|Rockingham County gobbler may have NC's longest beard ever
June 17 at 7:13 am
Garrett Collins of Reidsville bagged his first wild turkey on April 13, the opening day of North Carolina’s spring gobblers-only season. He wasn’t alone in that regard, but setting him apart from the state’s other successful hunters was that his turkey carried the longest beard of any gobbler ever killed in the Tarheel State.
|Commission chairman dissolves advisory committee against its wishes
June 15 at 9:08 pm
Rob Bizzell, chairman of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission, recently dissolved a long-standing advisory committee because he said the group wasn’t doing its assigned jobs, a decision that caused concern among recreational anglers and surprised other commissioners.
|Tune to right channel for post-spawn bass
June 15 at 7:00 am
So what’s a good strategy for finding post-spawn bass?
|Best lures for the post-spawn
June 15 at 7:00 am
Because bass leave spring spawning beds over a period of weeks, Joel Richardson knows these fish may be at different areas of an impoundment on a particular day, and that means fitting his tackle to the area(s) he chooses to fish.
|Lake Gaston bass in post-spawn mood, but topwaters are producing
June 11 at 8:19 pm
Largemouth bass currently are in a post-spawn period at Lake Gaston, and according to Lynn Harvell of Topwater Guide service, two distinct fishing patterns have emerged on the 20,000-acre impoundment.
|Turkey hunters break harvest record for sixth straight season
June 11 at 8:25 am
North Carolina hunters broke the state’s wild-turkey harvest record during the 2013 spring gobbler season for the sixth-straight year, according to statistics released by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
|Two NC bass pros will debut fishing show in July
June 07 at 9:48 pm
Two pro bass fishermen from North Carolina are set to debut the first 13 episodes of a North Carolina-based fishing show to be televised on The Pursuit Channel.
|Topwater fishing for bass, pumpkinseed is great at Lake Phelps
June 07 at 12:47 pm
Lake Phelps in Washington County may offer North Carolina’s best available topwater fishing for largemouth bass and pumpkinseed panfish.
|It’s way past time for gamefish bill
June 01 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.
|Shakin’ the post-spawn blues
June 01 at 7:00 am
By June, most largemouth bass in North Carolina waters have ended their spawn and are in a blue funk as far as chasing lures is concerned.
|Fontana bass fishing should peak in next few weeks
May 28 at 8:22 pm
The next month will be the best of the year to catch smallmouth and largemouth bass on Fontana Lake in the extreme southwestern corner of North Carolina.
|Senate bill hits Commission with $9 million cut
May 28 at 11:48 am
The Republican-controlled N.C. Senate approved along party lines a $20.6 billion budget on May 23, and as advertised, it approved cuts in state expenditures, $9 million of which will affect the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
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