John E. Phillips, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Bass Fishing At Night Tips and Tactics

Bass Fishing At Night Tips and Tactics

Bass Fishing At Night Tips and Tactics “I got him!” Mike Carter of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, who guides for bass and crappie at Guntersville and Weiss lakes,  yelled as we did a little bass fishing at night in the summer of 2020. “Get me the net.” I immediately found the...
Jug Fishing Tips to Catch More Catfish

Jug Fishing Tips to Catch More Catfish

Jug Fishing Tips to Catch More Catfish Tony Adams, of Eufaula, Alabama, is one of the best catfish catchers I know. In four hours, using what he considers the best jug line setup, Tony can produce 200-400 pounds by jug line fishing for catfish in Alabama and most of...
Fall Deer Food Plots for Every Budget

Fall Deer Food Plots for Every Budget

Fall Deer Food Plots for Every BudgetEveryone I know and from everything I’ve learned about planting green fields for deer food plots recommends that if you want a successful crop that attracts deer and turkeys, you must use the correct seeds for where you’re...
Lake Guntersville Fishing for Spring Bass

Lake Guntersville Fishing for Spring Bass

Lake Guntersville Fishing for Spring Bass Lake Guntersville is still kicking out monster-sized bass, and anglers all across the country travel there to fish. My longtime friend and guide, Phillip Criss of Scottsboro, Alabama, who fishes about 300 days a year, caught a...
Bow Hunting Turkey – The Ultimate Challenge

Bow Hunting Turkey – The Ultimate Challenge

Bow Hunting Turkey – The Ultimate Challenge A turkey hunter needs nerves of steel, the shooting confidence of Robin Hood, the woodsmanship of Daniel Boone, the positive attitude of Dale Carnegie, and some good turkey broadheads to bag a gobbler with a bow. Most...

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