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October 31, 2022

How do Solar-Lunar Tables Work?

There seems to be a limitless supply of websites, apps, and programs that offer solar-lunar information to sportsmen and women. The solar lunar charts use a variety of factors including the moon phase, moonrise, moonset, sun angle, location, sunrise, sunset, and a mix of various other information.

Using this information, the program makes calculations and spits out two major feeding times and two minor feeding times for the wildlife in your area. Many charts also include a daily rating for how good the bite will be, which typically ranges from “poor” to “Excellent+++.” These solar-lunar calendars have grown a large following because every angler wants an advantage.

October 26, 2022

I’ve broken my scouting process into 4 steps to keep things simple. That way, you spend less time wishing the birds were where you’re hunting and more time hunting where the birds want to be.

Step 1- Use Your Maps

I use OnX maps, but I couldn’t always afford a subscription, so I started by using Google maps with the satellite layer.The first thing I do is look for new locations that might be where ducks like to hang out. That could be crop fields, ponds, marshes, or creeks. I mark EVERYTHING that looks ducky.

October 24, 2022

Louisiana has a lot to offer visitors. The food is world class, and the people of Louisiana are fun-loving and welcoming. The natural beauty of land and waterways of Louisiana are compelling reasons for anyone who enjoys the outdoors to travel to the state. Of course, visitors need a license to enjoy the many fishing and hunting opportunities across the State of Louisiana.

Where to Buy Your Louisiana Fishing License

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (“LDWF”) oversees the sale of fishing licenses for the State of Louisiana. To purchase a license, you can visit the LDWF website here and click on “Buy a License”. You can also clickhere to reach the same license sales website.

October 24, 2022

Sharks

The first intimidating, dangerous, and elusive fish that comes to mind is a shark. Sharks are the most common ocean predator people think of as dangerous and lurking nearby when they go swimming. Their grey color, massive size, mouthful of teeth, and reputation for violent eating habits makes them one of the scariest and spookiest fish out there.

Several species of sharks have occasionally been known to bite people but typically leave once they realize it’s not prey. The three most dangerous sharks are the great white, tiger, and bull shark which are responsible for the majority of attacks and deaths. Sharks have been known to bite humans but they also eat plenty of other strange things.

October 24, 2022

Who needs to take Hunter Education?

Everyone who hunts in Texas and is born on or after September 2, 1971, must complete hunter education. The minimum age to complete the certification course is 9 years old. If you were born on or after the previously mentioned date and are between ages 9 through 16, you must successfully complete hunter education, OR be accompanied as described below. Hunters age 17 and over must complete hunter education or purchase a deferral and must be accompanied. Hunters under 9 years old must be accompanied as defined below.

October 23, 2022

Florida Keys

The Florida keys (and Key West in particular) are known around the world for their incredible fishing opportunities. It’s no secret that big league fish live here. It’s on every list because it truly is a perfect bucket list location for any angler, and the Florida Keys have everything from skinny water to spear fishing. Hidden from the limelight, backcountry fishing off the keys is an experience that doesn’t get enough recognition. Head into the everglades and target redfish, snapper, and trophy snook. With a permitted guide you can get off the beaten path and fish a spot you'd never find on your own.

October 23, 2022

Louisiana Inshore Fishing

Louisiana is the “Inshore Fishing Capital of the World” thanks to the sheer amount of coastline and having more marshes than any other coastal state. The intricate Louisiana Coastline was created by the Mississippi River, which built up a delta (where sediment is deposited when the river meets the Gulf) for thousands of years, then changed directions to create a new delta. This created bayous and estuaries with varying tidal depths and salinity perfect for a multitude of inshore fish.

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