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Bass Fishing in November: How to Find and Catch Big Ones This Time of Year

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Bass Fishing in November

This time of year is still great for bass fishing! Now that it is November, many anglers have already put the rods and reels away and winterized the boat. Many bass anglers may have bucks with large racks on the mind instead of fish with large mouths. Which is fine, we don’t blame anyone for

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Fishing in the Rain: 3 Reasons It’s Worth It, and 3 Tactics to Use


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Anglers can still have a great day fishing in the rain. While it is true that a sunny day makes for a more pleasurable fishing experience, you can probably catch more fish when the raindrops start falling. Rain affects fish more than you might realize, and if you can understand why, you can make a

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Montana Anglers Find Bobcat Thrashing in Lake, Release It on Shore

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There’s nothing like pulling a surprise out of the water. On Oct. 6, 2019, group of Montana anglers were fishing for catfish on Flathead Lake when they heard a “thrashing sound” coming from the water. Brett Hereford, his father, Bob, and his mother would soon find out it was no fish splashing around down there,

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Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Killing, Cutting Nose Off Endangered Sawfish


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The Jacksonville man is facing a year in prison and a $50,000 fine. Sawfish are revered as some of the most majestic saltwater fish in the United States, largely because of their prehistoric appearance, but also because of their endangered-species status. So, when eyewitnesses saw Chad Ponce of Jacksonville, Florida, using a power saw to

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Carp Fishing Tips for the Uninitiated

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Have you ever gone carp fishing? Most anglers turn up their noses immediately when they hear the word “carp.” Alas, these freshwater fish are often hit with the undeserved “trash fish” label. It’s their loss. Carp anglers around the world know what an awesome fight a big carp can give. Catching carp does require a

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Mischievous Mink Tries to Steal Fish in Broad Daylight

Facebook: Perry Tucotte
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This awesome video teaches us two things: mink love fresh fish, and boy, can they ever run fast! An old proverb states: “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” After watching the following video, however, I’d say these words

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Illinois State Record Smallmouth Bass Caught In, of All Places, Downtown Chicago

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Of all the spots you’d think the Illinois state record smallmouth bass could be caught, downtown Chicago likely never ranked high. If it hadn’t come from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, we may not have believed it–but the state record smallmouth bass has been reestablished with a monster of a fish from the downtown

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12 of the Biggest Punishments Ever Handed to Poachers

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These poachers were hit hard by the justice system. Here at Wide Open Spaces, we’ve done a ton of stories on poachers. Everyone hates wildlife crime and it can be quite entertaining to read about the stupidity of poachers. But some of these stories are downright frustrating, especially when a criminal gets caught stealing the

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