Growing up watching TV fishing shows on the weekend was an experience in itself. However, with everyone bass fishing around home, it always seemed strange when anglers would head north and talk of pike and muskie.
When Cowboy Outdoors decided to make a big, wedge-tailed soft-plastic artificial lure strictly a saltwater bait, speckled trout fishermen along the country’s coast benefitted big time.
This time of year, anglers can find large schools of redfish that number in the hundreds, and these fish are hungry. But anglers are better off catching just a few from a school, then moving on to find another one. […]
Duke Energy commissioned the Marshall Steam Station in 1964 and began commercial operation in 1965. The plant was named for Duke’s former president, E.C. Marshall, and is in Terrell, a Catawba County town west of Lake Norman.
The three bays between the Federal Point boat ramp at Fort Fisher and Bald Head Island and the creeks that wander through and connect them are places well known for producing a variety of fish. When the winter chill and brisk winds set in, they become prime, protected fishing areas for many fishermen seeking red drum and speckled trout. Occasionally, their waters even warm enough the flounder rise out of their winter muds and feed.
Biologist Charles Ruth of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources said the laws for harvesting wild hogs have been made much less restrictive in recent years to help reduce the growing population.
Hunters stay away from deep, forested areas for most of the year so they don’t disturb sanctuary areas and places where big bucks were thought to be hiding. Now that the season is out, it is the right time to dive into these areas to unravel the mysteries while the evidence is still fresh and the woods are clear.
The lineage of beagles extends to Greece, in the fifth century B.C., where a small hound that hunted hares and was followed on foot was mentioned in “Treatise on Hunting”, but England is the modern beagle’s country of origin.