Can I fly fish in the winter?

Yes. Absolutely. There are prolific insect hatches even on the coldest trout streams. Granted, you’re not likely to see sizable bugs, but dry-fly fishing to trout rising to midges can be truly exhilarating when winter’s quiet cloaks the river. How cold is too cold for fly fishing? DON’T FISH when it’s below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. …

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Do you need a weight for fishing?

For the majority of anglers, buying sinkers is simply a matter of necessity, and usually is done as an after-thought following long decisions over the purchase of more expensive tackle. That’s unfortunate, because often the type, size, and weight of a sinker may not be best suited for the fishing job at hand. How much …

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Is fishing season open in North Carolina?

Season is open August 1st, 2018 – February 28th, 2019. Seven trout per day no size limit may be harvested. No bait restrictions. Season CLOSED March 1st, 2019 – April 5th, 2019. When can you start fishing in North Carolina? Each year, the Wildlife Commission closes approximately 1,000 miles of trout streams for restocking. These …

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What do you hit fish on the head with?

Also known as knocking, percussive stunning involves hitting the fish’s head with a wooden or plastic club, called a priest. One or two appropriate blows can disrupt the brain sufficiently to render the fish insensible and potentially even kill it directly. What do you hit a fish over the head with? Spiking involves driving a …

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Do drum fish have pearls?

What fish have pearls in their head? A lucky stone is actually the unique ear bone or otolith of a freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens), also known as the sheephead fish. The fish’s otoliths are quite large and look almost polished and ivory-like. Why do people not eat drum fish? Drum fillets are not bony and …

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