Kids were born to do two things; chores and play outside!

 Today as I celebrate my late mother’s Birthday, I’m reminded of her demands that as kids we were told to stay out of the house. She always said and I quote “Kids were born to do two things; chores and play outside!” There ...

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There’s more to bass fishing than just wetting a hook.

While every angler strives for winning stringers, it’s very frustrating when the process of catching fish becomes more difficult than brain surgery. To look in my garage and see an $80,000 boat sitting there with another $5,000 worth of rods, ...

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Covid- 19

While we continue our fight with the Covid-19 and take the precautions necessary to help protect ourselves and all Americans, it’s a great time to reconnect with the outdoors. Spring has sprung so lets take this opportunity to get the family ...

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Fishing Superstitions

Over the years of watching bass anglers, I have determined they are the most OCD people on earth. They have little quirks, superstitions, and issues that normal people don’t have. They think it’s bad luck when they catch a fish on their ...

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Patience

Patience, is a word that does not fit me and or how I react most of the time with certain people. I find the older I get, the less patience I have or maybe the right word is tolerance. I also tolerate less the older I get. Whether its people who ...

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Giving back this Christmas

Christmas is almost here and while so many of us will wake up Christmas morning with lots of anticipation and excitement. Some will wake up to nothing at all; it might as well be just another day. As outdoorsmen, we’re always looking for ways to ...

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Hunting Season Is Here!!

Hunting season is finally here and as Dorothy in Wizard of Oz said…”There’s no place like home.” Home being the hunting camp of course!!! For all outdoorsmen, the hunting camp is like a hunter’s sanctuary. It’s a ...

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Hunting Does

How many deer hunters do you know that refuse to 'take a doe' on opening weekend of gun season? Fact is, very seldom do you take a trophy buck on opening day. Some of the best-managed leases state that the 1st deer you kill must be a doe or a ...

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Squirrel Hunting

As a young boy growing in the woods of East Texas, the first hunt I ever went on was for squirrel. I had a great mentor who taught me not just how to hunt squirrels but gun safety as well. Today, it seems that squirrel hunting has become a thing of ...

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Wild Hog Rule Of Thumb

With the out of control population in wild hogs, many folks are shooting and or trapping them for food. Here's a rule of thumb if you plan to eat the pigs you harvest. If the air temp is above 50 degrees, you have no more than 30 minutes to get ...

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Legendary Bass Fishery Closing

Recently saw a Facebook video about the closing of a legendary bass fishery in Texas called Lake Monticello. It’s a sad day for a lot of anglers who have wet a hook on this awesome body of water. A lot of memories and state record catches have ...

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Dove Season Tips

With dove season just days away, some of you will be planning on taking your duck dog to the dove field. While this is not a 'bad 'idea........please take precautions. 1. If your dog has spent the last 6 months in the kennel he/she will be out ...

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Labor Day

For years my family of many and I have celebrated Labor Day with trips to Arkansas or SE Oklahoma. Beavers Bend, Lake DeGray, Hot Springs, and Lake Ouachita have been the backdrop of some great trips. Some years we’ve rented a house or a cabin and ...

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American Citizens

American citizens are kind of like tournament bass fishermen. We have some of the best local circuits in the country right here in our back yard. Yet some competitors complain constantly about lakes, dates, payout...that doesn’t suit them. ...

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A Look Back On Polygraph Testing

Recently on the show, we had a great guest with polygraph Examiner Wayne Nissan. We discussed the details of taking a polygraph test and the emotional readings recorded. It was very interesting to hear how some people react to taking a polygraph test. ...

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5 Bass limit or 3 Bass Limit???

While the normal creel limit for most bass tournaments is 5 fish, occasionally you will see an event that goes with a 3 fish limit. And invariably you will see a group of anglers get their PFD s in a wad. 1st. If you take a 5 fish bag and remove and ...

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Tournament Fish Mortality

I have stated this on the show numerous times, but I will say it again.......... tournament Anglers are the greatest conservationist in the whole industry. It is not fair for them to receive the 'BLACK EYE" when a few fish don't survive at a ...

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Giving credit where it’s deserved…

When I decided 12 years ago to create an outdoors radio program, I wanted it to be the best. I wanted it to be entertaining and educational with a touch of humor. I wanted people to look forward to tuning in each week and listening to a quality ...

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IS IT JUST ME?

Is it just me or do people really not care about how much time they take to get a boat into the water no matter how many others are waiting patiently.  Well one of my last trips something happened that was even more appalling, someone actually ...

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New Major League Fishing Tour

Wow!!!! The bass fishing world has just been turned upside down with the announcement of the new Major League Fishing Tour. Seventy of the B.A.S.S. Elite Series Pros and the best of the FLW Tour will make the jump over to the MLF Tour for 2019. This ...

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