Saxton Outdoors

Tips and Tales

“Come on Fish!” Fishing with Captain Joey VanDyke of Outer Banks Fishing Charters

    I was thinking it was bigger than the last one. After the first time the fish tried to swim away is when I started feeling beat up. I was afraid it was going to try to swim around... Continue Reading →


There's so many things I love about fishing, The thing I love the most is how it brings us full circle with nature, a deep understanding of the natural ebbs and flows of daily life on this planet. It brings... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Long Bow Joe: A lifetime of chasing New York big bucks

Long Bow Joe is what most folks know him by in his neck of the woods, but to me it's always been dad. He taught me how to shoot a bow, cast a line, and to have respect for the natural... Continue Reading →

Sax Survival Tip : #1 Birch bark

Depending on the species of birch, its bark has been used for making everything from canoes, to paper, to shingles for a roof, but for me its most desirable use is as tinder. The bark is loaded with oils that... Continue Reading →

Shark Fishing, Morehead City, NC

Youtube led me here, yup Youtube. I watched one too many shark fishing videos and once I get something in my head it doesn't take long before the wheels start turning on how to make it happen. So me and... Continue Reading →

Ice Fishing !

Taylor got to see how the tip-up actually works today, and it did not take her long to figure out how much fun it is pulling in perch by hand, not to mention slob perch!  We decided not to join... Continue Reading →

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