• Fishing

    Paul Davis of Lexington enjoys fishing on Edisto Beach, but the Edisto Beach Town Council has proposed limiting surf fishing during the summer months.

    Edisto Beach considers limiting surf fishing

    Town Council to vote on partial ban for summer months
    October 10 at 3:42am
    Professional angler Whitey Outlaw loves fishing heavy vegetation for crappie.

    VIDEO - How to catch crappie in thick grass beds

    If you bypass vegetation mats, you're missing a lot of fish
    October 09 at 2:00pm
    The new size limit on striped bass is now in effect on North Carolina's Tar, Neuse, and Pungo rivers.

    New inland striped bass limits on Tar, Neuse, and Pungo rivers

    New size limit effective as of Oct. 1, 2018
    October 08 at 7:37pm
    South Carolina's shellfish season opened on Oct. 1, 2018 and runs through May 15, 2019.

    South Carolina shellfish season is now open

    Season runs through May 15, 2019
    October 03 at 1:03pm
    King mackerel have been coming over the rails of Apache Pier for the past 11 days, including this double caught earlier today.

    This is currently the hottest fishing spot in the Carolinas

    Anglers have caught 29 king mackerel in past 11 days
    October 02 at 3:03pm
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    Curado DC

    October 01 at 7:00am
    A stump on a rocky bottom, next to a sharp drop. What more could a bass fisherman ask for in October?

    Don’t miss October

    Bass fishing doesn’t get much better than a bunch of hungry fish in predictable places eating moving baits
    October 01 at 7:00am
    October is a great month to get out on your feet, wading for inshore saltwater fish around Beaufort, North Carolina.

    October is made to wade for inshore fishermen

    Pull on your waders and get to trout and redfish in the waters around Beaufort, N.C., that other anglers miss. You won’t regret it.h in the waters around Beaufort, N.C., that other anglers miss. You won’t regret it.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Plenty of big catfish swim in South Carolina’s Santee Cooper lakes, and fall is prime time to target them.

    The cats’ meow

    October kicks off the best fishing of the year for trophy blue catfish on the Santee Cooper lakes. It’s prime time to take advantage of these bruisers.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    October is prime time to catch flounder around Charleston, South Carolina.

    Fall flounder fling

    Cooling weather sends flatfish out of backwaters toward big waters in the waters around Charleston. Here’s how to intercept them on their migration
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Capt. John Ward of Affinity Charters said the trout bite may be returning to normal, if anyone knows what that is for South Carolina.

    Bouncing back

    Shrimp and speckled trout in South Carolina waters took a hard lick from cold weather last winter, but both are recovering nicely and should be around for a good fall fishing season.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Oct. 1 marks the first day of the 2018-19 Delayed Harvest trout season in Western North Carolina.

    Delayed Harvest trout regulations now if effect for 36 trout waters in WNC

    Delayed Harvest runs Oct. 1 through May 31
    September 30 at 5:12pm
    Delta Lures started mass-producing spinnerbaits  in 2011, and now their offerings are sold all over the country.

    Delta Lures’ Spinnerbait

    Available with traditional “r” bend — or in a “twisted” model
    September 29 at 9:00am
    Brian Pratt of Charlotte caught this 32-inch speckled trout on a live mullet under a popping cork while fishing in the Little River area.

    Fishing is hot in wake of Hurricane Florence

    Inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing is great for both Carolinas
    September 27 at 1:51pm
    Until further notice, boating has been suspended on the Waccamaw River between US Business Hwy 501 and US Hwy 501 in Conway, SC.

    Boating suspended on a portion of the Waccamaw River

    Closure is to protect flood berms as waters continue to rise
    September 24 at 4:01pm
    The SCDNR is teaming up with several other organizations to hold a free celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day this Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.

    National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration this Saturday in Upstate

    Free event will be held at Oconee County's South Cove County Park
    September 20 at 12:00pm