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Kayaking an Elizabeth City Favorite, Great Dismal Swamp »

Kayaking an Elizabeth City Favorite, Great Dismal Swamp

Even when it’s busy—when many people out to enjoy the oddity of a mild day in early July—I can’t help but see the Great Dismal Swamp through an ego-fueled tunnel vision. Having visited at least a couple times every week, for several months, I’ve come to see the park as my own personal space.

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Safety First- Elizabeth City’s Fishing with Mike »

Safety First- Elizabeth City’s Fishing with Mike

This time of year we have a lot to be thankful for but keeping us safe is up there at the top of my list of things this season. With all the madness going on in the world the last thing we need is an unnecessary accident while fishing, so lets talk safety for a minute.

Whether we are out on a boat or just fishing the banks of a pond we have to take some precautions this time of year. The water temps are dropping so getting in the water could be a huge problem even if you simply slip of the bank and fall into the water. Hypothermia is the problem here and it only takes a few minutes before setting in.

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Striper Season is Heating Up »

Striper Season is Heating Up

The marine biologists told me that we had two great spawning years in a row so the next few years the stripers should be great. Now that the fingerlings have been able to feed and grow they are starting to become close to keeper size.

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