• Fishing

    There’s no bigger factor than the weather when it comes to winter trout fishing in North Carolina’s inshore waters.

    Full frontal assault - Winter speckled trout fishing is a full-frontal assault in North Carolina waters

    Time your winter trout fishing around an approaching weather front and you’ll catch more specks.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Carolina anglers: try these winter slab tips.

    Top to bottom winter slabs

    Get a jump on Carolina crappie season on any level in February
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Hybrid bass have replaced stripers as No. 1 targets for many Lake Norman anglers and guides.

    Hunt Norman’s hybrids - February is time to hunt hybrid bass on North Carolina’s Lake Norman

    Winter and early spring are prime times to target Lake Norman’s newest gamefish, the hybrid bass.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    January means big blue catfish on South Carolina’s Lake Monticello.

    Feeling blue? You betcha!

    Lake Monticello’s big blue catfish turn on in winter, giving anglers a chance to do battle with trophy class fish.
    February 01 at 7:00am
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    February 01 at 7:00am
    Blackfin tuna are a prime target for bluewater fishermen out of South Carolina ports like Murrells Inlet during winter months.

    Blister the blackfin

    Football tuna provide winter offshore action
    January 31 at 3:27pm
    Guide Jeff Wolfe looks for winter redfish in the shallow, warmer bays east of the Cape Fear River upstream from Bald Head Island.

    Cape Fear bays are red spots

    Bays on east side of river hold plenty of fish in winter
    January 31 at 3:19pm
    Catch a few warm days in February, and bass pro Dearal Rodgers said Lake Wateree bass will turn on.

    Whack Lake Wateree’s early bass

    Look for fish around all kinds of cover through February
    January 31 at 3:08pm
    Stripers on Clarks Hill Lake will be congregated in the Georgia and South Carolina Little Rivers this month in search of baitfish.

    Simple stripers?

    Clarks Hill fish are in Little rivers this month
    January 31 at 2:59pm
    Winter weather doesn’t bother black drum too much, especially in the ICW  near Little River, S.C.

    Paint Little River black, as in drum

    Stretch of ICW around NC/SC border abounds in hearty, winter fish
    January 31 at 2:52pm
    Steve Porter, who created the Super Sally, holds a hawg he caught with one recently on Florida’s Lake Okeechobee.

    The Super Sally

    One of bass fishing’s best kept secrets
    January 29 at 9:00am
    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a TowBoatUS captain after his vessel capsized near the Pungo River.

    TowBoatUS captain missing after vessel capsizes near Pungo River

    Captain was towing recreational boat
    January 19 at 10:36pm