FOR THE GOOD OF ALL Our country is still battling COVID-19. States are doing their best to keep parks, fishing, hunting and other outdoor actitivies open to the public, HOWEVER it is YOU that must follow the guidelines set by nps.gov. These guidelines include; social distancing, the Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy. These guidelines are also good to practice even after the threat of COVID-19 is gone.
The Backcountry Press has one of the largest USA fishing tournament directories in the country. Whether an event is for freshwater, saltwater, open water or ice fishing, they are listed in our directory. The 2021 fishing venues are trickling in.
Tips for Catching Mid-Summer Bass
Posted by TBC Press on: 07/22/20
Because he’s from Louisiana, Bassmaster Elite angler Tyler Rivet has adapted to fishing in the heat. When the summer sun is bearing down on largemouths, fish locate cover that’s thick on the surface and swim underneath it, where the water’s cooler and more comfortable. This is when anglers need to turn to a technique called punching. When you’re looking to pick a fight with a bass through the thick stuff, consider Rivet’s tips from Outdoor Life. These tricks will not only help you get bit, but also help you get that fish to the boat once it is hooked...
Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started with Hunting Waterfowl
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/26/20
Waterfowl is one of the smallest, most niche communities you can find in hunting. In many places, you will have to share wetlands with your fellow hunters and compete for birds. Some of the best days have been spent waist-deep in a marsh holding a shotgun and blowing a duck call. Those days are waiting for you as well—if you stick with it. This sport, like so many others, rewards patience and hard work. The more you go, the more you learn. So, let’s get started...