Features from July 2020

Columns - July 2020

  • A look at 2020’s new bows
    These three bow manufacturers have great additions for 2020.
  • Look out the ‘window’
    Big speckled trout have particular times they feed during the moon cycle. Pay attention to your success and pinpoint when that big-fish feeding window is.
  • Rising pressure bucks
    Stalk hunting with a recurve bow is one of the hardest types of hunting, but it can be very productive in the right conditions.
  • Species spotlight: Crappie
    Crappie are one of the most popular gamefish among anglers in America. Many anglers don’t realize it, but crappie come in two varieties: black and white.
  • The Mega Matrix
    The Mega Matrix, which fits in between the 2-inch Matrix Mini, the original 3-inch Matrix Shad and the 5-inch Monster Matrix, works great on redfish.
  • The rut is where it’s at
    The combination of January’s cold weather and lack of native forages will have the deer active and eating in the green patches and at feeders.
  • Traditional fishing spots, unconventional ways
    Capt. Charlie Bush, who tagged a little over 12,000 speckled trout in 4 years for the TAG Louisiana Trout tagging program, shares his top 5 fishing lures.
  • What to do after the hunt
    As with any other service industry, some game processors and taxidermists are better than others. Here's some tips on choosing the right ones.
  • Winter kayak fishing: sleep later, fish slower
    Change up your tactics when it comes to fishing from a kayak this winter. Slow down the presentation of your bait and fish later in the day.

Outdoor Updates - July 2020

Field Notes - July 2020

Hot Spots - July 2020