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8th annual Reelin' for Research tournament is this weekend

The 8th annual Reelin’ for Research offshore fishing tournament benefiting the UNC Children’s Hospital and Childhood Cancer Research is set to cast off this Saturday, April 30th, out of Morehead City, NC.  

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April 28 at 9:02 pm
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Two barrel swivels are sometimes better than a three-way swivel

Three-way swivels are great for setting up a number of different fishing rigs. One of the most popular is tying the main line to one eye, a short leader with a lure to another and a longer leader with a second lure to a third eye. This puts two lures in the same vicinity, increasing your chance at hooking a fish, but when fishing in the middle of schooling fish, this can cause a problem.

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April 26 at 9:31 pm
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Kayak bass angler allegedly caught cheating In multiple tournaments

The world of kayak bass fishing tournaments was rocked this week when tournament directors and organizers for two major tournament trails – Kayak Bass Fishing and Kayak Bass Series — revealed one of its competitors had been identified as submitting falsified photograph entries during a Kayak Bass Series tournament.

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April 20 at 11:58 pm
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N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries names new director

Dr. Braxton Davis, director of the N.C. Division of Coastal Management, was named on Tuesday to lead the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries.

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April 19 at 2:42 pm
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3 ways to make a Senko squirm

Bass pro Davy Hite of Ninety Six, S.C., makes no bones about the fact that his favorite lure is a Buckeye Mop Jig, but when it comes to springtime fishing for prespawn bass, he’s going to have one lure tied on for sure, and that’s a Senko.

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April 19 at 8:27 am
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Catch more bass on crankbaits with this one tip

When it comes to fishing with crankbaits, FLW pro David Fritts of Lexington N.C. is about as good as it gets. He would rather fish a crankbait than any other lure, and he has one tip that he said can make everyone a better crankbait angler.

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April 18 at 7:45 pm
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IFA Redfish Tours head to Georgetown, S.C.

Inshore anglers from across the Carolinas and surrounding regions will meet at Georgetown, South Carolina, on April 30 - May 1 for the first 2016 Atlantic Division events of the IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing.

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April 18 at 3:35 pm
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How to catch more flounder

Martin Dane stood along the bank of a small creek as the tide came in, slowly reeling in a curly-tailed grub, rod tip held high. He seemed to be concentrating really hard, lowered the rod tip, and continued reeling slowly.

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April 17 at 10:06 pm
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2017 Bassmaster Classic location announced

The world championship of bass fishing — the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro — will be held in Houston for the first time in the event’s 47-year history, B.A.S.S. and the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, the event hosts, revealed today.

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April 15 at 5:58 am
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Catch more bait with this one tip

Catching your own bait is a great way to save money and get the full experience of fishing, and especially this time of year, it’s usually pretty simple to find baitfish near our fishing holes. Being skilled at throwing a cast net is one of the quickest ways to load up on a day’s supply of bait, but knowing how to throw it is only half the battle. Knowing when to throw it can be just as important.

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April 14 at 10:34 pm
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NCWRC offers free fly-tying course in Fayetteville

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free Beginners Fly-Tying Course at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville. 

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April 13 at 9:49 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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