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Isle of Palms angler lands 219 pound tuna on antique tackle

Dave Pfeiffer of Isle of Palms, S.C. is the president of Shimano Fishing North America, headquartered in Ladson, S.C., and the fishing industry is more than just a job for him. Last month, Pfeiffer completed an angling feat that has only been matched twice before. He landed a 219-pound bluefin tuna on antique tackle, including 24-thread linen line.

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September 12 at 8:47 pm
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Lexington, SC angler sets new NC state record gray snapper

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries recently certified two state record fish, one establishing a state record for a gray snapper and the other breaking the record for a gag grouper.

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September 08 at 6:01 pm
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Morehead City angler boats 12.33 pound flounder

Alex Ng is no stranger to big fish. Earlier this year Carolina Sportsman had a story about he and his brother, Anthony, catching huge grouper. Ng also enjoys fishing the calmer waters inside the inlets and his preferred quarry there is flounder. On Aug. 29, he caught a very healthy 12.33-pound flounder that was his second flatfish to exceed 10 pounds.

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September 07 at 3:09 pm
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CCA SC, Sea Hunt giving away $43,000 boat package tomorrow

CCA South Carolina's 2018 STAR Tournament ended Monday, and for the second year in a row, none of the registered anglers caught a STAR tagged fish that is worth a Sea Hunt boat package worth over $40,000. 

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September 04 at 2:08 pm
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Oak Island Recreation Dept. offering king mackerel fishing seminar

King mackerel fishermen wanting to boost their catches of the big mackerel should consider attending the King Mackerel Fishing Seminar presented by the Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department on the evening of Sept. 18, 2018. The seminar will feature three hours of information and tips for catching large king mackerel and will be tailored to assist participants improve their success in the upcoming US Open King Mackerel Tournament presented by the Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 4 to 6.

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August 25 at 7:44 am
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Anglers catching big Spanish mackerel out of Holden Beach area

Most saltwater anglers target large Spanish mackerel twice each year — from the last two weeks in April through the first two weeks in May and during late September and early October – and within a mile of shore.

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August 21 at 3:51 pm
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Santee Cooper blue catfish regulations have been changed again

The 2014 Santee Cooper blue catfish law that took effect on April 1, 2015, with creel and size limits designed to protect the resource, has been repealed because of an undiscovered “sunset” clause place in the bill by the S.C. General Assembly.

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August 15 at 12:00 pm
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Stripers on the prowl

Jerry Hill of Triad Fishing and Guide Service in Lexington, N.C., hopes the striper fishing at High Rock Lake this September resembles last fall’s action.

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August 09 at 4:01 pm
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