• Sound & Sea

    Rick Percy of Reel Chance Charters caught this winter trout on a Norton Sand Eel fished on a Rockport Rattler jighead.

    Add noise to winter lures

    If fish aren’t hungry, you have to trigger strikes
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    The disappearance of live bait as fall ends leads to artificials taking a lot more trout in December.

    How to rock a speck

    Jetties are great December spots to battle trout
    December 05, 2015 at 9:00am
    Capt. Garrett Lacy caught this redfish on a D.O.A. shrimp fished under a popping cork.

    Just stuff a cork in it

    Popping corks key weapons for inshore fish
    November 05, 2015 at 9:00am
    These monster Grand Strand specks were all fooled by topwater lures.

    Time for lures over bait

    October artificials are often more-productive
    October 05, 2015 at 9:00am
    Flood tides brought on by full and new moon phases send redfish up on flooded flats, where fishermen can sight-cast and catch them on spinning and fly tackle.

    Time to turn tail on reds

    High, full-moon tides lead to tailing action
    September 07, 2015 at 9:00am
    Blacktip sharks are a big summer treat for anglers wanting to tangle with big fish without spending hours heading offshore.

    Take a bite of a blacktip

    Sharks provide plenty of hot summer action
    August 06, 2015 at 9:00am
    PVC pipes filled with saltwater and frozen, a good cooler and plenty of ice make a good start for a long fishing trip.

    Time for the big chill

    Murrells Inlet angler keeps things cool
    July 06, 2015 at 9:00am
    Knowing the location of color changes, and temperature and current breaks can help locate bluewater species like this dolphin.

    Purchase an advantage

    For offshore anglers, ocean surveys are a must
    June 04, 2015 at 9:00am
    Capt. Buddy Bizzell makes cobia his No. 1 target in May when he leaves port at Edisto Beach.

    Float a turtle this month

    Edisto guide’s turtle ‘decoy’ brings in cobia
    May 04, 2015 at 9:00am
    The Cherry Grove and Coquina Harbor areas are great flounder spots in April.

    Look in warm shallows

    Inshore fish want to shake off the cold
    April 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Big, dark lures that pull straight and strong hooks are all an angler needs to troll for wahoo.

    March is prime wahoo time

    Fast-trolling with lures will put fish in the boat
    March 05, 2015 at 9:00am
    An angler with access to a GPS-controlled trolling motor can keep his boat in place without worrying about dropping anchor or pinning his boat down.

    Another way to stay put

    GPS-enabled trolling motors will hold your spot
    February 05, 2015 at 9:00am
    Fishermen using underwater video cameras can position their boats directly over structure to find where sheepshead are holding.

    A fishy candid camera

    Underwater cameras can add to anglers’ edge
    January 05, 2015 at 9:00am
    Extremely clear winter water and schools of redfish make for a great December combination.

    I can see clearly now

    With water crystal clear, sight-fishing is tops
    December 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Steve Chanilo of Murrells Inlet usually ties on a MirrOlure when he’s on foot, casting in creeks and targeting likely spots in the surf for speckled trout.

    Catching South Carolina speckled trout, without a boat

    November is great for catching trout on foot
    November 06, 2014 at 9:00am
    October is a tremendous month to catch bull redfish up and down South Carolina’s coastline.

    Catch the inshore slam with these fall fishing tips

    Bull reds, trout, and flounder secrets for fall fishing
    October 01, 2014 at 7:00am