• Fishing

    Catching big catfish is easier when you properly hook the right bait onto your hook.

    How to hook a big bait for blue catfish

    Pro catfish angler shows how it's done
    August 01 at 11:13am

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    August 01 at 7:00am
    Largemouth bass are a tough sell in August, but understanding how current affects them is half the battle; the other half is coaxing them into biting.

    Understand current’s role

    Moving water is important to August success
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Many archery manufacturers have plenty of equipment available for bowfishing, including reels, points and arrows.

    Saltwater hunting? - Bowfishing opens up great opportunities in the Carolinas

    Take a bow into the shallows of coastal Carolina for rays and certain fish species, and you’ll mix hunting and saltwater fishing in a different, exciting way.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Sheepshead can save some summer fishing trips because they’re almost always willing to bite.

    Summer sheepies - How to “herd” those summer sheepshead

    When August heats Carolina waters to a near-boil, you can count on sheepshead to bite. Here’s how to find and catch them.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Here are some high-water inshore tips for hot-weather anglers.

    Hot weather, fish high water

    A rising tide doesn’t have to end your fishing trip, especially during the summer, when water rushing into an estuary can set up a good bite in some great spots.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Target tarpon this month in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound.

    Target summer tarpon - August is tarpon time in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound

    North Carolina anglers have a short window to target tarpon, and that window is about to open.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Hot weather doesn’t have to be a turn-off for Carolinas bass fishermen.

    Some like it hot - Tips for hot-weather bass fishing in the Carolinas

    The phrase “They gotta eat sometime” never rings truer for fishermen than in August’s heat. Follow the advice of these expert anglers and learn how to set up a buffet for bass.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Justin Whiteside said anchor setups provide him the best opportunity to hook big catfish at Lake Wateree.

    Top spots for summer cats - Check out these half-dozen summer catfish hot spots in the Carolinas

    Hot weather can bring out the best in rivers and lakes in the Carolinas when it comes to whiskered foes. Here’s the lowdown on where to find them.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    A beautiful, wild brook trout is one of the real joys of fishing on tiny, isolated wild-trout streams in the mountains of western North Carolina.

    The wild, wild west - Beat the summer heat by spending a day on one of North Carolina’s many wild-trout streams.

    North Carolina has more than 4,000 miles of streams holding wild, native trout waiting to sample your fly collection.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Old Town Next

    Old Town Next

    August 01 at 7:00am
    Booyah Flex II

    Booyah Flex II

    August 01 at 7:00am

    Live Target 2017 lineup

    August 01 at 7:00am
    Shimano Curado K

    Shimano Curado K

    August 01 at 7:00am
    Learning to catch red drum is one of the seminars being offered at the Pechmann Center this month.

    Fishing skills workshops at Pechmann Center throughout August

    Workshops are free, pre-registration is required
    August 01 at 1:00am
    Michelle Keisler shows off the piebald catfish she caught on June 4 while fishing with her dad and husband.

    Another piebald catfish caught on Lake Monticello

    Unique fish was released alive and well
    July 31 at 7:16pm