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Hunting with an atlatl. Impressive when successful? Of course. Smart? Not so much. The atlatl is a hand-held spear thrower, launching long flexible darts from its spur. It’s deceptively complex, and in trained hands can be a most lethal weapon. So says the narrator of the Weapon Masters video Read More…

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Some years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill accident, the research continues as to just how much damage was done. It seems like the spring of 2010 was eons ago, but now seven years later we are still learning more about the impact this oil rig blow out had on the ocean, the gulf coasts[.....]

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Ice fishing impresario Brian “Bro” Brosdahl is a dedicated light-line jig fisherman. He believes the lighter the line the better the jig action, and that means more fish. Most often Brian uses 3-pound test fluorocarbon or monofilament. Never braid, which freezes when wet. Sometimes in Read More…

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Crappies are found in different areas during winter than other panfish, requiring different tactics and rigging for ice fishermen, according to Minnesota angler Eric Naig. These good-eating panfish suspend a great deal in large, deep bays near a lake’s main deep basin. The deepest water in a bay Read More…

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A good case can be made that more big pike are caught through the ice than at any other time of year.  Plenty of 12 to 20 pounders are hauled through hard-water holes every season in the North, and the great majority of them are caught with 4 to 7 inch live minnows (shiners, suckers[.....]

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Lake Fork Reservoir largemouth bass are world famous, with 10 pounders caught so frequently they rarely raise an eyebrow around the big lake north of Tyler. There seems to be no end to consistently good, giant bass action on the 27,000-acre, 30-year old lake. The top six heavyweight bass recorded in Read More…

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Florida panthers have been an endangered species for decades, but according to the best available statistics from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), there likely are more of the big cats in the Sunshine State now than there have in decades. Unfortunately, with booming Read More…

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Late-season deer hunting isn’t easy anywhere, no matter where it’s done or how good the hunting property is, says Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland, a member of the widely-viewed Mossy Oak “Hunting The Country” television show team. “Bucks and mature does that have Read More…

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We’re a day late with our Christmas greeting, but that’s because we took the day off to spend with friends and family and to celebrate the gift that, some 2,000 years later, still keeps giving to one and all. But we didn’t want to let the season pass without marking the date. So Read More…