• Speckled Trout

    The NC Division of Marine Fisheries is shutting down spotted seatrout fishing along the NC coast until June, 2018.

    NC Division of Marine Fisheries closing seatrout fishing

    Closure includes commercial and recreational fishing
    January 03 at 3:28pm
    Deep, clear water and slow, careful presentations can combine for some great winter trout fishing in the waters around Georgetown,S.C.

    Don’t miss cool specks

    Georgetown area attracts trout fishermen
    December 18, 2017 at 9:53am
    A jighead and soft-plastic grub is a winter trout-killler.

    Go with a grub

    December 15, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 at 7:00am
    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, 2017 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, 2017 at 6:00am
    If you locate a school of trout, you can easily catch multiple fish by casting a jighead dressed with a soft-plastic lure.

    Some Lowcountry places to find fall trout

    November 15, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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, 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