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    With onions and peppers cooked, move them to the edges of the FireDisk Cooker and add the dolphin to the middle

    How’s your mojo?

    Mojo Fireball Dolphin fajitas will make your day
    June 08 at 9:00am
    A big food plot is a great wildlife attractor, but make sure it’s in an area that won’t force deer to feed at night.

    Time to figure out food-plot plans

    Summer should be beginning of fall deer success
    June 05 at 9:00am
    Big crankbaits start to play a bigger role in bass fishermen’s plans in June, because they’re perfectly suited for finding and catching hungry bass.

    June has so much to offer anglers

    Choose your weapon; bass will be biting
    June 01 at 7:00am
    The ‘potato chip lip’ on Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad creates erratic movement gamefish just can’t resist.

    Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad

    'Potato chip lip’ is the secret to lure’s wobble
    May 29 at 9:00am
    The late Gene Sutherland loved the woods and whitetails in a life that spanned almost 70 years.

    A life well lived: Remembering a hunter and friend

    Hunting mentor’s closing letter hits the things that make us love the woods
    May 22 at 9:00am
    Rainbow trout have a varied diet and will eat anything they can capture. They routinely eat the larval, pupal and adult forms of aquatic insects, plus terrestrials that fall into the water. They will eat fish eggs, shrimp, crawfish and small fish up to one-third of their length.

    Four-of-a-kind basic trout flies for fly fishermen

    Wet and dry flies, nymphs and streamers all belong in a fly fisher’s fly box, and all can be very effective
    May 19 at 9:00am
    Striper fishermen on the Santee Cooper lakes catch plenty of nice fish in May using live shad or herring, but drifting cut baits can also put some nice blue catfish in your cooler at the end of the day.

    Santee Cooper fishing in May: A lot to love

    Crappie, bream, shellcrackers, stripers and cats make Lake Moultrie and Lake Marion hot spots
    May 16 at 9:00am
    Bedding bream are so aggressive they often strike baits that are too big to swallow.

    Kayak fishing for bream

    Kayaks, canoes can get you in tight with spawning sunfish
    May 14 at 9:00am
    Slip-bobber rigs baited with live and/or cut bait have been the ticket for many nice redfish.

    Slip-bobber rigs do the job

    Tie up a rig, put on the bait, make a cast and let the current do the work
    May 12 at 9:00am
    Blue corn tortilla chips and sour cream accent a tamale pie.

    Leftover turkey has life with this recipe

    Cast-iron turkey tamale pie is a great way to remember that gobbler
    May 08 at 9:00am
    Land managers can count on a lush, warm-season food plot to provide plenty of nutrition for wildlife.

    Are warm-season food plots effective?

    You bet! They can do plenty to improve local habitat
    May 05 at 9:00am
    May across the Carolinas is a banner month for catching plenty of bass, including some big ones, in shallow water.

    Three great baits for bass in May

    One of the best months for bass fishing deserves a handful of productive baits
    May 01 at 7:00am
    The Speed Scremer features “arms” that provide maximum action bass just can’t resist.

    Creme Speed Scremers

    Bass love the new soft-plastic creature bait
    April 29 at 9:00am
    Modern carbon arrows that look like wooden ones and are fletched with feathers are a major improvement over wooden alternatives.

    For tradition’s sake, try one

    Recurves or long bows carry archers back to a time before technology
    April 22 at 9:00am
    Sections of North Carolina’s Tuckasegee River are great spring destination for fishermen interested in taking trout on fly rods.

    Spring trout are mountain blessings

    April, May offer just about the best trout fishing you can imagine, and you don’t have to be an expert
    April 19 at 9:00am
    Guide Joe Dennis caught this big stringer of bluegill on crickets, his favorite baits for these aggressive fish.

    Bream bonanza is at hand

    April is time for all kinds of panfish at Santee
    April 16 at 9:00am