• Redfish

    Crabs are lethal weapons for anglers targeting Grand Strand reds this month.

    Red shell game - Spring breakup of South Carolina redfish schools comes in March

    The emergence of crabs puts Grand Strand spring redfish on the prowl. Here’s how to put a claw on them.
    March 01 at 7:00am
    Oyster beds are hangouts for winter reds in the marshes along North Carolina’s central coast.

    Find reds on oysters

    North Carolina drum have taste for plastic, cut shrimp
    February 12 at 9:32am
    The marshes around Georgetown, S.C., are full of nice redfish in big schools through the winter.

    Track down some Georgetown reds

    Huge winter schools will take flies, scented soft plastics through March
    February 12 at 9:26am
    For winter Carolina reds, let your kayak takes you to the right spots.

    Cold yaks, hot reds

    Kayaks can put adventuresome fishermen into the extremely skinny water where many redfish spend their winters.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Jeff Wolfe looks for winter redfish in the shallow, warmer bays east of the Cape Fear River upstream from Bald Head Island.

    Cape Fear bays are red spots

    Bays on east side of river hold plenty of fish in winter
    January 31 at 3:19pm
    Guide Junior Sinclair spends January hunting for big schools of red drum outside of inlets and along the beaches around his Jacksonville home base.

    January reds pile into surf off NC’s central coast

    Find cold water redfish around inlets, shallow beaches
    December 18, 2017 at 9:48am
    Cold weather doesn’t slow down the redfish bite in the New River around Jacksonville.

    Hot New River reds

    When trout fishing slacks, reds still bite
    December 04, 2017 at 10:12am
    Capt. Rod Thomas, a/k/a Capt. Ponytail poses with a bull redfish he caught on a popping cork/swimbait combo in Winyah Bay.

    VIDEO: Catch more bull redfish with this tip

    Lure, cork combo makes bull redfishing more fun
    November 05, 2017 at 5:57pm
    When fishing from a kayak in the nearshore ocean, try to fish with at least one other fisherman for safety purposes.

    Kayak safety for ocean fishing

    October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Using a circle hook allows easier release of big red drum, which can’t be kept longer than 27 inches.

    Handling large fish for release

    October 15, 2017 at 7:00am