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Wintergreenheads

Wayne McDowell sloshed through shin-deep water while behind him trailed a dozen mallard decoys tied to monofilament lines, banging together like plastic drums. […]

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Chill Out for Trout

Once upon a time, anglers at the southeastern North Carolina coast put up their skinny water rods when it turned cold, winterized their boats and waited for spring to feed their fishing habit once again. […]

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Specks ‘N’ Spots

The watery ring the bait and float created when they lightly splashed into the protected water at the mouth of the small creek off the North River had spread just a few feet when the bobber unceremoniously disappeared. […]

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Former Menhaden Boat Becomes Centerpiece of AR 400

It has taken a while and been rescheduled three times, but thanks to the hard work and dedication of many volunteers, the former menhaden boat, Coastal Mariner, has been re-christened the Captain Greg MicKey and assumed its final resting place near the center of AR 400, Frying Pan Tower Reef.
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HB 1017: Brunswick Menhaden Restrictions, Passes House Committee

RALEIGH (April 17) – The House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources met yesterday to hear HB 1017: BRUNSWICK MENHADEN RESTRICTIONS, an act to make it unlawful to take Menhaden or Atlantic Thread Herring with a purse seine net within three nautical miles of the shoreline of Brunswick County from May 1 through October 31 of each year.
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