After Hurricane Isabel battered Hatteras Village 20 years ago, neighbors wasted no time in banding together to rebuild. Today, an annual festival celebrates the indomitable spirit of those who live and work on the water.
Good Day Sunshine: North Carolina’s Ebony Anglers
Five women from the Triangle area have cast their aspirations eastward, to the Crystal Coast, where they’re changing perceptions of what a competitive fishing team looks like.
A Fish House Tradition in Swansboro
One of the last old-school fish houses in Onslow County stands sentry on the White Oak River. Clyde Phillips Seafood Market has served up seafood and stories since 1954 — an icon of the coast, persevering in pink.
Spring Adventures in Clarendon County
Head south to soak in the sunshine as you explore the shoreline of Lake Marion, discover natural wonders in Santee National Wildlife Refuge, explore charming small towns, and more.
Return to the Roanoke
As reliably as redbuds and daffodils, hickory shad herald the coming spring. This time of year, they migrate up eastern North Carolina rivers by the thousands, anglers in pursuit, as the fresh waters of their birth beckon them home.
Outdoor Adventures in the Upcountry
Discover stunning vistas, state parks, and waterfalls at the edge of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
Only in Halifax County: 5 Spring Adventures
Stunning natural wonders and a rich history surround the communities in Halifax County, where the Roanoke River beckons visitors to explore.
A Tale of Two Fishes: Brook Trout & Red Drum
One scaly, swimming symbol alone could not tell the full story of our waters. Our state fishes represent two facets of North Carolina’s personality, two sides of a Southern coin: one as meditative as a remote mountain stream, the other as fiercely headstrong as the wild Atlantic.
Going with the Flow: 5 Stops Along the Cape Fear River
Paddle to ancient bald cypress trees, explore a wetland boardwalk, race through rapids, catch your own clams, and savor shrimp and grits as you head east along the mighty Cape Fear.