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Emerald Isle Boating Access Area to Open Friday
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has completed construction on the Emerald Isle Boating Access Area, and is opening the site to the public Friday afternoon (April 15).
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Second phase of Kure Beach Boating Area renovation complete
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has completed renovations on the Federal Point Boating Access area and opened it to the public, the agency reported last week. The Federal Point Boating Access Area off U.S. Highway 421 in Kure Beach has newly paved parking lots for trailers and single vehicles, a boardwalk for beach access and concrete sidewalks.
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Kennon Brown landed this largemouth bass in 2 feet of water with a crappie minnow on April 11 at Falls Lake. Falls of the Neuse bass, crappie hot
Triangle anglers couldn’t pick a better spot than Falls of the Neuse Lake right now.
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South Carolina's Davy Hite took his seventh Bassmaster win this weekend on Pickwick Lake. Hite takes Elite Series win on Pickwick Lake
Davy Hite took the lead of the Pickwick Lake Elite Series event on Friday, and never looked back. When he hoisted the first-place trophy yesterday (April 10), he was emotional about his eighth Bassmaster win.
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Sometimes it takes tricks of the trade to pull groupers out of their holes. Go short for groupers
The day dawned warm and calm, perfect conditions for an offshore fishing trip in springtime. Captains Ray Massengill and Greg Voliva of Down East Guide Service were taking a day off from their regular guide fishing schedules for a day of fun fishing.
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Joel Richardson believes a slot limit would help preserve bass sizes at Randleman Dam lake. Water authority, Commission tangle over lake rules
The Piedmont Triad Regional Water Authority, which controls access to Randleman Dam Reservoir in Randolph and Guilford counties, wants to set creel and size limits for gamefish on the 3,007-acre lake, but a bill introduced in the state legislature has met with chilly reception from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
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This is the Cannon's Ferry Ramp in Chowan County, which has the same design as the Red Hill ramp Renovations Complete on Red Hill Boat Ramp
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has completed renovations on the Red Hill Boating Access Area on the Pee Dee River.
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Bass anglers are having good luck on prespawn springtime bass at Shearon Harris Lake. Prespawn bass fishing hot at Shearon Harris
Largemouth bass fishing fanatics know the best place in North Carolina to catch a trophy lunker right now is Shearon Harris Lake in southwestern Wake County.
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Several branches of Santeetlah Creek hold fine trout, such as this brookie. Santeetlah Creek provides great brook trout fishing
The Friday before Easter 2006 was an incredible day for outdoor activities, especially trout fishing at the creeks draining the high mountains of extreme western North Carolina. At Robbinsville, while waiting for guide Gene Shuler to arrive, the air was a warm 81 degrees but not too uncomfortable because of the low humidity.
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Anglers have the chance to catch some large trout at hatchery-supported trout waters in the N.C. mountains, starting April 2. Hatchery-stocked waters open April 2
Best places to enjoy the April 2 opening of hatchery-supported trout waters in the Boone area will be at Upper Laurel Fork Creek and Dutch Creek at Valle Crucis. “We’ll have delayed-harvest fishing in the stream (Upper Laurel Fork) in back of the (Appalachian Angler) Fly Shop on North Carolina 105,” said Connor Honea, an employee of the shop. “The stream is about to get restocked in the next couple of days.”
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How to add some blast to your cast
While casting distance was always something that mattered, it wasn’t terribly important as long as I could reach the fish with the bait or lure. However, it became critically important once I became enamored with fishing from a kayak. It doesn’t take much thought to realize that there is a difference between casting while standing on the bow of a skiff or bay boat and casting while sitting only a couple of inches above the water’s surface.
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Chris Brown and David Wright of Lexington won the Feb. 12 Yadkin Team Tournament on High Rock Lake. VanDam makes it four Classic titles
Michigan’s Kevin VanDam won his fourth Bassmaster Classic in mid-February on the Louisiana Delta with a record-breaking, 3-day, haul of 69 pounds, 11 ounces to tie Rick Clunn for the most Classic championships with four.
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