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Catch more crappie using dehydrated nibbles

Face it: Crappie can be very finicky feeders when you’re using artificial lures.

Better known as sac-a-lait where I’m from, or white perch by the folks in North Louisiana, I grew up fishing for them almost exclusively with an 11-foot jigging pole in my hands.

Now, no matter what type of rod and reel I use, my artificial lures will almost always be tipped with an enticer like Berkley’s PowerBait Crappie Nibbles.

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April 07 at 4:44 pm
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Apex Predator provides 'headless' hog's head cheese recipe

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Many people absolutely love hog’s head cheese, but they have no clue exactly what part of the pig they’re eating.

They just know one thing: It tastes great!

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February 26 at 3:15 pm
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Find the ducks to get the bucks

My dad grew up hunting the flooded swamps around Lac Des Allemands. He enjoyed deer hunting, but chasing those swamp bucks was too frustrating after the rut, so he stuck with his favorite type of hunting in January, which was blasting birds.

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January 05 at 4:07 pm
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Apex Predator: using a 'Light Decoy Spread' on public land duck hunts

When duck hunting on public land, the biggest battle might actually be against other hunters.

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December 18, 2014 at 4:15 pm
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Apex Predator breaks in brand new .338 tactical 'pork blaster'

The annual Thanksgiving doe day hunt at Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area was officially underway.

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December 02, 2014 at 5:00 pm
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Test

Turbidity negatively affects fisheries. It reduces light penetration and, thus, reduces the production of algae that is the foundation of the food web. Eventually the fine silt particles that make water turbid settle out smothering organisms that live on the bottom, turning hard bottom areas into soft muck, and eventually filling in reservoirs.

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December 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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The legend of 'Halloween Hogzilla'

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On the final morning of October, I sat in my climber overlooking a water puddle commonly used by hogs on R.K. Yancey WMA with my new pig-busting 100-pound longbow.

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November 18, 2014 at 10:00 am
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Apex Predator's bow explodes on opening day

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Yet another crazy adventure of mine took place in what should've have been one of the easiest harvests of all my hunts.

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October 15, 2014 at 5:45 am
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Cleaning squirrels the easy way

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What hunter doesn’t enjoy bagging a limit of bushy-tailed tree rodents?

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September 30, 2014 at 9:52 am
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Against all odds: The Apex Predator goes 'full throttle' in Colorado

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Last year, my wife’s friend told me about the hunting experience of a lifetime: Bowhunting public land elk in Colorado. And an added bonus — since the season is during September, no Louisiana deer hunting would be missed.

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September 23, 2014 at 10:30 am
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Apex Predator focuses on best fishing sunglasses

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Whether you’re trying to spot a floating lure in the glare of the sun, scanning the edge of a pond for tailing reds or just trying to protect your vision, top-notch sunglasses can have a huge impact on your fishing success.

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September 03, 2014 at 4:55 pm
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'Rock around the chock'

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We all know chocking the tires on your boat trailer is something that should always be done, but sometimes the simple things get forgotten.

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August 04, 2014 at 10:45 am
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Apex Predator talks freshwater fishing finger hazards

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Finger injuries are so common with fishing that one of those ten digits seemingly gets hurt on just about every trip.

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July 03, 2014 at 10:34 am
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Frogging in a bay boat with the Apex Predator

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On freshwater fishing trips out of my bay boat when the sun goes down, I don’t always immediately head for home.

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May 29, 2014 at 4:21 pm
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The Apex Predator shares tips to keep fishing thieves at bay

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For extra excitement on my fishing excursions, I enjoy setting lines and traps – the most exciting part of the day is raising them to see what type of giant creature has been caught.

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May 09, 2014 at 1:56 pm
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The Apex Predator brings along an umbrella and fishes rain or shine

With warmer temperatures on the horizon, most outdoorsmen seriously begin hitting the bays and bayous with the arrival of spring.

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March 12, 2014 at 8:56 am
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