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Why are croakers croaking?

The story of the Atlantic croaker is the story of a fish that has somehow never managed to fulfill its predicted potential. They are truly one of the most abundant fish in the sea. 

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February 03 at 6:47 pm
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Crappie assassin — Tips from a sac-a-lait fishing master

“It looks like it going to be perfect tomorrow,” the Cajun-accented voice on the telephone murmured conspiratorially. “It’s supposed to be a high of 55 degrees, a little bit of rain in the morning and then it clears up till late that night when it rains heavily with that front. The barometer will be falling.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Fausse Point Frolic — Bass fishing tips for Fausse Point Lake

I sat quietly in the boat in front of the camp on Bird Island Chute. The swamp smelled fresh in the winter air. I thought about how good the caviar was the previous night.

Wait a minute ….

Caviar? In a swamp? In Louisiana?

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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A-rig artistry — Tips for fishing the Alabama rig

It felt like I was inhaling icicles. And I pulled my head back into my cozy, warm cabin at Big Bass Marina.

A vicious February cold snap had thundered down from Alberta the previous afternoon. The thermometer on my truck read 31 degrees that when I arrived at the marina, and it had gotten even colder overnight. 

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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The making of a duck addict

“I’ve always been fascinated by ducks,” Mike Carloss said with a grin. “My dad bought two baby ducks for me when I was little. They grew up to be Muscovys and ran loose around the yard.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Challengs to duck hunting

One of the main reasons (besides enjoying his company) I button-holed Mike Carloss for a duck hunt was the chance to get him away from distractions to pick his mind about the future of waterfowl hunting.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Why coot decoys should be in your duck-hunting set

Mike Carloss loves to hunt with coot decoys. By this time of the season ducks have been hunted the whole length of the Mississippi Flyway and then another month here, they have gotten pretty wise to the ways of hunters.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Top 6 tips for wintertime yellow bass and crappie at Caney Lake

1) Move, move, move. Don’t hunker down in one spot.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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