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for The State Vol. 22 Issue 21, Mar 1955
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Considered by Barden as the nocturnal sport of the past, the popularity of shad fishing in North Carolina is waning. Caught by the process of netting rather than angling, shad fishing is a sport of coastal and Piedmont North Carolinians. Standard equipment for shad fishing involves a bow net of two-inch mesh, a flashlight, mosquito repellant, and a gunny sack.
In an excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman discusses his view on the discovery and use of tobacco by Cherokee Native Americans. Lanman claims that Cherokees began using Tsolungh, the Cherokee word for tobacco, after encountering a man from Asia smoking the plant from a pipe.
Hawse discusses using weeds as food, including recipes for utilizing local indigenous species.