Capt. Gordon shares his insight on popular plugs used for inshore fishing on the North Carolina coast and how to successfully fish them.
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.
Well-known surfboard shaper Dave Rohde of Kitty Hawk is also renowned as an expert fisherman and guide, and he credits fishing for saving him from self-destruction.
Get rigged and ready, because the best time to be fishing the beach for fall-run speckled trout is before the sun rises.
Matt Frattasio of Massachusetts is the first North Carolina recordholder for Seriola rivoliana, otherwise known as almaco jack.
The Havelock resident, former college and pro baseball player and newspaper sports writer has turned his love of fishing into a growing enterprise.
Autumn is the best for dramatic and rewarding fishing adventures, and Capt. Gordon returns to share his tips for success on the water.
Stone caught the 3-pound, 11-ounce fish July 27 10 miles off Southport.
The Wilmington native’s Facebook group, Female Fishing Fanatics, is open to all anglers, but is specifically a safe haven for women to be able to post their catches without fear of online harassment.
Christopher Rocci of Morehead City caught the 10-pound, 2.4-ounce fish July 27 45 miles offshore of Beaufort Inlet.
The Kitty Hawk resident is no stereotypical fly fisher, but she may have learned a thing or two from some who were.
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.
A quarter-century career as a state fisheries biologist may give Chris Batsavage an edge on the water, but his personal database may be his most powerful advantage.
Harrison Bachmann of Wrightsville Beach shows off his 9-pound, 12.1-ounce, fish. Photo: Division of Marine Fisheries
In the words of Thoreau, “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
Havelock High School teacher and soccer coach Josh Helms has been honing his angling skills since childhood, most recently exploring the art of fly fishing, and says an open mind is vital.