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North Carolina Sees Yet Another Catfish State Record Broken

It’s become a bit of a running joke that every few weeks, North Carolina is going to see a new state record catfish. While that is obviously an embellishment, the Tarheel State has produced more than its fair share of record over the past twenty months. During the height of the 2020 pandemic, anglers broke …

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Black Crappie vs. White Crappie: How to Tell the Difference

Black Crappie vs. White Crappie: How to Tell the Difference When it comes to crappie, many anglers tend to believe that they are all the same species. For the most part, crappie tend to look similar. That said, there are two primary species of crappie found across the United States that most people catch. For …

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Catching More Bass by Covering More Water

There often comes a question every angler faces when out fishing:  Should I stay or should I try elsewhere?  Several factors determine what is the right decision to make on the water: 1.       What stage are the bass in (pre-spawn, post-spawn, summer, or fall feed)? 2.       What is the main forage the bass are feeding on? 3.       What …

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Using Poly Vinyl Alcohol (PVA) to Catch Carp

Using Poly Vinyl Alcohol (PVA) to Catch Carp Editor’s Note: This is the fourth article by Wayne Boon of the American Carp Society designed to introduce and instruct anglers on the new age of Carp Angling. You can read more articles from the ACS here. Over the past few months, we’ve covered some basic carp …

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Skirted Jigs: A Go-To in Almost Any Water Conditions

Skirted Jigs: A Go-To in Almost Any Water Conditions If I had to choose one lure that offered the best chance of success no matter the season no matter the water conditions it would be the jig and trailer. From early spring, throughout the summer into the late fall, the jig, either swimming style or …

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