Inshore Fishing

Time to store and protect your kayak

As cold weather rolls in along with other activities such as hunting season and football, fishing is no longer a priority for many anglers, and kayaks tend to be put to the side. But even though it’s out of sight and out of mind, it still requires care and maintenance.

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Bass Fishing

Fish November patterns for bass

November in the Carolinas can provide some really good bass fishing, but it can also be a tad frustrating since fish can be doing so many things. The positives are obviously that decreased fishing pressure and cooling water have the fish much more active and moving to new areas.

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Deer Hunting

Getting a deer’s attention

When deer season opens, once-desolate hunting grounds become overrun by hunters on a frequent basis. Whether checking trail cams, erecting tree stands, scouting or hunting, disturbances will quickly change the natural patterns of deer. Sometimes, the disturbance is just what the doctor ordered. Having the woods stirring by nosey hounds will set off a leery buck who wasn’t planning to leave his bed at all during daylight hours. 

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Deer Hunting

Watch the wind; the deer sure do

One of the first lessons hunters learn is how good a deer’s senses are. Their senses of smell, hearing and sight are what helps them get from place to place without getting into a dangerous situation. 

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Bass Fishing

A-rig tackle needs more backbone

Veteran bass fisherman J.T. Palmore prefers to use a 7-foot-6 extra-heavy baitcasting rod with a fast, light tip when fishing an Alabama rig. A stout rod is required to handle the heavy, multi-rig baits that can easily weigh over 2 ounces. The lighter tip increases hookup chances by helping the bait to “load up” without pulling it away and missing the fish. 

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