SCHEDULE 2020

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“Timber Puppy Drum” – Join us this week as we fish for puppy drum along timber littered shorelines that the fish favor.  On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that are most effective and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a quail recipe.  March 21, 2020

 

“Tidal Sharks” – This week on the Journal we venture to the Cape Fear River to target black tip sharks.  In Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rig up and fish safely for sharks. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty scallop recipe.   March 28, 2020

 

“Shoaling Red Drum” – On this edition of the Journal we fish an inlet for schooling Red drum. Our anglers discuss what lures were effective on Gear Time and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a shrimp and salsa recipe.   April 4, 2020

 

“Smallmouth Drift” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll head for the mountains to drift for smallmouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers discuss what top water flies worked the best. And Donna Reynolds has a recipe for a break-fast casserole in the kitchen.  April 11, 2020 

 

“Chasing the Tide” – This week on the Journal we’ll follow the tide on the Cape Fear river in search of feeding red drum. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lure that caught fish and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a venison recipe. April 18, 2020

 

“Structured Sheepshead” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for the sporty sheepshead around bridge pilings. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle needed and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Southport

sandwich recipe.  April 25, 2020

 

“Cape Fear Stripers” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish for the sporty Striped Bass on the Cape Fear River. On Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen

for a shrimp recipe. May 2, 2020

 

“Marsh Trout” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing for speckled trout in the marshes of the northern Pamlico Sound. Our anglers discuss what lures and bait were productive during Gear Time. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a shrimp citrus salad. May 9,2020

 

“Cypress Shad” – This week on the Journal finds us fishing for Hickory shad among the cypress and tupelo trees of the Neuse River Basin. In Gear Time our anglers discuss what they used to catch fish and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a stuffed Hushpuppy recipe. May 16, 2020

 

“Grass Line Dolphin”- On this edition of the Journal we’ll venture into the Gulf Stream in search of the sporty mahi mahi (dolphin fish). In Gear Time our anglers discuss what you will need to be successful. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she talks about corn bread.

May 23,2020

 

“Roanoke Island Slam” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish around Roanoke Island for a variety of coastal fish. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures they used to catch fish and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Griddle Cake recipe.  May 30, 2020

 

“Pisgah Forrest Trout” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for a variety of mountain trout in the Pisgah National Forrest. During Gear Time our anglers will discuss the trout patterns that caught fish. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she shares a few camping tips. June 6, 2020

 

“Spring Top Water Bass” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish a very special place for largemouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what top water lures worked today. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a Tuna salad recipe. June 13, 2020

 

“Inlet Flounder” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish an ocean inlet for the sporty and tasty flounder. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle that is needed to catch flounder. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for

 a recipe. June 20, 2020

 

“River Run Stripers” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish the Neuse river for striped bass in early spring. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle needed and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a fish casserole recipe.

June 27,2020 

 

“Offshore Bite”- On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish early summer on Jordan Lake for largemouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers discuss technique and the lures they used to catch fish. And Donna Reynolds prepares a Blueberry biscuit recipe in the kitchen. July 4, 2020

 

“Bluefish on a Fly” – This week on the Journal we fly fish near Cape Lookout for the sporty bluefish. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what you need to be successful and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a salmon burger

recipe. July 11, 2020

 

“Lake Norman Spots” – Join us this week as we fish Lake Norman for the popular spotted bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that caught fish. And Donna Reynolds prepares sweet potato fries and fish in the kitchen. July 18, 2020 

 

“Captain’s Challenge” – This week on the Journal two fishing guides spend the morning in pursuit of the sporty speckle trout. In Gear Time they discuss the tackle they used to catch fish. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a trout recipe. July 25, 2020

 

“Autumn Rainbow Trout” – On this edition of the Journal we visit the North Carolina mountains in the fall to fly fish for native Rainbow trout. In Gear Time our angler’s discuss the fly patterns that were productive and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Caribbean

fish recipe.  August 1, 2020

 

“Drum Beat” – This week on the Journal we’ll venture out to the Pamlico Sound to catch giant Red drum and learn about research on the species. In Gear Time our anglers discuss a special Red drum bottom rig. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she shares a few of her fish cooking techniques.  August 8, 2020

 

“Pier Lesson” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish off an ocean pier and pick up a few tips on what to expect. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the gear you will need to bring to help make your trip successful. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a venison recipe.

August 15, 2020

 

“Bluegill on the Fly” –This week on the Journal we’ll fly fish for large Bluegill bream using popping bugs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and bugs they used and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a oyster dressing recipe. August 22, 2020

 

“Coastal Kayaking” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing a coastal river using kayaks. These versatile craft can put you on the fish. In Gear Time our anglers discuss fishing out of a kayak and the tackle they used to catch trout. Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty crab cakes recipe in the kitchen.  August 29, 2020

 

Note:

Season Begins – September 5, 2020

“Structured Redfish”- on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish close to piers and docks for the sporty puppy drum (red drum) .On Gear Time our anglers stress the need for good stout tackle. And Donna Reynolds prepares a seafood taco  in the kitchen. March 21, 2020

 

“Trolling for Catfish” – this week on the Journal we’ll try something different by trolling for catfish. This method of fishing can be very productive. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how to do it and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a catfish recipe. March 28, 2020

 

“Transition Crappie” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish the fall season for Crappie. In Gear Time our anglers discuss what tackle you need and we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a trout cakes recipe. April 4, 2020

 

“Tide Driven Specs” – on this edition of the Journal we are targeting speckle trout using soft baits. Knowing the schedule of the tide made all the difference in catching a nice class of fish. In Gear Time our anglers discuss their lures, tackle and the tide. Donna Reynolds prepares a lump crab recipe in the kitchen. April 11, 2020

 

“Generation Trout” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fly fish the Tuckasegee river for several species of trout. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the fly patterns that were productive and we’ll join Donna Reynolds as she prepares a smoked trout recipe in the kitchen.

April 18, 2020

 

CB 317 – “Live Baiting Spanish” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing just off a North Carolina beach for Spanish Mackerel. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rigged up for these sporty fish. And Donna Reynolds prepares a summer salad with fish nuggets in the kitchen.

April 25, 2020

 

“Deep Water Bass” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing deep water on a piedmont lake for largemouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss several methods using live bait that proves to be productive. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a grilled quail recipe. May 2, 2020

 

“Inlet Blues” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish two inlets in North Carolina for the sporty bluefish. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and lures needed to catch bluefish. And Donna Reynolds prepares a shrimp recipe in the kitchen.  May 9, 2020

 

“Beetle Spin Approach” – this week on the Journal we’ll fish a farm pond that is loaded with a variety of fish. Using the popular Beetle Spin lure our anglers discuss its use and their tackle in Gear Time. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty duck recipe.  May 16, 2020

 

“Offshore Flounder” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll venture just off the beach for some hot flounder fishing. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what you need and how to catch flounder in deep water. Donna Reynolds serves up a fish salad in the kitchen.  May 23, 2020

 

“Mid- Summer Break” -on this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing a Piedmont lake for bass utilizing the popular float tube. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that proved successful that day. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Turkey recipe. May 30, 2020

 

“Spring Cobia” – this week on the Journal we’ll travel to the coast to target cobia on their spring migration. Using fresh bait proves to be productive. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rigged up and why it is so important to use the right tackle. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty scallops gratin recipe. June 6, 2020

“Fast Water Shad” – this week on the Journal we’ll fish fast moving water for White Shad. On Gear Time our anglers take a look at the lures that work best for this sporty fish. Donna Reynolds has a recipe for scallops in the kitchen.

June 13, 2020

 

“Structured Redfish”- on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish close to piers and docks for the sporty puppy drum (red drum) . On Gear Time our anglers stress the need for good stout tackle. And Donna Reynolds prepares a seafood taco  in the kitchen.

June 20, 2020

 

“Trolling for Catfish” – this week on the Journal we’ll try something different by trolling for catfish. This method of fishing can be very productive. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how to do it and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a catfish recipe. June 27, 2020

“Offshore Bite”- On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish early summer on Jordan Lake for largemouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers discuss technique and the lures they used to catch fish. And Donna Reynolds prepares a Blueberry biscuit recipe in the kitchen. July 4, 2020

 

“Bluefish on a Fly” – This week on the Journal we fly fish near Cape Lookout for the sporty bluefish. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what you need to be successful and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a salmon burger recipe. July 11, 2020

 

“Lake Norman Spots” – Join us this week as we fish Lake Norman for the popular spotted bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that caught fish. And Donna Reynolds prepares sweet potato fries and fish in the kitchen. July 18, 2020 

 

“Captain’s Challenge” – This week on the Journal two fishing guides spend the morning in pursuit of the sporty speckle trout. In Gear Time they discuss the tackle they used to catch fish. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a trout recipe. July 25, 2020

 

“Autumn Rainbow Trout” – On this edition of the Journal we visit the North Carolina mountains in the fall to fly fish for native Rainbow trout. In Gear Time our angler’s discuss the fly patterns that were productive and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Caribbean fish recipe. 

August 1, 2020

 

“Drum Beat” – This week on the Journal we’ll venture out to the Pamlico Sound to catch giant Red drum and learn about research on the species. In Gear Time our anglers discuss a special Red drum bottom rig.And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she shares a few of her fish cooking techniques.  August 8, 2020

 

“Pier Lesson” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish off an ocean pier and pick up a few tips on what to expect. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the gear you will need to bring to help make your trip successful. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a venison recipe.

August 15, 2020

 

“Bluegill on the Fly” –This week on the Journal we’ll fly fish for large Bluegill bream using popping bugs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and bugs they used and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen or a oyster dressing recipe. August 22, 2020

 

“Coastal Kayaking” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing a coastal river using kayaks. These versatile craft can put you on the fish. In Gear Time our anglers discuss fishing out of a kayak and the tackle they used to catch trout. Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty crab cakes recipe in the kitchen.  August 29, 2020

 

Note:

Next Season Begins – September 5, 2020