• Inshore Fishing

    Release and ReSpeck

    May 15 at 7:00am

    How do slip bobbers work?

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Guide Robbie Hall and daughter Lauren ran into this nice red in the marshes around Swansboro.

    Hungry marsh reds have plenty of options on central NC coast

    Angler can catch redfish in many different ways this time of year
    May 14 at 10:24am
    Slip-bobber rigs baited with live and/or cut bait have been the ticket for many nice redfish.

    Slip-bobber rigs do the job

    Tie up a rig, put on the bait, make a cast and let the current do the work
    May 12 at 9:00am
    The new bag limit on redfish in South Carolina is effective July 1, 2018.

    SC Redfish bag limit being reduced July 1

    New law has wide acceptance among guides, biologists
    May 11 at 2:25am
    Dalton Reames shows off a slot-sized redfish caught this past weekend in a lowcountry creek.

    Inshore fishing is hot along coasts of both Carolinas

    Moving tide, narrow passages are keys to catching
    May 07 at 10:45pm
    Cranka Crab

    Cranka Crab

    May 01 at 7:00am
    It’s hard to beat North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound when it comes to producing great flounder.

    Try Carolinas’ Fab Four flounder spots

    Try this quartet of great spots to put some nice flounder in your cooler as fishing kicks off in the Carolinas this month, with summer just around the corner.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Speckled trout populations across the Carolinas took a huge shot from cold weather in early January, but there’s still hope for some good fishing this year, even if it’s only catch-and-release.

    South Carolina has speckled trout questions

    With catch-and-release of trout requested by state officials, how should South Carolina’s inshore anglers respond?
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Surf City anglers bridge the gap with black, red drum.

    Surf City’s salty combo - Red and black drum

    Red and black drum make for a great inshore combination for inshore anglers in the Surf City area, especially around bridges between the mainland and the beaches.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Pick a MirrOlure by size and shape to match baitfish in an area. From top, 14, 17 and 27 sizes.

    Match the hatch

    April 15 at 7:00am
    You can’t retrieve a MirrOlure too slowly; most strikes come when the bait is not moving.

    No need for speed; slow is good

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Pink lures, like this Yo-Zuri deep diver, are favorites of Atlantic bonito.

    Pick a pink lure

    April 15 at 7:00am