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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 bite is on!

Great striper fishing on the Roanoke river in Weldon today!      

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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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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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Get Ready for the upcoming Weldon Striper Fishing Season!

Open dates are becoming more scarce by the day for our spring striper fishing season in Weldon on the Roanoke River. If you want to go and get a date during the peak of the spawn, you better think about … Continue reading

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UNC-TV’s NC Weekend Featuring Tar-Pam Guide Service Shad Fishing on the Roanoke River

Check out Tar-Pam Guide Service on UNC-TV’s NC Weekend.  We filmed a segment on the Roanoke River during shad season this past march.  I thought it turned out really nice.   Watch May 17, 2012 on PBS. See more from … Continue reading

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May 12 (afternoon) Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report

Well………the 2012 season ended with a bang with my friend Craig Holt on the boat.  Craig is a freelance writer whose articles are often prevalent in N.C. Sportsman Magazine as well as N.C. Game and Fish and other publications.  He … Continue reading

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May 12 (morning) Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report

You know the words to that song…………”Splish Splash I was taking a bath”………..in the Roanoke River.  That’s what Grant O’Neal was singing to himself after he was hoisted up on the dock after trying to see what a striper’s life … Continue reading

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