• Fishing

    New changes are in order for North Carolina anglers for the 2018 cobia season.

    N.C. cobia season opens May 1 with new regulations

    Season runs through end of December
    Yesterday at 12:37pm
    Cale Helms caught this big bass at Tuckertown Lake on April 12, 2018.

    College student decks huge Tuckertown largemouth

    Double-digit lunker bit buzzbait
    Yesterday at 5:48pm
    The Family Fishing Workshop is one of 11 hands-on courses offered in May 2018 at the NCWRC's Pechmann Fishing Education Center.

    NCWRC offering 11 fishing, boating workshops in May

    Courses will be held at John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center
    April 18 at 10:58am
    Aquatic vegetation definitely holds fish, like this big bass caught among this thick grass.

    How do you feel about fishing around aquatic weeds?

    What about sunken fish attractors?
    April 17 at 12:38pm
    James Gibbons of Timmonsville, SC has been selected as one of 12 high schoolers to the Bassmaster High School All-American Team.

    Timmonsville high school angler named to Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team

    James Gibbons is one of 12 high schoolers to make team
    April 16 at 1:17pm
    The Family Fishing Fiesta will be held April 21 at Jordan Lake.

    Family Fishing Fiesta coming to Chatham County, N.C. on April 21

    Free fishing event to be held at White Oak Recreation Area
    April 12 at 5:14am
    The 2019 Bassmaster Classic will be contested on the Tennessee River out of Knoxville March 15-17.

    2019 Bassmaster Classic set for Knoxville

    Tennessee River to be featured in 'Super Bowl of Bass Fishing'
    April 11 at 2:25pm
    Warmouth sunfish are native to the swamps, smaller rivers of the Carolinas.

    Species spotlight: warmouth sunfish

    Big-mouthed panfish are common in swamps, small rivers
    April 09 at 6:30pm
    Austin Sartin (left) holds the 100-pound blue catfish that youth angler Sam Carver (right) caught at Kerr Lake.

    8-year-old angler catches 100-pound catfish at Kerr Lake

    Family spring break trip creates big memories for youth angler
    April 06 at 12:56pm
    If you catch a redfish along South Carolina's coast this summer, check closely for a tag, but be sure you're registered for the CCA STAR tournament first!

    Catch a tagged redfish, win a Sea Hunt bay boat

    CCA South Carolina announces 2nd STAR tournament
    April 05 at 10:40pm
    Mike McSwain shows off a bass caught on a topwater, hollow-body frog lure. These lures are popular choices in the spring for largemouth bass, especially around weeds, lily pads, and other surface debris.

    Top 4 tips for catching bass on frog lures

    Springtime is prime time for casting hollow body frogs for bass
    April 04 at 11:18pm
    Shimano will be awarding up to $30,000 in college scholarships for students majoring in certain fields.

    Shimano to award up to $30,000 in college scholarships

    Students majoring in biology, fisheries, wildlife, or natural resource fields may qualify
    April 03 at 3:53pm
    Paul Daniels poses with the new South Carolina state record flathead catfish he caught in the Cooper River on Feb. 11, 2018.

    Hanahan angler shatters SC flathead catfish state record

    Angler caught big fish in Cooper River
    March 30 at 3:07pm
    Steve Ford caught this big bass during a weekday tournament on Jordan Lake.

    Jordan Lake spits out bass just short of 12 pounds for Fayetteville, N.C., angler

    Huge largemouth hits jig in weekday team tournament
    March 28 at 1:46am
    Anglers can fish North Carolina's Hatchery Supported Trout Waters with no bait restrictions and a seven-fish limite beginning April 7, 2018

    North Carolina's Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters to open April 7

    No bait restrictions, seven trout per day limit for each angler
    March 27 at 1:44pm

    Topwater specks at Murrells Inlet

    Small surface lures fool plenty of spring trout
    March 23 at 3:16pm