The show: from reports to tips to to gear
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Viewers can submit their fish photos for a chance to be a television fishing star! Each week, one viewer photo from each of our two regions is featured on the show as the "Big Catch of the Week," giving that angler instant bragging rights with all his or her buddies. To enter your photo in the "Big Catch of the Week" contest, simply to login or create an account, fill out the form, attach your digital photo, and click "submit."
Today's Gear is the part of the show where viewers get to see all the equipment used on the show up close and personal. Each week, Barry helps anglers locate the specific lures, rods, reels, line, electronic gear, and accessories they'll need to catch fish on their upcoming outing. So whether it's an Alabama Rig, Carolina Rig, or Texas Rig, you'll see it here, along with tips on how to rig and use it.
There's a science to picking the right days and times to fish. Julie Dobbs gives anglers all the detailed data they need for a successful weekend fishing trip. Solunar tables, peak fishing times, moon data, sunrise/sunset, and weekend events are all included in this feature each week. She also passes along tidbits on kids fishing events and tournaments. Read more about Julie on our team page.
Submit your fishing questions via TWITTER for a chance to have them answered by one of our pro anglers. We get the top guys off the pro tours like Kevin Van Dam and Mike Iaconnelli. We also get top crappie pros like "Mr. Crappie" Wally Marshall, and biologists from our state wildlife departments. This is your chance to get your answer straight from a real pro.
Brian Hughes is our resident expert on Texas Freshwater lakes and rivers. He has a vast network of local guides and pros who feed him the very latest fishing news. There are no secrets here, as Brian tells our viewers on exactly where they're biting and how they can be caught. Featured species include bass, catfish, crappie, white bass, stripers, and bream. Learn more about Brian on the team page.
"Cajun" Phil and Kevin Broussard have been fishing Louisiana waters a long, long time. Their experience and knowledge helps our viewers know where to fish. While they live on the coast where they love to catch reds and specks, they also know how to catch lots of bass and perch at Bistineau, Toledo Bend, and D'Arbonne. Their cajun buddies feed them the latest news from all over the state. See more about them on the team page.
Gary Dollahon spends all of his free time on the water somewhere in Oklahoma. Each week, he gives our audience first-hand info on where the fish are biting and how to catch them. From largemouths at Grand Lake to crappies at Eufaula to hybrids at Waurika, Gary covers it all. He's hooked in with guides and tournament pros all over the state, so you'll always get the straight up-to-the-minute scoop. Learn more about Gary on the team page.
The Texas Gulf Coast is a very big place and Captain Greg Verm covers all of it. He stays in touch with the best charter captains to tell our viewers what's happening each week in saltwater fishing from Brownsville to Sabine Lake and all points in between. Featured species include speckled trout, redfish, flounder, snapper, kingfish, and even tarpon.
Crispin Powley covers the freshwater fishing states of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama and brings the latest reports on fishing conditions for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, stripers, white bass, crappie, saugeye, catfish, and much more. Crispin is on the water often and is also connected with the best guides and fishing pros in his states. Read more about Crispin on the TEAM PAGE.
Englis Glover fishes constantly in North and South Carolina and each week brings the current fishing report to our southeast viewers. He covers both the saltwater scene inshore and offshore, and also the freshwater reports for all species in both states. It's a big job, but Englis is up to it. Read more about Englis on the TEAM PAGE.
Our viewers in the southeast region on get the latest saltwater fishing reports from the Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia coastlines from our Insider Reporter Bob McNally. Bob is an experienced saltwater angler, writer, and reporter, and gets all the good info from charter captains and locals in all three states and brings it to our viewers each week. Read more about Bob on the TEAM PAGE.