Cool autumn weather is turning on whitetail deer throughout much of the country, as bucks are making scrapes, seeking does, and about to square off to other bucks crowding in on their territory.
This snake was a victim of Hurricane Matthew and had crawled into a suburban patio when a wildlife specialist was called to remove it alive.
Autumn bait migrations are underway, and with them follow all manner of predators, including redfish, trout, flounder, snook, tarpon and many more. This school of slot-size redfish paused under a dock light looking for baitfish that were holding nearby. Think they might jump on a streamer fly, popping plug or a live bait?
Crawfish (or crayfish) are one of the best baits in freshwater for a wide variety of sportfish. Bass, walleyes, catfish and others gorge on crawfish wherever they're found. Here are several ways to rig and use these great baits to catch more fish when you're on the water.
This longnose gar hit a 1/4-ounce jig used with medium spin tackle and 12-pound braided line intended for other species, and put on a tough fight, complete with jumps and head thrashing. The toothy gar was released unharmed, at was estimated at nearly 5 feet in length, weighing 20 to 25 pounds.
This innovative fishing rig allows anglers to fish lures or baits in almost any depth water. Jigs, spoons, live and dead baits can be rigged this way to catch everything from bass and walleyes, to trout and panfish, and in saltwater for snook, seatrout, tarpon, redfish and many others.
Angler Wes Allen shows how it's done with a quick catch & release of an over-slot redfish, estimated at 15 to 18 pounds....allowed to survive, spawn and keep good fishing on tap for future area anglers
This trio of fishermen prove you don't need a boat or fancy, expensive tackle to catch HUGE crappies from public water.
Blackening almost anything makes for a great feast, and it's true with shrimp, too. Here's a little insight in this fun and fast cooking method.
What do mature tom turkeys do in the misting rain? Watch and see.
Deer to die for.....really.
A great day on the shotgun clay target range is enjoyed by a pair of beautiful young women with professional shooter and sporting clays designer Marty Fischer.
Using fresh lively baitfish is a superb method of catching many freshwater and saltwater gamefish. Here are 3 fast, simple and effective ways to hook almost any baitfish you use.
Successful fishing is not complicated, and here's one simple step to catching more fish using jigs.
Rock jetties near open saltwater, with nearby marsh areas, offer coastal fishermen great action, where sometimes they get lucky and catch inshore 'slams' of flounder, seatrout and redfish.
Yep, it's still summer, but this NE Florida VERY nice buck is rubbing his rack against saplings, and is looking very hard at the ladies in his neighborhood. Scrapes also are popping up throughout much of NE Florida.....and it's still hot and wet and muggy. Go figure.
When using live baitfish with jigs, skilled anglers are very picky about choosing just the right style leadhead, not only size, weight and configuration -- but the length of hook on the jig, too.
Brandon Bobo, a senior wildlife biologist for the National Wild Turkey Federation, explains how easily managing timber land for wildlife can bring significantly more annual revenue to property owners than just having land grow pine trees.
Sharks aplenty are available along America's coasts these days. Stefanie made quick work of a pair of these hard-fighting fish, which were released unharmed to fight another day.
This is a 3 pound WILD bass taking a live shiner that's feeding on plankton at the surface. Note the spotted gar to the left side of the bass.