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Floundering around

Though the association is rarely made, it would seem that fishing boats capable of maneuvering in just inches of water would go hand in hand with fish that can be completely submerged in just inches of water.Read More...
April 15, 2013 at 9:00 am
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An event to call their own

Kayak fishing is as unique in its approach as it is in the gear used by its anglers. Like other facets of fishing, kayak anglers yearn to compete against one another both for fellowship as well as to determine who is the best at catching fish from a kayak at a given location on a given day. Kayak tournaments present a challenge from a scorekeeping standpoint that in some ways gives them an advantage over other tournaments. Read More...
March 13, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Paddle up a striped bass

Taken out of context, the scene may have seemed unusual, even comical. In the middle was a boat considered small by Lake Hartwell standards: a 14-foot kayak. On each side of the boat are four miniature craft, each matching the mother ship in speed and spacing. The mother ship is propelled by the angler pedaling in bicycle fashion, his legs methodically driving the kayak forward. When the boat makes a turn, the smaller craft also turn, never breaking formation. Read More...
February 13, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Winter is time to paddle

The slight wind carried a definitive chill, and the marsh was laden with early morning fog as the sun began to peek over the horizon. Though he would welcome the warmth of the rising sun, Justin Carter’s thoughts were elsewhere.Read More...
January 16, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Dress the part this month

Last December, the mercury hovered right around the 40-degree mark for several days. Two things happened during that early cold front: the water temperatures dropped, and gamefish, both the saltwater and freshwater variety, put on the feed bag.Read More...
December 17, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Paddle a working boat

November is typically the month that kicks off the official waterfowl season. Even though the season doesn’t come in until the Saturday before Thanksgiving, it’s the month when all the planning and plotting is done — as well as getting your feet wet with the new season.Read More...
November 19, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Guide makes Web strides

It all started when a school of bluefish erupted a half-mile off of Carolina Beach, N.C., Tommy Samuels, 14, stood and stared longingly at the activity when the idea struck him to grab a spinning rod and a surfboard and paddle out to the action.

“I’ve been hooked on paddle fishing ever since,” he said.Read More...
October 22, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Paddle up a marsh hen

In general, hunting marsh hens during the September season seems to be a lost art. Lots of tales are told of days gone by when Grandpa or Archibald Rutledge used to scull the coastal creek marshes in a wooden bateau searching for the elusive birds. Read More...
September 17, 2012 at 10:00 am
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