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Mike Cork of Benton holds a good-sized bass that bit on a Tri-Alive 6.5 Nightcrawler made by Minden-based Mister Twister.

Mister Twister’s Nightcrawler

Unique colors offer fish something new
Yesterday at 9:00am
Mature bucks are the trophies that hang on the wall, and are usually 4- to 6-year-old deer.

How to age white-tailed deer: Part IV

Aging the Wall-hangers, 4- to 6--year-old deer
August 12 at 9:00am
Big Year contests level the playing field among anglers, giving young Will Cameron a shot at beating veteran anglers in his club.

It’s a big year

Unique tournament targets diversity — not size
August 10 at 9:00am
Longear sunfish are aggressive feeders to the delight of many youngsters.

So what’s a sunperch?

August 04 at 9:00am
Paper-shooting your bow is a big part of the process of getting your equipment ready for the season.

Bow prep now is time well spent

A true-shooting setup is the result of annually tuning your equipment
August 01 at 7:00am
Cajun shrimp and grits is everything the original South Carolina dish is —  and more. Note how Patricia got her 5-minute grits to stand up so magnificently.

Some real ‘humdinger’ recipes

Lure manufacturer, wife stay busy — but enjoy time in the kitchen
July 29 at 9:00am
Leave the door open a few days and allow hogs to become comfortable feeding in the trap before sealing the deal.

Game warden column: Try trapping hogs

You don’t have to break the bank to put a hurtin’ on some wild pigs
July 24 at 9:00am
The author’s son aligns a trail camera to see what’s cooking in the deer woods.

Never too early for trail cams

July 22 at 9:00am
Hobie Fishing Team member Butch Ridgedell makes sure everything is just right for Elizabeth Blades as she heads out to participate in the First Cast program.

First cast

Hobie offers potential kayakers real hands-on fishing experience
July 17 at 4:38pm
LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine twitchbait comes in 3- and 3 ½-inch floating or suspended models, and is available in four color variations.

LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine Twitchbait

Detailed, realistic lure is irresistible to multiple saltwater species
July 15 at 9:00am
This photo shows the difference between the three-cusp temporary third premolar (top) and the permanent third premolar with two cusps (bottom).

How to age white-tailed deer: Part III

Aging young adults, 2- and 3-year-old deer
July 12 at 9:00am
Fly fishing guru Kevin ‘Doc’ Andry catches more big bass on hair bugs than anything else.

Hair today, bugs tomorrow

Experts share advice for making hair bugs
July 10 at 9:00am
Vermilion Bay and Marsh Island offer year-round fishing opportunities for anglers pursuing redfish and speckled trout.

Capt. Paul’s Fishing Edge of GPS Waypoints for Vermilion Bay

GPS is state of the art — make use of it
July 08 at 9:00am