|Use big lures for bigger slabs
March 12, 2007 at 4:16 pm
Like a lot of fishermen, when I think about crappie fishing, I think about the tiny, tiny baits many fishermen use ó those micro jigs that weigh 1/64- to 1/16-ounce, and those itty bitty hair jigs and plastic grubs.
|Henriettaís a real shady lady
February 22, 2007 at 11:32 am
One of the females who lives under my roof earned a promotion about 11 months ago.
|Tru-Tungsten ĎT-Rigí gets a grip
January 29, 2007 at 1:29 pm
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.
|Getting in Gear
December 26, 2006 at 11:43 am
Few things can get a hunter or fishermen to quit paying attention to the task at hand, whether itís approaching ducks or casting bucktails to feeding stripers.
|Sportsmanís tricks for Saint Nick
November 17, 2006 at 2:42 pm
A while back, I learned the, er, um, difficult way, how to respond when asked about what I wanted for a Christmas/birthday/Fatherís Day/anniversary present.
|After youíve pulled the trigger
October 24, 2006 at 3:34 pm
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 isnít wasted.
|Flat-sided crankbaits work well
September 25, 2006 at 10:51 am
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.
|Cruising for a fall without safety
August 15, 2006 at 1:28 pm
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 stateís deer herd.
|Pretty Bucktails All in a Row
July 17, 2006 at 1:59 pm
Itís been almost 20 years since I first set foot in the Dixie ski boat that Jerry Hill of Denton had converted into a striper-fishing machine.
|Tricking crappies when itís hot
June 19, 2006 at 1:38 pm
When fishermen think about crappie, normally, the idea comes to mind of slipping along in the shallows, dabbling a jig or dunking a minnow around any kind of cover you can find.
|Senko is a multiple-use lure
May 23, 2006 at 12:19 pm
Robert Karbas of Wake Forest is the undisputed king of the Senko in North Carolina.
|Listen, kids: Fatherís Day near
April 25, 2006 at 12:26 pm
Every year as the end of May approaches, I struggle with Fatherís Day presents ó not the ones my kids get me, but the annual walk through sporting goods stores trying to figure out what my father needs.
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