|Western side of Albemarle Sound spitting out plenty of stripers
1120 Views - Posted: December 30, 2013 at 8:45 am
One of the highlights of winter fishing in the Albemarle Sound is the striper run, and it began around Christmas. Capt. Joey VanDyke of Fingeance Charters said stripers were spread across the entire sound, but the best concentration and most-consistent fishing was on the western side.
|Forums moderator loses battle with cancer
906 Views - Posted: December 29, 2013 at 7:00 am
Jeff Smith, a popular moderator on www.northcarolinasportsman.com’s message boards, died on Friday, Dec. 27, in his hometown of Kannapolis, after a battle with esophageal cancer.
|Striper fishing on Kerr Lake continues to be excellent
1696 Views - Posted: December 27, 2013 at 6:00 pm
With most freshwater species developing lockjaw during winter, one landlocked fishery, John H. Kerr Reservior, still provides excellent action when ice forms in the guides of your fishing rod.
|Reds, trout still biting in marsh, ICW in southern Brunswick County
1139 Views - Posted: December 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Capt. Mark Dickson of Shallow Minded Guide Service said fish in the creeks behind the barrier islands along North Carolina’s southernmost coast have been hungry and feeding, even after several days of cold weather.
|Young women, thanks to Katniss Everdeen, are flocking to archery
1007 Views - Posted: December 26, 2013 at 6:00 am
In another instance of life imitating art, young American females are taking up archery because of a movie – well, maybe that’s not so amazing.
|Wylie produces huge blue catfish for Cramerton angler
1197 Views - Posted: December 25, 2013 at 12:01 pm
Blue catfish have become an increasingly important part of the fishery at Lake Wyle, but the monster caught last week by Dieter Melhorn – 60 pounds and three ounces – put an exclamation point on the status of this fishery.
|Tone down your calling for diving ducks, Pamlico Sound guide says
960 Views - Posted: December 25, 2013 at 6:00 am
Waterfowl hunters who have cut their teeth hunting swamps and small bodies of water for puddle ducks shouldn’t expect to have the same success on big-water, diving ducks without changing calling techniques, according to Carlton Tompkins of Capt. Froggy’s Guide Service.
|Bays, creeks on west side of Pamlico still full of trout, reds, stripers
1540 Views - Posted: December 24, 2013 at 12:01 pm
The bays and creeks along the western side of Pamlico Sound from Willow Point near the mouth of the Pungo River to Stumpy Point are holding a lot of puppy drum, speckled trout, stripers and an occasional flounder.
|NCWF, Camo Coalition announce opposition to bear-baiting
1355 Views - Posted: December 24, 2013 at 6:00 am
The N.C. Wildlife Federation and its partner, the N.C. Camouflage Coalition, are asking sportsmen to oppose a proposed regulation change that would allow the use of bait to hunt black bears.
|Try Lake Hickory for striper numbers, Rhodhiss for giant fish
1242 Views - Posted: December 23, 2013 at 6:36 am
Cooling water has turned on striped bass on Lake Hickory and Lake Rhodhiss. For numbers of fish, anglers should head to Hickory; if they want to try for a magnum-sized fish, Rhodhiss is the place to be, according to guide Joe Jobin of Xtreme Striper Fishing.
|Creeks off New River are producing plenty of trout, puppy drum
1042 Views - Posted: December 20, 2013 at 6:00 am
Capt. Ricky Kellum of Jacksonville said fish are biting in the New River and the creeks that feed it, and he said with several days of sunshine and warm temperatures predicted, the fishing should improve – and it is already pretty good.
|Lexington anglers win Komen benefit striper tournament
893 Views - Posted: December 19, 2013 at 6:00 am
Mike and Chris Myers, both of Lexington, topped a rain-soaked field of 18 teams to win last Saturday’s Susan G. Komen Fishing for a Cure Striper Tournament on High Rock Lake held in conjunction with the Ole North State Line Siders.
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