Originally Posted by Explore Inshore
James Holloway and I hit the mouth of the Neuse to do some exploring and find some fish this Labor Day weekend. We found tons of bait as we searched for signs of Old Drum but never located the massive beauties. We did find plenty of other species which included Slot Reds, Trout, Flounder, Blue Fish, Lady fish, Croakers, Lizard Fish and Needle Fish. We saw so many cool things from Blues going airborne on top water
Originally Posted by turtlestew
Toba and I hit the Staunton today in search of smallies. Put in at Long Island and headed upstream. Kinda wanted to do the float to Brookneal, but didn't feel like going 11 miles. So we just paddled up a ways and floated back down.
Got around 10 smallies each but most were pretty small (8-12 inchers). We each did get one nice one each though. Bob had one around 17.5" on a
Originally Posted by Bleedingblue
I got the opportunity to spend the weekend fishing with my best friend Mark on the New River in WV. I know this is a site about NC but since the river originates in NC that sort of counts, plus the trip was too good not to share. We have been fishing this part of the river since about 1997. He lives in the area and has guided in the past so we know our way around pretty well. I got lucky and the conditions were
Originally Posted by s2shephe
Went down to the Eno for some ultralight fishing. Didn't mean to stay there as long as I did but the fishing was great!
Was fishing with a beetle spin and a microtube under a float. Then I thought I would switch to a bait I haven't fished in years for some reason but used to kill with: a weightless microtube. That made all the difference. Caught tons of sunfish (various species; I am still not familiar
Originally Posted by Fish Whisperer
I had to be home by 12:30 to relieve my wife for her afternoon plans. I wanted to try a section I've scouted, but never fished. It's 1.5 hrs from my house, so I wouldn't have much time to fish.
I'd heard there were crappie in this section. Last night I loaded a small cooler with ice, rigged up my lighter spinning gear, grabbed one baitcaster, tossed the small jigs in my box, and loaded