Cover: August 2018

Mackerel, kings and Spanish, are No. 1 in North Carolina’s nearshore waters this month. Deer season opens in South Carolina. Mackerel photo by David Brown. Deer cover by Rick Small. […]


Cover: June 2018

Summer doesn’t mean crappie fishing is finished in the Carolinas, it just means some adjustments to your tactics. Summer definitely means dolphin in the bluewater of both states. […]

Bass Fishing

Fast and furious – Striper, hybrid bass action

It is nighttime — the crack of dawn is still and hour or more away — and South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell is dark. Chip Hamilton points the bow of his striper boat straight at the bank of a point jutting out into the lake and revs the engine briefly to drive the front of the boat up on the bank. […]