Volume 17 Number 1 - January 2010
|Bang the Drum Slowly
The Cape Fear area of North Carolina is far enough north that it has all the seasons, but for the most part, winters are mild.
The Cape Fear area of North Carolina is far enough north that it has all the seasons, but for the most part, winters are mild. Not that it doesn’t occasionally get really cold, and there might be snow or ice storms every few years, but the winters ...
During the rut, young bucks will point the way to the bruisers.
EDITOR’S NOTE: For the next 12 months, renowned wildlife photographer Tommy Kirkland will give readers an inside look into the private world of whitetail deer. ...
Hyde County is waterfowl heaven for late-season hunters.
Bill Slate grew up enjoying extraordinary waterfowl hunting on the St. Lawrence River in his native New York. Then, he moved his construction business to Monroe, N.C., and his duck hunting literally took a dive — until he discovered Hyde County. ...
|Run, Rabbit, Run
Hunting bunnies with beagles not only is a Southern tradition, but it keeps hunters in shape and provides tasty meals.
The beagles’ tails appeared to be wagging fingers, a wave of vertical, white-tipped periscopes, eight to 10 inches long, moving purposefully through the green and gray of a frost-covered January morning. ...
Waters around Harkers Island offer great January action on speckled trout.
While it bustles along pretty well from about Easter to Thanksgiving, Harkers Island is a very slow-paced place during the winter — and that’s not a bad thing. About the only people around are the locals and a few hardy fishermen who know the ...
This border lake is a largemouth bass hotspot in the coldest of weather.
Tarheel State fishermen have a big choice during the winter: stay home and watch television and see guys catch fish from the phosphate pits of Florida or go fishing. ...
Smoke reveals fire in appointments
|Fish Like a Pro
Start the year off with a January bass
Post-season scouting key to finding trophies
|Head for the Mountains
Streamers: best choice on full streams
|High Tides and Tall Tails
Can't buy new? You can update old
Long earns Classic berth