• Offshore Fishing

    Bluewater fishermen in the Carolinas all look forward to the ‘Day of the Dolphin.’

    Day of the dolphin

    Late spring and early summer are great times to kick off the offshore fishing season off the Carolinas coast by targeting some colorful, pelagic fish that provide plenty of excitement to any tripo.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    The SCDNR sunk the Gen. Oglethorpe off the coast of Charleston as an addition to Comanche Reef.

    106-foot tugboat sunk as addition to Comanche Reef

    Artificial reefs play important role for fish, anglers, and divers
    May 29 at 10:31pm
    Dolphin are primarily a bluewater fish, but when nearshore waters off the South Carolina coast warm into the high-70s, they’ll move much closer to the beach.

    Dolphin push shallow off SC

    Warming nearshore waters attract hungry bluewater fish
    May 14 at 10:41am
    Conditions are perfect in June for Spanish mackerel to gang up off the beaches along North Carolina’s southern coast.

    Spanish mackerel numbers peak along southern NC Coast

    Break out the spoons for a hot Spanish bite
    May 14 at 10:39am
    Jim Lasher poses with the new SC state record gag grouper he caught while fishing with Charleston Fish Finder on May 1, 2018.

    Isle of Palms angler catches new SC state record gag grouper

    Quick stop in 160 feet of water pays off for lowcountry anglers
    May 08 at 5:03pm
    Go fast or slow, but make sure you target Spanish mackerel in May off the Carolinas.

    Start speaking Spanish, mackerel that is, in May off the Carolinas

    Fishermen in both Carolinas should pay attention this month for the annual arrival of hungry Spanish mackerel to nearshore waters.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Peter Balderas caught this 44-pound, 7-ounce king mackerel off the Ocean Crest Pier on Oak Island, N.C.

    Spring king mackerel run thrills N.C. fishermen

    Piers, nearshore structure on either side of Cape Fear get hot in May
    April 26 at 10:58am
    Grouper like this nice scamp are well within reach of most Murrells Inlet boats when the season opens on May 1.

    Grouper season welcomed back

    Murrells Inlet offshore captains signal love of big reef-dwellers as May arrives
    April 26 at 9:38am
    New changes are in order for North Carolina anglers for the 2018 cobia season.

    N.C. cobia season opens May 1 with new regulations

    Season runs through end of December
    April 20 at 12:37pm