• Fishing

    Guide Chip Hamilton  said Lake Hartwell stripers and hybrids will move from very deep water to shallower flats.

    Catch Lake Hartwell’s September stripers

    Effective patterns change from early to late in the month
    August 09 at 3:06pm
    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 at 2:07pm
    CCA SC tagged and released 60 redfish as part of the 2018 STAR tournament.

    Catch a redfish, win $43,000 Sea Hunt boat package

    One month left for CCA SC STAR tournament
    August 08 at 1:30pm
    Christy Medlin shows off a nice sheepshead caught with a fiddler crab on a Ralph Phillips jighead while fishing with Marc Deschenes of VIP Adventures (843-708-5473).

    Catch more sheepshead with these tips

    Sneaky bait thieves are stacked up on inshore structure
    August 06 at 1:02pm
    Andy Ball and Brent Milgrom pose with two Winyah Bay redfish. Ball caught a tagged redfish on the same day.

    Charlotte angler catches redfish that was tagged 21 years ago

    Fish caught in Winyah Bay, originally tagged at Wappoo Cut
    August 05 at 9:03pm
    Project ReSpeck, a collaboration of RedFin Charters, Z-Man, Eye Strike Fishing, and CCA SC, presented this check to the SCDNR's Waddell Center for fish restoration efforts.

    Project ReSpeck, CCA SC contribute $25,000 for fish restoration

    Money will fund five breeding, stock enhancement tanks
    August 02 at 2:14pm
    Tyler Barnes and Emily Howell pose with the 68-pound blue catfish they caught on July 30 to win the two-month long EZ Bait and Tackle EZ3 tournament.

    Pikeville angler catches, releases 68-pound blue catfish

    Big blue took first place in two-month long tournament
    August 01 at 7:18pm
    Oyster shells are recycled to help establish and maintain oyster beds along the coast.

    Oyster recycling program expands to Upstate, SC

    Recycling program helps maintain, establish new oyster grounds
    July 24 at 7:01pm
    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 at 11:17pm
    Due to a security upgrade, hunting and fishing license sales will not be available this weekend.

    SC hunting, fishing license sales will be unavailable this weekend

    Hunters, anglers must purchase licenses before Friday afternoon for this weekend
    July 18 at 11:41am
    Blue catfish on North Carolina’s Kerr Lake will be close to food in August: either mussels or baitfish schools.

    Tips for Kerr Lake catfish

    Fish mussel beds or baitfish schools for best hot-weather action on blues
    July 12 at 2:32pm
    Upper-slot and even over-slot redfish will be a distinct possibility this month in inshore waters around Charleston and John’s Island.

    red hot, red hot redfish

    With “missing” shrimp showing up, SC inshore reds are on the prowl again
    July 12 at 2:28pm
    Hot weather doesn’t slow down the bass bite on Shearon Harris Lake, rated as one of the nation’s best.

    Shearon Harris Lake bass don’t mind hot weather

    Patches of grass, deep structure hold plenty of big largemouths
    July 12 at 2:04pm
    Guide Wendell Wilson said Lake Russell is full of stripers weighing up to 20 pounds or slightly heavier.

    Striped bass hot at Lake Russell

    Most of August fishery is at either end of big reservoir
    July 12 at 1:54pm