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July 04, 2018

Did you know that blue crabs are the No. 1 commercial seafood product in North Carolina waters? The state boasts an annual 30 million-pound harvest. Much of it is found in the greater Pamlico Sound area.

Blue crabs surely welcomed colonists and early settlers to Eastern North Carolina when they…

North Carolina Blue Crab catch, from Washington Crab and Oyster Co., Washington, NC

June 27, 2018

Tight Lines readers know I have the utmost respect for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Every state has such an organization, but of course I think ours is the best.

Frequently, I check out their informative web site. Free fishing, no license required, coming up on the Fourth of…


June 13, 2018

It's summer vacation time! Why not propose a fishing outing in those summer vacation plans?

Having been an avid fisherman all my life, I enthusiastically endorse and enjoy all types of angling, and encourage vacationing families to take advantage of fishing opportunities everywhere you go, from the…


June 09, 2018

A celebration to commemorate the legacy of Jeff and Elizabeth Hyman Knight, which is worth sharing with the community, especially in these days and times, was held on Mother's Day.

Through the union of Jeff and Elizabeth there were 15 children born, all currently living. The children reside in…


May 30, 2018

Mark Twain once said, "The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation." Smart and clever man. My guess is that most successful professional fishing guides would agree with that assessment wholeheartedly.

If you don't have access to a boat, and bank or pier fishing is not going to fill…


May 27, 2018

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. is finishing up its 70th Debutante Cotillion.

The members of the Rocky Mount chapter are preparing for scholarship presentations to the young ladies who participated in the pageant program.

Alona Jewell Grandy was crowned Queen of the 2018 Debutante Cotillion sponsored…

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