• Inshore Fishing

    North Carolina’s lower Cape Fear River produces some great flounder, especially in the fall.

    Cape Fear’s flounder are on the move

    August 30, 2017 at 2:06pm
    This juvenile goliath grouper wasn't big enough to break the scales, but it's the biggest one known to be caught in SC's waters.

    Goliath grouper caught at Little River jetties

    Fish could set new South Carolina state record
    August 29, 2017 at 4:01pm
    He was expecting a shark to take his bait, but Ian Sands (right) caught this big tarpon instead while surf fishing Aug. 20.

    Oak Island angler lands big tarpon in surf

    Fish was over 6 feet long
    August 23, 2017 at 10:21pm
    Tony Reaves took a number of stingrays with a slingbow in late June in the waters around Swansboro.

    Slingbows: little weapons, giant results

    August 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Fishing from a kayak is a great way to take the fight to the fish by manuevering in and under fish-holding piers and docks.

    Herding sheepshead with a kayak

    August 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Predator fish will hide behind current breaks and dart out into the current to attack prey.

    Attack summer fish

    Look for the coolest, moving water in August
    August 14, 2017 at 9:00am
    Many archery manufacturers have plenty of equipment available for bowfishing, including reels, points and arrows.

    Saltwater hunting? - Bowfishing opens up great opportunities in the Carolinas

    Take a bow into the shallows of coastal Carolina for rays and certain fish species, and you’ll mix hunting and saltwater fishing in a different, exciting way.
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Sheepshead can save some summer fishing trips because they’re almost always willing to bite.

    Summer sheepies - How to “herd” those summer sheepshead

    When August heats Carolina waters to a near-boil, you can count on sheepshead to bite. Here’s how to find and catch them.
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Here are some high-water inshore tips for hot-weather anglers.

    Hot weather, fish high water

    A rising tide doesn’t have to end your fishing trip, especially during the summer, when water rushing into an estuary can set up a good bite in some great spots.
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Target tarpon this month in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound.

    Target summer tarpon - August is tarpon time in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound

    North Carolina anglers have a short window to target tarpon, and that window is about to open.
    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    The author caught this big summer speckled trout on a MirrOlure Top Dog, a popular topwater lure, shortly after dawn.

    Sifting through topwater options

    July 15, 2017 at 7:00am