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  1. Meet and Greet
    Just joined. I'm considering selling small packs of freeze dried crickets for freshwater fishing and freeze-dried shrimp for for saltwater. Any thoughts on whether this is a good idea ? If so, would the classifieds here be a good way to start ?
  2. Gear and Tackle
    Well, it's about that time again! It's finally getting warmer around these parts (ok, yeah, it's like 56 today in Winston-Salem) and Memorial Day is quickly approaching! Fishing wasn't too kind to me last year and I depleted a lot of my tackle on the Pamlico River. So now I'm thinking about...
  3. Saltwater Fishing
    OK, I have a dumb question (and I'm sure so many of these posts have started with those words)... I have a Gander Mountain Myth fishing rod and reel that I use from the bank of the Pamlico River. It has 6lb test line right now, but I am going to respool the rod with 10-12lb test line. I am...
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    I am new to the forum and a sponsor. I live in the Winnabow/Wilmington NC area. My passion is Fishing and just about anything outdoors. I started my own online outfitting store called Cape Fear Outfitters. I specialize in fishing, hunting, shooting, and most outdoor gear. Check out my store and...
  6. NC Coast
    Fished around bath today with my dad and we had a good one! Started slow but ended with a Slam. Between my dad and I we got 1 trout, 2 flounder, 3 stripers, and 4 puppy drum. 1 flounder was a keeper, in a week two of the stripers would be keepers and all the drum were upper slot. Had a nice...
  7. Fishing Gear
    Betts Old Salt Castnet. In good shape. 8ft 1lb per inch mono "premium" series. 3/8 mesh so should sink well. I can't throw the thing..LOL Downsizing my gear. Best price I see new is around $75 online but locally they are very $$. Rather not ship but can arrange to meet you depending on where...
  8. General Fishing Topics
    Ok I'll make this short and sweet. I've been fishing for all my life, just recently I've been chasing blue cats in northeast Cape Fear down in Burgaw NC. I've caught three small ones on shrimp. Want bigger ones. I know I need fresh shad or eel. I just want to know if anyone has had any success...
  9. Saltwater Fishing
    tried throwign the net awhile for shrimp. got a bunch of shad, pinfish, but nothing that i wanted. i see some smaller 2 in. shrimp in very shallow water, so the larger ones must be around. and some loners come to the top now and then. are there any tell tale signs of shrimp around that i havent...
  10. Saltwater Fishing
    I would like to learn tips, lures, techniques for catching Red Drum, and Trout inshore without a boat at Nags Head. I am going the 2nd week in September. Maybe even some good fishing spots or spots to find live bait with a cast net.
  11. Freshwater Fishing
    in your opinions, what is the best bait to use for catfish? ive heard it was chickenliver, but there is also the kind that comes in bags.also, what kind of rig is used? float, carolina rig? mostly talking about going to the quarries and catfish lake.
  12. Saltwater Fishing
    I am going to Nags Head the 2nd week in September and I do not have a boat. I am wondering if anyone can give me tips on where to find Mullet, Shrimp, Shad etc. that I could throw a cast net at in or around Nags Head. I prefer using live Mullet surf fishing if I'm lucky they will be in the...
  13. Fishing Gear
    Great Reel, i havent used this reel much becuase it is a right hand reel. Only reason for me selling it is becuase im just looking for a left hand reel. I would possibly trade for a left hand reel. Txt or call : 704877oo24
  14. Freshwater Fishing
    This setup has given me success in every river Ive approached since I started using it. 3" Berkley Trout Worm (Pink). Small Pink Jig-Head hook. Silver spinner. It really ****** the fish off and causes them to strike even when not feeding. I take the spinner off now and then just to change it...
  15. Gear and Tackle
    whats going on yall , This is my first post on the forum , have read a bunch and has been very informative... I recently just got into bass fishing about a year ago , I got into it while living in mississippi, wasnt very many fishing selections, but now ive moved back to NC there are so many...
  16. Freshwater Fishing
    I just got a 14' Jon boat with a 8hp motor. I have never really fished in freshwater before and could use some help. I will mainly be at Mountain Island Lake off hwy 16. What type of bait should I use and what type of fish should I expect to catch with the bait? What about weights / sinkers...
  17. Fishing Clubs
    Hey everyone, I'm new to the area and pretty new to fishing as well. I've got a small boat that I've fixed up with a 25hp johnson that is ready to roll but I don't have much experience fishing on the river or fishing for catfish. I was hoping to learn some basics like what is the best bait...
  18. Gear and Tackle
    I enjoy trying different types of Zoom worms out and I was wanting to hear some success stories and what type of Zoom worm used. My personal favorite is watermelon seed. I've been many places and caught many with the texas rig. Input please.:)
  19. Fishing Clubs
    Looking for some good places to go on the northern end of High Rock Lake Around # 8 and some good baits to use as well. I am fairly new to catfishing ??
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