The Angler: Sea Birds

The Angler: Sea Birds

What do birds and fish have in common? They prey upon one another. On Lake Norman, Blue Heron stalk small fish in the shallows, osprey and eagles dive from the sky to snare bigger fish with their talons, while crows and buzzards eat dead fish that wash ashore. Bass...
Fishing Report: Better Fishing, December 2, 2017

Fishing Report: Better Fishing, December 2, 2017

Photo: Capt. Gus holds a Holiday Largemouth Bass It wasn’t that long ago when a fishing trip on Lake Norman was just that – a fishing trip. Catching fish was another thing. It was so bad, in fact, that savvy anglers chose to go to Lake Wylie, High Rock and Lake Murray...
Lake Norman Fishing Forecast – November 2017

Lake Norman Fishing Forecast – November 2017

Photo of Capt. Gus being watched by an Elk as he was fishing a trout stream in Cherokee, NC Lake Norman Fishing Forecast – November 2017 In the coming weeks, expect to find largemouth, spotted and hybrid striped bass surface feeding throughout the day. Best bets are...
Fishing Report: Fish Talk, October 5, 2017

Fishing Report: Fish Talk, October 5, 2017

Capt. Gus holds a Lake Norman Spotted Bass Photo courtesy of Capt. Gus Every sport has a language of its own and bass fishing is no different. Some of the terminology and slang used by bass anglers is explained below. Lunker – Lunker is a word used frequently to...