|Potential state-record jack crevalle caught out of Wrightsville Beach
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A Wake Forest fishermen has caught a potential state-record jack crevalle out of Wrightsville Beach. Frank Dalli was fishing with his son, Luke, and Capt. Mike Jackson of Live Line Charters when he caught the big fish on April 2 – and another that was within a pound of a state record.
|North Carolina closes commercial netting for red drum until at least Sept. 1.
328 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 12:01 pm
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has closed commercial fishing for red drum statewide because netters caught more than their allowable poundage for the entire season in just a few months last fall.
11 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 9:00 am
The Dallas Fire Fighters Bass Club was formed in the 1970s and as a casual angler just turned serious fisherman I was a charter member.
|Roanoke River stripers still downriver, but headed for Weldon
215 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 6:01 am
The cold snap that ripped through North Carolina late Tuesday may have killed some plants and fruit-tree buds, but it fired up striped bass in the Roanoke River. "The push of water is bringing fish to Weldon,” said Rod “Capt. Ponytail” Thomas, a former cameraman for ESPN and The Outdoor Channel who guides out of Weldon during the spring striper run.
|Huge number of puppy drum invades sound behind Hatteras
244 Views - Posted: April 16 at 6:00 am
Capt. Joey Van Dyke of Fingeance Charters in Hatteras said fishermen along the edge of Pamlico Sound are receiving a special treat this spring – an invasion of puppy drum. Van Dyke has not seen a spring like this one in either the numbers of fish or the intensity of the action.
|New Bern has been center of great speckled trout bite
267 Views - Posted: April 15 at 9:19 am
Even though it’s catch-and-release only for another two months, the speckled trout fishing around New Bern has been tremendous for the past two weeks, according to Capt. Joe Ward of Flydaddy Charters.
|Albemarle Sound fish get special attention
30 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am
Striped bass are one of the few fish managed by specific bodies of water in North Carolina The Albemarle Sound Management Area begins at the Virginia border in Currituck Sound and runs along the western side of the Outer Banks to Eagles Nest Bay, just south of Oregon Inlet. From there, the area’s border crosses the upper tip of Pamlico Sound to Roanoke Marshes Point, a few miles south of Manns Harbor. Moving inland, it includes all of Albemarle, Croatan, Currituck and Roanoke sounds, plus the Alligator, North, Pasquotank, Little, Perquimans, Yeopim, Scuppernong and Chowan rivers and all the creeks that flow into the sounds and rivers. The western boundary is the mouth of the Roanoke River near Plymouth.
|Small dolphin can bail out a fishing trip
31 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am
Sometimes, bluewater fishing is so slow that even a novice or child can become bored. Small, aggressive dolphin, aka bailers, can provide just the tonic.
|A guide’s guide to North Carolina’s best spring bass lakes
50 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am
Bass fishermen are as crazy over statistics as hard-core baseball fans, so a popular topics among North Carolina chub chasers is which lake is the hottest around during the spring.
|Sight fishing can create problems
30 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am
Guide Joel Richardson said sight fishing for bedding bass at Randleman Reservoir is difficult because “you can’t see much farther than two feet down in the water,” but anglers often find bass beds if they fish the right areas.
|Tips from the lipless wizard
35 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am
Mike Iaconelli, the 2003 Bassmaster Classic champion who’s never at a loss for words, often goes lipless in his quest for bass.
|Boys will be boys — just big boys
29 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am
One reason bass pro Tracy Adams likes to fish Lake Hickory as the spawn approaches is that he doesn’t always have to mess with finicky female bass to put the most weight in his livewell. He said the male bass on Hickory are as big as anywhere he’s ever fished, and that fishermen can make a living putting those aggressive fish in the boat.
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