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Carolina Outdoor Journal

Watch Carolina Outdoor Journal Saturdays at 5 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video App

Hosts; joe Albea and

Carolina Outdoor Journal is produced by Joe Albea Productions, a division of Southeast Media Services, Inc., and is hosted by Joe Albea and John Moore – lifelong residents of North Carolina with years of involvement in outdoor writing, photography, radio and television broadcast production. They both enjoy all facets of the Carolina outdoor experience from fishing the outer banks surf to floating a mountain river for smallmouth bass.

Watch Carolina Outdoor Journal Saturdays at 5 PM on PBS NC and Sundays at 12 PM on the North Carolina Channel. Find more airtimes on our Schedule.

Carolina Outdoor Journal is also streaming online and on the PBS Video app

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Gear Time

Each half-hour episode of Carolina Outdoor Journal includes an accompanying Gear Time segment outlining the latest and greatest equipment used in the field. Explore Gear Time segments below and on video.pbsnc.org.

Gear Time: Using Tackle

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Gear Time: Using Tackle
Gear Time: Use The Right Tackle
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Gear Time: Use The Right Tackle
Gear Time: Live Bait
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Gear Time: Live Bait
Gear Time: Fly Fishing
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Gear Time: Fly Fishing
Gear Time: Blue Catfish Tackle
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Gear Time: Blue Catfish Tackle
Gear Time: Albacore on the Flies
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Gear Time: Albacore on the Flies
Gear Time: Tagging Expedition – Grey Trout
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Gear Time: Tagging Expedition – Grey Trout

Simple Cooking with Donna Reynolds

The last segment of each episode, Simple Cooking, features home economist Donna Reynolds sharing delicious recipes for cooking your catch. Explore Simple Cooking segments below and on video.pbsnc.org.

Simple Cooking: Join Donna Reynolds for a Catfish Recipe

Simple Cooking: join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a catfish recipe.

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Simple Cooking: Hungarian Style Duck
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Simple Cooking: Hungarian Style Duck
Simple Cooking: Green Curry Fish
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Simple Cooking: Green Curry Fish
Simple Cooking: Ricotta Crab Fritters
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Simple Cooking: Ricotta Crab Fritters
Simple Cooking: Smoked Trout
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Simple Cooking: Smoked Trout

Meet Donna Reynolds

With more than 20 years experience in food styling and instruction, Donna Reynolds brings a wealth of knowledge to every recipe she prepares. As host and producer of Simple Cooking, a cooking segment of Carolina Outdoor Journal, Donna creates, styles and demonstrates each recipe featured on the show. From tasty coastal dishes featuring fish, shrimp and oysters to game recipes that capture the flavor of the outdoors, she prepares recipes that are simple and delicious.

Learn more about North Carolina's vast wildernesses by visiting these sites. Fishing, camping, hiking and hunting are just some of the activities available in our state parks and wilderness areas.

North Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation
The North Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation's mission is to preserve and maintain places of unique ecological and biological beauty. Their Web site includes great information about the many parks within the state.

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
The Wildlife Resources Commission manages the wildlife and fish of North Carolina to insure their proper use and conserve our natural resources for future generations.

North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries
The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of our estuarine and marine resources.

North Carolina Sportsman
This site offers listings of equipment, fishing and hunting spots and daily weather and tide reports. All the information you need to head outdoors in North Carolina in one convenient location.

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