Slab City

How good is the crappie fishery at Lake Wateree?

Well, Nick Babin and Brian Davis live in Gilbert at the south side of Lake Murray, and when they want to catch big slab crappie and lots of them, they drive completely around their home lake and head up the road to Lake Wateree, downstream from the town of Great Falls on the Catawba River, forming the border between Fairfield, Lancaster and Kershaw counties. […]


Fish of Dreams

Spring is a time of transition, and all good anglers realize the value of transitions in fishing success — those between day and night, shallow and deep water, cover and open water, etc. […]


Slabs When it Shivers

And you though fishing for big crappie was relegted to the springtime? The crappie in Jerry Neeley’s net didn’t look like a fish I’d seen, much less caught. […]