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It would seem logical for a coastal marine fish that “free jumps” as much as mullet the fish would be a terror when hooked on rod and reel. But that’s not the case. Mullet hooked on sporting tackle rarely, if ever, leap. Yet mullet on their own accord are at times aqua jumping jacks, Read More…

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Warning: Graphic images of bites and stings below. Don’t read this while eating! In the U.S., bees, spiders, caterpillars, and ants take a frightening and painful toll on humans. Not long ago in Louisiana, for example, 13-year old Patrick Dodson was attacked by hundreds of fire ants while Read More…

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So you’re getting ready to fish a small lake for bass. It may be that small pond behind your house. Maybe it is the neighborhood lake or you live in a residential area with recreational fishing opportunities. Or perhaps the town you live in has a small city lake that allows public access. Small Read More…

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Fishing has never been a static sport. By that I mean we have sure come a long way from the ubiquitous cane pole, some kite string, and a hook. Forget digging some worms alongside the creek bed or trying to catch some minnows in a bucket. Everything from rods, reels, fishing line, artificial baits Read More…

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It started as a simple idea from a retired Army Major to a neighbor. It ended several weeks later as a fun-filled outdoor day for 52 Wounded Warrior Project members and their families with a fishing, sailing, and boating theme in a Florida riverfront community. Retired Army Ranger Major Andrew Read More…