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Bowfishing Gar, Golden Gar -

Bowfishing for gar on a regular basis can present some unique opportunities to find some very rare fish while out on the water. We received a few photos from an individual named Drake who managed to harvest a golden gar out of Crab Orchard Creek near Carbondale, Illinois. When asked about how he spotted the fish, Drake responded "the gar was by itself when I saw it and I thought it was a dead fish until it started to swim a little!"        The gene that causes this coloration is a recessive gene and only approximately 1 in 10,000 gar show this...

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Flounder Gigging, Spring Flounder Run -

The Spring flounder run is fast approaching and if you aren't familiar with it, you should be! This is one of the best times of the year to harvest flounder as they move in to the bays from offshore. While the Fall flounder run is more commonly known, the Spring flounder run can produce equal results. This week's blog discusses the Spring flounder run and includes supplementary information from the flounder gigging sports best guides. The Spring flounder run is not as publicly well-known as the Fall run, which often times makes for better fishing with less competition of other anglers....

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Bowfishing, Bowfishing he Carp Spawn, Carp Spawn -

The beginning of April marks the start of the carp spawning season. As one of the most highly effective fish at reproducing, the bowfishing sport is helping to minimize the impact these invasive fish have on ponds, lakes, rivers, and other water bodies. You’ll find spawning carp in many places but some of the most common include weedy, grassy, and shallow areas at depths of 2 to 3 feet deep. While pre-spawn carp are less interested in eating, post-spawn carp are the complete opposite - they’ll even eat their own eggs and larvae! Carp Spawn - How Does it Happen? A...

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AMS Bow Light, Bass Pro Shops, Bow Light, Bow Mounted Light, Bowfishing, Cabelas, Coyote Light, Fin Finder Splashlight, fin-finder, Foxpro, Outrigger Outdoors, Predator Tactics, Reaper Light -

This Bow Light will illuminate the water while bowfishing, varmint hunting, predator hunting, hog hunting or night hunting. Unlike any other bow stabilizer light, this budget friendly bow flashlight offers more versatility than any comparable light for sale.  When used for bowfishing, this light is guaranteed to shine farther than any High Pressure Sodium, Halogen, or even typical LED boat mounted light. Typical boat mounted lights are capable of penetrating water to see fish at lengths of 10 to 15 ft away from the boat. Our bow mounted light is capable of penetrating muddy water from as far as 50...

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A Guest Blog by Josh Montgomery   Even for people experienced hunting game during the day, it can be quite the shift to move to night hunting. After all, the lack of lighting can significantly change how you view your environment and the game you’re hunting could be new to you. Here, we are going to take a look at what you should bring to your night hunting trip and what you should bring.  Differences in Game During the day, most hunters hunt whitetail deer. At night, though, many hunters go after predators - especially coyotes. These animals are very...

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