Schedule

CURRENT SEASON - 2700 (FALL/WINTER 2012) 

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UNC-TV’s premier outdoor series Carolina Outdoor Journal returns for an all-new season, beginning Saturday, September 3, 2011, at 5:30 PM, to travel the length of the state, from rugged mountain rivers to the coastal Gulf Stream, to reel in the tastiest catch and explore the state’s vast natural beauty.  This all-new season of Carolina Outdoor Journal, airing Saturdays at 5:30 PM, with encore episodes on Sundays at 11 AM, is filmed in high definition (HD), bringing Tar Heel wildlife to viewers like you with a bigger picture, sharper image and better sound!

Sept 2 , 2012 - Wind Proof Specks (2801)
This week on the Journal we will dodge the wind and head up a coastal creek to fish for speckle trout. On Gear Time our anglers will discuss the tackle they used to catch some nice trout. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a crab quiche.

Sept. 23, 2012 - Pigeon River Return (2804)
On this edition of the Journal we take a look at the return of one of North Carolina’s great mountain rivers after years of abuse. Our anglers discuss the river and the tackle on Gear Time. Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty quail recipe in the kitchen.

Sept. 30, 2012 - Surf Side Spanish (2805)
This week on the Journal we fish one of the few places on the North Carolina coast where you can catch Spanish mackerel from the beach. On Gear Time our angler’s discuss what you will need on the beach. And Donna Reynolds prepares a seafood salad recipe in the kitchen.

Oct. 7, 2012 - Crappie Lesson (2806)
On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish Lake Norman for Crappie with one of the top freshwater guides in the state. On Gear Time our guide discusses what you need to catch fish. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a baked pheasant recipe.

Oct. 14, 2012 - Tide Driven Drum (2807)
This week on the Journal we learn the importance of tide and fresh bait in the pursuit of Red Drum. On Gear Time our anglers share how they rigged up to catch fish. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a spicy shrimp recipe.

Oct. 21, 2012 - Early Bass (2808)
On this edition of the Journal we are fishing Randleman Reservoir early in the season for largemouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that caught fish and Donna Reynolds is in the kitchen with a sweet & sour oyster recipe.

Oct. 28, 2012 - Captain's Challenge (2809)
This week on the Journal two professional guides spend the morning in pursuit of the sporty speckle trout. On Gear Time they discuss the tackle they used to catch fish. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty trout recipe.

Nov. 4, 2012 - Hot Summer Stripers (2810)
On this edition of the Journal we’ll target Striped bass in deep water using fly rods and sinking lines. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle needed to fish deep when the weather is hot. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty venison sausage recipe.

Nov. 11, 2012 - Structured Sheepshead (2811)
This week on the Journal we’ll fish for the sporty Sheepshead around bridge pilings. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and patience needed to catch fish.

Nov. 18, 2012 - Falls Lake Deep (2812)
On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish deep water structure for largemouth bass at a popular piedmont lake. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures, rod & reels and what to look for on the depth finder. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a venison meatloaf recipe.

Nov. 25, 2012 - Short Bite Stripers (2813)
This week on the Journal we fish the Cape Fear River for Striped bass using slash baits. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures and how to effectively use them. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a shrimp pasta bake recipe.

Dec. 2, 2012 - Cape Bluefish (2814)
On this edition of the Journal we’ll throw topwater lures for 10-12 lb. bluefish within sight of the Cape Lookout lighthouse. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle you will need to catch fish that size.

Dec. 9, 2012 - Late Winter Yellow Perch (2815)
This week on the Journal we’ll target the popular yellow perch using light tackle and jigs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle they used to catch fish and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Wild Turkey pot pie recipe.