• Carolina Fishing

    Tried and true

    Since its introduction about 10 years ago, MirrOlure’s 17MR suspending twitch bait has been a hit with anglers. 

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    The allure of a lipped lure

    The Yo-zuri Crystal Minnow is among the best lures for catching speckled trout. While many anglers use lipless crankbaits, this one has a lip. 

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Go with a grub

    Butch Foster of Yeah Right Charters said his go-to lure in the Cape Fear River and the creeks off the ICW near Southport is a Haw River curlytail grub in smoke/silver metal flake on a jighead.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    A kayaker’s wish list

    It’s that time of year when friends and family members tiptoe around the subject of what to get their favorite kayak angler for Christmas. Rather than just settle for a pair of socks, leave a copy of the magazine open to this column in a place they’ll stumble across it. It worked out for Ralphie in “A Christmas Story”, maybe it’ll work for you.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Seven Carolina anglers make 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series roster

    The 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series field has been set, and seven anglers from the Carolinas made the cut, including one rookie.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    South Carolina hunters and anglers face increase in license fees

    South Carolina’s House Legislative Oversight Committee is asking the SCDNR for input on raising rates for hunters and anglers, and for coming up with new fees, according to the Post and Courier. And lawmakers are putting together their own ideas for raising these fees.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Get ready for the winter

    Winter is upon us, and with it, shorter days and cooler weather. While some anglers continue to fish whenever the weather permits, many anglers opt to park their boats and sit out the next few months.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Southport crew lands 92-inch bluefin one mile off beach

    Capt. Joe Seegers was just offshore of the East Beach of Bald Head Island on Dec. 3, when a 92-inch bluefin tuna grabbed a bait and headed offshore. He was trolling the Hooked Up and crew to the spot of last year's encounter with a 900-pounder when he noticed a flock of birds closer to the beach and turned towards them.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    LiveTarget’s BaitBall Spinner Rig

    LiveTarget has an answer for those who want to fish a compact, manageable “umbrella rig” in gin clear or stained water — in the spring, summer or fall, and at any depth of the water column.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm

    Special December offers

    Ido a lot of deer hunting in December, and there’s plenty to do around Christmas, but I always make time for a couple of days in the bass boat, because it’s the one month when I can catch several different species of fish, the way I like to fish, without having to run all over the lake.

    December 31, 1969 at 6:00pm