• Fishing

    Katelyn Turner was fishing with her parents when she caught this big king mackerel off Oak Island.

    Pint-size angler lands plus-size king mackerel off Oak Island

    Her brother missed out while away at surf camp
    July 24 at 9:05pm
    Shimano Fishing is headquartered in Ladson, S.C., and the company won several awards at ICAST 2017.

    Carolina fishing companies recognized for excellence at ICAST

    Pure Fishing, Shimano among several award-winners from the Carolinas
    July 23 at 1:02pm
    Bonafide Kayaks, a Greenville, S.C. company, introduced their brand to the media and buyers at ICAST 2017.

    Carolina companies make big splash at ICAST

    North and South Carolina companies featured clothing, kayaks, accessories
    July 20 at 6:40pm
    Bote's Rover won Best of Show at the 2018 ICAST.

    ICAST exceeds expectations - again

    Dozens of Carolina-based companies participated this year
    July 19 at 11:04pm
    Since the yellowfin tuna virtually disappeared from these waters several years ago, blackfin tuna have been an important part of the Outer Banks fishing experience.

    Blackfin tuna are biting along Outer Banks

    Yellowfin tuna still scarce, but blackfins abundant
    July 18 at 12:57am
    Lake Monticello is known for its big blue catfish, but this piebald catfish was a treat for guide Justin Whiteside.

    Monticello guide catches piebald catfish

    "Jersey cow" catfish was released alive
    July 16 at 12:43pm
    Fiddler crabs are a popular bait for sheepshead, but the Cranka Crab is an artificial lure that's tough to beat.

    Catch more sheepshead with this lure from Down Under

    Cranka Crab's unique hook placement means higher hook up ratio for sheepshead
    July 13 at 10:50pm
    Ray Cercio caught this tarpon off the Surf City Ocean Pier in North Carolina.

    Tarpon bite is on in both Carolinas

    Patience is key for these fish
    July 13 at 1:30pm
    Braided line is a great choice when bass fishing with crankbaits.

    Braided line is best for crankbait fishing, says Lexington pro

    Braid offers many advantages over other lines while cranking
    July 12 at 10:29pm
    Four areas off of the Carolina's coasts will be closed to bottom fishing as part of an effort by NOAA to protect fish in the snapper-grouper complex, including triggerfish.

    Four areas off Carolina coasts closed to bottom fishing beginning July 31

    Closures are part of snapper-grouper complex management plan
    July 11 at 8:39pm
    Gigging lights make it easy to spot flounder on the sea floor in the dark.

    Flounder gigging is a great way to get kids involved in the outdoors

    Wading with lights and gigs puts them even closer to the action
    July 10 at 6:36pm
    The GoPaddleSC.com website can help you find your next float trip.

    New website makes finding perfect float fishing trip easier than ever

    Site currently lists 612 river access points on S.C. waterways
    July 07 at 11:34am
    15-year-old Kyle Crissler landed this big tarpon on his first ever saltwater fishing trip.

    Youth surf angler catches huge tarpon on Portsmouth Island

    Fish was over 6 feet long
    July 05 at 8:49pm
    You can win a Sea Hunt boat by catching one of 48 tagged redfish in the CCA South Carolina STAR Tournament.

    Tagged fish makes angler's heart sink

    Angler was not registered for CCA South Carolina's STAR Tournament
    July 05 at 3:07pm
    A trip with Capt. Garrett Lacy resulted in a nice redfish for this lucky angler.

    Inshore, nearshore, offshore fishing still red hot in both Carolinas

    Anglers see no sign of hot bite slowing down
    July 04 at 10:24pm
    Fishing workshops and other classes are being offered at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education throughout the month of July.

    Free programs at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in July

    Fishing, other nature-related workshops are fun and informative
    July 04 at 3:19pm