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Fishing with Kids

These timely tips will help your children have lots more fun on fishing trips.  “Oh my goodness,” my husband, Brett, yelled. “Look at the size of that fish!” Neither of us could believe our eyes....

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Juggin’ Alabama Waters

This action-packed fishing technique brings the best results. The mist from the water cascading over Bankhead Dam quickly dampened our clothes as we put out our jug set. We were on the Warrior...

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Join the Night Club

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...

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Dixey Bar’s Bull Reds

One of coastal Alabama’s most famous fisheries, the Dixey Bar attracts big bull reds.  Sitting in the shade cast by my boat’s T-top and sipping on iced tea, I’m able to ignore the August heat. My...

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Crankbaits as a Contact Sport

Bumping stumps and other bottom objects is the key to drawing strikes with crankbaits. In baseball the coach stresses making contact with the ball. Without ball contact it’s difficult to gain any...

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