Slaying the Lionfish The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA
 
Slaying the Lionfish

Slaying the Lionfish

Imagine hunting or fishing as much as you want without regards to size or bag limits.  What sounds like a formula for environmental disaster is actually a recipe for aiding the environment while harvesting a delicious treat–lionfish. Lionfish, an invasive species, were first found off Southeast Florida in 1985.  In a little over 10 years, […]

The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

Story and Photos by Buddy Boyet Alright, I admit it. My wife calls me “Bubba”. I am your prototypical XXL deep Southern good ole boy. I stand 6’4” bare footed and weigh 250 pounds buck naked. My accent is as thick and slow as Tupelo honey poured from a mason jar in the dead of […]

Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA

Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA

The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association will hold its 20th Annual MBARA Kingfish Tournament on Saturday, August 27, 2016, in Mexico Beach.  Over the past 20 years, this all volunteer group has raised over four million dollars for 200 artificial reefs that run the gamut from 2 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico to […]

Fanning Toms: A method of turkey hunting that gives solid results

31 March 2016

Story and Photos by Buddy Boyett Get ready!” Terry said as multiple gobbles reverberated from over the hill. “If you don’t shoot the lead bird he will attack me.” He warned. I was about to call “Bull” when five long beards topped the knoll and headed straight for him on a string. Terry was squatting […]

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Cabin Life

Cabin Life

31 March 2016

Story by Powell Cobb Photos by Jessica Cannon There isn’t much to see from U.S. Hwy. 27 when driving through Clay County, Georgia. A Days Inn, a Huddle House, but mostly farmland, a rural landscape of fenced in fields and livestock. Then you reach White Oak Pastures. The overarching sign to the main entrance is […]

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Hunt coyotes like a pro

Hunt coyotes like a pro

31 March 2016

Story and Pictures by Drew Hall Deer season has been over for more than two months and turkey season is only a temporary cure for what will soon become a summer-long withdrawal. You’re longing for days in the woods to fill your primal desire to hunt. Well, you’re in luck. Coyote season is open year-round […]

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Fillin’ Fryers with Fat Filets

Fillin’ Fryers with Fat Filets

31 March 2016

Story and Photos by Drew Hall There aren’t a whole lot of things better in this world than the smell of catfish sizzling in a pot of hot grease and a group of good friends waiting to devour them. I can already taste the tarter sauce on a fat catfish fillet and I haven’t even […]

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The Politics of  Red Snapper

The Politics of Red Snapper

31 March 2016

Story and Photos by Ron Childs The crown jewel of the Gulf of Mexico has to be the red snapper. Considered to be the most economically important fish in the Gulf of Mexico, the red snapper is prized by both commercial and recreational anglers due to the firm texture, moist white meat, and mild flavor. […]

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Good Old Fashioned

Good Old Fashioned

19 February 2014

Once upon a simpler time, quail hunts were a common sport among those in South Georgia and northern Florida. But this was a common man’s sport until rich industrial leaders like Henry Ford and John Rockefeller discovered it, built their own private plantations and added gentrification to the overall experience.

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Hunting other hunters

Hunting other hunters

19 February 2014

Hunters that saw much fewer deer this season than last might get suspicious that someone or something got to their deer before they did. While there are many factors that could result in the appearance of deer in your season — like weather, the lunar calendar, scents and rut peaks — wildlife biologists are denying […]

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Georgia 2014 fishing regulations

19 February 2014

Anglers can find the new 2014 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “The 2014 guide provides anglers information on great places to fish and provides guidance on laws and regulations,” explains John Biagi, fisheries management chief. “We suggest that all anglers, new […]

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Red Snapper

Red Snapper

18 February 2014

Most commonly found in the Gulf of Mexico and the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States, red snapper feature a sloped profile, medium-to-large scales and a spiny dorsal fin. They are a prized food fish, caught for both commercial purposes as well as recreation, and are the most commonly hooked snapper in the continental […]

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English Pointer

English Pointer

18 February 2014

The English Pointer is a powerful, enthusiastic hunting dog. They are extremely high energy and very loyal. First bred in 16th century Europe, English Pointers were brought to the United States in the late 1800s and became known simply as “bird dogs”, particularly in the South. Bobwhite quail are considered classic English Pointer game, but […]

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