• Fishing

    Two consecutive years of falling flounder numbers has lead to a reduction in flounder limits for N.C. anglers.

    Flounder limit reduced to four because of overfishing

    Officials say failure to implement the new restrictions could lead to catastrophe.
    5 hours ago
    Bigger baits, bigger jigheads and bigger minnows will often lead to bigger crappie.

    Upsize your offerings for big crappie

    Don’t restrict your crappie baits to tiny jigs and minnows; bigger is often better
    15 hours ago
    Redfish will spend plenty of time in warmer ocean waters late in the winter.

    Go surfing for hungry, winter reds

    Try this unique take on surf fishing for redfish
    15 hours ago
    Bass pro Marty Stone said moving baits like this vibrating jig will catch more February bass than baits that sit on the bottom.

    For the best in February bass, follow these five tips

    Top 5 tips for landing more February bass
    15 hours ago
    Warm water from the Sutton Power Plant puts largemouth bass in a spring frame of mind throughout the winter.

    Warm Sutton Lake provides winter change of pace

    Reservoir's power plant pushes water temps into 70s, 80s
    16 hours ago
    Capt. Ponytail, Rod Thomas, will be one of the speakers at the Triad Saltwater Anglers fishing school in Winston-Salem.

    Fishing school scheduled for Winston-Salem March 18

    Freshwater and saltwater topics will be covered
    17 hours ago
    Lake Murray guide Brad Taylor said this winter's crappie fishing has been a lot like spring.

    Lake Murray's winter crappie fishing an awful lot like spring

    In unusually warm February water, slabs are ganging up at mouth of creeks
    Yesterday at 7:37am
    The 2017 striped bass harvest season will run from March 1 through Apr. 30 in the Roanoke River Management Area.

    2017 Roanoke River Management Area striped bass season opens March 1

    RRMA includes Roanoke River and several tributaries
    Yesterday at 7:46pm
    Unfair Lures offers anglers unique fishing plugs for both freshwater and saltwater species.

    Unfair Lures features unique innovations in fishing plugs

    Hook design is just one unique feature of these lures
    Yesterday at 3:44pm
    You'll catch your fish of a lifetime this year if you follow one tip from Capt. Rod Thomas of Capt. Ponytail Guide Service.

    How to catch the fish of a lifetime

    One tip will help you catch your biggest fish ever
    Yesterday at 3:02pm
    Matt Murphy was trying to locate bass for an upcoming tournament on Lake Moultrie when he hooked into this big catfish.

    Bass angler boats huge blue catfish at Lake Moultrie

    Practice for bass tournament results in unexpected encounter
    February 22 at 7:14am
    Plenty of stripers can be caught at High Rock this time of year, and very few of them are small fish.

    These are the keys to catching High Rock stripers in winter

    Follow these tips to put more stripers in your boat
    February 20 at 3:51pm
    Dieter Melhorn shows off a typical winter striper for Lake Wateree.

    VIDEO: Catching stripers on Lake Wateree

    Winter time is a good time for stripers on Wateree
    February 20 at 3:17pm
    The NCWRC has approved 38 rule changes for North Carolina's 2017-18 hunting and fishing seasons.

    NCWRC sets hunting, fishing regulations for 2017-18

    38 proposed rule changes were approved
    February 20 at 2:45pm
    North Carolina anglers will have a four month cobia season in 2017, beginning May 1.

    N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission sets four-month cobia season for 2017

    Anglers, boats will have creel limits, 36-inch size minimum, reporting requirement
    February 20 at 11:25am

    Hit the swamps for February bass

    Two lures can catch plenty of bass in these locations
    February 19 at 6:42pm