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NCS November 2012 Digital Edition

Stokes and Rockingham counties are the "buckle" of North Carolina's "trophy belt" for big bucks. In November issue of North Carolina Sportsman, learn how local experts set up for trophies. Also, sample some excellent pier and surf fishing at the coast, and learn the keys to fishing Belews Lake.

COVER
Jennifer Morris killed this 135-inch 9-pointer with a crossbow in Granville County.
Photo courtesy Jennifer Morris.

FEATURES
Fond of Funnels
This trophy hunter turned guide prefers pinch points for big bucks at his Rockingham County hunting operation.
By Bruce Ingram

Trophy Belt Buckle
Stokes County produces plenty of big bucks, but hunters can apply lessons learned there anywhere in North Carolina.
By Craig Holt

Speck-ulating around Roanoke Island
The gateway to the Outer Banks is also a gateway to fine fall fishing for speckled trout.
By Jerry Dilsaver

Lake of the Month: Belews Lake
This bass fishery is overlooked, underfished and improving every year. Take a tour of its best fall spots.
By Dan Kibler

Totally Quackers
Waterfowl hunters aiming for wood ducks find rivers, streams and swamps hard to beat, especially in eastern North Carolina.
By Craig Holt

Surf’s Up
No boat? No sweat! Surf fishing might just be the thing for you if you heed the advise of this beach-bound expert.
By Mike Marsh

Run for the Border!
Fall reds and specks make Little River area a great fishing destination.
By Jerry Dilsaver

NEWS BREAKERS
Trail-cam photos lead to Granville trophy …

COLUMNS
Backlashes By Craig Holt
Line Scores from the Livewell By Tony Garitta
Fish Like a Pro By Dustin Wilks
Cooking on the Wild Side By Capt. Jerry Dilsaver & Ty Conti
Greener Pastures By Jeff Burlson
High Tides By Jerry Dilsaver
Head for the Mountains By Robert Satterwhite
Marine Electronics By Allan Tarvid

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