• Speckled Trout

    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, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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
    Capt. Richard Sykes shows off a speckled trout that fell for a fly.

    Trout on a fly

    April 15, 2014 at 7:00am
    Bulls Bay is a great spot for spring South Carolina speckled trout.

    April kicks off a great spring for speckled trout in the Bulls Bay area.

    With the spawn approaching, Bulls Bay trout are big and hungry this month.
    April 01, 2014 at 7:00am