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    This nearly 7-pound spotted bass will be the new state record if the catch is certified by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

    Pending state-record spotted bass landed on Lake Norman

    Fish will top state fishing records if accepted by SCDNR.
    February 20, 2012 at 2:35pm
    Keep up with the fight for protection for red drum, speckled trout and stripers on the special Gamefish Section on NorthCarolinaSportsman.com

    Follow fight for gamefish protection of coastal fisheries on special Web page

    Special section follows Saltwater Review Committee's actions on redfish, speckled trout, stripers.
    January 13, 2012 at 3:36pm
    Public meeting dates for the Legislative Research Committee on Saltwater Issues have been tentatively set.

    Legislative saltwater review committee sets dates

    Hearings will be open to the public, but comments to be taken only at March 1 meeting.
    December 03, 2011 at 8:06am
    SouthCarolinaSportsman.com users can now use a free third-party app to upload photos to the forum directly from their iPhones.

    iPhones, iPads now fully compatible with forums

    Free app needed to post photos from iPhones, iPads.
    November 28, 2011 at 10:38am
    NorthCarolinasportsman.com users can now upload photos to the reports photo right from their iPhones by using a free app, CliqCliq QuickPic.

    iPhones, iPads now fully compatible with forums

    Free app needed to post photos from iPhones, iPads.
    November 28, 2011 at 10:25am
    Jack Wood (far left) and the crew of the Thumpin at the 2010 Atlantic Beach King Mackerel Tournament with their big check for winning the tournament. Wood, who was a two-time SKA National Champion, and Travis Lawson were killed in a wreck on their way to the 2011 SKA National Championship Tournament.

    ‘Celebration of life’ scheduled for popular Tar Heel angler killed in wreck

    Two-time SKA national champion, second angler killed in Nov. 7 wreck.
    November 18, 2011 at 10:34am
    Recreational anglers will be limited to four spotted seatrout of at least 14 inches per trip, starting Nov. 15, 2011.<br />

    NCMFC reduces spotted seatrout recreational limit to four, allows weekend commercial catches on most waters

    New recreational, commercial fishing regulations aimed at meeting Spotted Seatrout Management Plan mandates, agency says.
    November 08, 2011 at 3:17pm
    John Frampton announced his retirement as the director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources yesterday (Nov. 1).

    John Frampton retires as SCDNR director

    Retirement becomes effective Jan. 15.
    November 02, 2011 at 2:59pm
    Portsmouth Island will likely be closed well into next spring because of damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The upper image shows the beach before the storm, while the lower photo was taken after the hurricane.

    Portsmouth Island remains off-limits for surf fishermen

    National Park Service digging out from Hurricane Irene damage
    October 05, 2011 at 1:56pm
    Doug Malikowski’s 17-point whitetail buck, arrowed Sept. 27, may be the state’s No. 2 all-time archery non-typical.

    State record-book buck downed in Orange County

    Buck will rank among biggest bow kills ever in North Carolina.
    October 03, 2011 at 3:06pm

    Bag-A-Buck contest back for 14th year

    Prizes offered every month, in addition to grand prize.
    September 11, 2011 at 10:58am
    This is what remains of the Sheraton Pier in Atlantic Beach. The pier had lost roughly half its length from a hurricane several years ago, and extended a little past where the lone piling stands when Hurricane Irene hit.

    Irene leaves her mark on coastal communities

    Weakened hurricane cut Hatteras Island highway, pounded fishing piers.
    September 01, 2011 at 12:40pm
    Jordan Lake lost approximately 7,000 striped bass in a hot-water kill over the past month.

    Excessive heat causes largest freshwater striped bass kill in North Carolina history

    Jordan Lake kill included an estimated 7,000 fish, the NCWRC says.
    August 31, 2011 at 10:28am
    Hurricane Irene is massive, and making a beeline for the North Carolina coast. That's prompting mass evacuations of residents and boats, particularly from Atlantic Beach northward where the Category 3 storm is expected to pound the hardest.

    Coastal Tar Heels prepare for Hurricane Irene

    Boats evacuated from coast as Category 3 storm barrels toward North Carolina coast.
    August 25, 2011 at 4:08pm