• Crappie/Bream

    Live minnows are extremely productive baits when crappie are in deeper water, and dying them brighter colors often draws even more strikes.

    Bait dynamics for crappie

    June 15 at 7:00am
    Bright lights, suspended just under the surface, will attract baitfish, and the baitfish will draw gamefish into the immediate area.

    Let LED’s light up your night

    June 15 at 7:00am
    Deep brush will always hold fish, even during the spring.

    Brush up on summer slabs

    With the crappie spawn in your rearview mirror, it’s time to look deeper, and brush piles are tough to beat, especially to find gangs of nice fish.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Crappie fishing at night is a great option for Carolina anglers.

    Slabs and nightstalkers

    Join the ‘midnight shift’ and catch crappie after dark through the summer. Here’s how to get up to speed.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    Fliers are small panfish that have a distinct look, and are sometimes misidentified as crappie.

    Species spotlight: flier

    This little-known panfish is small in size, tasty on the table
    May 30 at 10:09pm

    The flier

    May 15 at 7:00am

    May’s best bream bets

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Bedding bream are so aggressive they often strike baits that are too big to swallow.

    Kayak fishing for bream

    Kayaks, canoes can get you in tight with spawning sunfish
    May 14 at 9:00am
    Guide Joe Dennis caught this big stringer of bluegill on crickets, his favorite baits for these aggressive fish.

    Bream bonanza is at hand

    April is time for all kinds of panfish at Santee
    April 16 at 9:00am
    Guide Todd Vick said crappie fishing on the Waccamaw River can be excellent in April.

    Waccamaw River slabs

    April fishing great in coastal river
    March 23 at 3:12pm