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Blog - Catching "Fun Fish" this Summer in Your Lake or Pond

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Freshwater ponds and lakes can produce a lot of "Fun Fish" to catch if you know how to get the most out of your fishing experience. Targeting each species with the right bait and techniques can go a long way to making great fishing memories. Whether you practice catch and release or aim to bring some home to fry-up for dinner, here are a few tips to hooking some of the most popular fish in ponds and lakes:

Largemouth Bass

Bass love a good chase so try using a spinner, watermelon-colored artificial worm or shad-shaped lure. Drop it in the cover and give it short, quick jerks to get the lunker's attention. As you’re reeling-in, pause a second or two right before the lure leaves the water to give ‘em one last chance before your next cast. Don’t be surprised to find big bass in shallow waters.

Bluegill

For bluegill and others in the sunfish family, use live worms with some weight and a cork or bobber. Work fallen trees, branches and other cover. Smaller hooks are best for these panfish. Dredge any steep banks, drains and weed lines. For bigger bluegill, try the deeper waters after the mid-summer spawning season.

Catfish

For catfish, chum the waters with some dog food or chopped-up hot dogs a few hours or the night before you take the kids fishing. Go right after sundown armed with some chicken livers or shrimp and use a treble hook instead of a single hook, which will hold the bait better. The smaller cats are usually better tasting.


To improve your fishing experience, use directional fish feeders by Texas Hunter Products. Fish feeders create fun feeding zones in ponds and lakes. By utilizing a high velocity air stream to project feed pellets up to 45-feet into the water, Texas Hunter Fish Feeders deliver a metered flow of feed to your fish on a daily basis. Fish Feeders help grow bigger fish faster by feeding your fish on a regular schedule. Learn more atTexasHunter.com

Blog - How to Produce Trophy Bass with Texas Hunter Fish Feeders

by Bob Lusk the Pond Boss In past years, feeding fish was a past-time. Folks were entertained by the novelty of finny critters chasing floating food pellets on the surface. They had not been informed about the benefits. What a difference a few years and fisheries science has made for today’s off-the chart results for–feeding fish. High [...]

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Blog - Does Protein Feeding Really Make a Difference?

Have you wondered why some land managers feed protein to deer while others don’t? Let’s take a look at two whitetail studies that used high-quality protein to see what impact it made on antler and body sizes. The results might shock you! The main reason to feed protein is because deer and all other mammals need it to grow. It’s [...]

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Blog - Springtime Protein Feeding

Spring is here! The air and soil temperatures are rising, and new vegetation is emerging in the fields and woods. Whitetail deer require a balanced diet throughout the year and, as the seasons change, so do the nutritional requirements of bucks, does, and fawns. Their diets will vary slightly but protein is critical to all three. It is important [...]

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Deer and Protein Pellets

Deer and Protein: Deer Protein Pellets By Purina Animal Nutrition Expert Dr. Larry Varner, Deer Nutritionist for Purina Animal Nutrition There is considerable controversy regarding the percentage of dietary protein that deer require. Many people believe that deer cannot tolerate more than 16 percent dietary protein, and that high-protein diets are wasteful or even toxic. This simply is not true. High [...]

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Reasons to Start Feeding Protein Now

During certain times of the year, particularly winter months when vegetation is frozen, nutrition available from the deer’s natural habitat may not meet the deer’s needs. Many consider the supplemental feeding of protein to deer to be a key factor in a deer management program and an ideal source of nutrition for deer year-round. Setting the stage with a supplemental [...]

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Starting a Successful Protein Feeding Program

Feeding deer protein is becoming very popular to help improve antler growth, fawn production and to keep your herd healthy when vegetation and other food sources are limited. During certain times of the year, the nutrition available from the deer’s natural habitat may not meet the deer’s needs. Introducing a quality protein feed that’s palatable [...]

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Recipe - Venison Stew with Potatoes, Onions, and Carrots

Venison Stew with Potatoes, Onions, and Carrots/span> Makes: 10-15 Servings Ingredients: 8-10 lbs. Venison                             2 Cans Tomatoes 2 Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar           2 Cans Tomato Paste Salt to taste                                     4 Medium Carrots,Sliced Water                                               2 Medium Onions, Chopped 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce        3 [...]

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Will Great Nutrition Guarantee Trophy Bucks?

Will Great Nutrition Guarantee Trophy Bucks? By Purina Animal Nutrition Expert Dr. Larry Varner, Deer Nutritionist for Purina Animal Nutrition If only it were that simple! Great nutrition will give your deer the opportunity to maximize their genetic potential for antler growth, but it is just one (albeit an important one) of many factors that affect deer antler growth. Even [...]

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Stand & Fill Directional Wildlife Feeders

Available in three capacities: 300 lb. 400 lb. and 500 lb. with Low Profile Stand and Fill Design. Found to be 100% Varmint Proof in recent study by Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Premium Timer with 5-Year Limited Warranty. The Texas Hunter powerful high velocity air blower system projects feed up to 50-feet in one direction with a [...]

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