Eddie Barr’s black bear from Surry County, N.C. in 2016 will be officially scored and certified as the No. 3 biggest black bear ever scored, and No. 1 highest-scoring black bear ever killed by a hunter, during the 2019 Boone & Crockett Club’s annual banquet in August. […]
When most people think of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and its 57,000 acres deep in western North Carolina’s mountains, the tribal casino probably comes to mind. But if you are fisherman, you know the best bet on the reservation is the trout fishing.
As I stood in the dark swamp, knee deep in water, I could hear the whistling of duck wings as they flew by and landed in flooded timber around me. Looking up, I could see ducks in groups of three to as many as 10 silhouetted against the breaking light of the morning sky.