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Weldon Update

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We left em biting in Weldon!

“As good as it gets” would be an appropriate way to describe the fishing in Weldon right now.  Despite the high, rising water, the fish have gathered for the spawn right where they should be.  When we left Sat. afternoon, … Continue reading

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Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report

The striper fishing in Weldon has remained steady with 20-40 fish half day trips being the norm.  Occasionally we will beat that mark when the artificial bite really fires off.  We’ve been catching plenty of fish on fly, jigs, and … Continue reading

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Steady Striper Action on the Roanoke in Weldon

Sorry for the lack of posts lately.  I’ve been “roughing it” up at the hunting club in Halifax without internet, so my correspondence lately has been limited to my smart phone.  What a real bummer (not really). Well……..I can’t ask … Continue reading

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The stripers are here!

The morning bite was a bit sluggish due to rising water which makes the fish more reluctant to bite.  However, the shad bite helped add a little more action to a pretty morning. In the afternoon once the water stabilized, … Continue reading

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The bite is on!

Great striper fishing on the Roanoke river in Weldon today!      

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The striper is bite good; the shad bite is ON FIRE!!

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Local Halifax County Legend catches first ever Roanoke River striper

To our utter amazement, the infamous Ralph Nelson, who now resides in Raleigh but is originally from Enfield, had never caught a striper from the Roanoke River. Ralph regaled us about some past partying adventures and the heyday of the … Continue reading

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Leaving the Trout on the Pamlico for the Stripers in Weldon

I ventured out yesterday with a friend and we caught an easy 50 specs.  What a great bite.  It’s hard to leave it but we will be heading up to Weldon on Sunday to start our season Monday morning.  We … Continue reading

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NC’s Roanoke River Striper Fishery Featured in Coastal Angler Magazine’s Southestern U.S. Issue

Check out this article promoting North Carolina’s Roanoke River Spring Striper Fishery in Coastal Angler Magazine’s March Issue covering the entire Southeastern U.S.  Great publicity for North Carolina light tackle fishing! Click on the link below to a PDF of … Continue reading

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