• Fishing

    Katelyn Turner was fishing with her parents when she caught this big king mackerel off Oak Island.

    Pint-size angler lands plus-size king mackerel off Oak Island

    Her brother missed out while away at surf camp
    July 24 at 9:05pm
    Shimano Fishing is headquartered in Ladson, S.C., and the company won several awards at ICAST 2017.

    Carolina fishing companies recognized for excellence at ICAST

    Pure Fishing, Shimano among several award-winners from the Carolinas
    July 23 at 1:02pm
    Bonafide Kayaks, a Greenville, S.C. company, introduced their brand to the media and buyers at ICAST 2017.

    Carolina companies make big splash at ICAST

    North and South Carolina companies featured clothing, kayaks, accessories
    July 20 at 6:40pm
    Bote's Rover won Best of Show at the 2018 ICAST.

    ICAST exceeds expectations - again

    Dozens of Carolina-based companies participated this year
    July 19 at 11:04pm
    Since the yellowfin tuna virtually disappeared from these waters several years ago, blackfin tuna have been an important part of the Outer Banks fishing experience.

    Blackfin tuna are biting along Outer Banks

    Yellowfin tuna still scarce, but blackfins abundant
    July 18 at 12:57am
    Lake Monticello is known for its big blue catfish, but this piebald catfish was a treat for guide Justin Whiteside.

    Monticello guide catches piebald catfish

    "Jersey cow" catfish was released alive
    July 16 at 12:43pm
    Fiddler crabs are a popular bait for sheepshead, but the Cranka Crab is an artificial lure that's tough to beat.

    Catch more sheepshead with this lure from Down Under

    CRANKA Crab's unique hook placement means higher hook up ratio for sheepshead
    July 13 at 10:50pm
    Ray Cercio caught this tarpon off the Surf City Ocean Pier in North Carolina.

    Tarpon bite is on in both Carolinas

    Patience is key for these fish
    July 13 at 1:30pm
    Braided line is a great choice when bass fishing with crankbaits.

    Braided line is best for crankbait fishing, says Lexington pro

    Braid offers many advantages over other lines while cranking
    July 12 at 10:29pm
    Big tripletails are a tasty addition to many inshore catches during the summer.

    It’s tripletail time

    Georgetown anglers target tasty floaters
    July 12 at 3:41pm
    Following shrimp boats working the nearshore ocean south of Charleston, S.C., will lead to a lot of hookups with sharks like this nice black tip.

    August: shark time

    Lowcountry’s nearshore ocean heats up
    July 12 at 3:36pm
    Colorful redbreast sunfish don’t slow down their feeding habits just because it’s hot. South Carolina’s Lynches River is a great stream for a summer float.

    Target redbreasts on South Carolina’s fertile Lynches River

    These colorful sunfish will bite a variety of lures, bait
    July 12 at 3:01pm
    Jerry Crute (left) and Randy Horne show off a big African pompano caught off the tip of Frying Pan Shoals.

    Out of Africa

    African pompano thrill Cape Fear anglers
    July 12 at 2:38pm