Tag: Bait

Fishing Worms, and the Many Ways They Catch a Variety of Species


There may not be anything better than fishing with worms, the go-to bait for anglers almost everywhere. Remember when we were kids, and we threw those first fishing worms off of the dock to see what would happen? Whether it was a dozen bluegills fighting over it, or a big ‘ol largemouth bass inhaling it,

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Where to Shoot a Bear With a Bow

Travis Smola
Where to Shoot a Bear With a Bow

This is what you need to consider with shot placement on bears. Hunting for black bears or other bear species is a challenge uniquely different from other forms of big-game hunting. Many hunters might try to shoot a bear the same way they would a whitetail or other ungulates. That’s a mistake and could lead

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Baiting vs. Not Baiting: The Pros and Cons for Different Game Animals and Locations

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Baiting vs. Not Baiting

Is baiting for big game more effective or ethical? Perhaps no other topic in the hunting world is more polarizing than the debate over baiting vs. not baiting. Hunters have been debating the ethics and fair chase principles of using a pile of corn or other food to lure in your quarry for decades now.

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Bold Bear Cub Nearly Joins Hunters in Their Treestand

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Two hunters trying to film a hunt found themselves up a tree with a black bear cub who was just as surprised as they were. When black bears vie for territory, or especially food, they can be as aggressive as they are dangerous. Luckily for these two hunting companions, they were already up in the

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Utah Wants You to Hunt Their Giant Bullfrogs This Summer

Utah DWR
Bullfrogs

Utah officials are encouraging people to take as many bullfrogs as possible. It is rare for wildlife officials to take on what amounts to an “anything goes” policy for any sort of hunting. The rare exceptions are with invasive animals like feral hogs or in the case of Utah, with bullfrogs. Yes, bullfrogs are considered

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Artificial vs. Live Bait: What Works for You? We’ll Explain

Travis Smola
Artificial vs. Live Bait

Artificial vs live bait, which one is best? Since the dawn of modern angling, there has been constant debate over artificial fishing lures over live bait. Is one of these methods better than the other for enticing more bites from big fish? Why does one method seem to out-perform the other at certain times? Is

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Unique New Jabber Jaw Bait Debuts from 13 Fishing

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13 Fishing Jabber Jaw

The new Jabber Jaw crankbait produces an incredible chattering sound. Anglers have long recognized the importance of incorporating sound into their baits. That is why people first started adding BBs to serve as rattles to stimulate a fish’s lateral line and goad them into striking the lure. Over the years, more and more lure manufacturers

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10 Best States for Hog Hunting


Best States For Hog Hunting

With feral hog populations exploding all over the United States, there are a lot of great places to hunt hogs. It is thought that the first hogs in the United States were introduced in the 1500s by Spanish explorers. Since then, the hog population has ballooned and their range has expanded dramatically thanks to their prolific

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