• Fishing

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    July 15 at 7:00am
    Flounder are among a handful of inshore fish that provide plenty of summer action for kayak-bound fishermen.

    July’s Best Bets

    July 15 at 7:00am
    Sheepshead offer kayak-bound anglers plenty of opportunities during the summer when they’re hanging around pier posts or rock jetties.

    Summer of the yak

    Look for cooler, deeper water when you’re paddling saltwater for homegrown or migratory targets
    July 14 at 9:00am
    Blue catfish on North Carolina’s Kerr Lake will be close to food in August: either mussels or baitfish schools.

    Tips for Kerr Lake catfish

    Fish mussel beds or baitfish schools for best hot-weather action on blues
    July 12 at 2:32pm
    Upper-slot and even over-slot redfish will be a distinct possibility this month in inshore waters around Charleston and John’s Island.

    red hot, red hot redfish

    With “missing” shrimp showing up, SC inshore reds are on the prowl again
    July 12 at 2:28pm
    Hot weather doesn’t slow down the bass bite on Shearon Harris Lake, rated as one of the nation’s best.

    Shearon Harris Lake bass don’t mind hot weather

    Patches of grass, deep structure hold plenty of big largemouths
    July 12 at 2:04pm
    Guide Wendell Wilson said Lake Russell is full of stripers weighing up to 20 pounds or slightly heavier.

    Striped bass hot at Lake Russell

    Most of August fishery is at either end of big reservoir
    July 12 at 1:54pm
    When targeting redfish, guide David Towler moves from creek channels on the low end of the tide to grass-covered marsh islands when the water is up.

    Heat won’t slow Swansboro redfish

    Ride the tides for exciting inshore action as August arrives in Bogue Inlet area
    July 12 at 1:26pm
    Guide Rodger Taylor hefts a nice Lake Wylie flathead catfish, caught on a summer night.

    Wylie flatheads perk up in the heat

    After-dark action is best around deep holes, current breaks in river
    July 12 at 1:11pm
    With no need for keeping water in a cooler, keep your insulated water bottles in a drawstring bag where they’re easily accessible for use during summer fishing trips.

    Keep your trip water cool

    Insulated water bottles can do wonders for a hot, summer fishing excursion
    July 12 at 9:00am
    Lucas Duke of Dexter, Ga. caught this massive dolphin while fishing aboard the Wasabi out of Teach's Lair Marina.

    Youth angler catches 72-pound, 14-ounce dolphin

    Catch expected to be certified as new junior world record for dolphin
    July 11 at 9:47pm
    SCDNR officer Sgt. Thomas Spann was off duty when a car accident prompted him into action. He saved four people from a burning car minutes before it became engulfed in flames.

    Game warden saves mother and three kids from burning car

    Car was fully engulfed in flames minutes later
    July 11 at 5:37pm