• Sound & Sea

    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
    Biologist John Archambault of the SCDNR proves that he likes to study American shad away from the laboratory, on the end of an ultralight outfit in the Tail Race Canal.

    Spring shad run is a Palmetto State ritual

    February 22, 2011 at 4:54pm
    Triggerfish are among the more catchable targets for winter fishermen who bounce baits off the ocean floor.<br />
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    Bumping the bottom for winter enjoyment

    December 22, 2010 at 12:51pm
    Capt. Reed Simmons said that being a successful trout fisherman is just a matter of fishing the right place, at the right time, with the right lure. Sound easy? Could be.<br />
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    A blueprint for speckled trout success

    October 27, 2010 at 1:12pm
    Capt. Jamie Hough and Amy Little admire a 28½-inch redfish from the Cape Romain area.

    Cape Romain area is a redfish retreat

    September 29, 2010 at 1:43pm
    A special lure filled with glow sticks from Night Fighters Lures is deployed at dusk for swordfish.

    Spend the night with a swordfish

    August 24, 2010 at 11:04am
    Capt. Brad Rumph shows off the kind of speckled trout that will hit a big topwater bait first thing in the morning.

    The early bird gets summer specks

    July 22, 2010 at 1:20pm
    Ed Kidney, Capt. Brian Garris and Martin Hox admire a 30-inch redfish caught when Garris shared a little trick to fighting fish around structure like barnacle-encrusted pier pilings. The three are members of the East Cooper Fishing Club.

    Club glad to share its know-how

    June 23, 2010 at 8:03am