Charles Johnson, Author at Great Days Outdoors
The Top Locations To Place A Treestand

The Top Locations To Place A Treestand

Where to hang your treestand to help increase your odds of tagging a buck. One challenge bowhunters face each season is finding the perfect tree to place a stand. There is more than just locating a good tree to climb or to set a lock-on stand. The tree needs to be in...
Archery Target Practice Done Right

Archery Target Practice Done Right

There’s more to archery practice than flinging a few arrows at a target. To be successful in any sport, practice is required. Even pro athletes must put forth some effort in practice in order to compete in games. Archery—especially in the realm of bowhunting— requires...
Tips for Fall Bass Fishing

Tips for Fall Bass Fishing

As Water Temperatures Cool, Fall Bass Fishing Heats Up Turning the calendar page over to September can bring a sense of relief, especially for bass anglers. The hot, “dog days” of summer are behind us. Anticipation of cool mornings and mild days stirs our desire 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...
Join the Night Club: Summer Bass Fishing

Join the Night Club: Summer Bass Fishing

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...