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Deer Hunting, Deer in Rut, Hunting the Rut, Rut -

You read that right. A group that has spent the majority of the past couple years writing about flounder gigging and bowfishing are now writing about the rut in deer hunting. Believe it or not, we’re all big hunters when the season presents itself. Bowfishing and flounder gigging are seemingly easier to do year-round, and lawfully allowed of course.  The open of deer season is different for every county across the states, as are the rut seasons. Here locally, we are seeing signs of the rut starting as early as November 1. In years past, the rut has ranged from...

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Bowfin, Carp, Fish Gigging, freshwater gigging, gigging, gigging on lakes, ozarks, snakehead, Suckers -

Fish gigging is an age old tradition that is slowly growing in popularity as outdoorsman look for more adventurous hobbies to take part in.  A typical night out on the water consists of crisp cool air, bright lights, sharp multi-pronged gigs, and (on a good night) a bunch of fishing swimming under the lights. The most common fish that are targeted for gigging include suckers, carp, bowfin, gar, catfish (in certain states), and other non-game fish as noted in your local fish and game manual.  The best fish gigging equipment includes a strong and sharp fish gig, some bright lights,...

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The Guide to Buying the Best Bowfishing Lights For Sale Quality bowfishing Lights are essential for a successful night out on the water. Many times, the lights can be what make or break your trip. Luckily for you, you are reading this review to put the odds in your favor to have a successful bowfishing trip.Before jumping into what makes a great bowfishing light, lets look at the key factors we need to accomplish in order to increase our odds of spotting more fish.1 - Depending on the wind, tide (coastal regions), and sediment on bottom, you may see clear...

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As we transition from Summer to Fall, the cooling temperatures trigger a major migration of fish moving from the bays to the offshore. This time of year marks some of the best fishing all year round, because anglers can set up at passes and canals where fish must travel on their way out.  On the contrary, temperature changes can inversely impact fish in the form of changing weather patterns. This time of year has the greatest risk factor for hurricanes, tropical storms, thunderstorms, and general rain events. While each of these effect the bay in their own way, they all have one commonality:...

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This weeks blog includes research we've done for you, to find out when the flounder run is starting in your area. First, we want you to be familiar with the background of what causes the flounder run. Then, we will get more detailed on the flounder run in your area.  There are two major flounder migrations each year. They move inshore during the end of winter and start of spring after breeding, and they move offshore during the start of fall to start breeding again. The move inshore is very sporadic, but the move offshore during the fall is more...

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