• Fishing

    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
    Guide Gus Gustafson looks forward to fall fishing for spotted bass because falling water temperatures make the aggressive little bass even more aggressive.

    Time for Norman’s spotted bass

    Cooling weather sends spotted bass on feeding spree
    October 27 at 11:21am
    Brandon Cobb said largemouth bass will head up Lake Hartwell’s creeks this month, following schools of threadfin shad.

    Hit Lake Hartwell bass

    Spots, largemouths are feeding up
    October 27 at 10:47am
    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 at 10:23am
    Jamie Bateman and Dalton Reames working on filling up a 48-qt cooler in St. Helena Sound in South Carolina's lowcountry.

    Shrimpers still limiting out along South Carolina coast

    Recreational shrimp baiting season closes soon
    October 24 at 7:22am
    Brown trout will feed heavily as they make their big move upstream to spawn in the fall.

    Brown is the color of fall

    Spawning trout are an autumn adventure
    October 19 at 9:00am