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Trout Trailers add scent, action to artificial lures

Cameron Wayne of Beaufort, S.C., grew up in Tennessee, where he became pretty good at catching largemouth bass with artificial lures. When he moved to the coast, he thought he’d have just as much luck with inshore fish, but even though he was rarely skunked, he struggled to find the same level of success fishing lures in saltwater.

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September 12 at 9:00 am
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Avoid a plastic disaster

Many years ago, anglers had to be careful about putting soft-plastic lures directly into their tackle box trays. It didn’t take long for the lures and trays to melt and create a big, gooey mess. It was tackle-box companies that fixed the problem, developing “worm-proof” trays that prevented melting, a big relief to anglers.

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August 12 at 9:00 am
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Don’t feel the burn

To his wife’s prodding about wearing some sun protection, an inshore angler who loved to wade-fish once said, “I don’t need any sunscreen. I don’t get burned; it just goes straight to tan.”

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July 12 at 9:00 am
794 Views

New app logs your trips

Keeping a fishing log is one of the best ways to become a better angler. The more days we spend on the water, the more often we encounter situations we’ve seen in the past, but realizing you’ve been in a certain situation before doesn’t help you catch more fish, unless you’ve kept a good record over the years.

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June 12 at 9:00 am
1512 Views

Find flat edges, find trout

Ben Powers of Reel Time Charters in Charleston, S.C., directed the attention of the two fishermen on his boat to a place he expected to find speckled trout.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
1960 Views

Get your anchor down

Anglers spend tens of thousands of dollars on boats, outboard motors and fishing gear, but anchors are pretty cheap. Chances are, the anchor is the least-expensive piece of fishing gear on any boat, but that doesn’t mean it’s less important.

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April 12 at 9:00 am
2877 Views

Tow memberships pay off

March is one of the busiest months for anglers throughout the Carolinas, and with good reason. While winter can still show signs of lingering, the overall weather is spring-like, putting anglers in the mood to get on the water.

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March 12 at 9:00 am
1478 Views

Time to head for the rocks

This time of year, many saltwater anglers spend their free time catching up on household chores, doing annual maintenance on their boats and fishing gear or watching fishing shows, longing for a break in the weather so they can get out on the water, hoping to feel a tug on their line.

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February 12 at 9:00 am
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