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Turn Out the Lights

“Watch what happens when we turn out the lights,” Dr. Bori Olla said as he monitored the behavior of bluefish in a 30,000-gallon aquarium. Working a control panel, he caused the sun to set and darkness to permeate the water.

Maximize Your Time on the Water

You invest lots of time and money into your pursuit of saltwater game fish on fly rod and reel; what with the size of your cash outlay on travel “How-To” books, fly-fishing DVDs, travel expenses, and guide services, you feel each trip will guarantee you success on the salt water; however, spending money as if you are Donald Trump is no guarantee that you will be successful on every trip.

A Fishing Relapse

I smoked pipes and cigars for about twenty years. If you are a smoker, you know that there are certain time periods and activities that you associate with smoking. Unfortunately, fishing can be one of those activities.

In Search of Trophy Catfish on the James River

Weather is often what separates the average fisherman from the hardcore. Last week my good fishing buddies Vic Higdon, Leon Higdon and David Ashby, owner of Bottom Dwellers Tackle, and I traveled to the James River in Virginia to do a couple of days of fishing and a one-day catfish tournament.

Wet Summer Should Lead To A Good Duck Season In Georgia

The heart of duck season is upon us, and according to Georgia DNR’s Waterfowl Biologist Greg Balkcom, the wet summer may lead to a good duck season.

Break the Rules for Better Fishing

I’ve never been very good at following rules. The very number of folks who can attest to this fact borders on embarrassing.

Mooring Your Fishing Kayak

When kayak fishing, there are times you will want to remain in the same location without being moved off your fishing spot by the wind, tide, current or waves. Also, when fishing rivers you may want to slow your drift down. There are various methods and techniques that allow you to accomplish this.

New “Lion King” Invading Gulf Waters

An unwelcome super-predator with venomous spines has found its way into the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Red Lionfish (Pterois voltans), a popular but hazardous saltwater aquarium pet was long presumed to be too warm-blooded to survive outside its distant tropical native range, over ten thousand miles away. However, divers and fishermen are increasingly catching live, healthy specimens off the southern coast of the United States, proving that cooler Gulf temperatures are not a barrier to this voracious and destructive feeder.

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Hamner Wins Wire-to-Wire Classic Title on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees

The fourth-year Bassmaster Elite Series pro from Northport, Ala., said openly that he “just had a feeling” coming into this year’s Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Classic presented by Jockey Outdoors that he was going to win—and in three days on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, he turned that feeling into a reality.

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Leland, Michigan and Carlson’s Fishery – Fishtown, USA

Leland, Michigan and Carlson's Fishery - FISHTOWN USA is a must visit if you are in northern Michigan!

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Why Try Technical Diving?

Tec diving is obstacle-ridden and humbling, but can reignite a fading passion. It can leave you with a sense of accomplishment and a refined set of diving skills. It grants access to depths beyond recreational limits, where lesser-known shipwrecks and deep reefs lie, waiting to be explored.

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