• Freshwater Fishing

    Don’t pass up the exciting winter action for crappie at Shearon Harris throughout December.

    Have a slab-happy Harris holiday

    Crappie fishing at Shearon Harris Lake can be a great way to celebrate a day on the water this December. Here are some tips for catching the tasty panfish.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Four lakes in the Carolinas stand out as top cold-weather catfish destinations.

    Winter cats can be cool

    Try these five lakes in the Carolinas for top cold-weather catfish action.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Capt. David Hilton said anglers can sleep at little late and still catch plenty of Santee's crappie this time of year.

    Top tips for cold weather crappie at Santee

    Odd technique keeps anglers at proper depth
    November 30, 2017 at 8:53pm
    Most walleye caught in southern reservoirs are taken by deep-jigging with various spoons or jigs.

    Walleye: a great import

    Tasty member of perch family is mountain extra
    November 19, 2017 at 9:00am
    Guide Inky Davis said largemouth bass will be keying on shad movements in November.

    Find time to fish — now!

    In a busy November, Santee action is excellent
    November 16, 2017 at 9:00am
    Capt. Todd Vick shows off two crappie from a recent trip on the Waccamaw River.

    How to catch more Waccamaw River crappie

    Crappie biting around docks, especially in cooler weather
    November 05, 2017 at 12:40pm
    Big crappie hang around deep flats and creek-channel edges, especially those with brush, as the water cools on Jordan Lake.

    Tight-line Jordan slabs

    Deep water can be productive in November
    October 27, 2017 at 12:20pm
    Plenty of big bream are swimming around the Santee Cooper lakes, ready to be caught by anglers who find brush piles in deeper water.

    Deep Santee Cooper bream

    Find brush and catch plenty of bluegills
    October 27, 2017 at 12:14pm
    Big blue catfish will be patrolling the edges of the main-river channel at Kerr Lake this month, as well as the mouth of major creeks.

    Kerr Lake catfish on fire

    Cooling water gives bite a jump-start
    October 27, 2017 at 12:09pm
    Brown trout will feed heavily as they make their big move upstream to spawn in the fall.

    Brown is the color of fall

    Spawning trout are an autumn adventure
    October 19, 2017 at 9:00am
    Areas around creek mouths and bridges turn on for Jordan Lake crappie in October as the water temperature falls.

    Jordan slabs turn real cool

    Falling water temperatures bring on a great fall crappie bite in mouths of creeks
    October 18, 2017 at 12:01am
    South Carolina’s Lake Secession and North Carolina’s Shearon Harris Lake are both sleeper picks for crappie fishing in the fall.

    Fall Sleepers: Harris and Secession

    October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    On Oct. 1, 34 trout waters in 20 WNC counties changed from Hatchery Supported Trout Waters to Delayed Harvest Trout Waters until June 1, 2018.

    N.C.'s Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations now in effect

    Regulations cover 34 trout waters in 20 WNC counties
    October 02, 2017 at 9:19am
    Deer season and college football has cleared a lot of lakes in the Carolinas, so there’s no better time to go crappie fishing.

    Top picks for fall Carolina crappie

    With the attention of plenty of Carolina anglers diverted to other pursuits, now is the time to catch some slabs. Here are some places to try.
    October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    This slab crappie also inhaled a Cajun Lures’ Slim Jimmy.

    Slim Jimmys

    This bait’s tail action entices sac-a-lait to bite
    September 29, 2017 at 9:00am