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How to Fish a Chatterbait for Bass

How to Fish a Chatterbait for Bass

At first glance, a chatterbait fishing lure appears like a spinnerbait with a bent blade and another missing. Also known as a vibrating jig or bladed jig, the chatterbait can be fished from late winter through the autumn months, with spring being the most productive...
Turkey Hunting in the Rain: Tactics for Success

Turkey Hunting in the Rain: Tactics for Success

Long before the alarm clock sounded, rumbles of thunder could be heard in the distance. Flashes of lightning signaled the pre-dawn storms were approaching closer. Heavy rain could be heard pounding the rooftop. Would it be worth the effort to try to hunt a gobbler...
The Best Prespawn Bass Lures

The Best Prespawn Bass Lures

Gauging by the calendar, spring is still a few weeks out. Weather in Alabama during this time of the year is fickle at best. Warm days can have you believing spring has sprung, but in a heartbeat snow, ice and freezing temperatures can arrive overnight. In some parts...
Fish Attractors and Habitats: Simple DIY Ideas

Fish Attractors and Habitats: Simple DIY Ideas

Fish prefer some type of cover. Bass, crappie, bream, and catfish all feel at home around some type of cover. This cover or structure is usually a log, brush, stump or weeds. But, what if the cover in your lake has succumbed to Father Time? There are options anglers...

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