SCHEDULE 2020

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September 5, 2020

Preempted due to UNC-TV fundraiser.

 

September 12, 2020

“Offshore Charter” – This week on the Journal we head to the Gulf Stream out of Hatteras. In Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful offshore. And Donna Reynolds serves up a scallop recipe in the kitchen.

 

September 19, 2020

“Bugs N’ Bass” – On this edition of the Journal we fly fish a farm pond for largemouth bass. Our anglers discuss what you need to be successful in Gear Time and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty shrimp recipe. 

 

September 26, 2020

“Mountain Colors” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish a Blue Ridge mountain stream for the colorful native Brook Trout. In Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful. And Donna Reynolds serves up a grilled Mahi-Mahi recipe in the kitchen.

October 3, 2020

“On The Fly-Cape Lookout” – Join us this week as we fly fish the Cape Lookout area for Spanish Mackerel and False Albacore. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle needed and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a stuffed clam recipe.

October 10, 2020

“Winter Crappie” – This week on the Journal we fish for crappie with cooling water conditions. In Gear Time our anglers show you what lures to present when the water conditions are less than perfect.  In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a catfish & shrimp recipe.

October 17, 2020

“Cut Bait Reds” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish the Crystal Coast for the sporty Red drum. Our anglers discuss what you need to be successful in Gear Time and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty trout recipe.

October 24, 2020

“Light For Shad” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish the famous Roanoke River for the popular shad. In Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful. And Donna Reynolds serves up a grouper recipe in the kitchen.

October 31, 2020

“Wind Proof Specs” – This week on the Journal we will dodge the wind and head up a coastal creek for speckle trout. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle they used to catch some nice trout. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a crab quiche recipe.

November 7, 2020

“October Bass” – This week on the Journal we fish a hot October morning for Roanoke River largemouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures they used to catch the bass. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a cornbread recipe.

"November 14, 2020

Pigeon River Return” – On this edition of the Journal we take a lookat the return of one of North Carolina’s great mountain rivers after years of abuse.Our anglers discuss the river and their tackle on Gear Time and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty quail recipe.

November 21, 2020

“Shark Science” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish for sharks and be a part of an ongoing research program. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and tagging equipment and Donna Reynolds shares a shrimp recipe in the kitchen.

 November 28, 2020

“Stalking Carp” – Join us this week as we fish for the Common Carp using fly rods. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and flies they used and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a oyster and fruit salad recipe.

December 5, 2020

“Tide Driven Drum” – This week on the Journal we learn the importance of tide and fresh bait in pursuit of Red Drum. In Gear Time our anglers discuss how to rig up to catch fish.  In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a spicy shrimp recipe.                                                                          

December 12, 2020

“Hot Summer Stripers” – On this edition of the Journal we target Striped Bass in deep water using fly rods. Our anglers discuss the tackle needed to fish deep in hot weather in Gear Time and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty venison sausage recipe.

December 19, 2020

“Late Winter Perch” – This week on the Journal we’ll target the popular and sporty Yellow Perch using light tackle. In Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful. And Donna Reynolds serves up Wild Turkey pot pie recipe in the kitchen.

 

December 26, 2020

“Cape Bluefish” – Join us this week as we fish for 10-12lb. bluefish using top water lures. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle needed to catch blues of that size and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty salmon recipe.

January 2, 2021

“Falls Lake Deep” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish deep water structure for largemouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures, tackle and what to look for on the depth finder. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a venison meatloaf recipe.

January 9, 2021 

“Mountain Trout Options” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll take a look at several trout stream options in the mountains. Our anglers discuss the streams and equipment in Gear Time and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty trout recipe.

 

January 16, 2021

“Deep For Speckle Trout” – This week on the Journal we’ll target speckled trout in deep water. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the variety of soft plastic baits they used. And Donna Reynolds serves up a tasty crab fritter recipe in the kitchen.

January 23, 2021

“River Bluegills” - this week on the Journal we’ll fish off the CashieRiver for bluegills using fly rods and popping bugs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss fly rod selection and what popping bugs proved to be productive that morning. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a combination tomato salad and grilled shrimp recipe.

January 30, 2021

“Inshore Variety” – This week on the Journal we’ll fish underwater structure close to the beach for a variety of species. In Gear Time our anglers discuss how they fish the structure and what species of fish you can expect to catch. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a cornbread recipe.

February 6, 2021

“Summer Charter” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish offshore on a charter boat. In Gear Time we’ll learn about the tackle and how to book a trip. Donna Reynolds is in the kitchen preparing a tasty shrimp & fishrecipe.

February 13, 2021

“Crappie Lesson” – On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish Lake Norman outside Charlotte for

Crappie. On Gear Time we’ll discuss the equipment you will need and join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a baked pheasant recipe.

February 20, 2021

“Smallmouth Drift II – this week on the Journal we’ll float a mountain river for smallmouth bass. Using fly rods proves to be both productive and fun. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the equipment they used and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a fish stew recipe.

February 27, 2021

“Autumn Flounder” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish late in the fall season for the sporty and tasty Flounder. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the type of equipment you will need to be successful. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a flounder recipe that is sure to catch your attention.

 

March 6, 2021

“Sinking Bugs” – Join us this week as we target bluegills and bass in February using fly rods and sinking bugs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how they did it and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a softshell crab recipe.

March 13, 2021

“Barracuda Bite” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll be targeting the Barracuda. Fishing a couple of lures near an offshore artificial reef proves to be productive. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle you will need and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a flounder recipe. 

March 20, 2021

“Deep Water Jigging” – Join us this week as we fish Jordan Lake for a variety of freshwater fish. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle needed and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for an oyster recipe.

March 27, 2021

“Shrimp Imposter” – on this edition of the Journal we target speckle trout using artificial shrimp. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how to fish the imposters and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a flounder recipe.

April 3, 2021

“Rattle Trap Drum” – Join us this week as we fish for large red drum using Rattle Trap lures. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how to fish the rattletrap and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for an oyster recipe.

September 5, 2020

“Crappie Lesson” – this week on the Journal we’ll fish a farm pond loaded with crappie with an 8year old angler and his favorite coastal guide.  On Gear Time we return to the pond for some tips on tackle and lures. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a Fish Pot Pie.

September 12, 2020

Winter Stripers on Top” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll be targeting striped bass in January using top water lures. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures they used on this most unusual day and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a fish recipe.

September 19, 2020

“Sunrise Trout” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for speckle trout early in the morning. In Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rigged up and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a grouper recipe.

September 26, 2020

“Piedmont White Bass” – this week on the Journal we’ll be fishing a Piedmont river in North Carolina for the sporty White Bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss their light tackle preference and the variety of lures they used to catch fish. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a new fish recipe.

October 3, 2020

“Stormy Morning Specs” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll target speckle trout under changing weather conditions. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the weather and the benefits of downsizing your lures as the water temperature drops. Donna Reynolds prepares a grilled fish sandwich in the kitchen. 

October 10, 2020

“Lake James Smallmouth”- on this edition of the Journal we’ll be live bait fishing on Lake James for the sporty smallmouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle they used and Donna Reynolds prepares an oyster stew recipe in the kitchen.

October 17, 2020

“Albacore on the Fly” – this week on the Journal we are off Cape Lookout, NC targeting the sporty False Albacore with fly rods. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the importance of using the right tackle and having a variety of flies. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty crab fritter recipe.

October 24, 2020

“Tough Conditions” – on this edition of the Journal we travel to High Rock lake for some tough bass fishing. Low water and high wind make catching fish a real challenge. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what they did to meet the challenge. On Simple Cooking Donna Reynolds prepares a fish sandwich.

October 31, 2020

“Pumpkinseed Up Close” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fly fish for Pumpkinseed in the shallows of Phelps Lake. In Gear Time we’ll learn about the popping bugs that proved successful and join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a cornbread recipe”

November 7, 2020

“Guides Day Off” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish with a professional guide and his wife as they target flounder on the edge of the Pamlico Sound. On Gear Time we’ll learn what they used to catch flounder and join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a Southern Fried Fish Salad.

November 14, 2020

“Pier Experience” – this week on the Journal we’ll venture to North Carolina’s newest ocean pier to catch sea mullet and spot. While there we learn Jennette’s pier is more than just a fishing pier. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle they use while fishing from a pier. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty grouper recipe.

November 21, 2020

“Caddis Hatch Trout” – this week on the Journal we’ll drift a mountain river for Rainbow trout. On Gear Time the guys will share why it is important to have a variety of flies available for the different insect hatches that occur on a stream. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a smoked bacon wrapped trout recipe.

November 28, 2020

“Inshore Grand Slam” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for the Inshore Grand Slam – red drum, speckle trout, and flounder. In Gear Time we’ll find out which lures worked best for all three species. And join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a delicious crab recipe.

December 5, 2020

“Crappie Lesson” – this week on the Journal we’ll fish a farm pond loaded with crappie with an 8year old angler and his favorite coastal guide.  On Gear Time we return to the pond for some tips on tackle and lures. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a Fish Pot Pie.

December 12, 2020

“Winter Stripers on Top” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll be targeting striped bass in January using top water lures. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures they used on this most unusual day and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a fish recipe.

December 19, 2020

“Sunrise Trout” – on this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for speckle trout early in the morning. In Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rigged up and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a grouper recipe.

 December 26, 2020

“Piedmont White Bass” – this week on the Journal we’ll be fishing a Piedmont river in North Carolina for the sporty White Bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss their light tackle preference and the variety of lures they used to catch fish. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a new fish recipe.