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Angier huntress kills big 14-point trophy buck

With a knee surgery scheduled for early December, Mary Morgan of Angier had been spending as much time as possible trying to bag a trophy buck before her hunting season is cut short. 

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November 23 at 7:52 pm
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High water hunt ends with 10-point buck for Bear Grass hunter

For Jeremy Hardison of Bear Grass, the only bad day of hunting is a day he didn’t go. While others stayed out of their deer stands in the wake of flooding from Hurricane Matthew, Hardison hit the woods on October 26th and was rewarded with a 149 ⅞ inch, Martin County 10 pointer.

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November 16 at 4:03 am
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Black nose crappie

Without a doubt, the Eno River presents a unique crappie fishing experience, in part because it offers the opportunity to catch a unique crappie.

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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Blades of glory

Ask guide Eddie Moody what the difference is between a long-liner and a tight-liner, he’ll quickly tell you that a tight-liner is more of a finesse or presentation fisherman, while a long-liner is putting his money on a reaction strike. As a long-liner, Moody ups the ante by rigging half of his offerings with bladed jigs to cause a forced feed.

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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Montgomery County 10-point buck goes down to Salisbury hunter

Diagnosed with Rocky Mountain spotted fever a month ago, Jordan Shinn of Salisbury has struggled to get back into the deer stand, missing most of archery season. But on Nov. 2, he rallied and was strong enough to arrange a final encounter with a buck he’d seen twice before: a 132 1/2-inch Montgomery County 10-pointer.

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November 09 at 7:07 pm
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Big mountain buck breathes its last for Waynesville hunter

Hugh Hannah of Waynesville, has been hunting the mountainous terrain of western North Carolina’s Haywood County for the past 34 years. Although large bucks are seldom taken in his neck of the woods, Hannah proved an exception to the rule when he harvested a 141-inch, 8- point buck that weighed in at 231 pounds.

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November 07 at 4:14 pm
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Winston-Salem anglers catch 94.8-pound wahoo

After striking out on two offshore trips and what was shaping up to be the third, Robert Shelton and Steven Trottier of Winston-Salem were about to throw in the towel this past Saturday. But when Trottier suggested one last troll in 350 feet of water just south of the Big Rock off Cape Lookout, Shelton agreed, and the pair turned their luck around with a 78-inch, 94.8-pound wahoo that struck a skirted ballyhoo.

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November 03 at 9:35 am
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For fall slabs, Eno is enough - Fish this North Carolina river for fall crappie

In the cool, morning air, Eddie Moody’s passenger boarded the Roxboro guide’s boat and brushed aside the life jacket placed on the seat for him.  

“You may not wear it going out, but I bet you’ll wear it coming back,” said Moody, grinning. 

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November 01 at 7:00 am
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