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Fish Kerr Reservoir from shallow to deep for bass

This month, guide Joel Richardson of Kernersville literally fishes Kerr Reservoir, aka Buggs Island from top to bottom, as bass make their way from the creeks into the main lake.

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May 27 at 11:22 am
1084 Views

June is bass jig time

June was once prime time for crankbait fishing at Tuckertown Lake, the 2,560-acre impoundment on the Yadkin River between High Rock and Badin lakes. 

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May 27 at 10:45 am
541 Views

Lake Rhodhiss pothole stripers

For striped bass ranging from 12 to 30 pounds this month, guide Joe Jobin of Xtreme Striper Fishing (704-240-0165) spends his time on Lake Rhodhiss, playing in the sand and trees from the NC 18 bridge upstream to the mouth of the St. John’s River.

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April 28 at 4:01 pm
1936 Views

Water in the bushes equals bass at High Rock Lake

This month on High Rock Lake, local anglers follow the golden rule. If the water is in the buttonwood bushes, fish the bushes.

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April 28 at 3:26 pm
668 Views

The San Diego double jam knot

The San Diego double jam knot is preferred by drop-shot fishermen who use fluorocarbon line with their drop-shot rigs. While the Palomar knot sometimes breaks when tied with fluorocarbon, the San Diego double jam knot has had no known breakage issues. It has a knot test strength of 94 percent compared to 91 percent for the Palomar knot. 

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February 15 at 7:00 am
484 Views

Selenium toxicity at Belews Lake

When Duke Power. created Belews Lake  in 1973, fishermen had high expectations about the bass fishery, since new fisheries typically explode with large numbers of fish, though they may be small in size.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
458 Views

The drop zone - Belews Lake’s artificially warm waters invite North Carolina bass fishermen through the winter

When bass pro Tim Grein of Winston-Salem fishes Belews Lake, he approaches the 3,864-acre reservoir with a mindset that’s different from when he fishes most other North Carolina waters.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
347 Views

Weighting crankbaits

When fishing offshore structure, bass pro Tim Grein often needs his deep-diving crankbaits to break the 20-foot barrier. While many manufacturers proclaim their deep-divers reach such depths right out of the box, Grein gives his baits, if need be, a little assistance by adding weight.

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August 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
579 Views
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