• Fishing

    Caleb Sumrall of New Iberia. La. is in 30th place after day one of the 2018 Bassmaster Classic on South Carolina's Lake Hartwell.

    Caleb Sumrall in 30th place at Bassmaster Classic

    Greg Hackney is 43rd place after day one
    March 16 at 9:19pm
    Jason Williamson is currently in 11th place after day one of the 2018 Bassmaster Classic.

    Jason Williamson sits in 11th place at Bassmaster Classic

    Casey Ashley is 14th, Hank Cherry 32nd
    March 16 at 8:48pm
    Seventy-six cargo containers were lost last week from a container ship off the coast of NC. Some of the containers are still afloat out of Oregon Inlet.

    Stray cargo containers currently floating off NC coast

    Maersk Shipping lost 76 containers last week
    March 13 at 12:19pm
    The 10th Annual Cape Fear Wildlife Expo will be held this weekend at Fayetteville, N.C.'s Crown Complex Arena.

    Cape Fear Wildlife Expo is this weekend

    Friday through Sunday at the Crown Complex Arena in Fayetteville
    March 13 at 12:05pm
    Brian Latimer said the key to catching bass in muddy water is to focus less on lure color, and more on lure vibration, sound, and water disturbance.

    Number 1 tip for catching bass in muddy water

    Pro angler shares his tips
    March 12 at 6:58pm
    With water levels good and the weather stabilizing in western NC, the trout fishing is good in several rivers and smaller creeks right now.

    Western North Carolina trout fishing report

    What's biting, and where?
    March 12 at 3:29pm
    Bowfin, a/k/a mudfish, are sporty fighters and thrive in the Carolinas.

    Species spotlight : bowfin

    Commonly called mudfish, this ancient fish thrives in the Carolinas
    March 08 at 9:37pm
    The crew of the Sea Wolf poses with the 835-pound bluefin tuna they caught on March 2 out of Oregon Inlet.

    Nags Head angler lands 835-pound bluefin tuna

    Big fish was caught 40 miles out of Oregon Inlet
    March 07 at 10:53pm
    Three anglers from the Carolinas are competing in next week's Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell.

    Top 16 reasons to attend the Bassmaster Classic

    Three anglers from Carolinas fishing in 2018 event
    March 06 at 12:48pm
    The 2018 striped bass season on the Roanoke River officially opened on March 1 and runs through April 30.

    2018 striped bass season on Roanoke River is now open

    Season run through April 30
    March 05 at 5:27pm
    1) Holding the knife at an angle to get the cutting edge under the scales, cut vertically behind the head of the fish to the backbone.

    How to clean a sheepshead

    Don't throw it back, it's easy to clean with this method
    March 05 at 1:42pm
    Scott Whitaker (left), executive director of CCA SC, accepts Shimano's donation from Shimano North American Fishing's vice president Steve Ferrara (right).

    CCA-SC enhances efforts with Shimano North American Fishing financial support

    Shimano donation being used for habitat restoration and research
    February 28 at 10:17pm
    North Carolina's Hatchery Supported Trout Waters are closed through April 7.

    Hatchery Supported Trout Waters now closed through April

    NCWRC will stock waters during closed season
    February 28 at 9:48pm
    The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office found the body of 46-year-old Lonnie East IV, who drowned near Cypress Gardens Boat Ramp Sunday morning.

    Goose Creek angler drowns

    Berkeley County Sheriff's Office recovered body Sunday afternoon
    February 19 at 10:07am
    Mercury's new outboard lineup was awarded the 2018 NMMA Innovation Award during last week's Miami International Boat Show.

    Breaking news: Mercury Marine launches new V-6 FourStroke outboards

    Radical design makes bold statement
    February 17 at 12:59pm
    Todd Vick poses with a typical wintertime river crappie.

    Tips for Haw River's winter crappie

    Unseasonably warm February weather equals hot crappie bite
    February 13 at 6:39pm