Bass Fishing

Pending state-record spotted bass landed on Lake Norman

Shortly after Eric Weir of Belmont landed a 6-pound, 5-ounce spotted bass out of Lake Norman the day after Christmas in 2003, he made two predictions: first, that his record wouldn’t last long; and second, that it would be broken by another fish caught at Norman.

Eight years may or may not qualify as “lasting long,” but Weir’s second prediction came true on Saturday, Feb. 11, when Terry Trivette of Rural Hall landed a 6.97-pound spotted bass while fishing during a local Troll-Eze bass club tournament with partner Derick Tolley on Lake Norman. […]

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Legislative saltwater review committee sets dates

The Legislative Research Committee on Saltwater Issues has set four tentative dates for hearings about proposed changes in the way saltwater resources are managed in North Carolina.

The first meeting likely will be Jan. 5, the second Feb. 2, the third March 1 and the fourth April 5. […]

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iPhones, iPads now fully compatible with forums

Photos can now be posted to the SouthCarolinaSportsman.com forum directly from iPhones and iPads by using the free third-party app CliqCliq QuickPic. “We’ve been working hard to find a way to make Apple mobile devices fully compatible with our forums, and our IT staff has finally worked out all the bugs,” the site’s Andy Crawford said. “Now our many iPhone users can upload photos right from their boats and hunting leases!”

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iPhones, iPads now fully compatible with forums

Photos can now be posted to the NorthCarolinaSportsman.com forum directly from iPhones and iPads by using the free third-party app CliqCliq QuickPic.

“We’ve been working hard to find a way to make Apple mobile devices fully compatible with our forums, and our IT staff has finally worked out all the bugs,” the site’s Andy Crawford said. “Now our many iPhone users can upload photos right from their boats and hunting leases!” […]

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‘Celebration of life’ scheduled for popular Tar Heel angler killed in wreck

A “celebration of life” will be held tomorrow (Nov. 19) for a popular coastal angler killed in an accident Nov. 7 while driving to the Southern Kingfish Association Championship in Biloxi, Miss.

Wake Forest’s Jack Wood, a two-time winner of the SKA championship, and another SKA competitor was killed when the truck in which he was driving slammed into a tanker truck stopped because of a previous wreck. […]