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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 41 Issue 8, Aug 1977
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Nichols discusses fishing in Lake Waccamaw, a state-owned lake that covers 8,936 acres with an average depth of seven feet. He lists the various game fishes, types of artificial lures or natural baits, the best fishing locations, and best times of the year for fishing. Official state-wide records for selected species are listed, as well as unofficial Lake Waccamaw records.
Martin discusses the work of Asheville artist Sallie Middleton, who paints wildlife and woodland scenes in watercolors. Middleton does not paint from museum specimens, preferring to study and sketch her subjects in their natural surroundings. She is considered one of North Carolina's foremost artists, and her original paintings command prices up to $10,000.
In this continuing series on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses Jones Lake State Park. The lake covers 224 acres and is one of the Carolina Bays, whose origin is a geologic mystery. Constantino discusses the park's public facilities, hiking trails and nature study, wildlife, and the state's master plan for the lake.