• Carolina Fishing

    Bouncing back

    Before 2018, anglers had become so accustomed to mild winters along the South Carolina coast and the huge bonanza of speckled trout the good weather allowed, it was almost taken for granted. That entitlement changed almost overnight when a harsh winter storm arrived on Jan. 3 followed by nearly a week of below-freezing temperatures. The net effect was a marsh nearly frozen solid, followed by dire predictions of fish kills in the fragile estuaries of both Carolinas. 

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Fall flounder fling

    Autumn is largely the favorite season for many die-hard saltwater anglers. Summer crowds have mostly vacated the coast, and baitfish begin making their seasonal migrations out of estuaries and into more open water.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    October is made to wade for inshore fishermen

    Although many anglers may think of wade-fishing as something you do to cut your teeth before getting your “big boy boat,” those leaving it behind are missing out on some great opportunities, especially for speckled trout and redfish.

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Curado DC

    Backlashes are the main reason that many novice anglers choose not to use baitcasting reels — and even seasoned bass anglers still feel the wrath of it on windy days and when casting light lures. It’s unfortunately and ironically all a part of fishing with the industry’s most-advanced reels. Until now! 

    October 01 at 7:00am

    Delayed Harvest trout regulations now if effect for 36 trout waters in WNC

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has implement Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations on 36 trout waters in 20 western North Carolina counties as of Oct. 1, 2018. Prior to Oct. 1, Hatchery Supported Trout Waters regulations apply to these waters.

    September 30 at 5:12pm

    Delta Lures’ Spinnerbait

    Two longtime fishing buddies couldn’t keep a good thing to themselves 7 ½ years ago, which was a blessing for bass fishermen who love to catch on quality spinnerbaits.

    September 29 at 9:00am

    Fishing is hot in wake of Hurricane Florence

    Hurricane Florence churned its way through the Carolinas, dumping massive amounts of rainfall that did plenty of damage that is still having a big impact on communities in both states. But for those who have been able to fish in the salt, they’ve experienced some of the best fishing since the spring.

    September 27 at 1:51pm

    Boating suspended on a portion of the Waccamaw River

    In order to combat a potential threat posed by boat traffic to flood berms protecting coal ash ponds adjacent to the Waccamaw River near Conway, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Director Alvin Taylor today signed an emergency regulation establishing a “Vessel Exclusionary Zone” on the waters of the Waccamaw River in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper Generating Station in Conway.

    September 24 at 4:01pm

    National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration this Saturday in Upstate

    Oconee County’s South Cove County Park near Seneca will host a family event celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. This free family adventure is open to the public.

    September 20 at 12:00pm

    NCWRC offering, supporting family outdoor events this Saturday

    On Sept. 22, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host or support four family-friendly outdoor skills events to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. The events, most of which are free, offer activities and exhibits that highlight the state’s rich hunting, fishing and wildlife conservation heritage.

    September 20 at 10:58am