January NC Sportsman features catfish tips

Dan Kibler

December 27, 2012 at 6:30 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Blue catfish put on their feed bags during the winter when many species of popular gamefish in North Carolina slow down.
Dan Kibler
Blue catfish put on their feed bags during the winter when many species of popular gamefish in North Carolina slow down.
When many species that North Carolina fishermen target go dormant during the winter, itís great to have blue catfish in many of our reservoirs. North Carolina Sportsmanís January issue spotlights tactics used by fishermen to target big blues at two Tarheel State reservoirs: Lake Norman and Kerr Lake.

Also, waterfowl hunters get primers on how to kill late-season ducks, and how to set up for the tundra swans that invade eastern North Carolina in the winter.

Last but not least, see what kind of deer North Carolina hunters killed this past season, not only in an expanding Hunting Scrapbook, but in profiles of several huge bucks, including a non-typical from Guilford County that has to be seen to be believed.†All in the January issue of North Carolina Sportsman, on sale now.


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