• Fishing

    The author (left) caught this nice Lake Murray striper fishing with guide Brad Taylor.

    Lake Murray stripers begin to stir

    Look for spring fish on flats in any creek, guide says
    February 12 at 10:04am
    Hickory shad — like this one the author caught — fill the Roanoke River and its tributaries this month.

    Annual shad run sparkles in river

    Hickory shad pour into Roanoke River this month
    February 12 at 10:01am

    Reef sheep herded up

    Nearshore reefs out of Charleston fill up with sheepshead in March
    February 12 at 9:53am
    Regan Norris caught this beautiful rainbow trout in the waters of South Carolina’s Lower Saluda River.

    Try Saluda for surprise rainbows

    Stocked trout in Midlands river are ready for March lures
    February 12 at 9:48am
    Big wahoo are a common bluewater catch late in the winter and early in the spring in bluewater areas of South Carolina’s northern coastline.

    Wahoo have bluewater covered

    Winyah Scarp, Georgetown Hole should hold plenty of ‘hoos throughout March
    February 12 at 9:42am
    Guide Wendell Wilson catches Lake Russell crappie shallow and deep in March, when fish are moving in and out at different stages of the spawn.

    Lake Russell slabs on the move

    Crappie can be deep, shallow on same day
    February 12 at 9:37am
    Tournament promoter Bo Russell expects Badin Lake’s big bass to bite this month.

    Badin Lake to rebound?

    Colder, stained water should trigger largemouth bass
    February 12 at 9:35am
    Oyster beds are hangouts for winter reds in the marshes along North Carolina’s central coast.

    Find reds on oysters

    North Carolina drum have taste for plastic, cut shrimp
    February 12 at 9:32am
    The marshes around Georgetown, S.C., are full of nice redfish in big schools through the winter.

    Track down some Georgetown reds

    Huge winter schools will take flies, scented soft plastics through March
    February 12 at 9:26am
    Robert Dean poses with the new N.C. state record red grouper, which he caught while fishing aboard the Cheerio Lady out of Carolina Beach.

    Creedmoor angler catches new N.C. state record red grouper

    Record fish was hooked and lost earlier on same trip
    February 11 at 3:56pm
    Carolina Sportsman columnist and Upstate Outdoors radio show host Phillip Gentry is one of the Crappie University instructors.

    Crappie University set for Spartanburg debut

    Course begins Feb. 15,, lasts four nights
    February 08 at 11:53pm
    The Lower Saluda River just outside of Columbia has become a hot spot for trout anglers. A small section is being proposed as catch-and-release only.

    SCDNR seeks public input on Lower Saluda River trout regulations

    Section of river proposed as catch and release only
    February 07 at 9:27pm
    Bass eat less during the winter, but they still eat. Catch your share with these tips.

    Top 6 tips for catching winter bass

    Winter fishing can be tough, but worth it
    February 01 at 8:15pm