• Fishing

    This slab crappie also inhaled a Cajun Lures’ Slim Jimmy.

    Slim Jimmys

    This bait’s tail action entices sac-a-lait to bite
    September 29 at 9:00am
    Guide Brad Taylor says falling water temperatures kick off a great crappie bite on Lake Murray in October and November.

    It’s slab time on Murray

    Crappie head up creeks following bait as water cools
    September 28 at 1:16pm
    Guide Rob Beglin loves Winyah Bay and the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge waters for fall speckled trout as far as numbers and quality fish are concerned.

    Georgetown speckled trout bite really takes off

    Winyah Bay, Cape Romain waters fill up with hungry specks in the fall
    September 28 at 12:45pm
    Guide Noah Lynk won a battle with this bull redfish off Cape Lookout last fall.

    ‘Lookout’ for big bull redfish

    Huge, adult drum move to Cape Lookout’s shoals for October feeding frenzy
    September 27 at 9:01am
    Jim Barkowski was fishing out of Southport when he caught this 9.6-pound flounder.

    Southport angler decks 9.6-pound flounder

    Deeper water was key for retired fisherman
    September 25 at 4:44pm
    David Schmidt and the Get Bent land-based shark-fishing team caught this 12-foot-3 tiger shark from the beach at Topsail Island.

    Holly Ridge angler catches 12-foot tiger shark from the beach

    700+ pound shark bit 10-pound bait off Topsail Island
    September 21 at 8:54pm
    Mike Norris caught this 11-pound, 3-ounce flounder in the Carolina Beach area, and weighed it at Island Tackle and Hardware.

    Carolina Beach angler catches 11+ pound flounder

    Same angler caught a 10+ pounder a few weeks earlier
    September 20 at 1:01pm
    Excellent summer rains should have conditions in trout streams in excellent condition for fall outings, with trout like this brookie ready and waiting.

    Summer spared streams

    Good rains have trout waters in great shape
    September 19 at 9:00am
    Somewhat dormant during the heat of the summer, largemouth bass begin to stir as September arrives, their movements driven by the weather and baitfish.

    September starts over

    The signs of fall fishing are upon us; learn them
    September 19 at 7:01am
    Illegally harvesting striped bass from federal waters landed a dozen North Carolina commercial fishermen in hot water.

    Illegally harvesting striped bass lands commercial angler in hot water

    Eleven others also plead guilty to similar charges
    September 16 at 8:12pm
    September marks the beginning of great fall crappie fishing on the Santee Cooper lakes, with good fish and good numbers being caught by guides like Kevin Davis of Blacks Camp (far right).

    September on Santee = transition

    Some of the year’s best action is on the horizon
    September 16 at 9:00am