• Carolina Fishing

    Follow the baitfish move

    One thing I can count on in September — in addition to college football and deer season getting cranked up, is that baitfish will start moving off the main bodies of reservoirs in the Carolinas and into the tributary creeks.

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Solve the perch equation

    For those of you who are live-bait fisherman, have you ever been so proud of the job you did catching, storing and presenting the bait that you thought, “That looks so good, I’d eat it myself?”

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Metal-free mackerel

    After another hot Carolina summer, the fall fishing season finally arrives this month in all corners. From slab crappie gulping shiners at Lake Moultrie to gator trout crushing Flukes around Little River, cooling conditions ignite a feeding frenzy in freshwater and saltwater environments. 

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Oregon Inlet is tuna central

    The wind was uncommonly calm Jim Rickman eased the Outer Limits through the sloughs towards Oregon Inlet and turned south, setting a course for his 55-foot sportfisher toward a bluewater hot spot known as The Point.

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Danco Prodigy pliers

    Whether crimping a split-shot, unhooking a fish, bending a hook back to its original shape or cutting fishing line, pliers are essential tools that no angler should be without. 

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Maluna: coolers without hinges

    The seal is the deal.

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Bait-Up container makes toting minnows easy

    Anglers who like to fish with live minnows but don’t like to drag along a bucket — especially if they’re wading or fishing from a kayak or other paddle boat — will feel like somebody is thinking about them with the introduction of the Bait-Up live bait container.

    September 01 at 7:00am

    Mister Twister’s Nightcrawler

    Glen Freeman of Zwolle has a new weapon in his bass fishing arsenal. So does Zack Hughes of Quitman, Texas, who boated a 10-plus-pounder on the first day he fished with it at Lake Fork.

    August 29 at 9:00am

    Oak Island Recreation Dept. offering king mackerel fishing seminar

    King mackerel fishermen wanting to boost their catches of the big mackerel should consider attending the King Mackerel Fishing Seminar presented by the Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department on the evening of Sept. 18, 2018. The seminar will feature three hours of information and tips for catching large king mackerel and will be tailored to assist participants improve their success in the upcoming US Open King Mackerel Tournament presented by the Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 4 to 6.

    August 25 at 7:44am

    Anglers catching big Spanish mackerel out of Holden Beach area

    Most saltwater anglers target large Spanish mackerel twice each year — from the last two weeks in April through the first two weeks in May and during late September and early October – and within a mile of shore.

    August 21 at 3:51pm