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Specks, reds hustle to new bait

Besides the fact a red-hot soft plastic is the go-to artificial lure whenever he goes fishing — putting speckled trout and redfish in the boat when it counts — there’s another good reason the Hackberry Hustler is a runaway favorite for veteran guide Kirk Stansel and his brothers Bobby and Guy. […]

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Bass love Bomber’s Model B

When Oklahoman Edwin Evers needs to put bass in the boat in one of the many high-pressure bass tournaments he fishes, including the recent Bassmaster Elite Series, he goes “hunting” with his favorite balsa wood crankbait — the Bomber Model B. […]

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2010-11 WMA Forecast

Of the changes, seen and unseen, swirling around outdoors Louisiana — namely the way WMA management has been restructured in the state, and along our coast where the oil spill seeped deep into sand — there is one reassuring constant for ardent hunters in the Sportsman’s Paradise. […]

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Don’t like jigs? Try FlipSkirts

Andrea “Andi” Sanders of Milam, who has owned one of the nation’s leading artificial lure manufacturers since the mid-1990s, is proud of one of the company’s newest products, a skirt with a metal bead and two built-in rattles giving extra ooomph to a soft plastic, particularly a Texas-rigged plastic worm, plastic lizard or creature bait. […]

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2009-10 WMA Forecast

Talk to the experts, and a hunter can come away with a comfortable feeling he has a reasonable chance to harvest deer, rabbits, squirrel, waterfowl, doves, turkey and feral hogs in one or more public hunting areas within a reasonable driving distance of his home in the Sportsman’s Paradise. […]