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    Chunks of pineapple, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers and mushrooms join skewered grouper cheeks on the grill.

    Cheeky grouper kabobs

    August 08 at 9:00am
    Do food-plot prep: lime and fertilize. Then get your seeds in the ground and pray for rain. You could hit the jackpot.

    Keep it simple food-plot strategy

    North Carolina hunter/landowner has great plan
    August 05 at 9:00am
    Moving water allows bass to live in more shallow water and feed more actively in the dead of summer, so  leaving the main body of a lake and heading upriver is a great idea.

    August doesn't mean no action

    Leave the deep water behind and head upriver or into the backs of creeks for bass
    August 01 at 7:00am
    LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine twitchbait comes in 3- and 3 ½-inch floating or suspended models, and is available in four color variations.

    LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine Twitchbait

    Detailed, realistic lure is irresistible to multiple saltwater species
    July 29 at 9:00am
    Garmin’s Xero Bow Sight combines a rangefinder and a bow-sighting sytem.

    Get a good look at this new sight

    Garmin product is rangefinder, laser sighting system for bowhunters
    July 22 at 9:00am
    Summer conditions aren’t the greatest for catching mountain trout, but with a few choices, you can put yourself in position for some great trips.

    Find your summer trout strategies

    Plan for problems that hot-weather conditions present and head to the right stream
    July 19 at 9:00am
    Anglers fishing the Santee Cooper system will have to be more careful measuring stripers with a new slot limit in effect.

    New striper regs promise plenty

    Anglers can keep fish, fishery can prosper
    July 16 at 9:00am
    Sheepshead offer kayak-bound anglers plenty of opportunities during the summer when they’re hanging around pier posts or rock jetties.

    Summer of the yak

    Look for cooler, deeper water when you’re paddling saltwater for homegrown or migratory targets
    July 14 at 9:00am
    With no need for keeping water in a cooler, keep your insulated water bottles in a drawstring bag where they’re easily accessible for use during summer fishing trips.

    Keep your trip water cool

    Insulated water bottles can do wonders for a hot, summer fishing excursion
    July 12 at 9:00am
    When hot summer days give way to cooler evenings, it’s time to fire up the grill and barbecue some fresh shrimp for a tremendous meal.

    Mango barbecue shrimp

    Here’s a new take on “Shrimp on the barbie”
    July 08 at 9:00am
    Public-hunting opportunities abound in both Carolinas for deer hunters who don’t have access to private land through a lease or a hunt club.

    Don’t pass up public hunting

    Carolinas boast more than 3 million acres in game lands, WMA management programs
    July 05 at 9:00am
    A jig and soft-plastic trailer in bluegill colors (greens, oranges, browns) can be a killer bait when bass are feeding shallow on bream that are feeding on mayflies.

    July means bream, mayflies and bass

    Target bedding bream, or target bass eating bream eating mayflies at peak of the insect hatch
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Two large J-shaped high-profile legs give the Cowboy its vibrating action.

    Ride ‘em, cowboy

    Gary Yamamoto’s new creature bait has a fluttery action big bass just can’t resist
    June 29 at 9:00am
    The TenPoint Stealth NXT offers big performance in a compact, light package.

    Tenpoint adds a new crossbow

    Stealth NXT puts the latest technology into space-age archery equipment
    June 22 at 9:00am
    A young angler works a section of the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County, one of North Carolina’s most-popular delayed-harvest trout streams.

    Delayed harvest: Trout for everyone

    Hungry, stocked fish in select, popular streams makes for a great time for anglers of all levels
    June 19 at 9:00am
    Jimmy Ledbetter, a veteran tournament fisherman, said Santee Cooper anglers can catch big blues this month drifting or anchoring in either lake or the Division Canal.

    Santee in June: Catfish central

    All three species are in play on Lakes, in Canal
    June 16 at 9:00am