Catfish

Hanahan angler shatters SC flathead catfish state record

Paul Daniels and his wife Janet, of Hanahan, S.C. decided to catch a few blue catfish for dinner after church on Feb. 11 in the Cooper River. But 30 minutes into the fishing trip, Daniels’ task for the day quickly changed into searching for a certified scale after his wife helped him lift a big flathead catfish — the new South Carolina state record — into his boat. […]

Bass Fishing

Bass moving in Lake Gaston

April is a big month for bass fisherman at Lake Gaston on the North Carolina/Virginia border. As the spawn closes in, bass activity will reach a fever pitch, and anglers like guide J.T. Palmore of Blackstone, Va., will be focusing on fish in both the prespawn and spawning phases. […]

Bass Fishing

Bushwhack bass at Kerr lake

During the spring at Kerr Lake, the quality of fishing depends on water levels, which are often flooded this time of year. But flooding doesn’t necessarily mean bad fishing. […]