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Late Spring Edition Of ODU Magazine Is Now Available

Late Spring Edition Of ODU Magazine Is Now AvailableEnjoy this edition of ODU Magazine and look forward to the first summer edition in a couple weeks. It is already in draft mode with many great articles to keep those summer time rods busy. This edition hits on bass, pike, walleye and much much more. LINK TO THIS EDITION – CLICK HERE Read more…

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Gun News

NSSF Bullet Points 5-23-16

NSSF Bullet Points 2015JUNE 6-8 IN PITTSBURGH . . . Due to demand, an extra hotel room block for the NSSF Industry Summit has been made available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown, located across the street from the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, where the Summit is being held. Register today Read more…

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Walleye Fishing

Tips For Walleyes With Cranks

Tips For Walleyes With Cranks 1 One man’s cheat sheet for knowing when and when not to call on rattling crankbait. The world of sound additives as they relate to fishing has been a hot topic for decades. Knowing when and where to introduce sound, and then how much of it, is critical to success whether you’re trolling for walleyes with leadcore Read more…

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Hunting News

Medium-Large Game Hunting With Wilson Combat .338 Federal Caliber Rifles

Wilson CombatWhen you need impressive power and range with the advantage of quick followup shots the .338 Federal in a Wilson Combat AR rifle is a potent choice. The .338 Federal from Wilson Combat is ideal for any medium-large game hunting in North America including trophy wild hogs, elk, moose and bear.
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Walleye Fishing

One-Two Punch: Wrangle ‘Eyes with Shiners – Part 1

One-Two Punch: Wrangle ‘Eyes with ShinersPly bent-over bulrushes for epic shallow-water walleyes. In this two-part article I will discuss how one of the best early-season walleye bites coincides with the shiner spawn each year. Part one will concentrate on the all-important when and where; part two will explain the how, giving you the exact presentations

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Top Fishing

This Pro Puts Buzz Frogs at Top of His Spring Lure List

This Pro Puts Buzz Frogs at Top of His Spring Lure List 2 Although Yamaha pro Bobby Lane never leaves the boat ramp without a supply of flipping jigs in his tackle boxes, he also saves room for plenty of plastic buzz frogs, especially during the spring and summer months. “It’s an excellent big bass bait, especially if you’re fishing vegetation,” notes Lane, who caught an 11-pounder Read more…

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Fishing News - Salt

Blue Fish Radio: Orca Whales Up Close and Personal

Orca Whales Up Close and PersonalListen to this edition of Blue Fish Radio at this link https://goo.gl/ZEbQVX. Twenty years observing Orcas gives this whale watch boat captain and owner of Island Adventures remarkable insights about Whales on the west coast. Listen as Captain Shane relates stories about how whales are watching us and their ability to forgive. Read more…

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Fishing News - Fresh

Blue Fish Radio Show Joins With ODU Magazine

Blue Fish Radio Show Joins With ODU Magazine ODU Magazine will be featuring all Blue Fish Radio shows going forward, as a great way for us at ODU to provide our growing readership with entertaining and informative fishing news. The host, Lawrence Gunther, has been a contributor to ODU’s Magazine since the beginning and his knowledge of the outdoor world is exceptional. Read more…

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How to Set Up Bottom Bouncer Rigs

Line On Fishing Logo A bottom bouncer is a simple piece of terminal tackle that is comprised of an inverted “L” shaped wire form with a weight and snap swivel attached. It’s typically used for drifting or trolling natural live bait, artificial plastics, spinners, spoons and crank baits in depths from 10 to 35+ feet. The set up is very simple. Read more…

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Walleye Fishing

New Bait, Old Standbys Will Yield Spring Walleyes

Rapala New LogoA new bait and some old standbys should produce limits of walleyes this spring, say leading Minnesota guides. When the season opens, Tom Neustrom will be throwing Rapala®’s new Shadow Rap® and VMC® Moon Eye Jigs dressed with minnows, and Tony Roach will be tossing Rapala Rippin’ Rap®s. Read more…

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Turkey Hunting

Top 5 Reasons Kevin VanDam is Obsessed With Turkey Hunting

Top 5 Reasons Kevin VanDam is Obsessed With Turkey HuntingKevin VanDam might be the greatest bass anger of all time, but if you ever wondered what stokes his fire, he’s obsessed with hunting. Despite being hard at work on the Bassmaster Elite trail during the peak of turkey season in Michigan, he’ll steal every second to get some hunting in. In this article, Read more…

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Catfish Fishing

Florida’s Chattahoochee River Produces New Flathead Catfish Record

Florida's Chattahoochee River Produces New Flathead Catfish RecordFlorida has a growing reputation for big flathead catfish. More and more anglers are targeting the big cats for the shear fun of catch and release fishing. Smaller flatheads are great for the dinner table, but more and more of the big ones are being released to be caught again. Read more…

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Fishing News - Salt

Pensacola Tournament Takes a Bite out of Lionfish Population

Pensacola Tournament Takes a Bite out of Lionfish PopulationParticipants removed 8,089 lionfish  in only two days at the May 14-15 Gulf Coast Lionfish Coalition Tournament out of Pensacola.  More than 7,000 people (more than double last year’s numbers) attended the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival , Read more…

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Tony Lor Joins ODU Team To Share His Midwestern Experience

Tony Lor Joins ODU Team To Share His Midwestern Experience 1 Tony Lor is a young Hmong American who loves the world of fishery. He’s from Saint Paul Minnesota, the state of 10,000 lakes. Tony Lor, at the age of 27 now has been fishing in competitive tournaments for 4 years and starting his 5th year here in 2016. This young angler started fishing competitive bass tournaments at the age of 22 years old with no knowledge of how to pattern out bass or what to do. Read more…
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