• Offshore Fishing

    Squid can be trolled on a rig similar to a live-bait king rig to take mackerel.

    Speed-rig a squid

    August 15, 2018 at 7:00am
    Noah Lynk switches from trolling to casting jigs and spoons for Spanish mackerel once September arrives.

    Feed Spanish mackerel with a spoon

    Casting to fall mackerel can fill your cooler quickly
    August 09, 2018 at 3:42pm
    When Blaine Anderson saw this johnboat floating 60 miles offshore, he knew the dolphinfish would be there.

    Anglers catching plenty of dolphin around abandoned johnboat

    Wayward johnboat spotted several times in past week
    August 08, 2018 at 2:07pm
    Don’t forget fast-trolling with lures and squid for summer Spanish mackerel.

    Speed kings - Keep SE NC mackerel on the run

    Forget the live bait, trolling lures or squid may be a more-efficient way for weekend warriors to catch king and Spanish mackerel.
    August 01, 2018 at 7:00am
    This angler shows off a nice red snapper he caught with Capt. Robert Olsen of Knot@Work Fishing Charters (843-442-7724).

    Red snapper season approved for Carolina anglers

    Season will last six days
    July 23, 2018 at 11:17pm
    Seagulls and other diving birds will give away the presence of Spanish mackerel feeding on baitfish at the surface.

    Follow the gulls

    July 15, 2018 at 7:00am
    Yo-Zuri’s Crystal Minnow is an alternative to trolling or casting spoons where Spanish mackerel are concerned.

    Cast hard baits for mackerel

    July 15, 2018 at 7:00am

    9 people rescued from burning fishing boat near Hatteras Inlet

    The Predator and Brother's Pride rescued crew, passengers from Twisted Tuna
    July 10, 2018 at 1:25pm
    Alex Ng poses with his 63-pound gag grouper.

    Brothers bag huge gag groupers out of Morehead City

    And another angler has begun paperwork for a new state record gag
    July 09, 2018 at 2:07pm
    Derek Eager, first mate of the Marshgrass, poses with the 110-pound yellowfin tuna caught out of Charleston in June 2018.

    Lowcountry anglers catch 110-pound yellowfin tuna out of Charleston

    Yellowfin, once common in SC waters, are now a rare catch
    July 01, 2018 at 11:14pm
    Blackfin tuna occupy a big spot in bluewater anglers’ fish boxes during the summer in both Carolinas.

    Blackfin blackout

    With yellowfin tuna missing from most of the Carolinas’ offshore waters during the summer, bluewater fishermen are learning that blackfin tuna aren’t such a bad substitute.
    July 01, 2018 at 7:00am
    Summer means Spanish mackerel along the Grand Strand.

    The Spanish of summer

    Fishermen along South Carolina’s Grand Strand have plenty of opportunities to mop up on mackerel as the summer heat peaks.
    July 01, 2018 at 7:00am
    Trolling with bucktails or live-baiting with menhaden will help you fill your Lowcountry fish box with Spanish mackerel this month.

    Two tricks for Spanish

    Lowcountry anglers will get plenty of nearshore action this month
    June 26, 2018 at 2:39pm