Technique works especially well in cold, clear water When Willis Trapp of Camden, S.C. told me he uses artificial lures in conjunction with live bait, I kind of cringed. I envisioned a Texas-rigged worm/live minnow […]
The winter months are great for kayak fishing, but anglers need to stay safe, warm, and dry. Layering up and wearing the proper clothing is essential, and wearing a PFD this time of year is a must. […]
Winter is a great time to catch schooling redfish in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, especially since fewer anglers are on the water and the bait-thieving trash fish have also headed offshore for the next several months. […]
The NCWRC hoped to stock redfish a/k/a red drum, in Hyco Lake to help control the population of tilapia, but their studies determined redfish would not survive due to the quality of water hardness in the reservoir. […]
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November represents a transition for many saltwater species along the coasts of both Carolinas. While some migrate from shallow to deeper waters, other species migrate back to the ocean, even out to Gulf stream waters, not to be seen until next spring. Red drum represents a little of both when it comes to fall migrations.
The cooling waters of fall have moved in, and redfish in a mix of sizes are feeding heavily in the inshore waterways and Lowcountry creeks around the Isle of Palms north of Charleston. Summer is over, and fewer people are on the water, but the redfish bite is as hot as it’s been since the spring.