Capt. Gordon shares his insight on popular plugs used for inshore fishing on the North Carolina coast and how to successfully fish them.
The Angler's Angle
Capt. Gordon doesn’t like winter any more than anyone, but he has tips for boating the big ones that don’t seem to mind the cold.
Get rigged and ready, because the best time to be fishing the beach for fall-run speckled trout is before the sun rises.
Autumn is the best for dramatic and rewarding fishing adventures, and Capt. Gordon returns to share his tips for success on the water.
Capt. Gordon doesn’t always keep the fish he catches, but when he does, he has a variety of tried and true preparations guaranteed to please.
In the words of Thoreau, “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
You may have nice gear and the right tackle, but if you are not boating the big ones there are a number of possible reasons, all of which can be addressed through preparation — and physics.
While so many variables can make saltwater fishing especially challenging, bass fishing in golf course water hazards can bring success and satisfaction, but there are important points to consider.
What fly fishing may lack in efficiency is more than made up for in the personal fulfillment of living deliberately.
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.
A small assortment of lures can bring success in almost any inshore fishing situation.
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.