• Carolina Fishing

    Shank a harbor sheepshead

    Anglers looking for something a little different will find it along the Charleston Harbor jetties and bridge pilings this month. It’s a great time for sheepshead fishing.

    August 09 at 3:38pm

    Be ready to move for Lake Wateree bass

    Some bass fishermen like to work the shallows; some like to fish deep. You have to be willing to do both to be successful on Lake Wateree this month, according to bass pro Dearal Rodgers of Camden, S.C., who grew up fishing the South Carolina reservoir.

    August 09 at 3:20pm

    Shadow state-line bulls

    Dove season and college football arrive in early September, and fall fishing follows soon thereafter along the North Carolina-South Carolina border. The big news is, the first run of bull reds usually shows up towards the end of the month.

    August 09 at 3:14pm

    Live-bait Spanish are fall favorites outside SENC inlets

    It is a bit of an oxymoron along the North Carolina’s southeastern coast, that as fall approaches, the water cools and the fishing heats up.

    August 09 at 3:12pm

    Catch Lake Hartwell’s September stripers

    Catching striped bass and hybrids on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell is a pretty simple deal this month, according to guide Chip Hamilton of Easley, S.C.

    August 09 at 3:06pm

    Anglers catching plenty of dolphin around abandoned johnboat

    For the past week or so, offshore anglers fishing off the coast of Charleston have reported seeing a wayward aluminum johnboat dozens of miles off the coastline. And they’ve all been catching plenty of fish around that lonely vessel. 

    August 08 at 2:07pm

    Catch a redfish, win $43,000 Sea Hunt boat package

    With slightly less than a full month left in CCA South Carolina’s STAR tournament, neither one of the $43,000 grand prizes of a Sea Hunt boat, Yamaha outboard, and Wesco trailer has yet to be claimed. And it’s not too late for anglers to join.

    August 08 at 1:30pm

    Catch more sheepshead with these tips

    The sheepshead bite is going strong in the inshore waters along the coasts of both Carolinas. And from now until the first bitter cold snap, it is expected to only get better.

    August 06 at 1:02pm

    Charlotte angler catches redfish that was tagged 21 years ago

    In June, Charlotte resident Andy Ball headed to the South Carolina coast for a summer escape.

    “We were down with five other friends on a reunion of sorts – South Mecklenburg High School class of 1985,” Ball said. During the trip, Georgetown Coastal Adventures’ Captain Dan Scarborough took Ball and his friends out to the Winyah Bay jetties to target large red drum.

    August 05 at 9:03pm

    Project ReSpeck, CCA SC contribute $25,000 for fish restoration

    This past January, record cold weather set in across the Southeast causing a noticeable fish kill along the entire Palmetto State coast and calling into question the future of several popular species of fish important to recreational saltwater anglers. 

    August 02 at 2:14pm