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Greener Pastures
Jeff BurlesonAdjust sustainable forest
Posted July 07 at 9:00 am
Jeff Burleson is a native of Lumberton, N.C., who lives in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in fisheries and wildlife sciences, and is a biologist and registered professional forester in North and South Carolina for Brigman Company.
Head for the Mountains
Robert SatterwhiteSummer: terrestrial time
Posted July 14 at 9:00 am
Bob Satterwhite has been writing about the outdoors, particularly trout fishing, for more than 25 years. A native of Morganton, he lives in Cullowhee close to the Tuckasegee River, Caney Fork, Moses Creek and several other prime trout streams.
High Tides and Tall Tails
Jerry DilsaverTake care of your hide
Posted July 10 at 9:00 am
Jerry Dislaver is a freelance writer and columnist for North Carolina Sportsman magazine, as well as a former national king mackerel champion fisherman.
Know Fishing
Dustin WilksFind current, find bass
Posted July 28 at 9:00 am
Dustin Wilks is a professional bass fisherman from Rocky Mount. He has fished professionally since 1999, and currently competes on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Wilks has qualified for five Bassmaster Classics, and is sposored by Culprit, Daiwa, OutKast Jigs, Costa Del Mar, RJA Cutom Crankbaits, Skeeter, Yamaha and Keelshield.
Lunker Lines
David FrittsJune can be best month
Posted June 26 at 9:00 am
David Fritts is a pro bass fisherman from Lexington. He won the 1993 Bassmaster Classic and the 1997 FLW Tour Championship. He also won the 1994 B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year title.
Lure Review
Don ShoopmanStorm Arashi Rattling Square 3 and Square 5
Posted July 24 at 9:00 am
Don Shoopman fishes for freshwater and saltwater species mostly in and around the Atchafalaya Basin and Vermilion Bay. He moved to the Sportsman’s Paradise in 1976, and he and his wife June live in New Iberia. They have two grown sons.
Marine Electronics
Allan TarvidEPIRB plus PLB equals SOS
Posted July 17 at 9:00 am
Allan Tarvid has been writing about recreational and commercial marine electronics since the 1970s covering everything from running lights to computer integrated vessel management systems.
The Shootist
Gordon HutchinsonThe ProChrono Digital chronograph
Posted July 21 at 9:00 am
Gordon Hutchinson graduated from Louisiana State University, and served as an Airborne Infantry Officer with the 82nd Airborne Division during the Vietnam era. After leaving the Army, he embarked upon a career in newspaper advertising, working for the Baton Rouge Advocate. He also worked as a law enforcement firearms instructor, and has been a shooting sports columnist for Louisiana Sportsman for decades. He lives on a farm outside Baton Rouge with his wife Ti Lou, four horses, a donkey, dogs and several raccoon pets. He has had two books published, The Quest and the Quarry, and The Great New Orleans Gun Grab (written with Todd Masson), a searing expose’ of the scandal of gun confiscations in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Both books were chosen as Outdoor Books of the Year by the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association. He’s an unrepentant gun nut, and a founding member of the vast, right-wing conspiracy. Read more at www.gordonhutchinson.com.