• Fishing

    Stripers  will still provide plenty of action this month on live bait and artificials, especially at the surface.

    Cool weather=hot fishing

    Don’t put your tackle away in December
    Yesterday at 9:00am
    When searching for catfish in the winter, make sure you find plenty of forage in an area before putting your baits down.

    It’s all about the forage

    December 15 at 7:00am
    Joel Munday said stringers of crappie like this one aren’t unusual on Shearon Harris Lake, even in December.

    Tie a double uni-knot

    December 15 at 7:00am
    The 17MR MirrOlure relies on suspending above a trout when the retrieve is paused to draw trout strikes.

    Tried and true

    December 15 at 7:00am
    The Yo-Zuri Crystal Minnow is a shallow-running, lipped crankbait that’s effective on speckled trout.

    The allure of a lipped lure

    December 15 at 7:00am
    A jighead and soft-plastic grub is a winter trout-killler.

    Go with a grub

    December 15 at 7:00am
    Any of these gifts will make the kayaker in your family very happy.

    A kayaker’s wish list

    Get your Christmas-present buyers in the know
    December 14 at 9:00am
    Marty Robinson and six other anglers from the Carolinas made the roster for the 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series.

    Seven Carolina anglers make 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series roster

    One will compete for Rookie of the Year
    December 13 at 2:23pm
    Anglers and boaters like Capt. Ben Powers pay license and registration fees, and may pay more in 2018 if state lawmakers have their way.

    South Carolina hunters and anglers face increase in license fees

    State lawmakers have asked SCDNR for ideas on increasing revenue
    December 12 at 2:34pm
    Winterizing an outboard engine will help get it ready for heavy use next spring.

    Get ready for the winter

    Take care of your outboard before it sits idle
    December 12 at 9:00am
    Trolling a mile off the beach helped this Southport, NC crew land the 92-inch bluefin tuna shown here.

    Southport crew lands 92-inch bluefin one mile off beach

    Anglers teamed up to bring fish in quickly
    December 07 at 10:08pm
    In design since 2010, LiveTarget’s BaitBall Spinner Rig is available in three sizes, with two weights for each.

    LiveTarget’s BaitBall Spinner Rig

    “Any water, any time and anywhere”
    December 01 at 7:00am
    Cool to cold weather brings out the best in landlocked stripers as they move into out of deep water.

    Special December offers

    Bass, stripers, even walleye are on same spots
    December 01 at 7:00am
    Four lakes in the Carolinas stand out as top cold-weather catfish destinations.

    Winter cats can be cool

    Try these five lakes in the Carolinas for top cold-weather catfish action.
    December 01 at 7:00am