• Fishing

    The areas around the mouths of the Pamlico, Bay and Neuse rivers fill up with redfish in June.

    Trap some Inner Banks reds

    June 15 at 7:00am
    Stephen Fields likes to fish a lipless crankbait on the high end of the tide for redfish.

    Rattle up Lowcountry reds

    June 15 at 7:00am
    June can be a great month for kayak-bound anglers of the saltwater or freshwater nature.

    Opportunity knocks once June arrives

    With school out, vacations offer anglers special chances
    June 14 at 9:00am
    E.J. Nettles caught this 400.4-pound blue marlin on Day 3 of the 2018 Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament while fishing aboard the Sullivan's Island, SC-based Rare Breed.

    Youth angler catches 400.4-pound blue marlin at Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

    Big catch moves Sullivan's Island, SC boat into third place
    June 13 at 11:44pm
    Honey Hush angler Robert Gorrell caught a 518.5-pound blue marlin on day two of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.

    North Carolina boat grabs Big Rock lead on second day

    Blue marlin, 518.5 pounds, loses 41-minute battle with angler
    June 12 at 9:11pm
    Ask pro angler Brian Latimer what he'd like for Father's Day, and it's a pretty good bet he'll say a day of fishing with his family.

    Take your dad fishing this Father's Day

    Time spent together in the outdoors beats a pair of socks
    June 12 at 1:31pm
    When fighting a fish, let your rod and your reel’s drag do the work.

    Don’t get tagged out at the plate

    When fighting a nice fish, take advantage of your tackle, don’t fail with the landing net
    June 12 at 9:00am
    An angler fishing from the new pier at Lake Edgar Brown in Barnwell, S.C.

    New fishing pier opens at Lake Edgar Brown

    Barnwell lake is one of 18 in SCDNR's State Lakes Program
    June 11 at 9:03pm
    The NCWRC has opened two new public fishing areas in Alleghany and Surry counties.

    NCWRC opens two new fishing areas

    Public areas offer access to New River, Ararat River
    June 11 at 8:35pm
    North Carolina speckled trout season closed during the winter, and is reopening this Friday, June 15.

    N.C. spotted trout season reopens June 15, 2018

    Trout harvest has been closed since Jan. 5
    June 11 at 5:32pm
    Capt. Robert McCarley shows off a typical spadefish caught from a nearshore reef.

    Tips for catching spadefish on nearshore reefs and wrecks

    Cannonball jellies are the key
    June 07 at 1:27pm
    Hollow body lures like this D.O.A. PT-7 are great options for catching fish in water with weedy surfaces.

    Top tips for catching bass in weed-covered waters

    Anglers have never had so many hollow body lure options
    June 06 at 10:00pm
    Catching nice flounder while on vacation doesn't have to be an all-day affair, and you can often do it within sight of your vacation rental.

    Tips for trolling for flounder without a boat

    It's great for fishing on limited time during family vacations
    June 06 at 5:00pm
    Lee Padrick and Dwayne Smith of Team Hook & Bones/The Redfish Guys won $15,000 for their first place finish in Morehead City's Star Rods Caroilna Redfish Elite Tournament on June 2 and 3, 2018.

    Team Hook and Bones/Redfish Guys win $15,000 at Star Rods Carolina Redfish Elite Tournament

    Leaving a group of fish alone on day 1 paid off on day 2
    June 05 at 1:38pm