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NC hunter drops two gobblers with one shot in Upstate SC

Jason Snead of Manteo did something few wild turkey hunters have duplicated with odds close to one in a half-million.

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April 02 at 1:28 pm
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Mining RDU’s ‘Golden Triangle’

Fishermen having trouble choosing a month to target largemouth bass on the three lakes around the Raleigh-Durham area can get answers from two groups — serious anglers or biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission — and they can take those recommendations to the bank(s).

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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Speak Spanish along NC Coast

April might have been the “cruellest” (sic) month for T.S. Elliott, a depressed, distressed poet when he penned The Waste Land, apparently because he didn’t enjoy winter’s disappearance and the rebirth of spring.

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March 23 at 2:06 pm
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As cutovers grow, slow packs fade

Biologists point to habitat as the key to having game animals or fish. That’s even more true now than in the past for rabbit hunters. Habitat adaptations and more predators have created a sea change in the places dogs may find marsh, swamp and cottontail rabbits.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Rabbits by the numbers

The most-recent small-game survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (2015-16) revealed that the best rabbit hunting occurs in the Midlands (2.19 rabbits jumped per hour), followed by the Lowcountry Country’s (1.22), the Piedmont (0.77) and the Northern Coastal Plain (0.56). Cottontails make up the bulk of kills at 68.6 percent, while marsh rabbits total 27.4 percent and swamp rabbits 4 percent.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Find reds on oysters

March marks the first turn toward spring fishing along the central North Carolina coast as water temperatures begin to warm.

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February 12 at 9:32 am
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Run, rabbit run! Beagles — and hunters — can have plenty of fun in the Carolinas

If Alex Trebek unveiled this clue on his TV quiz show, Jeopardy, would you come up with the correct question?

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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New Bern stripers: a bridge that’s not too far

In February, two fishing games keep angler hopes alive at the central coastal region of North Carolina — red drum in the ocean and striped bass in the rivers.

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January 31 at 3:31 pm
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