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2362
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For years bass fishermen in the state have been successful using the Carolina rig, a device consisting of a plastic worm on a leader behind small weights. Modifications over the past fifty years have made this method more effective than ever.
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4927
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Where are the fish and how deep are they were unsolved mysteries for bass fishermen prior to the 1950s. Then Carl Lowrance moved bass fishing into the electronic age with the creation of the LO-K-Tor, a portable device that allowed fishermen to see below the surface. The device first appeared in North Carolina in 1961. Gaddis describes its development and subsequent acceptance by sports fishermen.
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5472
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Many a weekend fisherman has dreamed of being paid to travel around the country and compete in fishing tournaments. North Carolina's Guy Eaker, David Fritts, Hank Parker, Gerald Beck, and Chris Elliott talk about what it takes to become a professional bass fisherman - a lot of hard work and very little glamour.
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13725
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Randy Lingerfelt discusses the world of professional bass fishing. A native of Albemarle, Lingerfelt works full-time as a warehouse coordinator, but at age 29, he is well on his way to turning a hobby into an occupation.
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21733
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Shaffner, a fishing guide in northwestern North Carolina, describes fishing for smallmouth bass in a very under-utilized fishery--the tributaries of large smallmouth bass rivers. He considers it the state's greatest freshwater game fish. He provides information on some of the streams listed by their river basins, such as the Yadkin River, New River, and French Broad River basins, as well as tackle and techniques to use.
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24863
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Fishing for bass is a way of life for some North Carolinians. A favorite of both the expert and the novice, bass are plentiful and found in all 100 counties of North Carolina. Bass fisherman Wayne Harrell shares his expertise on favorite lines and fishing spots.
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North Carolina's Eastern Living Magazine (NoCar F 252.3 N82), Vol. Issue , February-March 2016, p110, 112-113, il, por
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25996
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Florida bass were recently introduced in North Carolina waters, but their growth has been less than native species of large-mouth bass. Researchers are continuing to monitor these differences in hopes the introduced species will thrive.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 19 Issue 5, Nov-Dec 1975, p21
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26097
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Fishermen and bass clubs across North Carolina have contributed countless hours and data to the NC Wildlife Resources Commission’s Division of Inland Fisheries 1976 Bass Catch Survey. Data so far shows that catch did not vary from season to season as would have been expected, and that ponds provided the best place for a quick catch.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 21 Issue 3, Summer 1977, p14
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26345
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Hybrid bass have been stocked at Lake Higgins. These fish, a cross between striped bass and white bass, have a fast growth rate and will reach appropriate size in two years.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 22 Issue 3, Summer 1978, p20
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26400
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White bass, one of the most popular fish in North Carolina, is relatively new to the state, being stocked the Yadkin and Catawba River reservoirs in the 1950s.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 23 Issue (26) 3, Sept 1979, p12
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26398
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Lake Hyco has been stocked with over 30,000 striped bass fingerlings as the second phase in a fish stocking project.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 23 Issue (26) 3, Sept 1979, p8
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26489
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Some legal size bass have been tagged with a special ‘return for reward’ tag in the Piedmont area. The tagging program is designed as part of a project that examines the rate of exploitation of bass in North Carolina’s lakes.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 8, Aug 1980, p9
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9673
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Anglers can find good bass fishing in eastern North Carolina�s sounds, creeks, and rivers. Hergenrader how to fish for them and which areas are the best.
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9720
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The Bass Masters Classic is the World Series of bass fishing, with total prize money in 1982 at $100,000. First place was worth $40,000. Professional fishermen Tom Mann, Roger Moore, Bill and Bobby Murray, Paul Chamblee, and Rich Clunn discuss what life is like on the pro bass tour.
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