• Inshore Fishing

    Plenty of menhaden schools get hemmed up in the hook inside Cape Lookout, setting up a buffet for hungry cobia and giving anglers armed with popping-cork rigs a good shot.

    Cape Lookout is a cobia trap

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Veteran angler Luke Horn shows off a bragging-sized Oak Island pier trout.

    Oak Island Pier: MIA

    May 15 at 7:00am
    Flounder arrive in the waters around Murrells Inlet this month in good numbers, with big appetites.

    Big Murrells Inlet flounder

    Resident fish wake up, migratory fish move in, making for great flatfish action
    May 02 at 1:30pm
    Try Cajun tricks for brackish water Carolina redfish.

    Carolina reds, Cajun tricks - Carolina anglers can use Cajun tricks to catch brackish-water reds

    For brackish water redfish in the Carolinas, take a page from the Louisiana playbook and play the crawfish trump card.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Popping-cork rigs are the latest tool in the arsenals of Carolina cobia anglers.

    Cobia on corks

    Using heavy duty popping-cork rigs is a new way to get spring cobia to bite when they’re surrounded by thousands of baitfish. Learn how to pop one up.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Anglers can get a good box of trout from the decks of Carolina fishing piers.

    Specks from the planks - Speckled trout are favorite targets for pier fishermen in the Carolinas

    Pier fishermen take home plenty of speckled trout, thanks to several specialized rigs that will sink a shrimp or baitfish into the strike zone.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Daniel Lee Sbrocco said drifting a soft-plastic or live bait under a popping cork along a place where currents cause an edge on a flat can produce trout.

    Find flat edges, find trout

    Specks will congregate on flats’ odd features
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Soft crabs will turn redfish into feeding machines when they molt in the spring.

    A taste for soft crab - Spring redfish have a taste for soft crab in the Carolinas

    The spring molt by blue crabs sets the dinner table for some great April fishing for reds in both Carolinas. Try these spots and these tricks to get your string stretched.
    April 01 at 7:00am
    False albacore are often mistaken for Atlantic bonito. Albacore have wavy lines down their backs, while bonito have solid stripes in the same places.

    Bash those bonito

    Grand Strand welcomes special guest
    March 27 at 1:41pm
    Morgan Watt puts the death grip on a flounder he caught in Fripp Island’s Turtle Creek.

    Wade for flounder

    Little tidal creeks can hold big flatties
    March 27 at 11:53am
    Speckled trout wake up this month around Georgetown, S.C., and topwater  baits are very productive.

    Georgetown trout kick off this month

    Topwater bite is big drawing card for fishermen as April arrives
    March 27 at 11:29am