Greg McCain, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Big Flathead Catfish Fishing How To’s

Big Flathead Catfish Fishing How To’s

Big Flathead Catfish Fishing How To’s The flathead, jewel of the Alabama catfish clan, ranks as one of the great paradoxes in nature. The contradictory but truthful expression “so ugly that they’re beautiful” comes to mind when closely inspecting a big flathead...
Fly Fishing Poppers for Bream

Fly Fishing Poppers for Bream

Choosing a popping bug for bream seems like an easy proposition. Go to the local big box store or sporting goods outlet and buy what’s available. Everyone knows that bream will hit anything. Knowledgeable fly fishermen scoff at that naïve approach, however. They know,...
Sauger Fishing in Alabama – Hope or Hopeless?

Sauger Fishing in Alabama – Hope or Hopeless?

Sauger fishing in Alabama has produced many scenes like the following… The fish emerged from the water a glistening, cylindrical image of gold, brown, and amber, eyes a fiery red, and mouth brimming with teeth. The young angler who had pulled the fish from the...
Characteristics of the Best Squirrel Dog Breeds

Characteristics of the Best Squirrel Dog Breeds

For practical purposes in the woods, many squirrel hunters are far more concerned with a dog’s hunting ability than with its pedigree. While breed, blood lines and hunting skills at times may go hand in hand, neither a dog’s breed nor its ancestry guarantees success...
Crappie Fishing in Alabama – Overlooked Hotspots

Crappie Fishing in Alabama – Overlooked Hotspots

When crappie fishing in Alabama, anglers generally know the top destinations. From north to south, the state is littered with well-known crappie venues that produce consistently. Whether analyzed from a traditional perspective or from current trends, fisheries like...

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