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This 1 tip will make anyone a better angler

One thing all anglers have in common is the desire to be better fishermen. As March rolls in, many of us vow to spend more time trying new lures and tactics, and to improve on those we’ve been using for years. The truth is, becoming a better angler is much simpler than that.

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Featured

This 1 tip will make anyone a better angler

One thing all anglers have in common is the desire to be better fishermen. As March rolls in, many of us vow to spend more time trying new lures and tactics, and to improve on those we’ve been using for years. The truth is, becoming a better angler is much simpler than that.

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Freshwater Fishing

Pick on winter pickerel

Growing up watching TV fishing shows on the weekend was an experience in itself. However, with everyone bass fishing around home, it always seemed strange when anglers would head north and talk of pike and muskie.

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Featured

Order your turkey tags now

Opening day of South Carolina’s turkey season is 20 days away, and while diehard turkey hunters have probably already been scouting, have been fine-tuning what turkey loads work best with their gun, and have their camouflage already laid out, they need to take one more important step before they hit the woods on the 20th – they need to order their turkey tags.

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100-pound catfish caught on Lake Gaston

Most big blue catfish in Lake Gaston come out of deep water, but when guide Zakk Royce of Murfreesboro hit Lake Gaston this past Friday, he had a hunch that warmer weather might shuffle shad and big cats to the backs of creeks.

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Major changes for 2016 cobia season in order

Cobia season in South Carolina waters won’t look the same this year, as state officials deal with federal requirements that the recreational harvest of the popular fish be reduced because last year’s tremendous harvest across the South Atlantic exceeded the annual catch limit by almost a million pounds.

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Federal closure looms over cobia season

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission voted in late February to reduce the daily creel limit for cobia from two fish to one in state waters, and fisheries officials are hoping to find more ways to delay a federal closure of the season that could come as soon as June 15.

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Events & Announcements

NCWRC hosting women-only fly fishing workshop April 23

Many women enjoy fly fishing just as much as their male counterparts do, but they sometimes find it intimidating to attend workshops on fly tying with men. It’s just a fact of life for women who enjoy the outdoors, and it’s unfortunately a turnoff that keeps some women out of the sport. Luckily, the NCWRC has a solution for that.

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Stick Lake Tillery crappie

Niorwood’s David Diggs fishes year-round for crappie at Lake Tillery, and he knows that March rates as a prime month for catching large slabs at the Yadkin River impoundment.

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