• Fishing

    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
    Guide Todd Vick said crappie fishing on the Waccamaw River can be excellent in April.

    Waccamaw River slabs

    April fishing great in coastal river
    March 23 at 3:12pm
    Lake Rhodhiss can turn out some awfully nice striped bass in April when they move up the Catawba River.

    Rhodhiss stripers get hot

    Spring run to upper end of lake produces great fish
    March 23 at 3:09pm
    Bass pro Andy Wicker loves to fish Lake Monticello in April because so many bass will be shallow.

    Bank on Lake Monticello’s April bass

    Fishing is as simple as it gets, with plenty of big, hungry fish moving to the banks
    March 23 at 3:02pm
    The Cherry Grove estuary just south of the North Carolina/South Carolina border is a great place to start out the spring season catching flounder.

    Cherry Grove is first, best spot for spring flounder

    Small estuary gives up big flatfish this time of year
    March 23 at 2:53pm
    Lake Gaston’s bass will be caught on main-lake points and/or well back in creeks in April, depending on how the spawn progresses.

    Bass moving in Lake Gaston

    Start April on main-lake points, move to creeks as spawn nears
    March 23 at 2:49pm
    Bass pro Tim Grein of Winston-Salem, N.C., caught this Kerr Lake lunker on a spinnerbait in flooded shoreline cover.

    Bushwhack bass at Kerr lake

    High water, if not too high, can put anglers in heaven
    March 23 at 2:36pm