Tag: Fishing

Who’s Having More Fun? Hunters, Anglers, or Campers?

Travis Smola
Hunting Fishing and Camping

What’s the most fun out of hunting, fishing, and camping?  Have you ever really thought about it? These are the three primary activities most of us like to partake in when it comes to the outdoors. Each is distinctly different, and each comes with their own set of challenges and definitions of success. Each requires

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10 Biggest Fish Caught in Michigan [PICS]

National Geographic

Sometimes, size does matter, especially when it comes to fishing. The waters in Michigan have produced some monster fish, as the 10 biggest fish on record show. Just one look at this list of the largest fish on record and you’ll understand why anglers come from near and far to experience the best Michigan fishing has

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Hunting and Fishing to Expand to 77 National Wildlife Refuges


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The expansion will offer more than 1.4 million additional acres to sportsmen. Earlier this week, the Trump administration’s efforts to increase recreational access to public lands continued, as the Interior Department announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would be expanding hunting and fishing into 77 different wildlife refuges across 37 states. The total area

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Ever Wonder Just How Many Lures End up at the Bottom of Your Favorite Fishing Spot?


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At the bottom of this river lies a treasure trove of lost lures, and a lot more. Every fisherman has dealt with the frustrations of losing expensive lures. But did you ever stop to think about how many lures may be on the bottom of your favorite fishing areas? Youtube user DALLMYD gives a little glance

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A Florida Bass Guide’s Party Stood Him Up, So He Did This

YouTube: The North Florida Angler
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This Florida bass guide made the most of a day without a client: he filled the livewell with lunker after lunker! Florida bass fishing guide C.C. Corey was stood up by a client, so he did what any respectable guide would do. That’s right, he took a boat full of live wild shiners and went

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Georgia Father and Daughter Land 14-Foot Alligator, Break State Record

Facebook: Lethal Guide Service
Georgia alligator record

Wildlife officials are saying this is the largest ever caught in the Peach State. It didn’t take long for one Georgia man to realize he had a monster on the other end of his line, but “monster” is typically a relative term among anglers. Derrick Snelson and his daughter were fishing on Lake Eufaulna in

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5 Ways to Actually Make a Difference in Conservation This Hunting Season


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Does hunting help conservation efforts? It does if you dedicate yourself to doing these things this season.  We hear all the time about how hunting is more than an American tradition. It helps aid in wildlife management and wildlife conservation. But have you ever stopped to think about what exactly those things mean? If you

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4-Year-Old Girl Catches a Flathead Catfish Bigger Than Her

Facebook: Lacie Lowrie
4-year-old catches flathead

It would be pretty tough to find a father-daughter moment as good as this. There’s somewhat of a constant cycle at the core of both hunting and fishing. Unlike most societal institutions, there’s a familial theme that calls for a figurative torch passing from one generation to the next. As outdoorsmen and women, we find

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University Fishing Team Pair Gets Their Boat Rammed on Fort Cobb Lake

Facebook/Zack Birge Fishing

Two SWOSU fishing team members were attacked on Fort Cobb Lake in Oklahoma. Police are investigating. Two Southwestern Oklahoma State University students–Jacob Russell and Jacob McClendon–were out for some practice on Fort Cobb Lake in Caddo County, Oklahoma when a pair of lawbreakers began to ram their boat. In the video, you can see a

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