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25049
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Melvin Twiddy recounts his stories of fishing in Mann’s Harbor. He recalls various hurricanes that affected the pound nets as well as the sudden demand for carp.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Winter 2002, p20, por Periodical Website
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25337
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The second installment of Peter Boettger’s tale of a father and son fishing trip to Nag’s Head. They select a fishing spot, and catch several trout while wading into the water.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 28 Issue 2, Summer 2009, p10, il
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25333
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Peter Boettger presents the first installment of the tale of a father and son fishing trip. Father and son wake early in the morning to travel to Nag’s Head to fish for trout.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 28 Issue 1, Spring 2009, p6, il
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26640
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Dr. James Rice is a fisheries biologist at North Carolina State University. Rice reminisces about his life growing up in Missouri and his fishing experiences. He now realizes that his children will not have the same type of experiences, as fish become overharvested and development interferes with fish habitat.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1987, p6, il
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26657
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Catching fish makes money and the sport is materialized on television. But there’s a lot more to fishing than just catching fish. For a true fisherman, fishing is a personal and soulful experience.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 33 Issue 3, May/June 1986, p12, por
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26681
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If you understand fish psychology, then you will catch fish. Anglers should remember that bass love things such as docks, rocky shorelines, floating bogs, weed lines, fallen trees and lily pad beds. These structures are common habitats preferred by bass in lakes.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 32 Issue 3/4, May/Aug 1985, p12, por
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26707
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Fish have a sensitive hearing system and any unnatural noise transmitted through the water spooks them. Anglers are advised to stop the boat motor before arriving at a fish spot, and to use lures without extra add-ons.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 31 Issue 3, May/June 1984, p3
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26907
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Erwin Bauer has been catching bass for fifty years, and everything about bass fishing has changed in that time. Bauer reflects on the old and new ways of bass fishing, and points out that it has become too commercial and high-tech. While these changes have radically rewritten bass fishing stories, the mission to hook a bass remains the same.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 7, July 1982, p11
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2325
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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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26796
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In the winter, North Carolina fishermen can find surprisingly good trout fishing on a bright, sunny day when the temperature is in the fifties and the water in the stream is at normal levels and clear. The best fishing, however, is when it begins to rain on the stream and the water becomes muddy.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p5
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26825
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Fishermen have long argued over how much effect, if any, the position of the sun and moon have when fish feed. Based on the author Charles Dickey’s experience, fish and other animals feed on a natural time table that is not necessarily dictated by solar-lunar effects.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1981, p4-5
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26840
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Many fishermen don’t realize how helpful their boat can be in finding fish. The secret to finding fish is mobility. An outboard can help fishermen to explore areas, troll for fish, move along the shoreline, and access weed beds or holes in open water.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p10, por
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28495
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A father and his two young sons piece together memories of fishing trips to the Nantahala National Forest and the French Broad River in North Carolina. Fishing wasn’t about whether or not a fish was caught, rather it was about the good company.
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31011
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Frank “Jake” Jakub offers a personal anecdote of surf fishing in Corolla, North Carolina on January 3, 2006. That afternoon, Jakub came upon a bunker slick about a quarter-mile off the beach that was over ten miles long. Jakub describes how he caught fifty-five striped bass at this location over the course of two days.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 39 Issue 1, Jan 2007, p24, il, por Periodical Website
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31221
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Becka Powers describes memories of fishing with her dad in Catawba, North Carolina. She was particularly fond of searching for worms to be used as bait. Powers provides details on various strategies they used to find three main varieties of worms, including eight-inch night crawlers.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 33 Issue 4, Apr 2001, p12-13, il Periodical Website