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Simple Fish Attractors

Simple Fish Attractors

Everyday items can be used to build fish attractors or habitat which will work in any lake.   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...
4 Tactics for Late Season Deer Hunting

4 Tactics for Late Season Deer Hunting

Don’t let the final weeks of deer season pass by. Change your tactics for late season deer hunting.   Time moves at a constant pace. However, in some situations, it may fly by at super-sonic speeds and others drag on slower than a snail in a mudhole. It seems...
Hunting the Rut in the South

Hunting the Rut in the South

During the rut, deer have one thing on their minds. Hunters should too—bagging a buck.   The best time during deer season to take a trophy buck is to start hunting the rut. In some states, hunters schedule their vacations around the rut. However, here in the...
Talladega National Forest Deer Hunting

Talladega National Forest Deer Hunting

With vast areas of land in the Talladega National Forest there is plenty of deer hunting action. When the topic of hunting public land arises, many deer hunters just shake their heads. Their comments can range from “it’s too crowded,” to “there...
Get Ready for the Deer Rut

Get Ready for the Deer Rut

Making the Right Calls Can Put You on a Date With a Buck Valentine’s Day is still a few months out, but love is in the air, at least it is for whitetails in parts of the Cotton State. Rutting bucks and does are searching the woods and fields for romance. It is a...