$500,000 is the richest pay day in professional bass fishing and Anthony Gagliardi took home the winning check by claiming the FLW Forrest Wood Cup Championship in August. The 2006 FLW Angler of the Year got off to rough start this season, even being disqualified from the first FLW Tour event of the year. He was in danger of missing the tournament completely before turning things around.

Good thing he did. Anthony was a popular pick to win the Forrest Wood Cup on his home lake in South Carolina- Lake Murray. He talks about the ups and downs of the tournament as well as the patterns and baits that produced his 4 day weight of 51 lbs 2 ounces which ultimately edged out Scott Canterbury by one ounce!

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Next, we talk some big game hunting with the master of public, unguided hunting- Randy Newberg. Longtime friend of the show and host of “Federal Premium’s Fresh Tracks With Randy Newberg” on Sportsman Channel, Randy lives and breaths public land hunting. And since we drew a New Mexico archery bull elk tag, naturally my first inclination was to call Randy to pick his brain.

This is our first elk hunt and we are doing it the same way Randy does, on public land and without a guide. Randy talks about the importance of internet scouting prior the hunt. He also talks about the resources he uses most when it comes topographic maps. What about locating, calling and or coming up with a plan to ambush a big bull? We get into all that and a whole lot more when Randy stops by to talk bugles and big bulls.

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Last but certainly not least we are joined by one of the stalwarts on the Texas Music scene when Roger Creager makes his much anticipated return to the show. We take a listen to the latest single ‘River Song’ off the newly released record ‘Road Show’- Roger’s 7th studio album. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas – Roger has salt water running through his veins. An avid off shore fisherman who runs his own boat for tuna, snapper, amberjack and a variety of other sport fish. We find out how this summer stacked to others with blue water anglers facing record short snapper and AJ seasons.

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