Santee Cooper lakes

March busts out at Santee Cooper lakes

March is known for blustery weather, but it also ushers in big-fish season for several species. The heralded prespawn striper run is under way, and these fish are on a mission to spawn, packing many of the heaviest stripers into the upper end of Lake Marion.  […]

February Santee
Bass Fishing

February is a promising month for Santee anglers

Despite the winter weather typically associated with February, the trend for improved fishing brings tangible results in February to the Santee Cooper lakes. February usually begins with largemouth bass and crappie in a sluggish “can-be-caught” mode, but by the middle to the end of the month,  some early, prespawn movement occurs. […]