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5410
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Devoted pickers of wild berries can enjoy these delights several months each year in North Carolina. Casada discusses picking wild strawberries, dewberries, blackberries, and elderberries.
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9969
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Once the American chestnut spread from the East Coast to the Mississippi River; however, a blight in the early 1930s virtually wiped the tree out.
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721
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Hunting and fishing may not rank as major literary themes, but NC has produced a large and highly readable body of sporting books and articles by such great writers as Robert Ruark and Horace Kephart.
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Born on Indian Creek in what is now the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Mark Cathey lived a life that revolved around hunting and fishing. He is remembered in tales and books like HUNTING AND FISHING IN THE GREAT SMOKIES.
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The wild turkey has made a remarkable recovery in North Carolina. From a low of 2,000 in 1970, wild turkeys are now found in all one hundred of the state's counties. Many individuals and groups have played a part in this conservation success story. However, one person deserves special credit for the turkey's comeback. That person is Wayne Bailey, who was the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's lead turkey biologist during the critical decade of the 1970s. Bailey is profiled in this Casada article.
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European colonists who settled on North Carolina's Coastal Plain quickly learned to use the wild vegetables, berries, fruits, and nuts they found growing there. Nuts provided food for their tables and for their hogs. The tradition of nutting continues to this day. Casada discusses the practice and where to find nuts, including black walnut, hazelnut, butternuts, and beechnuts.
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7969
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Casada profiles of some noted North Carolina fly fishermen who have helped create, nurture and preserve the fly-fishing traditions of the western section of the state. Mark Cathey, who died in 1944, is considered the best-known of all the state's fly-fishermen. Others who played a role in the rich heritage of fly fishing include Levi Haynes, Allene Hall, Dwight Howell, Marty Maxwell, and Bennie Joe Craig. Casada provides a baker's dozen of traditional mountain fly patterns, all of them tried-and-true flies developed in the mountains by locals.
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36161
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Parts of the wild turkey not consumed were used in ingenious ways, Native American groups had proven for hundreds of years. The anatomical parts that could be decorative or utilitarian included the wild turkey’s bones, spurs, feathers, and beards.