• Speckled Trout

    Make speckled trout a great Christmas present for North Carolina anglers.

    Put the hoist on holiday specks

    Color, size and lure style make a big difference for Southport father-and-son guide partners.
    December 01 at 7:00am
    A weighted fly fished on sinking, shooting-head line, is a great choice for fly-rod fishermen who want to target speckled trout.

    Take trout on topwater or on the fly

    November 15 at 6:00am
    Big speckled trout are suckers for topwater plugs in the fall, and having weedless topwaters makes fishing even easier.

    Weedless topwaters?

    It’s a trip to walk the dog in heavy cover
    November 12 at 9:00am
    Guide Shannon O’Quinn has literally hundreds of spots that hold November speckled trout in the waters around his home base of Beaufort, S.C.

    It’s trout time - Take time to target shallow Carolina specks in November.

    November brings with it some of the best fishing of the year for speckled trout in South Carolina’s Lowcountry — and lots of ways to catch them. Take this expert’s tips and sample the specks.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    “Jiggin’ Jerry” Grenier said plenty of speckled trout will hang around the structure that surrounds the Mount Pleasant (S.C.) Pier this month.

    Trout fishing without peer

    Mount Pleasant Pier attracts plenty of specks in November
    October 27 at 11:54am
    Outer Banks fishermen have had one of their best trout seasons ever this year, and prospects for a great November are even better.

    OBX specks are on

    Great November expected at Hatteras
    October 27 at 11:35am
    Finding clean water and good current flow are two keys to catching Murrells Inlet specks.

    Murrells Inlet trout action peaks

    Look for clear water, plenty of current in one of Carolinas’ top spots
    October 27 at 10:23am
    The fall is when Ricky Kellum’s trout fishery in North Carolina’s coastal New River reaches a whole new level of fantastic.

    Speck-tacular fall fishing

    Abundance of food brings trout fishing in both Carolinas to the forefront this month. Here are some tips to get the most out of your fishing trips.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Rob Beglin loves Winyah Bay and the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge waters for fall speckled trout as far as numbers and quality fish are concerned.

    Georgetown speckled trout bite really takes off

    Winyah Bay, Cape Romain waters fill up with hungry specks in the fall
    September 28 at 12:45pm
    Guide Mark Stacy looks for trout around Little River in deeper holes where the water temperature is stable and food is available.

    State-line trout are hungry

    Deeper areas with warmer waters hold plenty of speckled trout
    December 21, 2016 at 2:20pm
    Don’t pass up the spoil island in the Cape Fear River between Southport and Wilmington if you’re looking for some speckled trout action.

    Islands of speckled trout

    Cape Fear’s spoil islands will hold trout
    November 30, 2016 at 3:35pm
    Fall specks around Beaufort will spend a lot of time feeding over oyster rocks that are visible on the low end of the tide.

    Fishing for speckled trout around Beaufort peaks in November, a real cause for thanksgiving

    Pay attention to current and tide and you’re halfway to locating a gold-mine of South Carolina speckled trout this month.
    November 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    The speckled trout season has really kicked off, despite dirty, freshwater runoff in the Atlantic Beach area.

    Despite dirty, fresh water, speck bite has taken off at Atlantic Beach

    Cork rigs with mud minnows, Gulp! shrimp producing plenty of specks
    September 29, 2014 at 4:32pm