Charles Johnson | Great Days Outdoors
Join the Night Club

Join the Night Club

After dark, hit the lake for some nighttime bass action. During the summer months, many lakes and reservoirs receive heavy fishing pressure and boating traffic during the day. As the water clears and the daytime temperature rises, the bass head for cooler conditions...
Building a Backyard Archery Range

Building a Backyard Archery Range

A Little Extra Practice At Home Could Put More Venison in the Freezer In any sport, practice is a key element. Football teams can’t win unless they put forth the effort in practice. Rhythm, form, conditioning and confidence are all important for practice and the game....
Crankbaits as a Contact Sport

Crankbaits as a Contact Sport

Bumping stumps and other bottom objects is the key to drawing strikes with crankbaits. In baseball the coach stresses making contact with the ball. Without ball contact it’s difficult to gain any runs to win the game. The main object of the game is to use the bat to...
Trolling for Crappie in Open Water

Trolling for Crappie in Open Water

Anglers can catch loads of crappie all year long in open water. This just-before-dawn morning is cool, a light mist rises from the water, and the surface of Lake Pickwick is glass smooth. With the early summer songbirds all around us, this day promises to be very...
Bad Weather Turkeys

Bad Weather Turkeys

Bad Weather Won’t Stop Gobblers So Hunters Need To Know How to Hunt in It Ah, springtime! Sunny days, warmer temperatures and turkey season. Well, two out of three is not bad. Spring is a time of change and renewal. Fresh flowers, budding trees, green grass and...