Category: Fishing

Bassmaster Classic Heads to Texas: Lake Ray Roberts, Fort Worth Chosen for 2021


The Lone Star State will host the Bassmaster Classic in March, 2021. Lake Ray Roberts and Fort Worth, Texas have been chosen as the locations of the 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic. The event will mark the third time Texas has hosted the Super Bowl of Professional Bass Fishing, and the first time

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Mossy Oak Welcomes Whiskey Myers to ‘Sticks & Strings’ Live Stream


Mossy Oak’s “Sticks & Strings: Live From the Country” music series just took a big step forward. Back in April, Mossy Oak launched a new live stream music series for all of its followers called “Sticks & Strings: Live From the Country.” Tomorrow, the live stream will feature one of country music’s hottest artists, Whiskey

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Animal Rights Activist Gets into Heated Argument with Anglers on a Pier

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Animal Rights Activist

This probably could have been angler harassment. Going fishing is a great way to sit back, relax and forget about your worries for a few hours. If you are fishing at a public pier you may make a new friend or two with the anglers around you who share your interests. Most anglers will agree

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Delivering 150,000 Shiners to a Fish Hatchery, the Quick and Easy Way

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Shiners Fish Hatchery

Ever wonder how they deliver shiners to a fish hatchery? There are fish hatcheries and stocking companies operating all over the country to help state and federal wildlife agencies stock public waters and for citizens to stock their own private waters. These operations often deal with large amounts of both game and baitfish. Did you

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Mississippi Marine Education Center Won a National Architectural Award, and We Can Vouch for It

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marine education system

The University of Southern Mississippi Marine Education Center was recognized as one of the country’s ten best architectural projects of the year. Each year, the American Institute of Architects recognizes ten projects for their architectural excellence with its annual Committee On The Environment Top Ten Awards. This year’s rankings included the design team for USM’s

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Big Weekend

I am fully aware of the calendar and what weekend is upon us.  I am also fully aware of the unusual circumstances and challenges that face us this year.  That said, I know a lot of folks are looking forward to this weekend and are looking forward to spending some time outdoors!  I hope you …

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Ott DeFoe and His Son Try for a Turkey

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Ott DeFoe

Professional angler Ott Defoe and his son didn’t get just one gobbler, but two! Nothing is more nostalgic than a father introducing his son to the outdoors. Since their origins, hunting and fishing traditions live through a lineage of outdoorsmen and women who pass their knowledge down from one generation to the next. This ceremonial

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Getting organized now yields more time outdoors later

Over the past decade, I’ve found myself embracing more electronics and technology into my passion for the outdoors. No, I’m not referring to weather stations, GPS trackers or boat radar units but simple things, like weather apps, checklists, notes and journals, which have helped me in enormous ways.

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Weighty Matters

This coming Memorial Day weekend, more walleyes will be caught from Nebraska reservoirs than will be caught most any other week of the year.  In fact, on some waters more walleyes will be caught this coming weekend than any other month.  We have years of angler survey data from several Nebraska reservoirs that demonstrate that …

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Angler Shares How to Remove Hook from Deep Inside a Fish With Minimal Harm


Picture this: You’re having a perfect day out on the water, feel that familiar tug on your line, and your eyes light up. That is, until you reel in your catch and discover that the fish has swallowed your hook. When it’s buried deep in the fish’s gullet, safely removing a hook is a challenge.

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