Go with a grub

Butch Foster of Yeah Right Charters said his go-to lure in the Cape Fear River and the creeks off the ICW near Southport is a Haw River curlytail grub in smoke/silver metal flake on a jighead. […]

Speckled Trout

Put the hoist on holiday specks

Nearly every winter, it seems that when the holiday season approaches, the weather takes a turn for the warm. And when Butch and Chris Foster of Yeah Right Charters hear there is a zero chance of a white Christmas at their Southport, N.C., home, they head out to catch speckled tro […]

Sound & Sea

Weedless topwaters?

Using topwater lures in a walk-the-dog fashion over oyster shell banks, especially in smaller creek mouths that meet larger channels, is a great way to catch speckled trout this time of year. […]


Trout fishing without peer

The weather plays a big part in just how adventurous anglers can be this time of year, but one of the safest fishing spots in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is also one of the best. […]


OBX specks are on

This has been one of the best years in memory for speckled trout along North Carolina’s Outer Banks, according to guide Ken Dempsey, and it will get even better this month if it’s anything like past Novembers. […]


Masonboro jetties attract plenty of November gamefish

Masonboro Inlet is the only inlet along North Carolina’s southern coast with jetties, and it seems fish know that as well as fishermen. The south jetty is all large, rugged rocks, but the north jetty is a combination of a metal weir closer to shore, with large rocks completing the offshore end. […]