Bass Fishing

Fishing in April is a heaven for bass anglers

April is probably my favorite month to fish in the Carolinas, because there’s so much going on. The crappie are still biting, the bluegills are biting, the stripers will still be active, and you can catch bass most any way you want. […]


Put your hitch ball on TV

When hooking up to your boat trailer, how many times do you have to get out of your tow vehicle and walk back to check on the stormy relationship between its hitch ball and the trailer’s coupler? […]

Offshore Fishing

Hatteras: a cape, a village, an inlet

The village of Hatteras isn’t located at Cape Hatteras, but approximately 12 miles to the southwest at the southern end of Hatteras Island near Hatteras Inlet. It’s an unincorporated village with a population of approximately 500. 


open-field gobblers

Combine tactics to bag open-field gobblers

Steve Drummond loves hunting for open-field gobblers, and is typically successful. But he said that despite his best efforts, gobblers sometimes won’t cooperate. In those cases, he incorporates several of his favorite tactics to get these typically tough gobblers into range. […]

Freshwater Fishing

Roanoke River striper fishing without boats

Fishermen without boats don’t have to miss out on the spring striper run in the Roanoke River. Working with local county and municipal governments, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission was awarded several federal grants to construct fishing piers and riverbank parks for fishermen without boats.