• Fishing

    Jerry Crute (left) and Randy Horne show off a big African pompano caught off the tip of Frying Pan Shoals.

    Out of Africa

    African pompano thrill Cape Fear anglers
    July 12 at 2:38pm
    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
    Guide Tom Cushman targets sharks this month when they start to shadow big schools of baitfish.

    Big heat brings sharks to beach

    Nearshore waters along Grand Strand will fill with toothy critters
    July 12 at 1:11pm
    Four areas off of the Carolina's coasts will be closed to bottom fishing as part of an effort by NOAA to protect fish in the snapper-grouper complex, including triggerfish.

    Four areas off Carolina coasts closed to bottom fishing beginning July 31

    Closures are part of snapper-grouper complex management plan
    July 11 at 8:39pm
    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
    The GoPaddleSC.com website can help you find your next float trip.

    New website makes finding perfect float fishing trip easier than ever

    Site currently lists 612 river access points on S.C. waterways
    July 07 at 11:34am
    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
    A trip with Capt. Garrett Lacy resulted in a nice redfish for this lucky angler.

    Inshore, nearshore, offshore fishing still red hot in both Carolinas

    Anglers see no sign of hot bite slowing down
    July 04 at 10:24pm
    Fishing workshops and other classes are being offered at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education throughout the month of July.

    Free programs at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in July

    Fishing, other nature-related workshops are fun and informative
    July 04 at 3:19pm
    Thousands of gallons of milk spilled into Cove Creek after a truck overturned in the area around Saluda, N.C. Saturday.

    Spilled milk kills trout in western North Carolina

    Tanker truck wreck turns Cove Creek white with milk
    July 02 at 10:20am
    The NCWRC has added 200 fish attractors to Mountain Island Lake.

    NCWRC adds 200 fish attractors to Mt. Island Lake

    One hundred are concentrated in upper part of lake, 100 in lower part
    July 01 at 10:58pm
    North Carolina's Shearon Harris and South Carolina's Santee Cooper both made the Bassmaster Top 12 list of bass lakes in the country.

    Carolinas have two lakes in Bassmaster's Top 12 In The Nation list

    Shearon Harris, Santee Cooper both made the list
    July 01 at 10:47pm
    Darrell Wood Jr. was fishing with a friend in a Lexington County pond when he landed this big bass.

    Columbia youth angler catches big bass

    Borrowed Zebco 33, old Mepps spinner did the trick
    June 29 at 9:42pm