• Fishing

    Mountain trout and the best ways to catch them will be featured at the Mountain State Fair Sept. 8 - 17.

    Mountain State Fair exhibit to showcase mountain trout

    Trout regulations, seasons, best locations will be featured
    September 05 at 12:24am
    Darcy Hill catches plenty of fall sheepshead on oyster and clam meat around Charleston, S.C., partly because fiddler crabs get harder to find, and partly because they’re productive baits.

    Top tips for catching lowcountry sheepshead

    Piers and pilings are home base for striped bandits
    August 30 at 3:28pm
    Striped bass, as well as largemouth bass, will school in the upper part of Roanoke Rapids Lake on cloudy days, giving guide Tim Biesecker  plenty of topwater action.

    Clouds are the bomb

    Overcast days key action at Roanoke Rapids
    August 30 at 3:10pm
    Bass pro Dearal Rodgers does a lot of damage in the fall fishing for bass in Lake Wateree’s shallow grass.

    Hit grass bass

    Wateree fish move to vegetation
    August 30 at 3:05pm
    Lake Marion’s Sparkleberry Swamp will hold plenty of crappie this month, with fish relating to flooded cypress trees.

    Tree huggers now!

    Sparkleberry Swamp slabs love trees
    August 30 at 2:57pm
    Murrells Inlet flounder fishing really turns on in September when estuary waters cool and good numbers of fish return.

    Flounder begin move to MI estuary

    Dropping water temperatures kick off great fall fishing season for flatfish
    August 30 at 2:46pm
    Guide Richard Andrews catches plenty of fall stripers in the Pamlico River.

    A bridge to stripers

    Pamlico River fish love pilings, topwaters
    August 30 at 2:44pm
    White marlin make a big showing in the bluewater off Oregon Inlet in late summer and fall; double-digit catches aren’t uncommon.

    OBX whiteout

    Oregon Inlet anglers welcome billfish
    August 30 at 2:34pm
    Winyah Bay’s outgoing tide makes for a distinct and long tideline that holds bait.

    Tideline kings hitting the beach

    Mullet run kicks off Winyah Bay, Murrells Inlet mackerel action
    August 30 at 11:13am
    This juvenile goliath grouper wasn't big enough to break the scales, but it's the biggest one known to be caught in SC's waters.

    Goliath grouper caught at Little River jetties

    Fish could set new South Carolina state record
    August 29 at 4:01pm
    Steve Chaney and David Hambrick did not return from a fishing trip on Sunday, prompting a search by the U.S. Coast Guard.

    2 anglers missing off North Carolina coast

    Oak Island anglers did not return from Sunday fishing trip
    August 28 at 8:47pm
    He was expecting a shark to take his bait, but Ian Sands (right) caught this big tarpon instead while surf fishing Aug. 20.

    Oak Island angler lands big tarpon in surf

    Fish was over 6 feet long
    August 23 at 10:21pm
    Jim Brown caught and released this small sailfish from the Avon Fishing Pier.

    Angler catches sailfish from Avon Fishing Pier

    Rare catch was caught on common pier lure
    August 20 at 5:06pm