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    Carolina rigs will catch as many fish in spring as they will in summer if used correctly.

    Enter and exit, stage right

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    Having plenty of fresh bait is a key to striped bass success on Clarks Hill in late March and April.

    Fresh, live bait is critical

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    The Lunkerhunt Fetch swimbait was designed by bass pro Matt Arey of Shelby, N.C.,

    Lunkerhunt Fetch swimbait

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    Don’t wait for fish to bite when you set up this month at Lake Hartwell. Move if they aren’t biting. If they are, you might finish off your limit before daylight, but maybe not.

    Patience is not a virtue

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    Pull up on a red-clay point and fan-cast live baits for striped and hybrid bass this month on Lake Hartwell.

    Red clay will make your day

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    Pick a MirrOlure by size and shape to match baitfish in an area. From top, 14, 17 and 27 sizes.

    Match the hatch

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    You can’t retrieve a MirrOlure too slowly; most strikes come when the bait is not moving.

    No need for speed; slow is good

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    Pink lures, like this Yo-Zuri deep diver, are favorites of Atlantic bonito.

    Pick a pink lure

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    Turkeys don’t disappear on bad-weather days; knowing how they react to wind and rain can put you a leg up on tagging a gobbler.

    Tricks for bad-weather birds

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    If you’re hunting a new area this spring, having a good game plan is a key to getting a twist on turkeys.

    When a door opens....

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    Measurements count

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