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Bunny-bumping beagles - Rabbit hunters can find plenty of bunnies across North Carolina

After North Carolina’s deer season ends Jan. 1, hunters still have a couple of months to target waterfowl and different small-game species.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Planer boards adapt well for striped bass

Maynard Edwards is one of North Carolina’s supreme tinkerers when it comes to discovering new and effective fishing techniques.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Commissionís tight regulations have revived red drum

In the 17 years since the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission defined catch standards to prevent overfishing, and the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission published a fisheries management plan for the species that set more-restrictive limits for commercial and recreational fishermen, red drum have thrived in North Carolina waters.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Artificial alternative - Thereís an alternative to live bait for High Rock Lakeís winter stripers

Being a self-effacing guy, Maynard Edwards smiled when he recalled how once upon a January he stumbled across a new way to catch striped bass at High Rock Lake.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Get on the red train - Let a big redfish take you for a ride this winter in North Carolinaís nearshore and inshore waters

About 20 years ago, North Carolina’s winter and early spring inshore fishing was a losing proposition. Cold weather chased sportfish from sounds, bays and rivers to the warmer ocean waters, leaving inshore anglers to oil and respool reels, remove rust and repair rods while waiting for spring.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Summer turkey survey shows usual survival rates

North Carolina turkey hunters shouldn’t expect a big change in the number of birds they see afield during the spring season, according to the 2015 brood survey that was recently released.

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December 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm
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Tips for taking December deer

Nick House has no misgivings about hunting in December because fewer hunters are applying pressure to deer in his local area. He figures secretive, mature bucks may be more inclined to bed down on sunny hills or walk during daylight hours, especially when the secondary rut arrives, usually around the middle of the month.

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December 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Hunting bears with Plotts is a North Carolina tradition

In eastern and western North Carolina, many modern bear hunters own pursuit hounds, most from the Plott stock, a breed of brindled bear and boar dog brought to the high country in 1750 by Johannes Plott, a German immigrant.

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December 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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