Had a really nice weather day recently. My new buddy Keith was in town from Colorado, and wanted to catch a redfish. We have been seeing a few nearshore, but we agreed it made more since to run south, to the Louisiana Marsh. It was absolutely picture perfect. We had blue bird skies, little to no wind, and a rising tide. If I have seen lower water, I honestly can’t recall. All of my favorite redfish ponds were either impossible to get in, or completely out of water. All we could fish, were the ditches and canals that fed into the ponds.

 Jerry and Marlene Fagerman of Fenton have spent the last 20 winters in warmer climates, taking their motorhome for three-month stints, mostly in Tucsan, Arizona.

Calling deer is much different than calling turkeys, ducks or other wildlife. Deer will usually not answer the call, but rather respond to it. The response can be positive or negative, depending on the mood of the deer. Hunters would obviously like a positive response and the deer approachin…

With archery deer season underway many deer hunters will be using treestands in pursuit of the No. 1 game animal. Portable climbing and lock-on style stands along with ladder stands have been used for decades by deer hunters for a better vantage point when hunting deer with bow or gun.

Beginning Saturday, Sept. 7, hunting season kicks off with the opening day of dove season. Hunters in the northern zone of our state will venture out to fields in pursuit of the fast-flying Mourning Dove. For decades past the opening day of dove season has signalled the start of the upcoming…

Each fall prior to hunting season, hunters and landowners set out to plant food plots. In recent years the practice has become popular. More and more of these greenfields are dotting the landscape across hunting lands. Deer hunters have realized the importance of providing quality food for d…

It wasn’t until Will Phillips, of White Plains, was in high school that he started fishing. In fact, he and a few other students helped start the high school fishing team at White Plains. He and his teammates shared techniques, learned as much as they could about bass fishing and competed in…

In 2018 a new professional bass tour was established. The Bass Pro Tour (BPT) under the Major League Fishing (MLF) group. In 2011, MLF was started by pro bass anglers, for bass anglers. The anglers along with the Outdoor Channel formed a partnership. The goal was to take professional bass fi…

May is a magical month in the world of bream anglers. Many will circle the full moon date on their calendars and prepare their tackle. Most anglers will opt for live bait when fishing for bream, bluegill and other sunfish. Traditionally crickets and redworms are at the top of the list.