• Fishing

    Manufacturer’s repair kits are a great place to start when kayak anglers prepare for those “What ifs?” that so often pop up on trips.

    Prepare for repairs

    Carry repair kit, tools you might need on water
    October 14 at 9:00am
    Capt. Rod

    VIDEO: How to revive a sluggish redfish

    Stop releasing sluggish fish
    October 13 at 10:04pm
    Visit Anderson is hosting the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship Oct. 19-21 at Lake Hartwell. The top three finishers will qualify for the 2018 Bassmaster Championship, which will be on Lake Hartwell next March.

    Lake Hartwell hosting B.A.S.S. Nation Championship next weekend

    Top three finishers will qualify for 2018 Bassmaster Classic
    October 12 at 2:29pm
    Spinning tackle is the choice for most inshore saltwater anglers because of its ease of use with light line and lures.

    Try a baitcasting outfit

    When accuracy is foremost, they can’t be beat
    October 12 at 9:00am
    Team USA took the silver medal in the XIII Black Bass World Championships in South Africa.

    Team USA snags silver medal in Black Bass World Championship

    N.C.'s David Fritts was part of Team USA
    October 10 at 12:14am
    The Pechmann Fishing Education Center is offering four free fishing workshops thorugh October.

    Fishing workshops offered at Pechmann Center this month

    Lure making, pier fishing among courses offered
    October 06 at 8:49pm
    The NCWRC is offering free outdoor-related workshops at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education throughout October.

    NCWRC offering free outdoor-related workshops throughout October

    Classroom, and nature-based instruction included
    October 06 at 8:26am
    On Oct. 1, 34 trout waters in 20 WNC counties changed from Hatchery Supported Trout Waters to Delayed Harvest Trout Waters until June 1, 2018.

    N.C.'s Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations now in effect

    Regulations cover 34 trout waters in 20 WNC counties
    October 02 at 9:19am
    South Carolina's recreational shellfish season opening date has been delayed because of recent storms.

    S.C. recreational shellfish opener delayed until Oct. 15

    Recent storms have impacted water quality
    October 02 at 1:41am
    Swimbaits have plenty of action, which is needed when the water is dirty and bass have trouble seeing their next meal.

    Fishing high, dirty water

    Big storms make for full, muddy lakes. Don’t fret. Adjust.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Deer season and college football has cleared a lot of lakes in the Carolinas, so there’s no better time to go crappie fishing.

    Top picks for fall Carolina crappie

    With the attention of plenty of Carolina anglers diverted to other pursuits, now is the time to catch some slabs. Here are some places to try.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    The fall is when Ricky Kellum’s trout fishery in North Carolina’s coastal New River reaches a whole new level of fantastic.

    Speck-tacular fall fishing

    Abundance of food brings trout fishing in both Carolinas to the forefront this month. Here are some tips to get the most out of your fishing trips.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Hordes of kayak fishermen now descend on the nearshore waters to do battle with kings and bull reds.

    Two if by sea - Oak Island’s fantastic fall kayak fishery

    Oak Island’s nearshore bull reds and king mackerel give kayak-bound anglers a chance to shine in October.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Suggs expects great topwater schooling action, but also prepares for live-bait action.

    Are these Santee’s new good ol’ days?

    Lake Moultrie and Lake Marion show off their best side as keeper season for striped bass cranks up.
    October 01 at 7:00am