deep water. Without definitive cover to target, anglers find it difficult to reach and entice fish that are typically in a negative mood.  […]

Bass Fishing

Bet on Pickwick’s ledges during June

Pickwick Lake is a great ledge lake. Although you primarily will be fishing for and catching largemouths there in June, when you get a strike, you don’t know what you’ll reel in, because all types of fish and baitfish will be running those ledges. […]

Ducks

Alpz Doggie Duck Blind

You’re pretty good at hiding yourself beside your favorite duck hole — camouflage clothing, some brush and maybe a little camouflage cloth — but that big, black, yellow or brown dog next to you, that’s another story. He wants to see those mallards come into the decoys as much as you do, and he needs to see them splash down when you make a good shot. […]

Bass Fishing

Take a shot at summer bass

Shade, shelter and feeding opportunities; it’s no wonder bass don’t want to leave their docks. You pluck a few from the perimeters with moving baits and maybe flip a couple off those outside posts, but consistency hinges on your ability to take it to ’em. 

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Bass Fishing

Shoot that thang!

If skipping simply frustrates you — or perhaps you’re teaching kids or other beginners — don’t fret; take a page from the crappie angler’s handbook and “shoot” your baits under the cover.  […]