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Donít anchor out again

Anchoring technology has come a long way since the early days of boating. Power-Poles and Minn Kota Talons are remote-controlled anchoring systems that are great for inshore anglers, and Minn Kota’s iPilot and Motorguide’s xi5 trolling motors lock on to a satellite through GPS and keep a boat’s position steady, leaving anglers free to fish without having to worry about the boat slipping off the fishing hole.

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May 27 at 12:05 pm
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Try upside-down trick to land big fish

When you bring a really big fish close to the boat, chances are it’s not excited about coming onboard. This is often when they put up their biggest fight, and is also a common time when many anglers lose their biggest fish. One simple tip will help you land more big fish at the boat.

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May 25 at 9:53 am
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Hoopee Hookers know how to hook a bream

The Johnson Beetlespin, Mepps Aglia, and Betts Spin are some of the lures many of us used when we were kids, and many of us still use those same lures today. They are inexpensive and simply get the job done.

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May 16 at 6:51 pm
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Western N.C. boar hunt produces two 300-plus pounders

Cody Durham and Mitch Mincey recently went on a hog hunt in Jackson County, and had a very interesting trip. While most people think of the eastern part of the state when talking about hog hunting, their western North Carolina trip produced some good hogs, but there was more to this hunt than just waiting for hogs to show up. It could have passed as a scouting trip for bears.

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May 16 at 2:25 pm
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Fishers of Kids Anglers Academy takes 80 kids fishing

Samantha Gay is a Technology Assistant at Greene County Intermediate School in Snow Hill, and students there have always loved hearing her talk about fishing, one of her favorite hobbies. She loves telling those fishing tales, but could never quite put into words what fishing was all about, and when she learned that many of the kids had never been fishing before, she realized what she had to do.†

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May 12 at 11:10 am
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Youth hunter bags triple-bearded gobbler in Halifax County

Sherman Thompson took his two sons hunting during the youth season, and it was a day none of them will ever forget. Austin, Thompson’s 14-year-old son killed a triple-bearded gobbler, and 12-year-old Levi killed a jake.

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May 09 at 11:40 pm
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Durham hunter bags trophy gobbler

Brant Grady learned a lesson about how badly even a small, rusty wire fence can ruin a turkey hunt on April 16, but he capitalized on the lesson, and bagged his trophy gobbler on the following Monday near Hurdle Mills in Orange County.

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May 09 at 1:54 pm
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Surry County hunter kills new record bearded hen

Trap Hill’s John Money is an avid hunter and has spent enough time outdoors to have seen numerous bearded hens and white gobblers over the years, and he’s killed his share of what most hunters would consider trophies, but he killed a true, record-book trophy on April 30 when he shot a bearded hen that is the new North Carolina NWTF record.

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May 05 at 11:13 am
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