Volume 15 Number 11 - November 2008
|All Aboard for Specks
Come with Windsor Barrow for an unforgettable trout-trolling adventure.
The morning broke cold and clear as Windsor Barrow and his fishing partner, Elton Harrison, left New Bern, heading for the Hoboken area and the backwater bays of Pamlico Sound. ...
Hunters have become bullish about black bear hunting in northeastern N.C.
The direction of the rifle shot’s muffled report was difficult to gauge. In the mountains, it’s a common expression to say a shot “rang” out, but gunfire echoes are absent because of the thick vegetation in North Carolina’s flatlands. ...
|Close Encounters of the Buck Kind
An eastern Guilford trophy hunter is like B’rer Rabbit -- he’s happiest when he’s in the briar patch.
Eastern Guilford County resident Bill Martin visited the March 2008 Dixie Deer Classic to enter one of his recent trophy white-tail heads in the event’s Big Buck Contest. ...
|Deer Gone Wild
Hunters need good strategies to increase their chances of bagging that trophy of a lifetime during the rut.
When the rut kicks into high gear, hunters know its big buck time in North Carolina. ...
The biggest bad boys of the mackerel kingdom swim in N.C. waters each November.
While Anthony Ng has made his fishing reputation by catching a variety of bottomfish species, he also enjoys fishing for many other types of fish. From swordfish at 80 miles to shad at inland locations, he’s one of the top anglers at the central ...
Anglers keep a sharp lookout for red drum in shallow waters each November.
Having the eyesight of an eagle isn’t required to be a successful red drum fisherman, but it certainly helps.
In fact it helps most of the time. ...
| Even when Tar Heel deer are rutting, a haphazard approach will result in an empty pickup truck.
Photo By Photo by John R. Ford
Sportsman voters: check pols’ records
|Fish Like a Pro
Sticking to your guns will pay off
Make harvest plans in advance
|Head for the Mountains
Mercury problem for walleyes
|High Tides and Tall Tails
Lures that are shrimply irresistible
Lexington anglers dominate at Kerr
Deer season leaves lakes open
Sonar operation is really pretty basic.
|Sticks & Strings
No foolin’, deer decoys work
This small dog barks and bites