• Carolina Fishing

    Fishing is spot on for Lake Keowee bass

    Bass pro and guide Todd Goade of Suwanee, Ga., said November is one of the best times to catch spotted bass on South Carolina’s Lake Keowee — for numbers and size.

    November 08, 2018 at 4:58pm

    Clarks Hill catfish bite will be great through Thanksgiving

    November might be the most-consistent time of year to catch big blue catfish and big flatheads on Clarks Hill Lake, just as it is on other South Carolina lakes, according to Chris Simpson who previously guided on Lake Monticello, Lake Murray and Lake Greenwood before moving to McCormick, S.C., 18 months ago to guide on Clarks Hill.

    November 07, 2018 at 4:47pm

    Lake Norman hybrids give fishermen fits as water cools and fish school up more

    Guide Gus Gustafson of Lake Norman Ventures said fishermen should take advantage of the resurgence of hybrid bass at Lake Norman, especially in November.

    November 06, 2018 at 4:43pm

    Cape Fear specks ready to provide good fall bite

    Speckled trout in North Carolina waters took a hit in September when Hurricane Florence arrived. The slow-moving storm wreaked havoc on much of the coast, especially from Cape Lookout into South Carolina. 

    November 06, 2018 at 4:33pm

    Trout time for Murrells Inlet anglers

    Murrells Inlet’s reputation as a great coastal fishery brings anglers to the area for a wide range of species, and in November, it’s the peak of speckled trout fishing that fills the overflow lot at the public boat ramp on a daily basis.

    November 05, 2018 at 4:27pm

    Huge swordfish caught off Oregon Inlet

    Ryan Keany of Manteo was sort of planning on fishing for white marlin when he left the dock on Oct. 14, heading offshore out of Oregon Inlet, but he’d also heard talk that Hurricane Michael had blown all of those popular billfish out of the area.

    November 04, 2018 at 8:25pm

    Kerr Lake slabs are on the move through November

    When water temperatures drop, crappie go on the feed at Kerr Lake on the North Carolina-Virginia border.

    November 03, 2018 at 4:21pm

    Big kings still call Georgetown home in November

    The summer of 2018 was one to remember for king mackerel, which dominated the nearshore and offshore waters off Georgetown, S.C. for most of the spring and summer, and with the water cooling, the bite certainly won’t end, even though numbers will be off slightly. The ones still around are on the hefty side, looking for an easy meal.

    November 02, 2018 at 4:11pm

    Surf reds make for November fun

    Red drum swim in skinny waters behind barrier islands, around inlets and in ocean surf “all-year long,” according to guide David Towler from Swansboro, N.C.

    November 01, 2018 at 3:59pm

    Jerkbaits: not just for spring

    When you think of baits that bass fishermen turn to in the fall, you think of moving baits like crankbaits and spinnerbaits. A lot of people overlook a hard jerkbait, because everybody thinks about fishing them in late winter and early spring. If you think about it, late October, November and December can fish a lot like late winter and early spring, with baitfish relatively shallow and the water relatively clear.

    November 01, 2018 at 7:00am