• Fishing

    The SCDNR is teaming up with several other organizations to hold a free celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day this Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.

    National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration this Saturday in Upstate

    Free event will be held at Oconee County's South Cove County Park
    September 20 at 12:00pm
    This Saturday, Sept. 22 is National Hunting and Fishing Day, and the NCWRC has plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities planned for the public.

    NCWRC offering, supporting family outdoor events this Saturday

    Events are part of National Hunting and Fishing Day
    September 20 at 10:58am
    Derrick Rogers said Apache Pier is the best pier for sheepshead in the Myrtle Beach area.

    Top tips for sheepshead fishing on Apache Pier

    Fish the shady side, use heavy duty tackle
    September 19 at 9:15pm
    Big streams are ideal for streamer fishing, especially when water is high and dingy, as it often is after summer showers and thunderstorms.

    Streamers are made for summer trout

    Flies that imitate fish are the ticket in some instances
    September 19 at 9:00am
    Guide Inky Davis looks for bass in September around isolated trees and vegetation.

    Santee fish are on the move

    September is big transition month on lakes
    September 16 at 9:00am
    Oregon Inlet, crossed by NC 12 over Bonner Bridge, offers access to some of the best offshore fishing grounds in the world.

    Oregon Inlet: Famous, infamous

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Restrictions and bag limits are almost non-existent for white perch. The fish are an invasive species and considered a nuisance by most states in the southeast.

    Year-round white perch

    September 15 at 7:00am
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    September 15 at 7:00am
    Mike Curtis of Rockingham, N.C., said it’s so easy to catch big catfish in the Pee Dee River that anyone can do it.

    Pee Dee River catfish made for floating boats

    Trophy fish are available for much of river’s length
    September 14 at 9:00am
    Dave Pfeiffer, president of Shimano Fishing North America, caught this 219-pound tuna on antique tackle and 24-thread line last month.

    Isle of Palms angler lands 219 pound tuna on antique tackle

    Became only third angler to land 200+ pound tuna on 24 thread line
    September 12 at 8:47pm
    The invisible nature of fluorocarbon could make a big difference when fish are being finicky. A short section of leader is easy to tie in between your terminal tackle and running line.

    Fluorocarbon’s lethal edge

    When fishing gets tough, a fluorocarbon leader might make a huge difference
    September 12 at 9:00am
    Nick Palombi (left), Mark Davis (center), and Capt. Steve Montgomery pose with Davis' 12-pound, 5-ounce gray snapper, which is the new NC state record.

    Lexington, SC angler sets new NC state record gray snapper

    New gag grouper NC record caught by Clayton, NC angler
    September 08 at 6:01pm
    Alex Ng caught this double-digit flounder while fishing with his wife along the wall at Morehead City.

    Morehead City angler boats 12.33 pound flounder

    Flatfish was second double digit flounder for same angler
    September 07 at 3:09pm
    CCA SC and Sea Hunt boats will give away a $43,000 Sea Hunt boat package tomorrow, Sept. 5 at 1:30 on Facebook Live. One participant of the 2018 CCA STAR tournament will win the boat.

    CCA SC, Sea Hunt giving away $43,000 boat package tomorrow

    Drawing among STAR participants will be at 1:30 pm
    September 04 at 2:08pm