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The safety bullet

If you’ve ever set nails in concrete with an explosive shell, you’re going to be familiar with the operational concept of one of the newest and most innovative firearms safety devices on the market.

It is called the “Safety Bullet.” […]

Fishing

Super portable GPS

When the press release about Garmin’s new marine-oriented Quatix sport watch hit my inbox, I opened it with lukewarm enthusiasm — but the more I read about it the more excited I got.

Two basic advantages of a watch with built-in GPS are that you don’t have to set it manually when you cross into another time zone and it can be accurate to within about a billionth of a second or, say, within one second every 30,000 years. […]

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Kidyaking

We all know the importance of introducing kids to fishing. Getting them “hooked” early will teach them a wide range of skills and help create memories that will last a lifetime. […]

Bass Fishing

Bass Trap back in action

A machinist’s touch has made all the difference in the world to a spinnerbait made in the Sportsman’s Paradise. Just ask some bass anglers by the name of Shaw Grigsby and Kevin Van Dam, who make sure they get their hands on the lure any time they get to Louisiana. Or ask accomplished Louisiana bass angler Jamie Laiche of Gonzales. […]

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Time to do the math

The deer season is over, and it is now time to measure the antlers and recognize the trophy-class bucks, along with looking at the deer harvest data and determining what has been accomplished with your deer management program. […]

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Life of Pond

One of the top movies of 2012 was “Life of Pi.” It’s the story of a young Indian boy named Pi, victim of a shipwreck who spends over 200 days aboard a small boat with a Bengal tiger. He survives by catching fish. […]

Freshwater Fishing

Tippets

With the mild winter we’ve had, the coastal ponds are getting thick with grass. The grass helps to maintain clarity, so reds can be easily sighted. Getting a fly through heavy moss is the problem. […]

Freshwater Fishing

Upcoming Events

Mar. 2 (Sat) – 22nd annual Red Stick Day Fly Fishing Festival, LDWF Waddill Outdoors Center, 4141 North Flannery Rd, Baton Rouge. Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free admission. Programs, fly tying, casting, kayak demos, pond fishing, raffles, food and refreshments. Sponsored by the Red Stick Fly Fishers. […]