Volume 16 Number 9 - September 2009
Bays around Bald Head Island are great for late-summer puppy drum.
North Carolina’s coastal red drum numbers are a monument to nearly a decade of effective management by the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries and, yes, even the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission. ...
|Bronzebacks Fit to a ‘T’
The Little Tennessee is arguably North Carolina’s best stream for smallmouth bass, and fall is a top time for a float trip.
More than 100 years ago, in his classic “Book of the Black Bass,” Doc Henshall annointed the smallmouth bass as “inch for inch and pound for pound, the gamest fish that swims.” ...
|Deer for the Taking
Game lands in the state’s northeastern corner offer some of North Carolina’s best early-season hunting.
Joseph “Pork Chop” Wiles of Mayock was deer hunting at an N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission game land in northeastern North Carolina last November. ...
Fall brings a feeding frenzy for king and Spanish mackerel at N.C. Coast.
Even after sleeping an extra hour and leaving the dock at 8 a.m. rather than 7, the morning air still had a cool nip, one of the first signs of fall’s arrival. ...
|Triple threat: catch these 3 species of bass on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir
Largemouth, spotted, and smallmouth bass all biting at W. Kerr Scott
Good things often happen in threes at many sporting events.
Ice hockey has hat tricks celebrating the player who scores three goals in one game; basketball has its 3-pointer for long-range shots, and baseball designates the Triple Crown ...
|Jason Kaufman has some ideas on how to kill bucks with a stick and string. Do they work? The evidence is on his wall.|
Media marginalize hunters, fishermen
|Fish Like a Pro
A clean boat means bass
Preparation is fall food-plot key
|Head for the Mountains
Passing on the thrill: the rewards are endless
|High Tides and Tall Tails
Getting another visit from ‘Aunt Ethylnol’
Five bites enough for Brunson in BFL