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NCS September 2012 Digital Edition

COVER
Plan your hunting season by learning which game lands will be most productive. Photo by John Ford.

FEATURES
2012-13 Game Lands Preview
North Carolina’s public lands provide hunters with access to every wild-game species available. Here’s your guide to these pieces of property.
By Craig Holt

Practice makes perfect
Archery season in Eastern North Carolina is often overlooked, but a bow could be the ticket to filling your tags. Here are the keys.
By Craig Holt

Flat is where it’s at!
Fall Harkers Island flounder action is as good as it gets. Here are the details.
By Jerry Dilsaver

Flounder with a side of reds
New Bern is jumping-off point for great fall fishing in the Neuse and Trent rivers.
By Mike Marsh

Doing the Dove Dance
For places to hunt the elusive ‘Carolina pigeon,’ try North Carolina’s game-lands fields.
By Craig Holt

Lake of the Month: Lake Norman
Spotted bass, white perch now top targets on lower end of this sprawling reservoir.
By Dan Kibler

Hard-Hitting Hoos
From Southport to Little River, boats can find plenty of action from powerful wahoo over the next few months.
By Chris Burrows

NEWS BREAKERS
First state-record gag grouper certified

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

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