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Hunting and Fishing Impacts from Hurricanes Florence, Michael

Polly Dean - October 18, 2018

Hurricanes Florence and Michael hit the Carolinas and Gulf states hard. How will the storms impact hunting and fishing?


Two Saltwater State Records in North Carolina

Game & Fish Online Staff - August 30, 2018

Two saltwater state records in North Carolina have fallen this summer.


Fall Fishing in North Carolina: Best Spots to Get Bit

Mike Marsh - August 13, 2018

Fall fishing in North Carolina is chock-full of great opportunities. Here are some of the best places and species to target.


Pick 3: Hot Tar Heel Lakes for June Bass Fishing

Craig Holt - June 04, 2018

Monster largemouth are hungry and relatively easy to pattern as summertime kicks in. (Photo by


Great N.C. Summer Saltwater Fishing Trips

Mike Marsh - May 29, 2018

Test your tackle against North Carolina sheepshead, red drum, flounder or pompano for some great


The Best of North Carolina Summer Saltwater Fishing

Craig Holt - May 03, 2018

Warming water temperatures in May cause a rapid increase in the inshore bite for many species.


State Record Bluefin Tuna Caught Off N.C. Coast

Game & Fish Online Staff - April 18, 2018

Scott Chambers (kneeling left) is credited with a state record in North Carolina for this huge

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April in Carolina: Striper and Bass Fishing

Craig Holt - March 22, 2018

In many lakes across the state, largemouths are staging in or near shallow water in early April.

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2018 North Carolina Fishing Calendar

Mike Marsh - January 29, 2018

As a fishing state, North Carolina has no peer. Every year, we present our fishing calendar to

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Despite Big Chill, Stripers Seem Immune to 'Cold Stun'

Craig Holt - January 16, 2018

A client of guide Joe Ward displays a typical Neuse River winter striped bass.(Photo courtesy of


Best Saltwater Fishing Lodges of the South Atlantic

Jimmy Jacobs - November 28, 2017

Photo by Ron Sinfelt Escape to sunshine and fast action at these South Atlantic


Prime Fall Catfishing in Carolina

Mike Marsh - August 24, 2017

There's great fall catfishing scattered across North Carolina. Go fishing now! By Mike

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Summertime Crappie: Tips to Catch Hard-to-Get Slabs

David Brown - June 28, 2017

It rocks when the bite's easy. But when summertime crappie fishing gets difficult, dig in and


Best Spots for June North Carolina Bass Fishing

Craig Holt - June 12, 2017

Take the road less traveled to find unpressured water to find some great North Carolina bass


Great N.C. Saltwater Fishing Trips This Summer

Mike Marsh - May 24, 2017

N.C. saltwater fishing includes a vast array of coastal fish, and now's the time to catch

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2017 North Carolina Family Fishing Destinations

Mike Marsh - May 03, 2017

North Carolina offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to


2017 Top North Carolina Bass Fishing Spots

Craig Holt - March 15, 2017

North Carolina anglers are lucky to have members of the family Centrarchidae — which includes

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2017 North Carolina Crappie Fishing Forecast

Craig Holt - February 15, 2017

North Carolina crappie fishing has been blessed with above-average successes for years, but 2017

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