• Inshore Fishing

    Flounder are one of a handful of saltwater species that are commonly caught in the surf this month across the beaches of the Carolinas.

    Beach-bound isn’t so bad

    Surf fishing really comes into its own in the Carolinas this month
    November 12 at 9:00am

    Thanksgiving reds

    November redfish in the Carolinas can be caught on three basic patterns, so spool on some line and catch them before the turkey is all gone.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Ricky Kellum believes New River speckled trout will bounce back quickly from the effects of Hurricane Florence.

    Four NC hotspots for November trout

    When it comes to specks, you can’t go wrong following the advice of four veteran guides who know their home waters and how to fish them.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Chas Champagne, creator of the Matrix Shad line of soft plastic lures, is introducing a new 5-inch Matrix Monster that will be available in stores this fall.

    The new Matrix Monster

    The big 5-inch version swims just like a regular-sized Matrix Shad
    October 29 at 9:00am
    Mustang’s latest PFD

    New kayak gear reviews

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Along with speckled trout, white shrimp took a severe beating over the past winter when an ice and snow storm devastated the Carolina coasts.

    Five shrimp tricks to try on trout

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Suspending a live shrimp beneath a popping cork is a tried-and-true trout-catching tactic.

    Shrimp rigs for trout

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Tony Rhodes gigged this flounder in the New River near Sneads Ferry, N.C.

    It’s an all-night gig

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Giving a flounder time to grab a bait and get it ready to slide down its throat will usually result in a good hookset.

    How to hook a flounder

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Targeting flounder while wading allowed the author to concentrate on a good-looking area and catch this fish.

    Wade for flounder

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Speckled trout love the current that deeper channels narrowed by things like bridge crossings often provide.

    Wading opportunities near Beaufort

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Kayak-bound fishermen have a great opportunity in October to do battle with a number of inshore saltwater species.

    October opportunities have few equals

    Paddling anglers can get tight to a variety of inshore species
    October 14 at 9:00am
    Look for flounder in the deepest holes in a creek or waterway and drop a live mud minnow or mullet minnow on its nose.

    Slam that quartet

    By targeting trout, flounder, reds, black drum, you stand a better chance of catching them all
    October 12 at 9:00am
    Paul Davis of Lexington enjoys fishing on Edisto Beach, but the Edisto Beach Town Council has proposed limiting surf fishing during the summer months.

    Edisto Beach considers limiting surf fishing

    Town Council to vote on partial ban for summer months
    October 10 at 3:42am
    King mackerel have been coming over the rails of Apache Pier for the past 11 days, including this double caught earlier today.

    This is currently the hottest fishing spot in the Carolinas

    Anglers have caught 29 king mackerel in past 11 days
    October 02 at 3:03pm
    Capt. John Ward of Affinity Charters said the trout bite may be returning to normal, if anyone knows what that is for South Carolina.

    Bouncing back

    Shrimp and speckled trout in South Carolina waters took a hard lick from cold weather last winter, but both are recovering nicely and should be around for a good fall fishing season.
    October 01 at 7:00am