Jason Dew (bow) and Randall Soles catch two largemouth bass at Sutton Lake.
Bass Fishing

Sutton Lake’s roller-coaster bass bite

After Hurricane Florence breached the dike at Sutton Lake last fall, the Cape Fear River entered the lake and the power plant shut down temporarily. Will 2019 be a good year or bad year for the lake’s bass? Only time will tell. […]


It’s an all-night gig

It is not often that a recreational trip to procure fish begins well after dark. However, guide Allen Jernigan met a friend, Tony Rhodes, at a ramp in Sneads Ferry, N.C., at 9:30 p.m. […]


Holly Shelter Game Land has changed

On opening day of deer season in 2017, Steve Biszmaier, a 53-year-old heating and air conditioning parts salesman from Wilmington, N.C., was hunting at Holly Shelter Game Land in Pender County as he has for 30 years. […]