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Wilkes County turkey hunter kills white gobbler in Traphill

Along with several friends and family members, Jacob Johnston of Traphill had spotted a white turkey on numerous occasions before the start of this year’s turkey season. It was always somewhat near his family’s plot of land, but he didn’t think he would be lucky enough to see it while hunting. Luckily on opening day, that’s exactly what happened.

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April 12 at 4:06 pm
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VIDEO: Louisiana kayaker finds massive gator on end of jug line

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Baton Rouge's Lance Burgos was enjoying a weekend camping trip to Lake Fausse Point State Park with his 11-year-old daughter Evan on Saturday when a jug line in a nearby canal caught their eye.

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April 12 at 9:25 am
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Rockwell angler catches potential state-record white crappie

Fishermen can speculate on the whereabouts of the next state-record white crappie, but at least one person knows where one such fish lives. 

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April 11 at 7:54 pm
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Clemmons husband and wife catch trophy catfish, win money

Donald Pope and his wife Lucille Pope reeled in two nice Catfish weighing 94 and 62 pounds on the Diversion Canal last week. Not only did they both set new personal records for themselves, but they also took home some money in the Big Fish Big Bucks Fishing Derby on Santee Cooper.

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April 10 at 10:26 pm
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Lake Wylie's Britt Myers wins Bassmaster Elite event at Winyah Bay

For the fourth day in a row, Britt Myers of Lake Wylie, S.C., made a long run to the Cooper River near Charleston, S.C., knowing that he needed to make all the right moves to claim the championship title.

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April 10 at 5:05 pm
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Lake Wylie angler currently in 3rd place of Winyah Bay Bassmaster Elite event

Britt Myers ends day three of the Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Winyah Bay in 3rd place after slipping a little from yesterday’s top spot. His total weight so far of 46-14 suffered after catching 8-15 today compared to new leader Brett Hite’s 18-pound bag (50-2 total) and Kelly Jordon’s 16-4 for today (49-0 total).

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April 09 at 7:05 pm
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Britt Myers in 1st place of Winyah Bay Bassmaster Elite Series tournament

Lake Wylie’s Britt Myers excited his home state crowd today when he brought in a 5-limit bag of fish that tipped the scales at 21-7, giving him the lead with a total of 37-15 at the end of day two of the Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Winyah Bay.

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April 08 at 6:48 pm
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Australian leads after day one of Bassmaster Elite event in Georgetown, S.C.

All three of North Carolina’s Bassmaster Elite Series anglers are in the top 50 after day one of the Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Winyah Bay fishing tournament, and the top 50 is where they all hope to be at the end of tomorrow.

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April 07 at 10:29 pm
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14-year-old hunter kills triple-bearded gobbler in Chatham County

Christian Cole killed his first turkey on opening youth day in Chatham County. It was a true trophy. The 14-year-old killed a triple-bearded gobbler that weighed a hefty 24 pounds, and had sharp, shiny spurs that measured 1 3/8 inches.

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April 07 at 10:55 am
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Are decoys turkey killers, or rescuers?

Some turkey hunters swear by decoys, and some swear at them. The truth is, neither opinion is correct; if used properly, at the right time, decoys can help you wrap a tag around a tom’s leg. If used incorrectly, at the wrong time, it will put wind in the bird’s wings.

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April 06 at 6:37 pm
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Wilkesboro teen kills white-winged turkey on Youth Day

Branson Miller of Wilkesboro went trout fishing on the opening day of the season in Alleghany County, but it was what he did later that afternoon that will always stick out in his mind. Miller, 13-years-old, killed a rare color phase gobbler while hunting with his dad, Brian Miller.

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April 05 at 9:30 pm
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Pechmann Center hosting upcoming fishing seminars

In December, Zakk Royce set the catfish world on fire, breaking the North Carolina state record for blue cats twice in less than 24 hours. He landed another catfish that surpassed the 100-pound mark a couple of months later, and has been catching his share of other blues that range anywhere from 25 to 75 pounds.

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April 05 at 1:19 pm
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New state record false albacore verified

Mike Voytkowski fought his new state record false albacore for a long time, but it took even longer for his record application to work through the channels and be approved.

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April 04 at 4:27 pm
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Jigs are great bass lures, but they are not all created equal

Jigs are a favorite big-fish bait for many bass fishermen, and there are plenty of options when it comes to the choice of shape and size of the lead-and-rubber lures.

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March 31 at 10:49 pm
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Call quietly to lure your next gobbler into range

We sat against giant white pines on the edge of a mountain in the upper portion of Greenville County, my mission to listen to and learn from Charles Hudson of Travelers Rest S.C., who has been hunting turkeys for the better part of 50 years.

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March 31 at 9:58 pm
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Create edges 'sharp enough to shave' with this knife sharpener

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A dull knife is just plain dangerous, so it's been one of my lifelong missions to find the perfect knife sharpener.

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March 31 at 5:12 pm
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