|Seagrove anglers make High Rock rain money
14 hours ago
Steve Singleton and A.L. Needham, both of Seagrove, beat High Rock Lake’s rain-swollen waters with jigs and Texas rigs to win the June 15 Fishers of Men Piedmont Division tournament with five bass weighing 15.08 pounds. The two fishermen collected $1,654 for besting the 35-team field.
|"Downtime" wins Jolly Mon with 41.65-pound king mackerel
22 hours ago
The Jolly Mon King Classic has a history of producing big kings, and last weekend’s tournament out of Ocean Isle Beach didn’t break the trend. Mark Long, Regina Reep and Elijah Sorensen of Harrells, fishing on the Downtime, won the tournament with a 41.65-pound king that also earned Top Lady Angler honors for Reep.
|Ten sentenced in four-year, bear-hunting sting
June 18 at 12:11 am
Ten defendants were sentenced on Monday, June 10, in U.S. District Court in Bryson City for illegal hunting activities involving black bears and other wildlife and related offenses uncovered by “Operation Something Bruin,” an initiative involving agencies of the federal government and wildlife agencies in North Carolina and Georgia.
|Rockingham County gobbler may have NC's longest beard ever
June 17 at 7:13 am
Garrett Collins of Reidsville bagged his first wild turkey on April 13, the opening day of North Carolina’s spring gobblers-only season. He wasn’t alone in that regard, but setting him apart from the state’s other successful hunters was that his turkey carried the longest beard of any gobbler ever killed in the Tarheel State.
|Commission chairman dissolves advisory committee against its wishes
June 15 at 9:08 pm
Rob Bizzell, chairman of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission, recently dissolved a long-standing advisory committee because he said the group wasn’t doing its assigned jobs, a decision that caused concern among recreational anglers and surprised other commissioners.
|Hatteras Fever II holds on, wins Big Rock tournament
June 15 at 8:38 pm
Hatteras Fever II, a charterboat based in Hatteras, won the 55th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin tournament Saturday when it survived a wild final day that featured 30 blue marlin releases.
|Oregon Inlet charterboat releases blue marlin estimated at more than 1,000 pounds
June 13 at 9:49 am
A big catch on Sunday just a little north of the tournament boundary has competitors in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament salivating. Capt. Tom Krauss of the Hooker, an Oregon Inlet-based charterboat released a blue marlin estimated at 1,000 pounds or more.
|Hatteras Fever II bursts into Big Rock lead with 465.3-pound billfish
June 12 at 9:11 pm
Hatteras Fever II, captained by Buddy Hooper of Buxton, took the lead at the midway point of the 55th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament when it showed up at the scales Wednesday with a 465.3-pound blue marlin reeled in by Taylor Miller of Raleigh.
|Wise, Hobbs outfish field in Triangle Team final on Harris
June 12 at 11:40 am
Jesse Wise of Erwin and Terry Hobbs of McGee’s Crossroads beat 22 others teams that qualified for the June 8 CBS Quality Cards NC Triangle Area Team Bass spring mini-championship with an impressive 5-fish Shearon Harris limit that weighed 27.55 pounds.
|Lake Gaston bass in post-spawn mood, but topwaters are producing
June 11 at 8:19 pm
Largemouth bass currently are in a post-spawn period at Lake Gaston, and according to Lynn Harvell of Topwater Guide service, two distinct fishing patterns have emerged on the 20,000-acre impoundment.
|Late hookup gives Sensation early lead in Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
June 11 at 8:47 am
An afternoon hookup added drama to the start of the 55th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament as angler Trey Siner of Concord, reeled in a 423.8-pounder to give the Sensation the early lead
|Turkey hunters break harvest record for sixth straight season
June 11 at 8:25 am
North Carolina hunters broke the state’s wild-turkey harvest record during the 2013 spring gobbler season for the sixth-straight year, according to statistics released by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
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