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      Post Fishing Tips for the New Angler - Where to Find the Big Bass!

    Ready to join the growing number of sportsmen who have set their sights on catching that big bass? Thousands of new anglers are gearing up to hit the lakes, streams and rivers in search of the largemouth bass. This magnificent game fish can be as elusive as that winning lottery ticket.

    Bass are part of the sunfish family. Other members of this species include spotted bass, smallmouth bass, rock bass, bluegill, and pumpkinseed fish. These bass, including the largemouth, are identified as... [Read More]
    Author:: Buck Wilson
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      Post Finding Smallmouth Bass In The Spring

    Finding Smallmouth Bass In The Spring
    By Bobby Ivie

    Smallmouth tend to move back and forth from shallow to deep water, depending on the season and temperature of the water.

    They can usually be found in the shallows in the spring, fall and winter. They will escape the heat of the summer by occupying deeper waters.

    This is a general rule, as there can be day to day and lake to lake variations. As the water warms up in the spring, you'll find certain areas of the lake to be warmer than ot
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    Author:: Bobby Ivie
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      Post Finding Smallmouth Bass in the Summer

    Finding Smallmouth Bass in the Summer
    By Bobby Ivie

    Did you ever wish you could get out of the heat in the summer? So does the Bronzeback.

    Shallow water means warmer water, and as a rule, warmer water in the summer is not where you are likely to find your limit. Then again, rules are made to be broken.

    To find them in the shallows you will need to find some moving the water; current from a river, water being released or water being drawn in, such as at a power plant, or whatever create
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    Author:: Bobby Ivie
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      Thumbs up Federal and State Fish Hatcheries Help Restore Depleted American Shad Populations

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 24, 2005) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are working together to restore depleted populations of American shad along the Atlantic coast. The Service’s Edenton National Fish Hatchery and the Commission’s Watha State Fish Hatchery reared and released two million American shad fry into the Roanoke River in spring of 2004, with plans to continue the stocking effort in 2005.

    Wildlife Commission staff spawned American
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    Author:: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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      Thumbs up Fishing for Striped Bass on the Roanoke River


    Restoration of the Albemarle Sound/Roanoke River striped bass population has resulted in a world-class fishery enjoyed by thousands of anglers each year. Each spring, beginning in March, striped bass in Albemarle Sound begin their spawning migration up the Roanoke River. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission opens a limited striped bass harvest season on the Roanoke River for anglers who enjoy turning their catches into delicious table fare. Timing of the striped bass harvest season, along wi

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