Bass Fishing

Time to double up

When guide Tim Biesecker unleashes a long cast with either a Zara Spook, weighted Fluke or swimbait into the rock-laden waters at the upper end of North Carolina’s Roanoke Rapids Lake, below Gaston Dam, he doesn’t know if he’ll be rewarded with a powerful run from a striped bass or an acrobatic leap from a perturbed largemouth.