• Sound & Sea

    South Carolina is almost at the geographic mid-point of the range of the blue crab along the Atlantic coast.

    Late summer is crab time

    Involve the family in collection, consumption
    August 06, 2012 at 10:00am
    SCDNR personnel have been obtaining information on cobia by sampling fish caught in tournaments.

    Cobia cooperation valued

    SCDNR relies on anglers to help gather data
    July 01, 2012 at 8:56am
    Multiple hook-ups are the norm when a concentration of black sea bass is located.

    It’s finally sea bass time

    Captains, anglers rejoice at season‘s opening
    June 01, 2012 at 9:36am
    Spring redfish action really takes off this month in South Carolina marshes as all kinds of baitfish and crabs make a big appearance.

    Reds put the feed bag on

    Arrival of favorite foods spurs spring fishing
    May 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    For obvious reasons, speckled trout are often referred to as “yellow mouths.”

    Gauging trout recovery

    It may take five years for specks to rebound
    April 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    A flooded redfish flat is a great place for a fly-fisherman to cut his saltwater teeth.

    Fly-fishing adds enjoyment

    Take your saltwater fishing to a new level
    March 01, 2012 at 12:14pm
    Oysters are most-easily picked at low tide, when they’re visible and can be best judged for size and shape. Choose the ones that are covered by water the longest.

    Crack open an oyster

    Bought or picked, they’re a winter delicacy
    February 01, 2012 at 2:30pm
    Target redfish on shallow mud flats on calm, clear-water days on a falling tide.

    A Cure for cabin fever?

    Catching shallow reds can warm your heart
    January 01, 2012 at 8:15am
    The black sea bass is a popular nearshore bottomfish along the coast of both Carolinas.

    Black sea bass closure hurts

    Fishermen question data, federal remedies
    December 01, 2011 at 12:08pm
    The proper rod for fighting big fish like tarpon, cobia and bull redfish is one that will allow the fisherman to get control of the fish and get it to the boat quickly.

    Choosing the right rod

    A saltwater angler’s biggest decision
    November 01, 2011 at 1:21pm
    Capt. John Fuss and Stan Jones admire a Wando River redfish.<br />
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    Charleston Harbor: No Fuss fishing

    May 25, 2011 at 11:40am
    An Ilander lure fished with a ballyhoo is a popular set-up to fish just behind a teaser.<br />
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    Teaser tactics tempt bluewater battlers

    April 27, 2011 at 1:51pm