• Freshwater Fishing

    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 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 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 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 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 at 12:14pm
    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 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 at 12:01am
    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 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 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 at 9:00am
    Guide Brad Taylor says falling water temperatures kick off a great crappie bite on Lake Murray in October and November.

    It’s slab time on Murray

    Crappie head up creeks following bait as water cools
    September 28 at 1:16pm
    Excellent summer rains should have conditions in trout streams in excellent condition for fall outings, with trout like this brookie ready and waiting.

    Summer spared streams

    Good rains have trout waters in great shape
    September 19 at 9:00am
    September marks the beginning of great fall crappie fishing on the Santee Cooper lakes, with good fish and good numbers being caught by guides like Kevin Davis of Blacks Camp (far right).

    September on Santee = transition

    Some of the year’s best action is on the horizon
    September 16 at 9:00am
    Robert Grooms shows off a deep-water Santee Cooper bluegill.

    How to catch deep-water panfish

    Going deep is the key
    September 06 at 4:01pm