|Ruffed Grouse Society wants U.S. Forest Service to change timber-management practices
125 Views - Posted: 4 hours ago
With the U.S. Forest Service offering a window for public comments to its Nantahala/Pisgah Forest Plan Revision, the Ruffed Grouse Society of North Carolina is asking for help in persuading the agency to make a sea change in how it manages a million acres of public land in western North Carolina.
|Jordan Lake crappie working over baits fished in New Hope channel
302 Views - Posted: December 06 at 6:00 am
Cold weather is often difficult in freshwater because many fish species go into a lockdown mode as their metabolism slows. Not so for crappie, and not at Jordan Lake.
|Summer brood survey has bad, bad news for North Carolina turkey hunters
790 Views - Posted: December 04 at 6:00 am
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s annual wild turkey summer brood survey has some really bad news for turkey hunters: poult survival this past summer matched an all-time low.
|Liberty schoolgirl kills huge Granville County 8-pointer
1979 Views - Posted: December 03 at 6:00 am
It’s not often a 10-year-old downs a magnum whitetail buck, but it was just another deer in a string that stretches back to when Kinley Ferguson was five.
|Two heroes of 2013 show rare courage
41 Views - Posted: December 01 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.
|Never Too Late -Tips for late-season deer hunting
234 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
North Carolina’s whitetail numbers have remained steady the past four or five years, it’s clear the majority of antlered deer are still being killed in October and November.
|When itís cold, itís hot - Slow-trolling live baits or artificials can produce plenty of winter striped bass on High Rock Lake
124 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
The winter months, particularly December through February, are best times to pursue striped bass in large impoundments across North Carolina, and High Rock Lake on the Yadkin River south of Lexington has consistently been a top producer.
|Prospect Hill woman ends dry spell with big 10-point buck on Veterans Day
1351 Views - Posted: November 27 at 1:36 pm
Hair-stylist Tammy Tatum of Prospect Hill in Caswell County has been getting gussied up and ready to hunt, but she’d gone 15 years without killing a buck until she dropped a big 10-pointer on Nov. 11.
|Fishermen waiting for cooler weather to kick off Lake Hickory bass bite
557 Views - Posted: November 22 at 6:00 am
Event with recent cooler weather, November has had enough balmy days and nights to confuse Lake Hickory’s bass, but guide Andy Fox of Claremont said the situation is about to change.
|Stokes County buck is new No. 1 North Carolina archery trophy
13933 Views - Posted: November 21 at 12:20 pm
North Carolina has a new state-record archery deer, all because Tim Watkins’ plan came together when he arrowed a huge buck Sept. 18 in Stokes County.
|Crappie, bass have turned on at Jordan Lake
745 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
Sportsmen who aren’t enamored with the idea of sitting in a tree stand all day can turn to Jordan Lake for some of the year’s best fishing. Waters have cooled and turned on largemouth bass and crappie bites.
|Etiquette, safety important for fishing at rocky jetty
143 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
Because the Cape Lookout rock jetty attracts so many spotted seatrout and other species during the late fall, it’s a popular venue for anglers and boats —and that can cause problems.
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