Bass Fishing

Two bass totaling 17.95 pounds wins SRS Ultimate Fishing Challenge

If you ever get an invitation to fish Par Pond, don’t miss it.

Par Pond, an approximately 2700-acre body of water located at South Carolina’s Savannah River Site, is managed by the Dept. of Energy. While not open to the public, it is open to fishing a few times each year for special occasions, including a recent fishing tournament for a small number of first responders and those who work in law enforcement.

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Angler catches tagged redfish worth $43,000 Sea Hunt/Yamaha boat package

While enjoying the Palmetto State coast on vacation, an angler from Ohio was fishing with Capt. Jay Baisch of Fishful Thinking Guide Service in Murrells Inlet, SC. The crew was having a good day of fun and fishing when a 20 inch redfish was brought to the boat. The fish was sporting tag #14 of the 2018 CCA South Carolina STAR tournament; a fish potentially worth a brand new Sea Hunt 22BX bay boat, Yamaha motor, and Wesco trailer valued at over $43,000.

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This plant is beaver swamp magic for waterfowl

Banana water lily is the plant that changed my hunting luck way back in 1980. I never really expected the ducks to flock to it like they have in the years since I planted it. It is amazine how many waterfowl it feeds each year, both during and after the waterfowl season. 

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VIDEO: Catching stripers on Lake Wateree

This time of year, everything is biting on Lake Wateree, including stripers. Dieter Melhorn fishes for stripers on several lakes across the Carolinas throughout the year, and while fishing on Wateree last week, he made this informative video. […]

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Most important fish in the sea needs your help

Atlantic menhaden are referred to as the most important fish in the sea in large part due to their importance in the diet of many marine predators. Managing Atlantic menhaden for maximum abundance rather than maximum yield is a critical first step in marine ecosystems management.  

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Organization gives kids adventures of a lifetime

Summer is coming to an end, but the summer memories made for four North Carolina kids will last a lifetime, thanks to an organization called Angles N Camo, which pairs disabled kids, and kids with life-threatening illnesses, with professional outdoorsmen. Together, they give the kids an outdoor experience that they otherwise would not have the opportunity to participate in. 

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Top plastic lures for inshore fishing

Soft plastic lures come in many different sizes, colors, and styles. With all of the different soft plastics on the market today it can be overwhelming or confusing for some anglers. I want to cover a few of my favorite go-to soft-plastic/jighead combos I use when targeting reds, trout, and flounder.

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Top plastic lures for inshore fishing

Soft plastic lures come in many different sizes, colors, and styles. With all of the different soft plastics on the market today it can be overwhelming or confusing for some anglers. I want to cover a few of my favorite go-to soft-plastic/jighead combos I use when targeting reds, trout, and flounder.

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