• Fishing

    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    This Saturday, Sept. 22 is National Hunting and Fishing Day, and the NCWRC has plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities planned for the public.

    NCWRC offering, supporting family outdoor events this Saturday

    Events are part of National Hunting and Fishing Day
    September 20 at 10:58am
    Derrick Rogers said Apache Pier is the best pier for sheepshead in the Myrtle Beach area.

    Top tips for sheepshead fishing on Apache Pier

    Fish the shady side, use heavy duty tackle
    September 19 at 9:15pm
    Big streams are ideal for streamer fishing, especially when water is high and dingy, as it often is after summer showers and thunderstorms.

    Streamers are made for September trout

    Flies that imitate fish are the ticket in some instances
    September 19 at 9:00am
    Speckled trout get active around Little River Inlet when the water temperature drops into the mid-60s.

    State-line specks rock

    Falling water temperatures kick off good fall action
    September 17 at 2:17pm
    The late Bennett Kirkpatrick of Rock Hill, S.C., shows off the kind of redfish that the waters around Isle of Palms can produce.

    IOP reds feeding

    Anchor down, fish creek mouths
    September 17 at 2:06pm