• Bass Fishing

    Stripers begin moving this month into the upper reaches of Lake Marion as they begin their annual spawning run into tributary rivers.

    Big-fish time on Moultrie, Marion

    March means hungry bass, catfish, stripers, more
    Yesterday at 9:00am
    Brian Latimer said the key to catching bass in muddy water is to focus less on lure color, and more on lure vibration, sound, and water disturbance.

    Number 1 tip for catching bass in muddy water

    Pro angler shares his tips
    March 12 at 6:58pm
    A Buckeye Mop Jig (pictured) and a No. 7 Rapala Shad Rap are two baits all bass fishermen need to have tied on in March, when bass are really starting to feed and move toward shallower water.

    Must-have baits for March bass

    Make sure you have these lures tied on when you hit the lake this month for your best chance at truly big bass
    March 01 at 7:00am
    Angler Wyn Mullins believes that February might be the best time to catch a huge, prespawn bass on the Santee Cooper lakes, Marion or Moultrie.

    February is big-bass time

    Santee Cooper’s lunkers are making their move
    February 16 at 9:00am
    Monofilament and fluorocarbon lines each have their supporters, based on different tasks that the two lines perform better.

    Fluoro vs. Mono. Who wins?

    February 15 at 7:00am
    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s decision to replace striped bass with hybrid bass in Lake Norman has paid off for guide Bob Curan.

    Tagged hybrid program continues

    February 15 at 7:00am
    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
    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
    Big female bass will start to stir this month on North Carolina’s Lake Tillery, and you should be waiting with jigs and jerkbaits.

    J&J joy on Tillery - Double your bass-fishing joy by fishing the “J&J” baits on Lake Tillery this month

    Jigs and jerkbaits are a great two-pronged approach to catching bass that become active this month on North Carolina’s Lake Tillery.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Hybrid bass have replaced stripers as No. 1 targets for many Lake Norman anglers and guides.

    Hunt Norman’s hybrids - February is time to hunt hybrid bass on North Carolina’s Lake Norman

    Winter and early spring are prime times to target Lake Norman’s newest gamefish, the hybrid bass.
    February 01 at 7:00am
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    February 01 at 7:00am
    Catch a few warm days in February, and bass pro Dearal Rodgers said Lake Wateree bass will turn on.

    Whack Lake Wateree’s early bass

    Look for fish around all kinds of cover through February
    January 31 at 3:08pm