• Inshore Fishing

    Big spawning reds will work their way into rivers and streams that feed the western side of the Pamlico Sound this month. Just look for abrupt depth changes, hardbottom areas and concentrations of baitfish.

    Bull reds’ spawn peaks in coastal rivers feeding Pamlico Sound this month

    Old drum bite is hot as summer gives way to fall
    July 12 at 1:45pm
    Gigging lights make it easy to spot flounder on the sea floor in the dark.

    Flounder gigging is a great way to get kids involved in the outdoors

    Wading with lights and gigs puts them even closer to the action
    July 10 at 6:36pm
    15-year-old Kyle Crissler landed this big tarpon on his first ever saltwater fishing trip.

    Youth surf angler catches huge tarpon on Portsmouth Island

    Fish was over 6 feet long
    July 05 at 8:49pm
    You can win a Sea Hunt boat by catching one of 48 tagged redfish in the CCA South Carolina STAR Tournament.

    Tagged fish makes angler's heart sink

    Angler was not registered for CCA South Carolina's STAR Tournament
    July 05 at 3:07pm
    Catching summer trout along the coast of the Carolinas is a matter of knowing times and places.

    Summer trout: times and places - Speckled trout aren’t fans of hot weather and high skies, but these Carolina guides know how to catch their fair share during July

    Learn how to beat the heat and the tides for some excellent speckled trout action across the Carolinas as summer takes over.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Anglers in the Carolinas can beat the heat with a flounder gig in hand.

    Beat the heat with gig in hand - Gigging can be a great way for anglers in the Carolinas to fill a summertime cooler

    Calm, summer nights are perfect times to target flounder and other inshore species with a light, a gig and an appetite.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    J.R. Clate caught this dolphin off the Avon Fishing Pier. It's the second one ever caught from the Outer Banks pier.

    Virginia man decks dolphin on North Carolina pier

    Dolphin was one of less than a dozen ever recorded off NC piers
    June 29 at 8:30pm

    VIDEO* Bowfisherman arrows stingray near Bear Inlet

    A trip with Fish Or Die Charters can involve rods and reels or bows and arrows
    June 28 at 10:29pm
    Capt. Addison Rupert of Lowcountry Outdoor Adventures holds a flounder that would have no problem meeting South Carolina's new flounder regulations.

    South Carolina's new flounder laws take effect July 1

    Minimum size and creel limits will change
    June 12 at 10:03pm
    Courtney Carlisle caught this magnum-sized rainbow trout on a summer fishing trip to Lake Jocassee with guide Sam Jones.

    Get down for Lake Jocassee trout

    Rainbows, browns will head for cooler water in July; troll spoons and live bait deep
    June 12 at 11:21am
    Tarpon usually begin to arrive in the waters around North Carolina’s Cape Fear on the full moon in July.

    Cape Fear tarpon arrive in July

    Frying Pan Shoals divides area into distinct fisheries for silver kings
    June 12 at 11:16am
    Sheepshead spend much of the summer around Murrells Inlet’s jetties, offering anglers plenty of opportunity for great action.

    Thin the jetty flock

    Plenty of summer sheepshead visit Murrells Inlet
    June 12 at 11:04am