Angler's Bay is the official store for Carolina Outdoor Journal apparel, accessories and gifts. Carolina Outdoor Journal is a television program that has aired on UNC-TV since 1993. The Journal features some of the best fishing opportunities found across North Carolina. From big game offshore trips to pristine mountain trout fishing; North Carolina has it all! Carolina Outdoor Journal was one of the first television programs to be produced and aired in High Definition in North Carolina.
The artwork featured on some of our apparel and accessories were created by these fine artist.
Duane Raver is one of the most recognized marine artist in America. His work has appeared in national magazines and books. His original artwork is found in private collections nationwide.
During his career, Duane was named Wildlife Artist of the Year four times by the N.C. Wildlife Federation and, in 2003, was inducted into the Federation’s Hall of Fame. He has won numerous art awards and recognition by various sporting and conservation organizations for artwork contributions. In 2009, Duane was awarded The Order of the Longleaf Pine by the State of North Carolina.
Mark grew up catching bait and fishing the creeks and streams in and around Ohio as a child. Mark continued to draw and paint throughout his years in grade school, and after serving a four year enlistment in the U. S. Army. Mark then became a Police Officer in Charlotte, North Carolina and continued on to serve with the Palm Beach County, Florida sheriffs department for 12 years.
Although Mark has never had any formal art classes, he credits his artist ability to diligent hours of practice and a very patient and talented high school art teacher. Currently, Mark is now a full time marine artist and maintains an art gallery in Morehead City, North Carolina.