• Inshore Fishing

    Take advantage of the Carolinas’ border water bounty.

    Border water bounty - Don’t forget that state-line fishing bounty

    Inshore waters around the South Carolina-North Carolina line hold plenty of gamefish to target, and September begins fall fishing that’s the year’s best.
    September 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    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, 2017 at 3:28pm
    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, 2017 at 2:46pm
    North Carolina’s lower Cape Fear River produces some great flounder, especially in the fall.

    Cape Fear’s flounder are on the move

    August 30, 2017 at 2:06pm
    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, 2017 at 4:01pm
    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, 2017 at 10:21pm
    Fishing from a kayak is a great way to take the fight to the fish by manuevering in and under fish-holding piers and docks.

    Herding sheepshead with a kayak

    August 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Tony Reaves took a number of stingrays with a slingbow in late June in the waters around Swansboro.

    Slingbows: little weapons, giant results

    August 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Predator fish will hide behind current breaks and dart out into the current to attack prey.

    Attack summer fish

    Look for the coolest, moving water in August
    August 14, 2017 at 9:00am
    Target tarpon this month in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound.

    Target summer tarpon - August is tarpon time in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound

    North Carolina anglers have a short window to target tarpon, and that window is about to open.
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Here are some high-water inshore tips for hot-weather anglers.

    Hot weather, fish high water

    A rising tide doesn’t have to end your fishing trip, especially during the summer, when water rushing into an estuary can set up a good bite in some great spots.
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Sheepshead can save some summer fishing trips because they’re almost always willing to bite.

    Summer sheepies - How to “herd” those summer sheepshead

    When August heats Carolina waters to a near-boil, you can count on sheepshead to bite. Here’s how to find and catch them.
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am