Features from March 2024

Columns - March 2024

  • Alternative hog-baiting methods
    Wild hogs are fun to hunt, especially when you employ one of these baiting methods for the highly-destructive animals.
  • Early season meatfish
    Take advantage of the good-weather opportunities in March, and get on some early-season meatfish.
  • Finding fly-fishing water
    A little research, coupled with asking the right anglers the right questions, you can find plenty of productive water for fly fishing.
  • Fishing for American shad
    In March, many Santee Cooper anglers put a great deal of effort into catching American shad, which are making their annual spawning run.
  • Hit the pond for bass
    Spending a day fishing for bass on the pond with a handful of lures is a great way to spend a day in March.
  • Plastic baits from plastic boats
    March is a great month to toss finesse lures to bass, and kayaks are the perfect watercraft for doing so.
  • Sloppy Spuds
    This Sloppy Spuds recipe is a unique and delicious alternate to sloppy joe sandwiches.
  • Tie on a Berkley Frittside
    The Berkley Frittside is a great lure to catch numbers of bass, and some big ones, throughout the month of March.

Outdoor Update - March 2024

Hot Spots - March 2024

  • Head west for hot trout action
    Anglers can catch lots of trout on different flies and techniques throughout March on the streams of western NC.
  • OBX drumming
    Anglers can catch plenty of black drum at the Outer Banks in March with these tips from Capt. Tanner Lynk.
  • Schooling stripers on Lake Murray
    Topwater action for stripers at Lake Murray is a great angling activity during March.
  • Sheeps on the reefs
    Hungry sheepshead are keeping anglers busy on nearshore reefs off the Carolina coastline as the calendar turns to March.
  • Smashing smallmouth
    The Broad River’s smallmouth population is fast-growing and plenty hungry, especially throughout March.
  • Swift current stripers
    Santee Cooper’s stripers run up the Congaree and Wateree Rivers in March, and are willing to bite in the swift current.