|Speckled trout bite great in waters around Manteo
June 10 at 8:06 am
Most fishermen don’t think of the Albemarle and Croatan Sounds as hotspots for speckled trout and red drum, but Richard Andrews of Tar-Pam Guide Service knows differently and is leading his clients to nice specks and reds to over-slot size, plus a few striped bass and flounder just for variety.
|Two NC bass pros will debut fishing show in July
June 07 at 9:48 pm
Two pro bass fishermen from North Carolina are set to debut the first 13 episodes of a North Carolina-based fishing show to be televised on The Pursuit Channel.
|Topwater fishing for bass, pumpkinseed is great at Lake Phelps
June 07 at 12:47 pm
Lake Phelps in Washington County may offer North Carolina’s best available topwater fishing for largemouth bass and pumpkinseed panfish.
|Hollingsworth, Flynn pick winning day in SHARE KMT
June 04 at 5:24 pm
Stan Hollingsworth and Stuart Flynn picked the correct day to fish in the June 1-2 SHARE King Mackerel Tournament out of Wrightsville Beach, choosing to fish on Saturday and bagging a 23.12-pound king that won the event.
|Preserve that special fish with gyotaku -- Japanese fish rubbing
May 31 at 8:36 pm
Gyotaku is Japanese for 'fish rubbing'. It is a simple and inexpensive yet beautiful project that can be used in place of taxidermy. It is a great way to memorialize special catches such as a child's first fish, a specific fishing trip, or even unique species of fish. It can also be performed several times in order to share the event with others.
|Sunday hunting bill on life support but will not likely survive
May 30 at 10:21 pm
A bill that would allow North Carolinians to hunt with firearms on Sundays on private property did not pass out of committee in either chamber of the state legislature and needs some special kind of resuscitation to have any life remaining.
|Suit against Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament over DQ'd fish settled out of court
May 30 at 1:17 pm
Almost three years after the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament disqualified the largest fish ever brought to its scales, a suit brought by the boat that caught that huge fish has been settled out of court.
|Latest 'gamefish bill' is effectively killed in N.C. House
May 30 at 11:29 am
Republicans in the N.C. House of Representatives on Wednesday agreed to effectively kill the latest attempt to pass a “gamefish bill” that would have ended commercial fishing for speckled trout and redfish in all North Carolina waters, and striped bass in North Carolina’s inland coastal waters.
|Cobia bite is approaching full blast off Atlantic Beach
May 29 at 10:26 pm
Matt Lamb of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors in Atlantic Beach said cobia fishing has picked up a lot over the past week, with fish moving inside the inlets as well as along the beach, the fish fish are within range of just about anyone with a boat.
|Barger, Miller win NCCATs on High Rock by more than 25 pounds
May 29 at 8:45 pm
About 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Justin Barger of Hickory and Brandon Miller of Salisbury brightened the night sky by dragging a 46.9-pound yellow-hued flathead catfish into their boat from High Rock Lake. The huge fish anchored a 3-fish catch of 122 pounds to give the two anglers the win at the May 25 N.C. Catfish Association Tournament Series (NCCATS) nighttime event.
|Fontana bass fishing should peak in next few weeks
May 28 at 8:22 pm
The next month will be the best of the year to catch smallmouth and largemouth bass on Fontana Lake in the extreme southwestern corner of North Carolina.
|Senate bill hits Commission with $9 million cut
May 28 at 11:48 am
The Republican-controlled N.C. Senate approved along party lines a $20.6 billion budget on May 23, and as advertised, it approved cuts in state expenditures, $9 million of which will affect the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
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