• Small Craft Advisory

    A kayak owner prepares to install a hatch-style cat bag.

    Take paddling precautions

    Whistle, PFD, trolley anchor, dry bag are musts
    November 30, 2014 at 9:00am
    A number of rivers in North Carolina hold good populations of smallmouth bass, even some that aren’t in the mountains proper.

    Look to river smallmouth

    Dan, New and Yadkin all offer great fishing
    October 30, 2014 at 9:00am
    A flounder gigger slips along the edge of a marsh in a kayak, a near-perfect way to stick flatfish.

    Kayaks: great for gigging

    Paddle craft are a good platform for flounder
    September 29, 2014 at 9:00am

    The lure of the Roanoke

    Paddling/camping on the river can be a joy
    August 29, 2014 at 9:00am
    Guide Matt Frazier travels often from the Foothills to fish the shallows around Fort Fisher in his kayak.

    Call it the “kayak coast”

    Fort Fisher is among top paddling destinations
    July 31, 2014 at 9:00am
    Wiggins Mill in Wilson is one of a handful of lakes across North Carolina where access is perfect for canoes or kayaks.

    Paddle close to home

    Small, municipal lakes offer plenty of access
    June 30, 2014 at 9:00am
    Hunters can often get to turkeys that are unpressured by paddling streams or swamps and accessing land unavailable to other hunters.

    Paddle up a gobbler

    Kayaks, canoes can put you in prime tom turf
    May 05, 2014 at 9:00am
    Different fishing situations call for different styles of kayaks, based upon what each model does best.

    Paddle your way to fish

    Fishing kayaks are growing market for anglers
    April 04, 2014 at 9:00am