Radio interview with Bodie McDowell

Radio interview with Bodie McDowell [Sound Recording 01]

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SR 603

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Radio interview with Bodie McDowell


  • 1970 (Creation)


.1 cubic feet; 1 audiotape reel (4 min., 16 sec.) 3 in.; 7.5 ips

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Bodie McDowell was born in Greenwood, South Carolina. He was the outdoor editor for the Greensboro News & Record until retiring in 1992. He then worked as the public information officer for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission until 2000. The Bodie Bass, a hybrid of the white bass and striped bass, was named after him in 1988. He served as president of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, and a scholarship from that organization is named in his honor. In 2008, he was inducted into the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame.

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This interview with Bodie McDowell was conducted by Monty Ray around 1970. It aired on KDUN radio on the program "The Great Outdoors." In this interview, McDowell discusses fishing in the rivers and lakes of North Carolina, a pastime he calls "Hot Hole Fishing" because the waterways were artificially warmed by factory runoff.

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Joint copyright for this interview is held by Monty Ray and Bodie McDowell. Use is allowed according to the following statement: In Copyright,

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  • English

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Gift of Raymond Swan.

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Preferred citation: Radio interview with Bodie McDowell, by Monty Ray, SR 603, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard), 2nd Edition.

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Sarah Stroman

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