• Fishing

    November is prime time to catch NC/SC state-line flounder.

    Catch state-line fall flounder

    Interrupt the migration of flatfish toward the ocean this month with the right bait or lure, and you can count on tasty fillets to go along with that Thanksgiving turkey.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    The author caught this red grouper in the fall, when the popular bottomfish move closer to shore as the water cools.

    November: prime time for super grouper

    Grouper are as close to the beach as they’ll ever been in November, and this North Carolina captain has a few ideas about catching them.
    November 01 at 7:00am
    Huk Attack

    Huk Attack

    November 01 at 7:00am
    The N.C. Fishing Trail at Lake Thom-A-Lex is designed to help anglers learn to catch fish during each season of the year.

    Educational fishing trail at Lake Thom-A-Lex now open

    Trial consists of 13 fishing sites in the Davidson County reservoir
    October 31 at 1:52pm
    Michael Hall caught this 9-pound, 2-ounce flounder in the Cape Fear River in mid October.

    N.C. angler catches 9-pound flounder in Cape Fear River

    Big fish ate a 5-inch mullet
    October 30 at 8:28pm
    For the first time in years, anglers in the Carolinas can harvest red snapper, and the season starts this weekend.

    Red snapper season approved, begins this weekend

    Season will be open for two consecutive 3-day weekends
    October 30 at 11:36am
    Learn to tie your own flies and make your own custom fishing rod at two free workshops taking place in November.

    Pechmann Center offers two free workshops in November

    Learn to tie flies, build your own custom fishing rod
    October 29 at 10:26pm
    Despite its length, you can still connect on the hookset with the Mag 12.

    The Mag 12 Buzz Worm

    Foot-long offering from Mister Twister creates big bass buzz
    October 29 at 9:00am
    Big crappie hang around deep flats and creek-channel edges, especially those with brush, as the water cools on Jordan Lake.

    Tight-line Jordan slabs

    Deep water can be productive in November
    October 27 at 12:20pm
    Andy Wicker said bass will school when the water temperature drops in November, keying on bunches of dying shad.

    South Carolina’s Lake Monticello bass love shad funerals

    Dying shad provide buffet for bass on South Carolina lake this month
    October 27 at 12:17pm
    Plenty of big bream are swimming around the Santee Cooper lakes, ready to be caught by anglers who find brush piles in deeper water.

    Deep Santee Cooper bream

    Find brush and catch plenty of bluegills
    October 27 at 12:14pm
    Big blue catfish will be patrolling the edges of the main-river channel at Kerr Lake this month, as well as the mouth of major creeks.

    Kerr Lake catfish on fire

    Cooling water gives bite a jump-start
    October 27 at 12:09pm
    “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 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 at 11:35am