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This mother-ship option

The universal appeal of fishing from a kayak includes the ability to fish in backwater, off-the-beaten-path locations that no powerboat or wading angler can reach. The trade-off historically has been that there are some places that a kayaker cannot reach because of the distance from a suitable launch spot.

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July 14 at 9:00 am
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Artificial reef programs benefits marine life

Artificial reefs are man-made structures laid on the sea floor that provide a foundation for the establishment of productive habitat for marine life. They attract fish and other marine organisms from many levels of the food chain. Many marine species, including sheepshead, utilize these structures at various times of the year for spawning grounds, and as such South Carolina’s artificial reef programs have become an integral part of marine fish recruitment.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Kayak event helps vets

Professional kayak angler and guide Rob Alderman of Norfolk, Va., has always been about the military. Alderman, who operates Outer Banks Kayak Fishing, was never a member of the armed services due to a history of sports injuries in his youth, but he is surrounded by relatives who have or are serving.

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June 14 at 9:00 am
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Nervous wrecks - Plenty of bottomfish make Carolina wrecks and reefs their summer homes

With summer arriving in full force this month, the inshore waters up and down the coast of both Carolinas can get a little crowded with vacationers, weekend anglers and pleasure boaters. Likewise, the consistent inshore bite just a few weeks ago has begun to diminish as water temperatures have risen.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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Make your lures match the hatch

Many manufactures have lured a lot of fishermen to the sales counter with paint jobs and swimming action, but none has done it better in recent years than LiveTarget lures. The major upside to their new line of swimbaits is that bass love them as much as anglers.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Sample the buffet line

While many bass anglers don’t distinguish between threadfin shad and blueback herring when they refer to the “shad spawn,” knowing the differences between baitfish species could pay off at weigh-in time. Here’s a run-down of what prey species are likely to be sharing water with bass this month:

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Have we left our roots?

In the kayak-fishing industry, most die-hard paddling anglers can trace their roots back about 10 years. The old-school anglers have been around about 15 years, and the true pioneers of the sport may boast 20 years. To put that into perspective, very few of us launched our kayaks to get away from it all to ponder and meditate on the impending doom of Y2K.

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May 14 at 9:00 am
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Bust the bass buffet - Spawning baitfish make for a bass buffet in the Carolinas in May

Every bass fisherman in the Carolinas looks forward to the annual spawn, whether it be smallmouth, largemouth or spotted bass. It’s shallow-water fishing at it’s most challenging and often most rewarding.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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