Freshwater Fishing

Beat Winter Blues

During recent years, Lake Norman, a member of the Catawba River chain of lakes and Badin Lake, a member of the Yadkin River chain of lakes, have emerged as the state’s premier reservoirs for trophy blue catfish. […]

Freshwater Fishing

Winter arrives at high country

Winter comes to the mountains in muted shades of gray, green and brown.

Except for evergreens, trees have been stripped of their leaves, leaving only bare, twiggy branches. It’s a stark and different kind of beauty here in the winter. […]


Fishing for sportsmen’s gifts

Last December I wrote a column about Christmas gifts for sportsmen and the response was overwhelming. Wives, family members and girl friends stopped by the Sportsman booth during January and February boat shows to thank me for the suggestions and to ask I be sure to do it again. […]