• Catfish

    While jug fishing with Scott Forbes and Travis Horne on the Pee Dee River in North Carolina, James Crider caught this huge blue catfish.

    Jugging produces huge catfish for Pee Dee River angler

    Fishing with jugs is an overlooked method for catching Mr. Whiskers
    July 04 at 3:04pm
    Jimmy Ledbetter, a veteran tournament fisherman, said Santee Cooper anglers can catch big blues this month drifting or anchoring in either lake or the Division Canal.

    Santee in June: Catfish central

    All three species are in play on Lakes, in Canal
    June 16 at 9:00am
    Lindsey Edge, 6-years-old, of Laurel Hill, NC, caught this 71-pound blue catfish on the Pee Dee River at the base of the Blewett Falls Dam.

    6-year-old lands 71-pound catfish on Pee Dee River

    Junior angler's dad coached her, netted the fish
    May 17 at 12:33pm
    Lake Wylie is home to a great population of nice blue catfish, as guide Rodger Taylor (right) can attest.

    Follow Lake Wylie’s blue catfish

    As catfish head to the spawn, change your tactics to fill your cooler
    April 26 at 11:13am
    Austin Sartin (left) holds the 100-pound blue catfish that youth angler Sam Carver (right) caught at Kerr Lake.

    8-year-old angler catches 100-pound catfish at Kerr Lake

    Family spring break trip creates big memories for youth angler
    April 06 at 12:56pm
    Paul Daniels poses with the new South Carolina state record flathead catfish he caught in the Cooper River on Feb. 11, 2018.

    Hanahan angler shatters SC flathead catfish state record

    Angler caught big fish in Cooper River
    March 30 at 3:07pm
    January means big blue catfish on South Carolina’s Lake Monticello.

    Feeling blue? You betcha!

    Lake Monticello’s big blue catfish turn on in winter, giving anglers a chance to do battle with trophy class fish.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Rodger Taylor said January is a great month to catch blue catfish on Lake Wylie because of the cold weather.

    Lake Wylie cats warm to January cold

    Stressed baitfish leads to heavy feeding by big blues
    January 01 at 9:23am
    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, 2017 at 7:00am
    Guide Chris Nichols said High Rock is developing into a top-drawer lake for blue catfish.

    Is High Rock the next catfish crown jewel?

    December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Robbie Burr, who guided for catfish on Blewett Falls Lake before recently retiring, said the lake has several winter hot spots that are rarely unproductive.

    Visit the catfish log jam

    Blewett Falls offers great December action
    December 04, 2017 at 10:33am
    Guide Chris Simpson said Lake Murray is liable to spit out some big blue catfish during the winter, beginning this month.

    Get Murray blues

    Guide expects plenty of big winter fish
    December 04, 2017 at 10:29am