The Examiner.com has a follow-up article to the reports of commercial trawlers killing thousands of striped bass off the North Carolina coast.  It is a practice that has come under sudden fire, with the release of several videos showing the thousands of dead stripers.  

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Striped Bass - "Culling"

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If your looking to enjoy resort living in the Outer Banks, this could be it.  830 Hunt Club Drive is a exquisite 4 bedroom home in, The Currituck Club.   

(The Currituck Club Highlights - 18 hole Rees Jones designed course, fitness center, basketball & volleyball courts, 7 tennis courts, and 3 outdoor community pools)

The home offers 1 level living.  A king master bedroom on the 1st level offers a custom bathroom, with attached office area.  A top of the line kitchen including granite countertop, double oven, and flat cook surface.  Bamboo floors and plenty of natural light highligh the living area.

Enjoy those cold winter nights in front of your gas fireplace and those hot summer days relaxing in your private pool.  830 Hunt Club Drive is your home…

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This Outer Banks foreclosure is not going to last long.  617 Hunt Club Lane is a beautiful Currituck Club home.  5 bedrooms, 5 full baths & 1 partial are the base of this home.  Located on the 9th hole of The Currituck Club course, this home has it all amenities, location, and ambience.  

 

Dee Taylor's thoughts on the home:

Situated at the the 9th green of TCC Golf Course, this home has almost 4000 S.F. of heated living space. The third level features open living with a gameroom including a wine cooler, wetbar, pool table, TV and full bath.  Relax and enjoy the ocean and sound views from this level.

Level two features acomfortable family room with fireplace, dining area and large eat-in kitchen, granite countertops, pantry, sub-zero refrigerator and…

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Twice in 1 week we have now seen, North Carolina's state record for striped bass broken.  Striped bass or as they are locally known, rockfish are one of the highlights of the winter fishing season.  From the Charlotte Observer,

On Wednesday 12-year-old Stephen Furlough boated a N.C. record striped bass weighing 63 pounds while fishing outside Oregon Inlet.

This fine, fun, feel-good story of a boy and a big fish lasted only 48 hours.

On Friday, Keith Angel pulled a 64-pounder from the same waters.

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Here are some highlights from the year in real estate on the Outer Banks.  For more detailed information or information on a specific area's sales, give us a call at 866 777 3948.  

 

2010 Outer Banks Market Statistics Highlights

 Lowest Sold Price
 $13,000 Duck Co-Ownership
 Highest Sold Price
 $3,650,000 Pine Island Oceanfront
 Average Sold Price
 $392,610
 Average Days on the Market
 214
 Total # of Sold Properties  1,167

 

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Here is an excellent video, produced by the Outer Banks Voice, that condenses the recent Nags Head Board of Commissioners Special Meeting.  The meeting was held on December 27th and specifically concerns beach nourishment. 

The Town of Nags Head is proposing to spend $36.000,000 of tax money on beach replenishment.  If you are a Nags Head homeowner or Outer Banks homeowner it is an interesting video to watch.  If you would like more commentary on the video visit the Outer Banks Voice, Video highlights of Nags Head’s decision

 

Nags Head Special Meeting - Board of Commisioners - December 27th 2010 

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The 2011 OBX Taste of the Beach is fast approaching.  This year's Taste of the Beach is being held from March 17th to 20th.  This year offers plenty of exciting classes, events, and more.  If great food and drinks are your passion, be sure to plan a March vacation to the Outer Banks. 

For more information on tickets and the list of events visit the 2011 OBX Taste of the Beach website, www.obxtasteofthebeach.com. 

 

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach

 

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