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Bowfisher Arrows snakehead record

Bowfisher Arrows Record Snakehead

Northern snakeheads are a nasty invasive species, which makes them all the more fun to shoot with a bow and … Jul 13th, 2018
Giant Bass at Lake Istokpoga

Lake Istokpoga Producing Giant Largemouths

Spring and early summer were good to bass fishermen on Lake Istokpoga. Between February and the middle of June this … Jul 10th, 2018

Brown Fish, Green Fish, Nice Fish, Mean Fish

Fishing on a diversified fishery brings moments of excitement along with utter disappointment. After recently fishing a Bassmaster College Series event on Cherokee Lake in Tennessee, the different habits of smallmouth bass, largemouth bass and spotted bass were made evident. Jun 22nd, 2018

Inshore Topwater Tips

I fished the Indian River Lagoon recently and caught seven trout—three longer than 22 inches—and four snook, with two longer than 24 inches, plus two jacks. Jun 21st, 2018

Early Summer Frogging

On lakes where there is a lot of aquatic vegetation, such as hydrilla, lily pads, reeds, etc., the bass depend on it for cover and prey. With all of this cover, there is an excellent opportunity for catching big bass on hollow body frogs.Jun 13th, 2018

Where To Go For Warm Weather Trout

I personally did not get in enough springtime trout fishing (aka dry fly fishing) this year due to this ill-advised move, so I’m still hankering for more. If you see me over the next few weeks, I’ll likely to be throwing poppers to shoal bass.Jun 12th, 2018

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Spring Fishing Tactics Out Of Boca Grande

Spring into action with this Fishing Tactics! Spring is here on Florida’s southern Gulf coast, and more consistent warmer temperatures …

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Charleston October Fishing Forecast By Capt. Mark Phelps

There are a lot of great activities to enjoy in the low country in October. Eating fresh local oysters and …