• Fishing

    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
    When targeting redfish, guide David Towler moves from creek channels on the low end of the tide to grass-covered marsh islands when the water is up.

    Heat won’t slow Swansboro redfish

    Ride the tides for exciting inshore action as August arrives in Bogue Inlet area
    July 12 at 1:26pm
    Guide Rodger Taylor hefts a nice Lake Wylie flathead catfish, caught on a summer night.

    Wylie flatheads perk up in the heat

    After-dark action is best around deep holes, current breaks in river
    July 12 at 1:11pm
    Lucas Duke of Dexter, Ga. caught this massive dolphin while fishing aboard the Wasabi out of Teach's Lair Marina.

    Youth angler catches 72-pound, 14-ounce dolphin

    Catch expected to be certified as new junior world record for dolphin
    July 11 at 9:47pm
    SCDNR officer Sgt. Thomas Spann was off duty when a car accident prompted him into action. He saved four people from a burning car minutes before it became engulfed in flames.

    Game warden saves mother and three kids from burning car

    Car was fully engulfed in flames minutes later
    July 11 at 5:37pm
    Dalton Reames shows off a keeper flounder caught at high tide on what many anglers consider to be a ruined creek.

    How to fish a ruined inshore creek

    Hurricanes, flooding from past years have changed many Carolina inshore creeks
    July 10 at 2:51pm

    9 people rescued from burning fishing boat near Hatteras Inlet

    The Predator and Brother's Pride rescued crew, passengers from Twisted Tuna
    July 10 at 1:25pm
    Marty Robinson of Lyman, S.C. said he is excited about the 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule, especially the April 4-7 event on Lake Hartwell.

    Bassmaster Elite Series coming to two Carolina venues in 2019

    The Carolina tournaments will be held one week apart
    July 09 at 10:18pm
    Alex Ng poses with his 63-pound gag grouper.

    Brothers bag huge gag groupers out of Morehead City

    And another angler has begun paperwork for a new state record gag
    July 09 at 2:07pm