By Neal, John, and Jim Conoley
Carolina Flare: Outer Banks Boatbuilding and Sportfishing Heritage traces the history of custom sportfishing boats, charter fishing fleets, and offshore sportfishing along the Outer Banks. Personal interviews along with over 600 historic and contemporary photographs document the transition from charter boats to the sleek sportfishing boats of today. In addition, sportfishing is traced from its origins with leg and day Outer Banks charter fishermen to contemporary tournaments and conservation practices. This book is a tribute to the resourceful, talented, and adventurous people that contributed to this legacy.