|Rabbit hunt was stroke of luck that put Person County hunter on huge buck
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A rabbit hunt turned out to be one of the best days ever spent afield for Craig Hester of Person County, because it put him in the right spot to kill a huge 10-point buck on Nov. 25 that may score in the low 160s.
|Creeks off New River producing plenty of specks, reds for Sneads Ferry anglers
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Capt. Allen Jernigan of Breadman Ventures in Sneads Ferry said the speckled trout and red drum have been biting in the creeks off the New River and Intracoastal Waterway, and if you’re in the right spot at the right time, the action can be downright hot.
|Wilmington teen kills 784-pound bear, second-largest ever in North Carolina
18731 Views - Posted: 21 hours ago
A 16-year-old Wilmington hunter took the second-largest bear in North Carolina history on Thursday in Hyde County on his first bear hunt.
|Take these six tips and catch more winter crappie
229 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 12:02 pm
Crappie fishing is extremely popular in the Carolinas, and what better way to spend the cold months than catching slab crappie. Here’s what two of the Southeast’s top crappie fishermen do when going to a new lake to find crappie.
|Chowan County man charged in theft of dozens of crab pots
318 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 7:00 am
A Marine Patrol investigation into crab pot thefts in the Pasquotank River that covered 8 months ended in the arrest of a Chowan County man this week.
|The running shot
29 Views - Posted: December 18 at 9:00 am
The small herd of does burst out of the woods and cut across the soybean field, the howling of the hounds behind them in the swamp.
|Downsize baits for better winter results on bass, stripers
308 Views - Posted: December 18 at 7:11 am
Whether you fish for striped bass or largemouth bass during the winter, most guides and experienced anglers suggest downsizing your fishing lures for more strikes.
|Carolina Beach area fishing continues to be first class in all areas
562 Views - Posted: December 17 at 4:33 pm
Rennie Clark of Tournament Trail Charters in Carolina Beach said that despite cooler water and air temperatures, fishing around Carolina Beach continues to be pretty hot.
|Permits remain available for youth-only waterfowl hunt in Currituck County
175 Views - Posted: December 16 at 6:52 pm
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has a limited number of permits remaining for a special youth-only waterfowl hunt on Jan. 31 on Currituck Sound.
|State announces dates for public hearings on proposed regulation changes
714 Views - Posted: December 16 at 6:12 am
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct nine public hearings across the state in January on proposed changes to the wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2015-16 seasons.
|Will the string trick remove a hook from the lip?
677 Views - Posted: December 15 at 10:38 am
I've had a treble hook jammed into my jawline, so when I heard that Jay Forest, an employee of our sister publication, Louisiana Sportsman, had speared himself in the top lip with a jig hook I had to shiver a bit.
|Electronics serving in times of need
401 Views - Posted: December 15 at 9:00 am
Search and recovery divers were pretty much on their own back in the early 1980’s; I know because I was one of them. I spent 10 years on the Dallas Fire Department’s dive team and worked from the department’s drag boats before the dive team came to be. Fireman Thad Moore, owner of a SCUBA shop in Dallas, thought we could do better for the families of drowning victims than recovering them with drag hooks. He developed a search and recovery class for SCUBA divers, canvassed the department for volunteers and the Dallas Fire Department’s SCUBA Search & Rescue team was born.