Every fall, speckled trout move by the thousands into creeks crossed by roads and bridges, where an angler needs only the proper approach and equipment.
The sights, smells and other signals are there, but some folks just seem to have an innate sense for catching fish.
Keep a sharp eye because you may not see them below, but there’s a certain fish that when hooked, despite its lowly status, is likely to make everyone happy.
There’s a king mackerel tournament somewhere almost every weekend, but aside from potential big money, catching a king is exciting.
The good-looking bird better known for its varied vocal stylings and found in coastal regions, including Ocracoke Island’s thickets, was depicted in the drawings of John White, the Colonial governor, mapmaker and artist.
Summer fishing on grass flats and tidal creeks requires special considerations and planning in terms of gear, location and avoiding heat stroke, but big speckled trout and red drum are among the possible rewards.
The Shoreline Health Oversight, Restoration, Resilience, and Enhancement Act would preserve coastal habitat while providing affordable, alternative sand sources used for beach nourishment projects, writes guest columnist Andrew Hutson of Audubon North Carolina
May brings with it the promise of southwest breezes and pleasant days on the water with the ability to finally get in a small boat and catch a fish close to shore — the true sign of approaching summer.
Capt. Gordon Churchill takes readers out for a day on the water to fish for spring trout.
The Environmental Defense Fund’s Michelle Allen writes that solutions are available for the transportation and power sectors to help North Carolina meet its climate goals, bolster the economy and reduce air pollution.
It’s estimated that weakfish can spawn as many as 66 times per season, which is longer in North Carolina than in areas to the north.
Second in a commentary series by Michelle Allen of the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund: The state, despite its leadership on climate policy, is on track to fall short of power sector carbon-reduction targets.
Guest columnist Michelle Allen with the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund writes that Gov. Roy Cooper’s Jan. 7 executive order sends an important signal on addressing climate change and creating a more equitable future, but swift action is needed.
It’s a popular baitfish and its commercial uses date back centuries, but Atlantic menhaden also serve important ecosystem needs.
As the days get longer and warmer and trout become more active, fishing columnist Capt. Gordon Churchill offers his tips on gear and techniques for success.
The semi-anadromous fish, which can be found in the ocean or in freshwater, has a unique life history compared to its freshwater perch cousins.