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    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
    Yesterday 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
    June can be a great month for kayak-bound anglers of the saltwater or freshwater nature.

    Opportunity knocks once June arrives

    With school out, vacations offer anglers special chances
    June 14 at 9:00am
    When fighting a fish, let your rod and your reel’s drag do the work.

    Don’t get tagged out at the plate

    When fighting a nice fish, take advantage of your tackle, don’t fail with the landing net
    June 12 at 9:00am
    With onions and peppers cooked, move them to the edges of the FireDisk Cooker and add the dolphin to the middle

    How’s your mojo?

    Mojo Fireball Dolphin fajitas will make your day
    June 08 at 9:00am
    A big food plot is a great wildlife attractor, but make sure it’s in an area that won’t force deer to feed at night.

    Time to figure out food-plot plans

    Summer should be beginning of fall deer success
    June 05 at 9:00am
    Big crankbaits start to play a bigger role in bass fishermen’s plans in June, because they’re perfectly suited for finding and catching hungry bass.

    June has so much to offer anglers

    Choose your weapon; bass will be biting
    June 01 at 7:00am
    The ‘potato chip lip’ on Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad creates erratic movement gamefish just can’t resist.

    Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad

    'Potato chip lip’ is the secret to lure’s wobble
    May 29 at 9:00am
    The late Gene Sutherland loved the woods and whitetails in a life that spanned almost 70 years.

    A life well lived: Remembering a hunter and friend

    Hunting mentor’s closing letter hits the things that make us love the woods
    May 22 at 9:00am
    Rainbow trout have a varied diet and will eat anything they can capture. They routinely eat the larval, pupal and adult forms of aquatic insects, plus terrestrials that fall into the water. They will eat fish eggs, shrimp, crawfish and small fish up to one-third of their length.

    Four-of-a-kind basic trout flies for fly fishermen

    Wet and dry flies, nymphs and streamers all belong in a fly fisher’s fly box, and all can be very effective
    May 19 at 9:00am
    Striper fishermen on the Santee Cooper lakes catch plenty of nice fish in May using live shad or herring, but drifting cut baits can also put some nice blue catfish in your cooler at the end of the day.

    Santee Cooper fishing in May: A lot to love

    Crappie, bream, shellcrackers, stripers and cats make Lake Moultrie and Lake Marion hot spots
    May 16 at 9:00am
    Bedding bream are so aggressive they often strike baits that are too big to swallow.

    Kayak fishing for bream

    Kayaks, canoes can get you in tight with spawning sunfish
    May 14 at 9:00am
    Slip-bobber rigs baited with live and/or cut bait have been the ticket for many nice redfish.

    Slip-bobber rigs do the job

    Tie up a rig, put on the bait, make a cast and let the current do the work
    May 12 at 9:00am
    Blue corn tortilla chips and sour cream accent a tamale pie.

    Leftover turkey has life with this recipe

    Cast-iron turkey tamale pie is a great way to remember that gobbler
    May 08 at 9:00am
    Land managers can count on a lush, warm-season food plot to provide plenty of nutrition for wildlife.

    Are warm-season food plots effective?

    You bet! They can do plenty to improve local habitat
    May 05 at 9:00am