• Crappie/Bream

    Todd Vick poses with a typical wintertime river crappie.

    Tips for Haw River's winter crappie

    Unseasonably warm February weather equals hot crappie bite
    February 13 at 6:39pm
    Guide Wendell Wilson catches Lake Russell crappie shallow and deep in March, when fish are moving in and out at different stages of the spawn.

    Lake Russell slabs on the move

    Crappie can be deep, shallow on same day
    February 12 at 9:37am
    Carolina Sportsman columnist and Upstate Outdoors radio show host Phillip Gentry is one of the Crappie University instructors.

    Crappie University set for Spartanburg debut

    Course begins Feb. 15,, lasts four nights
    February 08 at 11:53pm
    Carolina anglers: try these winter slab tips.

    Top to bottom winter slabs

    Get a jump on Carolina crappie season on any level in February
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Guide Jerry Neely said that High Rock Lake is known more as a good warm-weather lake for crappie, but it’s also a good January lake.

    High Rock is a winter sleeper lake

    January 15 at 7:00am
    Spider-rigging with multiple rods allows anglers to cover plenty of depths and lots of water.

    A crappie rig for winter fishing

    January 15 at 7:00am
    Get an education in something you love by attending Crappie University.

    Learn the top techniques for catching crappie

    Crappie University is coming to South Carolina
    January 10 at 4:40pm
    The Santee Cooper lakes hold some of the best crappie populations in the Carolinas.

    Four top lakes for January slabs

    A handful of Carolina lakes consistenly produce crappie during the colder months, and these experts present the particulars to filling your cooler.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    Joel Munday said stringers of crappie like this one aren’t unusual on Shearon Harris Lake, even in December.

    Tie a double uni-knot

    December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Crappie will gang up around brush piles in many of Kerr Lake’s feeder creeks when the water cools in December.

    Brush up on Kerr Lake crappie

    Cooler weather pushes slabs to brush in big lake’s tributary creeks
    December 04, 2017 at 10:08am
    Don’t pass up the exciting winter action for crappie at Shearon Harris throughout December.

    Have a slab-happy Harris holiday

    Crappie fishing at Shearon Harris Lake can be a great way to celebrate a day on the water this December. Here are some tips for catching the tasty panfish.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am