Schedule

CURRENT SEASON - 3000 (FALL/WINTER 2014) 

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UNC-TV’s premier outdoor series Carolina Outdoor Journal returns for an all-new season, beginning Saturday, September 6, 2014, at 5 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 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!

9/6/14 - 3001 - Popping Cork Drum
On this edition of the Journal we'll use a new technique to catch the large red drum of Pamlico Sound. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the new rig and we'll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a shrimp citrus recipe.

9/13/14 - 3002 - September Surprise
This week on the Journal we'll fish Shearon Harris Lake for largemouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the day and what they used to catch fish. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds serves up Fish & Chips.

9/20/14 - 3003 - Catawba Drift
On this edition of the Journal we drift a stretch of the Catawba River for mountain trout. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the drift and the flies that caught fish. Donna Reynolds serves up a Rainbow Trout recipe in the kitchen.

9/27/14 - 3004 - Gulf Stream Charter
This week on the Journal we venture offshore targeting yellowfin tuna and have to make a change. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the adjustments that were made to catch fish. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds serves up a grilled mahi - mahi recipe.

10/4/14 - 3005 - Crappie Lesson
On this edition of the Journal we'll fish a farm pond loaded with crappie with an 8 year old angler and his favorite coastal guide. On Gear Time we return to the pond for some tips on tackle and lures. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a Fish Pot Pie.

10/13/14 - 3006 - Winter Reds
This week on the Journal we'll target red drum in the shallows after a cold weather event. Our anglers discuss how they fished and what they used to catch fish on Gear Time. And Donna Reynolds prepares a shrimp cake recipe in the kitchen.

10/20/14 - 3007 - Fly Fishing Shad
On this edition of the Journal we'll travel to the Roanoke River to fly fish for Hickory Shad. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the flies and tackle needed to catch shad. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds serves up a fried oyster recipe.

10/27/14 - 3008 - Grassy Bottom Trout
This week on the Journal we'll fish for speckled trout in grassy conditions. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures and how to rig them for those conditions. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a spicy shrimp recipe.

11/1/14 - 3009 - Autumn Albacore
On this edition of the Journal we'll fish for False Albacore with light spinning tackle. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what they used to catch fish and we'll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a seafood salad recipe.

11/8/14 - 3010 - Urban Stripers on Top
This week on the Journal we'll top water fish for Striped bass in an urban setting. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the top water lures that caught fish. Donna Reynolds is in the kitchen preparing a seafood casserole.

11/15/14 - 3011 - Light Tackle Spadefish
On this edition of the Journal we'll venture out into the Pamlico Sound for the sporty Spadefish. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the light tackle they used to catch fish and we'll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a fish slider recipe.

11/22/14 - 2912 - Deep for Speckled Trout
This week on the Journal our anglers show us how to fish an artificial lizard to catch largemouth bass during the spring season. On Gear Time they discuss the tackle and lizard (color) options they prefer. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a fish stick recipe.

11/29/14 - 2913 - Winter Gar
On this edition of the Journal we'll fish for Spanish mackerel casting small jigs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the jigs and how to fish them. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty grouper recipe.

12/6/14 - 2914 - Blue Water Adveture
This week on the Journal we'll target White perch using light spinning tackle and small spinners. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what you need to catch fish and Donna Reynolds prepares a Fish Reuben in the kitchen.

12/13/14 - 2915 - Bass'n with Frogs
On this edition of the Journal a seasoned surf fisherman shares a few tips on successfully fishing the surf zone. In Gear Time he will discuss the tackle needed and we'll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a salmon recipe.