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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 66 Issue 7, July 2002
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Overfishing a species is not a new phenomenon, nor is it limited to the United States. Historical evidence indicates its practice centuries ago by Native Americans and other cultures around the world. Deen discusses links between overfishing and other ecological problems, including invasive species and altering the food web, and what the future holds.
Lawrence recommends a fishing trip to the state's cool mountain lakes when the July/August heat of Eastern North Carolina drains an angler's ambition to fish. He discusses the fisheries in lakes, including Fontana, Cheoah, Calderwood, Chatuge, and Santeetlah.
There are twenty-one species of turtles living in North Carolina. All but three of them live in the coastal counties and include the loggerhead, leatherback, hawksbill, Kemp's ridley, and green turtle.
Almy discusses the skill required for troll fishing and the pleasure experienced in doing it correctly.