STORM-TESTED Keith Bruno of Oriental, NC Pays it Forward

STORM-TESTED Keith Bruno of Oriental, NC Pays it Forward By Barbara Garrity-Blake November 8, 2019 Feature Stories Keith Bruno of Oriental, North Carolina has been blown about, battered, shaped, and made wiser by storms. The brawny fisherman from New York moved south...

Remembering Tred Barta

Remembering Tred Barta By Nikki Raynor Barta October 3, 2019 Feature Stories   Tred Barta was an avid outdoorsman, he spent the greater part of his life chasing big fish on his boat, Makaira, and hunting wild game with his long bow. ┬áTred amassed several world...

Barbour’s Marine Supply Co. Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Barbour’s Marine Supply Co. Celebrates 100 Years of Service By Jackie Booth, Bryan Gillikin, and Deborah Booth June 19, 2019 Feature Stories The year was 1919. World War I had just ended. Woodrow Wilson was President of the United States. There were no radio...

Legendary Captain Joe Rose Retires

Legendary Captain Joe Rose Retires By Barbara Garrity-Blake April 6, 2019 Feature Stories Captain Joe Rose of Beaufort is a rare breed of fisherman. He is one of the few remaining owner-operators in the Atlantic Coast fleet of ocean-going draggers that ply the waters...

If You Can’t Hatch Them, You Can’t Catch Them

If You Can’t Hatch Them, You Can’t Catch Them By Jess Hawkins December 11, 2018 Feature Stories Jess Hawkins has a Masters of Science in Biology. He was the former Chief of Fisheries Management with the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries. He is...