• Fishing

    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
    Bass pro Brad Staley said bass head to Randleman Lake’s offshore structure in June.

    Randleman Lake bass head to structure

    Most spots are ‘community holes’ but the bass community is huge
    May 14 at 10:18am
    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
    The heat of summer elevates bacterial levels in South Carolina waterways and, by extension, filter feeders such as oysters and clams.

    SC oyster season to close May 15, clam season to close May 31

    Oyster shell recycling program remains active year-round
    May 09 at 10:36pm
    Pro bass angler Brian Latimer has some tips for catching bass like this one in the late spring.

    Top tips for catching late spring bass

    Pro tips on catching the "in between" fish
    May 09 at 4:35pm
    Jim Lasher poses with the new SC state record gag grouper he caught while fishing with Charleston Fish Finder on May 1, 2018.

    Isle of Palms angler catches new SC state record gag grouper

    Quick stop in 160 feet of water pays off for lowcountry anglers
    May 08 at 5:03pm
    Capt. David Hilton is happy to see the new Santee striped bass regulations, which went into effect on May 3, 2018.

    New size limits and dates in place for Santee striped bass

    Fish length regulations change, season is longer
    May 08 at 2:14pm
    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
    The fishing rodeos are open to kids aged 5 to 15.

    SCDNR holding numerous fishing rodeos across South Carolina

    Events are open to youth ages 5 to 15
    May 07 at 5:15pm
    The 2018 striper season on the Roanoke River has been extended to May 6.

    Roanoke River striper season extended to May 6

    Season extended due to low projected harvest
    April 27 at 3:18pm
    Roger Kendrick of Townville, SC and Billy Lewis of Liberty, SC doubled up on citation brown trout on Saturday, April 21 while trolling spoons behind downrigger balls.

    Jocassee anglers double up on citation brown trout

    One of the fish weighed over 9 pounds
    April 26 at 3:26pm
    Lake Wylie is home to a great population of nice blue catfish, as guide Rodger Taylor (right) can attest.

    Follow Lake Wylie’s blue catfish

    As catfish head to the spawn, change your tactics to fill your cooler
    April 26 at 11:13am
    Guide Colt Bass said plenty of quality Lake Hickory stripers will be caught this month as the spawn winds down.

    Lake Hickory stripers moving

    Post-spawn fish heading deep, but not there yet
    April 26 at 11:10am
    Peter Balderas caught this 44-pound, 7-ounce king mackerel off the Ocean Crest Pier on Oak Island, N.C.

    Spring king mackerel run thrills N.C. fishermen

    Piers, nearshore structure on either side of Cape Fear get hot in May
    April 26 at 10:58am
    Blackwaters swamps and rivers are great spots to run into a handful of redbreast sunfish, which will likely be spawning this month.

    Edisto River swamps are full of nice redbreasts

    Sunfish will be spawning, feeding
    April 26 at 10:50am