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Recreational Fishermen Protest In Raleigh

On Tuesday, June 20th, a group of North Carolina recreation fishermen took their protest and their boats to the state’s capital to protest. The group circled the state legislative building to gain awareness...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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Fly Fishing…..Getting Started

  If you’re a fly fisherman, there’s one thing we all have in common no matter what we’re fishing for… we’re absolute gear junkies. Whether you’re one of the minimalists who only carry what can fit in your...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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How to Catch Flounder North and South

Flounder are many times one the hardest fish to catch. They’re known as one of the smartest fishing the ocean with their ability to hide as well as outsmart the angler. This article gives you information on...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017
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Fisherman’s Lifestyle…..Carolina’s Craft Brewery Trail

  Tight Lines Pub & Brewing Co. Soon we will be Morehead City’s only operating brewery and restaurant. Founded in a historic building in downtown Morehead City, we will capture the heritage and lifestyle of...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017
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Bucktail Jigging Like A Pro

Let me start off with a question. Have you ever tried a bucktail jig in the ocean? Yes, the same one you see on the shelves in every tackle shop across the country. Parts of the military, Sailors, Pilots, Forward...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017
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Beating the Redfish “Skunk Factor”

Do you want to know the #1 “Redfish Skunk Factor” that you suffer from? But first, you are probably wondering what in the heck is a Redfish Skunk Factor? Let me explain… As some of you already know, Luke and I have...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017
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Rigging a Small For Catching Big Fish….Video

The guys in the big and expensive sportfishing are no longer the only ones that can go after the big fish. By knowing how to rig your small boat correctly you can fish for the bigger fish. this means know how to rig...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017
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Mark Nichols of D.O.A. Lures…….Legends of Saltwater Fishing Interview

Mark Nichols is know for many things, depending on who you’re talking to. He’s known for being a world class fisherman by many. Some know him as the guy that created the first artificial shrimp lure. He...
Posted On 24 May 2017
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Reds On the Fly

When it comes to fly fishing, the general population of folks think about mountain streams and willow branches and the sound water cascading through a picturesque mountain landscape, but down on the Crystal Coast,...
Posted On 12 May 2017






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Rigging a Small For Catching Big Fish….Video

The guys in the big and expensive sportfishing are no longer the only ones that can go after the big fish. By knowing how to rig your small boat correctly you can fish for the bigger fish. this means know how to rig and use dredges and teasers just like the big boats. It’s...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017
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Rigging For Spring Cobia

The first of May means that the Cobia are not too far away. Make sure you take at look at this Carolina Outdoor Journal “Geartime” with Cape Fear area guide Captain Stuart Caulder. Stuart takes a few minutes to show you how to rig for your next Cobia excursion.
Posted On 28 Apr 2017
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Catching Smoker Kings Off the North Carolina Coast

An hour after losing sight of Hatteras Inlet in North Carolina, we were slow-trolling in 90 feet of water, about 15 miles from port, in an area where Rooks regularly puts charter customers on kings larger than 30 pounds (aka smokers). Soon, I and the rest of the anglers on boa...
Posted On 17 Nov 2016
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Easy Way To Catch Bait Shrimp

Inshore fishermen know that shrimp is usually the best live bait for light tackle and inshore fishing. It’s great when your fishing species like trout, flounder and redfish. However catching shrimp can many times be time consuming and buying live shrimp can be expensive....
Posted On 21 Jul 2016

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Spring Fishing For Redfishing Webinar with Captain Lee Parsons

Listen in on the recent online webinar by well known Coastal Carolina saltwater fishing guide, Captain Lee Parsons with his presentation of Spring fishing for Redfish. It’s great advice from a great guide. Click For Webinar
Posted On 28 Apr 2017
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Spotlight On…..EZ Bait of Goldsboro, NC

I had the pleasure of speaking to Dwayne Bevell at EZ BAIT AND TACKLE and interview him to find out some facts about the tackle shop that his dad, Gary, opened in 2003.  I felt like I was flipping through one of Wayne County’s history books as he unfolded facts about the store’s...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
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Setting Up GO PRO For Fishing

Fishing is all about the memories and in the past days of saltwater fishing we used clumsy cameras that weren’t very water resistant. Then came the age of the video cameras that gave us moving pictures and sound but still not very water friendly. This meant that we were...
Posted On 20 Jan 2017
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Catching Smoker Kings Off the North Carolina Coast

An hour after losing sight of Hatteras Inlet in North Carolina, we were slow-trolling in 90 feet of water, about 15 miles from port, in an area where Rooks regularly puts charter customers on kings larger than 30 pounds (aka smokers). Soon, I and the rest of the anglers on boa...
Posted On 17 Nov 2016
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