Category: How to Guides

  By Jeff Burleson If anybody knows me personally, they know speckled trout are my favorites. I routinely go out of my way to catch speckled trout even when other species may be biting better. And the fall season is prime time for targeting speckled trout along the eastern seaboard. Speckled trout are eating a […]

By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com I am an archery novice. Ten years ago, I attended the Women’s Wilderness Escape (WWE) at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, New Mexico. During the week I had the opportunity to learn how to shoot a bow. I shot the compound bow “Genesis” by Mathews. After the event I […]

  By Jeff Burleson Everything cranks up during the fall of the year and the redfish are no exception. Depending on where you are from, redfish get a long list of names, including: spot-tailed bass, puppy drum, red drum, channel bass, or just reds. Falling water temperatures shifts the baitfish and shrimp around towards the […]

Autumn Brings Best Light Tackle Saltwater Fishing of Year. By Jeff Burleson One of the best parts of living within the heart of the southeastern U.S. is the change of seasons. The southeastern states receive the best of both worlds with chilly winters, hot summers, and the best time of all – the transitions between […]

By Pete Rogers If there were ever a term that I personally hate in the hunting and shooting arena, it is the phrase “Target Panic.” I have no idea who ascribed this term to the physical and mental struggle archers have, but it seems to me to be a most inappropriate term. Flinching In the […]

By Pete Rogers In today’s outdoor world, footwear is getting inundated with new and exciting brands. How can a simple boot become so valuable to investors and to users? Which boot should I buy? What is it about a boot that makes me want to spend my money on this one rather than that one? […]

  By Jeff Burleson Fishing is widely known to be one of the top outdoor activities enjoyed by Americans. Once Norman Mclean’s, A River Runs through It made its theatrical debut in 1992, the popularity of fly casting took a massive increase across the country. The fly fishing industry experienced 60 percent increases in sales […]

Continued from: How To Select A Spinning Reel. By Jeff Burleson While the spinning reel choice makes a difference in the fishing experience, the spinning rod choice may be a more important piece of the puzzle to consider. Rods enable anglers to cast lures, work the lures, feel the strike, and retrieve the fish effectively. […]

  By Jeff Burleson Fishing is one of my most-favored hobbies of all time. From catching tailing redfish in South Carolina’s salt lagoons to teasing a cut-throat trout in Yellowstone National Park’s Soda Butte Creek, tempting a slime-covered foe on a rod and reel is the greatest experience ever invented. And we all started fishing […]

  By Mayrena Hernandez As a native Texan, we know that there are really only two seasons in Texas, or at least in the DFW area. One is a blazing hot summer and two is “something else.” That something else is somewhat of a winter or fall type weather. This weather can be icy, windy, […]