Volume 18 Number 2 - February 2011
|Border Bottom Bombshells
Nearshore reefs, livebottom and ledges off Little River Inlet offer anglers from both Carolinas some winter wonders.
In February, weather conditions hit rock bottom in the Carolinas prized waters. ...
|Deer of the Year
2010 was another top season for North Carolina trophy bucks.
From the season’s beginning in September through November’s rut, it quickly became apparent that North Carolina deer hunters experiencing a special year in 2010. ...
|Hotspots for Cold Crappie
The weather is frigid. The crappie are beautiful. The fishing is great. Let’s go!
If you happened to stop by Stokes McClellan’s home in February, chances are, you won’t find him at home. While most fishermen who target crappie are getting ready for spring — re-lining reels, inspecting their stores of crappie jigs and cleaning ...
|Land of the Big Cats
The Pee Dee River flows through both Carolinas and offers anglers the chance to do battle with trophy catfish of all species.
A rod on the port side of Robbie Burr’s boat dipped toward the water, and line began to peel slowly off the reel. It stopped, then started out again. Natalie, Burr’s 14-year-old daughter, moved toward the rod, lifted it from the rod-holder and ...
|Redneck Duck Hunting
Reidsville’s Sandy Brady loves hunting crows, and farmers are glad to have him shoot these crop destroyers.
It was a typical, pre-dawn February morning in North Carolina’s Piedmont — completely dark and extremely cold. Rolling along, hoarfrost painted feathery patterns on the windshield of Sandy Brady’s SUV, and minutes later, the ground crunched under ...
|Saltwater Series: Swansboro / Emerald Isle
The White Oak River and Bogue Inlet provide plenty of great year-round spots.
Located on different sides of the border between Onslow and Carteret counties, the towns of Swansboro and Emerald Isle are tied together as a destination for many fishermen. When headed that way, many fishermen might say they’re going to Swansboro, ...
| The waters around Swansboro and Emerald Isle hold plenty of great spots to catch flounder.
Photo By Dan Kibler
Solving speck problem easy as gamefish status
|Fish Like a Pro
February: frozen or fantastic?
Buffers eliminate deer disturbance
|Head for the Mountains
All is not lost for winter anglers
|High Tides and Tall Tails
‘Tune’ your trailer and make tow easy
Wright, Elton win Newman tourney