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.
July 4 is Free Fishing Day in North Carolina, a day set aside for nearly 30 years so that everyone can fish without having to purchase a license.
His name was drawn from 53 entrants in the Bicentennial Jamboree passport raffle Saturday at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ office in Morehead City after he qualified by completing tasks and receiving passport stamps at exhibits.
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.
The East Coast Fisheries Mitigation Project seeks to improve upon what had been a project-by-project, state-by-state approach to address fishing industries’ concerns over offshore wind development.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is launching a new license and vessel registration system July 1.
Chris Ellis of Sneads Ferry, who loves to fish and is successful at it even when others aren’t catching, advises focusing on the experience for personal growth.
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.
The owner of WaterDog Guide Service of Beaufort serves on the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission and the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and was recently honored for his conservation ethic.