While you don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, March brings conditions that require anglers to plan, lest the idiot wind blows through the buttons of your coat.
To make spring a fun and exciting time for boating, do some work now and improve your odds of avoiding big towing and repair bills later.
Guest commentary: The Cape Fear River and its historically important and scarce resources are rapidly being lost or adversely altered forever.
UNC student Molly Herring shares her experiences and observations from a university trip up the North Carolina portion of the Roanoke River.
A small assortment of lures can bring success in almost any inshore fishing situation.
From the editor: Our work in 2022 and promise for the New Year.
Marine geologist Dr. Stan Riggs, who recently received the North Carolina Award, the state’s highest civilian honor, writes that society must adopt a more humble approach to live with changing coastal dynamics.
The beauty of living and fishing in North Carolina is that there are great opportunities during the colder months with a variety of species, without the crowds.
Often the most successful fishing trips are the ones that begin with a young person’s question, “Can we go fishing today?”
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