• Sound & Sea

    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
    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