Backlashes



Previous123456...9

Turkey hunting, golf are big obsessions
51 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am

“No incompetence in existence can hold a candle to experienced incompetence, and that is the deepest cut of all.”

                                                                                                  — Tom Kelly, “The Season”


Dixie Deer Classic is beginning and end
131 Views - Posted: March 03 at 9:00 am

A lot of sportsmen believe North Carolina’s 2013 deer season ended Jan. 1, but that’s only partly correct. It’s also the start of the 2014 season.

The 2013 season will end when the last exhibitor walks out the door of the 34th Dixie Deer Classic on Sunday, March 2. But the Classic also makes sportsmen look ahead to the 2014 deer season. 

In 1980, members of the Wake County Wildlife Club dreamed up the idea of a deer expo to find the state’s top whitetails. Dr. Carroll L. Mann III, a Raleigh neurosurgeon who became president of Safari Club International and the N.C. Wildlife Federation, was a key mover and shaker. 


Bear proposals bare Commission troubles
313 Views - Posted: February 01 at 7:00 am

This month, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s 19 appointed members will make a decision that will affect future fish-and-game management. They are scheduled on Feb. 27 to announce their approval or disapproval of proposed changes to hunting and fishing regulations for the 2014-15 season, including one that may reflect a sea change in how the agency manages public resources.


More bureaucracy means trout trouble
402 Views - Posted: January 01 at 9:00 am

With many Americans working in the public sector, often it cuts too close to the bone to rip “government” as inefficient, wasteful, venal, and, even worse, disastrous. Nonetheless, it’s become easier during recent years, in light of catastrophes ignored or promulgated by our overseers.


Two heroes of 2013 show rare courage
270 Views - Posted: December 01, 2013 at 6:00 am

December is traditionally a time to recognize people or events that occurred during the year that impacted our lives or showed us what we could be but rarely are.


Park Service is not sportsman’s friend
329 Views - Posted: November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am

If uncertainty once existed about the National Park Service’s course to nurture animal and plant life at public venues — acknowledging the need to protect some birds and turtles at Cape Hatteras National Seashore — the federal agency erased all doubt recently in Florida.


Silencer law shows Repubs tone deaf
595 Views - Posted: October 01, 2013 at 7:00 am

Just for argument’s sake, say you’re a deer poacher and you found a half-buried bottle of Jim Beam in a creek, rubbed it and a genie appeared and announced he’d grant you one wish.


Threats, intimidation won’t win in the end
482 Views - Posted: September 02, 2013 at 9:00 am

From the 1972 movie “Deliverance”:


Republicans shoot themselves in foot
532 Views - Posted: August 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
Recently, as I was vacationing at Oak Island, my cell phone jingled. An upset caller said he’d explored the upper reaches of the creek that flows by the boat ramp off Fish Factory Road in Southport.

Red wolf genie is out of the bottle
703 Views - Posted: July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
Since 1988, many people have wondered when the decision to release red wolves in eastern North Carolina would return to haunt the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

It’s way past time for gamefish bill
514 Views - Posted: June 01, 2013 at 9:00 am
The North Carolina legislature will attempt for the fourth time this year to approve a gamefish-status bill for spotted seatrout, red drum and striped bass.

Bear-baiting bill full of shortcomings
1435 Views - Posted: May 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
Responding to constituents’ requests is a good idea for politicians. It shows attention and compassion and pays dividends at the ballot box.

Previous123456...9

Reports / Forum
Opening Day Success  This report contains photos  
April 13 at 2:44 am | 1193 Views | 2 Comments
First turkey hunt, first turkey  This report contains photos  
April 10 at 3:41 pm | 1165 Views | 2 Comments
Getting Started: Equipment, Bait, Shops, Lakes...Advice? 
April 10 at 4:45 pm | 1001 Views | 0 Comments
Son's first Kill!  This report contains photos  
April 10 at 7:28 am | 835 Views | 1 Comments
1st Thunder Chicken  This report contains photos  
April 12 at 8:49 am | 803 Views | 4 Comments
My 7 year old daughters first turkey  This report contains photos  
April 09 at 8:14 pm | 663 Views | 1 Comments
Opening Morning Double!!  This report contains photos  
Yesterday at 8:17 am | 561 Views | 3 Comments
First Turkey...  This report contains photos  
Yesterday at 12:39 pm | 403 Views | 3 Comments
Black Bass Fishing is Great  This report contains photos  
April 12 at 5:21 pm | 355 Views | 0 Comments
School Trout Inside April Winds  This report contains a video
April 10 at 9:40 am | 353 Views | 0 Comments
Deep Sea Fishing Happy Day Today  This report contains photos  
April 11 at 8:31 pm | 253 Views | 0 Comments
opening day success  This report contains photos  
17 hours ago | 239 Views | 0 Comments
First Turkey 
Yesterday at 12:27 pm | 209 Views | 0 Comments
Weldon Stripers 
22 hours ago | 171 Views | 1 Comments
Post | Reports | Forum
1st Thunder Chicken  This report contains photos  
April 12 at 8:49 am | 803 Views | 4 Comments
First Turkey...  This report contains photos  
Yesterday at 12:39 pm | 403 Views | 3 Comments
Opening Morning Double!!  This report contains photos  
Yesterday at 8:17 am | 561 Views | 3 Comments
Opening Day Success  This report contains photos  
April 13 at 2:44 am | 1193 Views | 2 Comments
First turkey hunt, first turkey  This report contains photos  
April 10 at 3:41 pm | 1165 Views | 2 Comments
Weldon Stripers 
22 hours ago | 171 Views | 1 Comments
Son's first Kill!  This report contains photos  
April 10 at 7:28 am | 835 Views | 1 Comments
My 7 year old daughters first turkey  This report contains photos  
April 09 at 8:14 pm | 663 Views | 1 Comments
opening day success  This report contains photos  
17 hours ago | 239 Views | 0 Comments
First Turkey 
Yesterday at 12:27 pm | 209 Views | 0 Comments
Black Bass Fishing is Great  This report contains photos  
April 12 at 5:21 pm | 355 Views | 0 Comments
Deep Sea Fishing Happy Day Today  This report contains photos  
April 11 at 8:31 pm | 253 Views | 0 Comments
Getting Started: Equipment, Bait, Shops, Lakes...Advice? 
April 10 at 4:45 pm | 1001 Views | 0 Comments
School Trout Inside April Winds  This report contains a video
April 10 at 9:40 am | 353 Views | 0 Comments
Post | Reports | Forum
opening day success  This report contains photos  
17 hours ago | 239 Views | 0 Comments
Weldon Stripers 
22 hours ago | 171 Views | 1 Comments
First Turkey...  This report contains photos  
Yesterday at 12:39 pm | 403 Views | 3 Comments
First Turkey 
Yesterday at 12:27 pm | 209 Views | 0 Comments
Opening Morning Double!!  This report contains photos  
Yesterday at 8:17 am | 561 Views | 3 Comments
Opening Day Success  This report contains photos  
April 13 at 2:44 am | 1193 Views | 2 Comments
Black Bass Fishing is Great  This report contains photos  
April 12 at 5:21 pm | 355 Views | 0 Comments
1st Thunder Chicken  This report contains photos  
April 12 at 8:49 am | 803 Views | 4 Comments
Deep Sea Fishing Happy Day Today  This report contains photos  
April 11 at 8:31 pm | 253 Views | 0 Comments
Getting Started: Equipment, Bait, Shops, Lakes...Advice? 
April 10 at 4:45 pm | 1001 Views | 0 Comments
First turkey hunt, first turkey  This report contains photos  
April 10 at 3:41 pm | 1165 Views | 2 Comments
School Trout Inside April Winds  This report contains a video
April 10 at 9:40 am | 353 Views | 0 Comments
Son's first Kill!  This report contains photos  
April 10 at 7:28 am | 835 Views | 1 Comments
My 7 year old daughters first turkey  This report contains photos  
April 09 at 8:14 pm | 663 Views | 1 Comments
Post | Reports | Forum

Free Classifieds

GUN HUNTS IN KANSAS
GUN HUNTS IN KANSAS
Only a few days left to get your Kansas deer hunting license & permits. Last day to apply is April 24th. I have 3-4 spots available for the exciting gun season Dec 8th thru Dec 14th. Come hunt with me in 'The Land of Giants' on privately managed...
Yesterday at 10:51 pm | 24 Views
Brand New Carbon Express Cross Bow
Brand New Carbon Express Cross Bow
This is a brand new bow in the box never been opened never been fired. It is a Carbon Express X-Force 400 Cross Bow. It is a complete package with Rope Cocker and Rail Lube, 4x32 Deluxe Scope, Quick detach 3 arrow quiver, 3 20' crossbolts and 3...
9 hours ago | 8 Views
Halifax County Lease
Halifax County Lease
800 acre lease on QDMA property.12 members complete the lease and we need two. pastures,fields, cutovers, and hardwood swamps. Lots of turkey, deer, and ducks (252)327-1795...
April 11 at 2:46 pm | 100 Views