Tag: Fishing

3,000-Pound Great White Shark Caught Off Hilton Head Island

Facebook: Outcast Sport Fishing
great white shark

Cue the theme song from Jaws.  After reading this story, you may begin to question whether the great white shark from Jaws was fake or not. We’re beginning to have our doubts. Outcast Sport Fishing Charter Captain Chip Michalove and a friend were fishing a few miles out from South Carolina’s Hilton Head coast Feb.

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The Best Hunting Books for a Lazy Afternoon of Reading

Travis Smola
Hunting Books

These hunting books are perfect for a lazy afternoon of reading. Some of the most famous authors in history have often also been big game hunters. Over the years, writers like Theodore Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway and Peter Hathaway Capstick documented their adventures in the wilderness. We feel like people could use some good hunting stories

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Alaska Shuts Down Bear Hunting Due to COVID-19 Concerns


Bear Season

Alaska shuts down bear hunting due to coronavirus concerns. It wasn’t an April Fool’s gag Wednesday when the Alaska Department of Fish and Game made the unprecedented move of closing all black and brown bear hunting through the end of May. The news was announced in a short press release and will likely come as

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Washington Cancels Some Spring Hunting Because of Coronavirus


The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have decided to cancel the special youth turkey hunting season and keep bear hunting in certain areas closed for now. According to an official release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, both the spring youth turkey season (scheduled for April 4-5, 2020) and the spring bear

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Bubba Blade Introduces New 7″ Flex Folding Fillet Knife

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Bubba 7” Flex Folding Fillet Knife

The new Bubba 7″ flex fillet knife adds more options to the company’s versatile blade lineup.  When it comes to high-quality fishing and filleting gear, Bubba Blade knives is increasingly becoming known as one of the names to trust here in the United States. The team at Bubba Blade has been extremely busy the last few years

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7-Foot, 230-Pound Alligator Gar Drags Jon Boat Around Texas River

YouTube: The Fish Whisperer
alligator gar

This gar may be 80 years old! Usually when we share a video from the Fish Whisperer, it’s one of his signature fish-feeding videos. But when he uploads an actual fishing video, it’s usually a real winner. That’s definitely the case here. This one isn’t your usual gar fishing video. This fish is a 7-foot,

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BlacktipH Lands Giant Bull Shark in River

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bull shark in river

You probably wouldn’t expect to see one of these apex predators swimming past your river dock. It’s safe to say most fishermen have a big shark etched somewhere on their all-time fishing bucket lists. Methods for catching one probably vary across the board, but most fishermen probably have two generalized approaches in mind: deep sea

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Michigan DNR Shuts Down Fishing Guides and Charters Until April Over COVID-19 Concerns


Michigan Fishing Charters

Michigan DNR says fishing charters and guides cannot operate during emergency shutdown. The coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is causing rippling problems across all aspects of everyday life. Now it is affecting fishing in the Great Lakes State. A few days after Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared “stay-at-home” orders to prevent the spread of the virus,

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5 Bass Fishing Lures You Should Always Keep on Deck


bass fishing lures

Every bass fishing arsenal should include these five lures. While it’s still cold outside, the bass begin to gorge themselves on anything they can find. This makes for some phenomenal fishing if you throw the right lures. When those cold fronts are hitting consistently this time of year, bass become erratic. Some stay put in

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