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Collector’s Duck Calls

Recently, I was privileged to get an invitation to view a world class collection of duck calls. Below are several photos of just a few of the hand carved, hand painted or hand scrimshawed calls from around the world. Keep … Continue reading

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Two Overlooked Lures for Springtime Bass

Most bass anglers have used the same mentality for years. Pound the bank with a spinnerbait, maybe a crankbait or two and the occasional jig. More often than not they are overlooking a couple of the most productive and largest … Continue reading

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The Perfect Bait for Summer – Soft Plastics

by Tom Cannon Summer is the perfect time to employ your arsenal of plastic lures. Very few baits have such a natural appearance and are as deadly for Bass as soft plastic lures. Anglers have several different versions as well … Continue reading

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Convert your Freshwater Lures and Tactics to Saltwater Purposes

By Tom Cannon   Growing up in the Midwest, I spent my lifetime casting to freshwater species. It wasn’t until my twenties that I was fortunate to make an occasional foray to chase some saltwater fish. Like many anglers I … Continue reading

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Why People Should Hunt

People should hunt because it’s good for the population, gives people food, and also it helps your survival skills. Hunting helps keep the animal population in the perfect number rates. Hunting helps people put food on their table for their family. … Continue reading

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The Next Generation’s Hunter

by Tom Cannon I grew up with a serious passion for hunting and fishing. My dad only hunted upland birds, but that was enough to light the wick and get me started. Later in life when I had my own … Continue reading

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GREAT GEAR: Drake Non Typical Silencer Soft Shell Jacket

by Tom Cannon This is a product review of the new Drake Non Typical Silencer Soft Shell Jacket, (Drake item # DW 5105). Yes the name is a mouthful, and it is the first item we have tested from Drake’s … Continue reading

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CATFISH: The Other White Meat !

by Tom Cannon When I think of summertime, I immediately think of certain things. Hot weather, ice tea, and catfish. What other fish fits the bill in the summer heat better than old “whisker lips”? To make the situation even … Continue reading

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Train like you hunt

There is an old coach’s adage that refers to practicing like you want to play. Much the same can be said for dog training. Always practice or train how you want your dog to re-act in a hunting scenario. Many … Continue reading

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Catfish; The Official King of Summer

No doubt if you really want to catch a bunch of freshwater fish that will cooperate in the heat of summer, then it’s Catfish you need to target. They are readily available in nearly every body of water in North … Continue reading

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