• Carolina Fishing

    Personal trailer parking

    Folks who think the average boater is great at backing a trailer need only spend 30 minutes observing a busy boat ramp to learn the truth.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Two boaters dead after collision on Lake Murray

    Two people are dead after a collision that took place on Lake Murray Friday night between two boats. Several others from both boats were hospitalized with injuries sustained in the crash.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Shimano opens new fishing headquarters in Ladson

    Shimano, a company known in South Carolina for its fishing reels, rods, and lures, opened its new fishing headquarters in Ladson last week.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Three ways to make a Senko squirm

    Bass pro Davy Hite of Ninety Six, S.C., makes no bones about the fact that his favorite lure is a Buckeye Mop Jig, but when it comes to springtime fishing for prespawn bass, he’s going to have one lure tied on for sure, and that’s a Senko.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Gorges’ rivers are tops

    The Jocassee Gorges, covering 43,000 acres in the mountains of North Carolina and South Carolina, is a place of such wild and scenic beauty that National Geographic designated it as one of its “50 destinations of a lifetime.”

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Win a Sea Hunt boat in CCA South Carolina's STAR Tournament

    For many years, the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) in Florida, Louisiana, and Texas have held STAR (Statewide Tournament and Anglers Rodeo) in those states. And this year, CCA South Carolina is giving anglers in the Palmetto State a chance to fish in this unique tournament format.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    8-year-old cancer patient catches dream fish thanks to Dream Hunting & Fishing Program

    I go on a lot of fun trips as part of my job, and friends always ask me what trip has been my favorite. I’ve never been able to narrow it down to one, but I know that way up on the list is any of the fishing trips I’ve shared with Capt. Ponytail Guide Service, and that was solidified last weekend when I joined him and some other anglers on the Roanoke River as part of the Dream Hunting and Fishing Foundation.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Empty the ‘cracker’ box

    It’s shellcracker time on the Santee Cooper lakes, and anglers show this panfish species a lot of love in April. These brawny bream returns the favor by filling up empty space in large coolers. Anglers know long waiting lines to launch a boat even at remote access areas signals shellcracker action is smoking hot.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Look to the stars, er, the satellites, for fishing info

    Fishermen should utilize all resources available before making long treks offshore to go fishing. Satellite imaging produces plenty of information that can help locate productive fishing conditions. The information available ranges from free images available from sources like Rutgers University to paid services that monitor multiple satellite images daily.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Hit the high spots for spring bluewater action off coast of the Carolinas

    Offshore fishing locations aren’t just wrecks and rock formations on the sea floor, but a combination of these formations and how the Gulf Stream current and eddies react when flowing over them or colliding with them. 

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm