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NCS October 2012 Digital Edition

COVER
The rut is just around the corner, so North Carolina hunters need to find a corner in the woods where big bucks can be ambushed. Photo by John Ford.

FEATURES
October’s 3 F’s: Food, frost & females
Pay attention to these factors to fill your buck tag this fall.
By Jeff Burleson

East vs. West
Because smokepole season dates differ, hunters from across North Carolina must use different tactics to put venison in the freezer and racks on the wall.
By Craig Holt

Gators on the rocks
Masonboro Inlet jetties draw fishermen from all over for great speckled trout fishing in the fall. Here’s why.
By Jeff Burleson

The Eastern Deer Duo
Angola Bay and Holly Shelter game lands offer hunters a little bit of everything on tracts of land that are anything but little.
By Mike Marsh

Prospecting in the Neuse
Structure is rare, so find some and cash in on this river’s best fishing.
By Jerry Dilsaver

Let’s go live
This Shearon Harris guide goes against the grain and targets deep bass with live shad.
By Tony Garitta

Right on the Spot!
The fall run of this tasty saltwater panfish brings fishermen from across North Carolina to coastal piers.
By Mike Marsh

NEWS BREAKERS
Trawl bycatch study gets DMF critique

COLUMNS
Backlashes By Craig Holt
Line Scores from the Livewell By Tony Garitta
Lunker Lines By David Fritts
Cooking on the Wild Side By Capt. Jerry Dilsaver & Ty Conti
Greener Pastures By Jeff Burlson
High Tides By Jerry Dilsaver
Head for the Mountains By Robert Satterwhite
The Shootist By Gordon Hutchinson

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