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    Preston Porter was on his way to refresh one of his corn piles when he encountered this trophy 8-point buck.

    Trip to refresh corn pile leads to 140-class buck for Riegelwood hunter

    8-point buck was lucky surprise for hunter
    November 05 at 7:47pm
    Fall food plots, with plenty of greenery, are prime spots to encounter deer when winter weather arrives in the Carolinas.

    Food plots shine as winter arrives

    November 05 at 9:00am
    Andrew Purcell killed this heavy-racked buck on Oct. 28, 2018 from a box blind in Orange County, N.C.

    Orange County hunter drops 160-inch monster

    Huge blackpowder buck had tall, heavy rack
    November 04 at 9:26pm
    Curtis Piper killed this big 9-point buck in Chester County on the 2018 opening weekend of gun season.

    Gaffney hunter had place, time right for encounter with huge 9-pointer

    Buck weighed over 200 pounds
    November 04 at 9:12pm
    Jordan Denton killed this big 6-point buck in Franklin County on Oct. 30, 2018.

    Pilot hunter kills massive-racked 6-point buck

    He killed a 140-class buck from the same stand exactly one year earlier
    November 04 at 8:39pm
    Ryan Keany of Manteo and his crew aboard Horseplay out of Pirate’s Cove Marina boated this 528-pound swordfish on Oct. 14 in 180 fathoms of water north of Oregon Inlet.

    Huge swordfish caught off Oregon Inlet

    Manteo crew boats 528-pound fish
    November 04 at 8:25pm
    Blaine Sturdivant killed this trophy buck on his first day visiting the newly-acquired hunting property.

    White Cross hunter kills 143-inch trophy buck on first trip to new property

    No corn, no cameras, no worries for Chatham County deer hunter
    November 01 at 11:24pm

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    November 01 at 7:00am
    Smaller duck species like this teal are among the first to migrate south in the fall, followed by bigger ducks, geese and swans.

    Time for the big duck migration

    Carolinas expect huge influx of waterfowl this month
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Hard-plastic jerkbaits are deadly on bass any time baitfish are shallow in fairly clear water. Most anglers think of February and March, but those are common late-fall conditions.

    Jerkbaits: not just for spring

    Long, skinny hard baits will fool bass in clear water from October through March
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Nymphs are a trout angler’s winter dream flies in the Carolinas.

    Get down for trout

    Purists love dry-fly fishing for mountain trout, but nymphs catch more and larger fish in the colder months. For consistent catches, go deep with nymphs.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    November brings some of the best fishing for spotted bass of the year to South Carolina’s Lake Russell.

    Spot on - South Carolina’s Lake Russell is a bass-fishing hot spot

    November brings great bass fishing to Lake Russell, with big spotted bass schooling up and feeding up. Here’s how to find and catch them.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    A climbing stand gives deer hunters several advantages when it comes to taking a big buck.

    Climb for the prize

    Most deer hunters get only one chance at a trophy buck. Here’s how hunting from a climbing stand can make that chance happen.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Stand your ground and tag a big Carolina whitetail buck.

    Take a stand!

    Unusual locations often lead to great bucks, even if they mean hunting close to rural residences, on what might seem like the wrong side of the wind, or on the ground. Here’s how....
    November 01 at 7:00am

    Thanksgiving reds

    November redfish in the Carolinas can be caught on three basic patterns, so spool on some line and catch them before the turkey is all gone.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    The author caught this red grouper in the fall, when the popular bottomfish move closer to shore as the water cools.

    November: prime time for super grouper

    Grouper are as close to the beach as they’ll ever been in November, and this North Carolina captain has a few ideas about catching them.
    November 01 at 7:00am