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Urban Hike Movement of 2024 with Drew Thrasher



Segment 2, April 20th, 2024

POSTPONED HIKE UNTIL 4/28/2024 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.

Taking a walk or a hike where you live is what the Urban Hike is all about.  Urban Hike co-founder, Drew Thrasher, joins the Carolina Outdoors for a conversation about seeing where you live from a different perspective The perspective of a hike. Continue reading Urban Hike Movement of 2024 with Drew Thrasher


The Articulate Fly with Marvin Cash



Segment 3, April 20th, 2024

Marvin Cash grew up fishing with his grand dad Lynchburg, VA. The location east of the Blue Ridge mountains, alongside the James River, was a fantastic place to begin an introduction to the outdoors.  From there he went to Duke University & UVA Law & was introduced properly to the sport by former Carolina Outdoors-host, Don Yager.  The sport help maintains Cash’s sanity but it wasn’t until a automobile crash occurred that he invested in doing the things in life that he wanted to do. Continue reading The Articulate Fly with Marvin Cash


Catawba Riverkeeper, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden & Shared Leadership with Executive Director John Searby



Segment 2, April 13th, 2024

Last year two iconic, regional organizations in the Charlotte-area decided to utilize a Shared Leadership structure to reduce administrative costs & the align the similar pursuits of both organizations.  The CEO & Executive Director of the Catawba Riverkeeper & Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, John Searby, joined Bill Bartee on the Carolina Outdoors to discuss how & why the decision happened.

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Blane Chocklett talks Predator Fly Fishing



Segment 3, April 13th, 2024

One of the innovations within fly fishing has been the improvement of design & innovation regarding the flies, lines, & equipment.

Blane Chocklett has been called the “fisherman’s fly designer.” by Bob Popovics, author of Pop Fleyes and Fleye Design. He spoke with Bill Bartee, host of the Carolina Outdoors to talk about his start in the industry, influences, & the evolution of Predator fishing with a fly rod. Continue reading Blane Chocklett talks Predator Fly Fishing


The Spring Happenings!



Segment 1, April 6th, 2024

All aboard the Carolina Outdoors as we quickly travel through topics like the eclipse, spring break, turkey season, & the striper run on the Roanoke River.  Carolina Outdoor host, Bill Bartee, leads the way with our sponsor powering the way, the outdoor store in Charlotte, Jesse Brown’s. Continue reading The Spring Happenings!


Eclipse & What to Expect & SC May Change Turkey Season



Segment 2, April 6th, 2024

A partial eclipse is coming to Charlotte on Monday, April 8th, 2024.  Carolina Outdoor host, Bill Bartee, let’s the listeners know.day of TURKEY season. Continue reading Eclipse & What to Expect & SC May Change Turkey Season


The Carolina’s Turkey Seasons with James Buice



Segment 3, April 6th, 2024

There are a few dates on the calendar for outdoors people that really introduce a season.  This time of year there are several: Easter, spring break, first day of trout season, The Masters, and opening day of TURKEY season. Continue reading The Carolina’s Turkey Seasons with James Buice


Striper Run on the Roanoke River with Matthew Wallin



Segment 4, April 6th, 2024

It’s the opening day of Trout Season and the Carolina Outdoors is covering this great tradition.  However it is also the start of the Striper Run that is beginning on the Roanoke River near Weldon, NC.  Matthew Wallin works with the Coastal Conservation Association- North Carolina (CCA-NC).  He comes onto the program with host Bill Bartee & gives us an update. Continue reading Striper Run on the Roanoke River with Matthew Wallin


Bobby N. Setzer Fish Hatchery Undergoes a Renovation with Jake Rash



Segment 2, March 30th, 2024

This is the time of year that sportsmen and women across the Carolinas really wake up to Trout Fishing in North Carolina.  North Carolina trout fishing opens up on April 6th on Hatchery Supported streams.  This tradition for anglers across the state is a welcome right of passage over the generations.

However, there has been a lot of gossip & rumors about the upcoming demise of the Bobby N. Setzer Fish Hatchery.  Jake Rash, Cold Water Research Coordinator for the NC Wildlife Resource Commission joins… Continue reading Bobby N. Setzer Fish Hatchery Undergoes a Renovation with Jake Rash


Women on the Fly bringing ladies into Fly Fishing with Ronnie Vagnone



Segment 3, March 30th, 2024

One of the most famous anglers in the world is a ninety-eight year old woman.  Joan Wulff was born in 1926 & in 1951 she won the national fly-casting distance title, which was an all-male competition.  She also won the National Casting Champion from 1943-1960.  She’s been an inspiration to women entering into the sport of fly fishing including Women on the Fly.

Ronnie Vagnone of Women on the Fly-Carolinas joins host Bill Bartee to talk about this group of ladies that are helping others join the sport of fly fishing.

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