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For the past 23 years, you have relied on North Carolina Sportsman to provide the most-current information about hunting and fishing in the state.

The success of this magazine spurred the birth of a similar magazine in South Carolina, which has been around for 11 years.

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August 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Cobia vote cedes recsí high ground

I can’t believe I’m admitting this in a public forum, but 20 years ago, I loved joining my kids to watch rubber-faced comedian Jim Varney in his series of “Ernest” movies.†

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July 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Into the fray steps the latest N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries boss

A guy I know who has owned a tackle shop on North Carolina’s coast for decades posed a question the other day I had to admit I couldn’t answer.

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June 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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The closing chapter of a disturbing story

The last chapter in a story we wish had never come our way was written in late March in a courtroom in Dobson, a pretty little town that’s the county seat of Surry County.

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May 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Daniel deserves a respectful send-off

Years ago, when I was a newspaper reporter, still looking into the future to my 30th birthday, I wound up covering a minor-league hockey team. It was sort of fun, and it gave me an opportunity to use all my high-school French on the French-Canadian kids.†

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April 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Itís time to update that hunting/fishing bucket list

The newspaper in my hometown has a weekly feature that profiles different high-school athletes, and one part of it is a panel with a list of personal facts about the athlete: favorite sports movie, favorite school subject, dream job — that kind of stuff.†

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March 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Punch drunk? Yep. Donít hit me again

If you are a fisherman or hunter in North Carolina, it must seem like the hits just keep on coming. I hate to say it, but I’m going to go ahead and start covering up in anticipation of the next punch.

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February 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Iíll stay calm, just introduce changes

I was planning to write this column about the decision the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission made during its mid-November meeting in Nags Head. And about how another politician showed up at the meeting and ran his mouth, threatening the Commission with legislative override if commissioners were too tough on commercial fishermen when they voted on a plan to save the state’s southern flounder fishery.

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January 01, 2016 at 7:00 am
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