• Fishing

    Fly fishing and kayak fishing clinics are some of the programs offered at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center throughout February 2018.

    Fly fishing, kayak fishing workshops offered at John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

    Courses are free, offered throughout February
    January 10 at 7:39pm
    Get an education in something you love by attending Crappie University.

    Learn the top techniques for catching crappie

    Crappie University is coming to South Carolina
    January 10 at 4:40pm
    The NC Division of Marine Fisheries is shutting down spotted seatrout fishing along the NC coast until June, 2018.

    NC Division of Marine Fisheries closing seatrout fishing

    Closure includes commercial and recreational fishing
    January 03 at 3:28pm
    Guide Rod Thomas was fishing for bull redfish but had two lighter rods rigged; they came in handy when a school of false albacore exploded within casting range.

    Widen the net

    For your best fishing year ever, be open to new areas, opportunities
    January 03 at 9:00am
    Beginning and intermediate fly anglers have several clinics to choose from at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center this month.

    Catch a trout at John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

    Fayetteville-area clinics for novice and intermediate fly anglers
    January 02 at 8:46am
    The author caught this nice Cape Fear River striper just a few miles from downtown Wilmington, N.C., where the January fishing is excellent.

    Cape Fear cold stripers

    Coastal NC rivers hold great January fishing
    January 01 at 9:40am
    Guide Rodger Taylor said January is a great month to catch blue catfish on Lake Wylie because of the cold weather.

    Lake Wylie cats warm to January cold

    Stressed baitfish leads to heavy feeding by big blues
    January 01 at 9:23am

    Cover

    January 01 at 7:00am
    A Mop Jig is a big-fish bait, whether you’re fishing it in spring, summer or fall. Carry 1/4-, 3/8- and 1/2-ounce sizes in your tackle box to have all situations covered.

    5 bass baits you really need

    You can fill your boat with baits you’ll never use, or get these baits and catch fish
    January 01 at 7:00am
    Under cold conditions, Guide Brett Mitchell chooses lures that resemble lethargic or dying bait. He likes to use a jigging spoon, spin shad, Carolina rigs or small jerkbaits.

    Beat the cold for winter bass in the Carolinas

    Learn how baitfish and bass adjust to changing winter weather conditions, and you’ll be on the way to some great January stringers in the Carolinas.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    The Santee Cooper lakes hold some of the best crappie populations in the Carolinas.

    Four top lakes for January slabs

    A handful of Carolina lakes consistenly produce crappie during the colder months, and these experts present the particulars to filling your cooler.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Mark Stacy uses oily baits in winter to spread scent in the water and attract cold-loving redfish like this one.

    The cold truth - January saltwater fishing in the Carolinas

    Inshore winter fishing might seem difficult, uness you know the tricks veteran angles use to tempt them to bite.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    Shimano Curado 200 K series

    Shimano Curado 200 K series

    January 01 at 7:00am