• Fishing

    Pink lures, like this Yo-Zuri deep diver, are favorites of Atlantic bonito.

    Pick a pink lure

    April 15 at 7:00am
    You can’t retrieve a MirrOlure too slowly; most strikes come when the bait is not moving.

    No need for speed; slow is good

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Pick a MirrOlure by size and shape to match baitfish in an area. From top, 14, 17 and 27 sizes.

    Match the hatch

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Pull up on a red-clay point and fan-cast live baits for striped and hybrid bass this month on Lake Hartwell.

    Red clay will make your day

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Don’t wait for fish to bite when you set up this month at Lake Hartwell. Move if they aren’t biting. If they are, you might finish off your limit before daylight, but maybe not.

    Patience is not a virtue

    April 15 at 7:00am
    The Lunkerhunt Fetch swimbait was designed by bass pro Matt Arey of Shelby, N.C.,

    Lunkerhunt Fetch swimbait

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Having plenty of fresh bait is a key to striped bass success on Clarks Hill in late March and April.

    Fresh, live bait is critical

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Carolina rigs will catch as many fish in spring as they will in summer if used correctly.

    Enter and exit, stage right

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Some tremendous territory is available this month to bass fishermen in kayaks, like Lake Moultrie’s Hatchery area, which regularly produces trophy largemouth bass.

    April bass fishing is tough to beat

    Paddling a kayak can get you into some awesome areas this month for largemouths
    April 14 at 9:00am
    Toby Grantham was using a long shock leader of monofilament when he hooked this scamp grouper off the coast of Morehead City, N.C.

    To braid, or not to braid

    Braided line has many advantages, but good, old mono holds its own
    April 12 at 9:00am
    The Family Fishing Fiesta will be held April 21 at Jordan Lake.

    Family Fishing Fiesta coming to Chatham County, N.C. on April 21

    Free fishing event to be held at White Oak Recreation Area
    April 12 at 5:14am
    The 2019 Bassmaster Classic will be contested on the Tennessee River out of Knoxville March 15-17.

    2019 Bassmaster Classic set for Knoxville

    Tennessee River to be featured in 'Super Bowl of Bass Fishing'
    April 11 at 2:25pm