Bream aren’t often a primary target of anglers this time of year. And while it’s true that they aren’t as easy to find in November as they are in spring and summer, they are worth looking for — and not that difficult to locate as long as you know where to look. […]
Come October, Jordan Lake crappie will get the much-needed cool down they’ve been waiting for, and that will lead to aggressive fish and happy anglers.
Newcomers to crappie fishing often hear about tight-lining and long-lining when crappie fishermen in the Carolinas discuss trolling techniques. […]
When asked to pick a sleeper lake for fall crappie in North Carolina, Ed Duke recommended Shearon Harris, just southeast of Jordan. Duke said the lake is not big by reservoir standards, around 4,000 acres, and it’s not really deep, which makes it easier to fish that other lakes. […]
Fishing for crappie on South Carolina’s Lake Murray starts picking up in early October and gets better week by week through the fall until it peaks, usually around Thanksgiving, according to guide Brad Taylor. […]
Bluegill and shellcracker are easy to find in the spring, and as summer begins to give way to fall, they become predictable again, but in a different way, according to Jay Summers, who fishes bodies of water — big and small — across both Carolinas. […]
Fishing in the heat requires adaptability on the part of the angler. Fish will still bite no matter how hot the sun is, but angles have to be willing to put in the work. For those who do, it’s definitely worth it. […]
Deep in the heart of every southern angler’s roots is the beginning of a lifelong journey to catch fishy foes in flooded landscapes. Some cut their teeth along oyster-lined shorelines. But many got their feet wet with hand-sized copperhead bluegill on the end of their line in ponds, rivers and other lily pad-infested waters. […]
While some anglers insist on downsizing to catch crappie in the winter, other anglers prefer to use larger baits and lures. They may catch fewer crappie, but the ones they catch are usually bigger. […]
August delivers “crappie consistency” to the Santee Cooper lakes. With water temperatures near or at the zenith for the year, slabs are ganged up around identifiable underwater targets in both Lake Marion and Lake Moultrie.