• Inshore Fishing

    Plenty of flounder load up on nearshore reefs in the fall, especially the Edisto nearshore reef.

    Edisto nearshore reef is flounder haven

    Catch more flounder with these tips
    17 hours ago
    Using a circle hook allows easier release of big red drum, which can’t be kept longer than 27 inches.

    Handling large fish for release

    October 15 at 7:00am
    When fishing from a kayak in the nearshore ocean, try to fish with at least one other fisherman for safety purposes.

    Kayak safety for ocean fishing

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Manufacturer’s repair kits are a great place to start when kayak anglers prepare for those “What ifs?” that so often pop up on trips.

    Prepare for repairs

    Carry repair kit, tools you might need on water
    October 14 at 9:00am
    Capt. Rod

    VIDEO: How to revive a sluggish redfish

    Stop releasing sluggish fish
    October 13 at 10:04pm
    Spinning tackle is the choice for most inshore saltwater anglers because of its ease of use with light line and lures.

    Try a baitcasting outfit

    When accuracy is foremost, they can’t be beat
    October 12 at 9:00am
    South Carolina's recreational shellfish season opening date has been delayed because of recent storms.

    S.C. recreational shellfish opener delayed until Oct. 15

    Recent storms have impacted water quality
    October 02 at 1:41am
    The fall is when Ricky Kellum’s trout fishery in North Carolina’s coastal New River reaches a whole new level of fantastic.

    Speck-tacular fall fishing

    Abundance of food brings trout fishing in both Carolinas to the forefront this month. Here are some tips to get the most out of your fishing trips.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Hordes of kayak fishermen now descend on the nearshore waters to do battle with kings and bull reds.

    Two if by sea - Oak Island’s fantastic fall kayak fishery

    Oak Island’s nearshore bull reds and king mackerel give kayak-bound anglers a chance to shine in October.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Jim Barkowski was fishing out of Southport when he caught this 9.6-pound flounder.

    Southport angler decks 9.6-pound flounder

    Deeper water was key for retired fisherman
    September 25 at 4:44pm
    David Schmidt and the Get Bent land-based shark-fishing team caught this 12-foot-3 tiger shark from the beach at Topsail Island.

    Holly Ridge angler catches 12-foot tiger shark from the beach

    700+ pound shark bit 10-pound bait off Topsail Island
    September 21 at 8:54pm
    Mike Norris caught this 11-pound, 3-ounce flounder in the Carolina Beach area, and weighed it at Island Tackle and Hardware.

    Carolina Beach angler catches 11+ pound flounder

    Same angler caught a 10+ pounder a few weeks earlier
    September 20 at 1:01pm