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Use big lures for bigger slabs

Like a lot of fishermen, when I think about crappie fishing, I think about the tiny, tiny baits many fishermen use — those micro jigs that weigh 1/64- to 1/16-ounce, and those itty bitty hair jigs and plastic grubs.Read More...
March 12, 2007 at 4:16 pm
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Henrietta’s a real shady lady

One of the females who lives under my roof earned a promotion about 11 months ago.Read More...
February 22, 2007 at 11:32 am
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Tru-Tungsten ‘T-Rig’ gets a grip

North Carolina bass pro Marty Stone got a look at what he thought was the worm rig of the future when he was a pro staffer at Florida-based Gambler Lures.Read More...
January 29, 2007 at 1:29 pm
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Getting in Gear

Few things can get a hunter or fishermen to quit paying attention to the task at hand, whether it’s approaching ducks or casting bucktails to feeding stripers.Read More...
December 26, 2006 at 11:43 am
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Sportsman’s tricks for Saint Nick

A while back, I learned the, er, um, difficult way, how to respond when asked about what I wanted for a Christmas/birthday/Father’s Day/anniversary present.Read More...
November 17, 2006 at 2:42 pm
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After you’ve pulled the trigger

Deer hunters face at least two tasks every time they head to the woods: killing a deer, then doing something with it to ensure that the tasty venison isn’t wasted.Read More...
October 24, 2006 at 3:34 pm
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Flat-sided crankbaits work well

Fourteen years ago next month, I wrote a newspaper column about flat-sided crankbaits after an afternoon excursion to High Rock Lake with the late Jerry Walters of Lexington, a fine bass fisherman who lost a battle with cancer several years ago at far too young an age.Read More...
September 25, 2006 at 10:51 am
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Cruising for a fall without safety

Across North Carolina this month, a lot of hunters will climb into portable tree stands and remove a lot of animals from the Tar Heel state’s deer herd.Read More...
August 15, 2006 at 1:28 pm
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