• Inshore Fishing

    The author caught this nice spring sheepshead.

    Beaufort sheepshead set to bite

    Sneaky bait thieves are tricky to catch, but worth it
    March 23 at 2:09pm
    Stripers move into Wilmington’s three rivers around Thanksgiving and stay into the spring.

    Wilmington’s three rivers

    March 15 at 8:00am
    1) Holding the knife at an angle to get the cutting edge under the scales, cut vertically behind the head of the fish to the backbone.

    How to clean a sheepshead

    Don't throw it back, it's easy to clean with this method
    March 05 at 1:42pm

    Wilmington’s mixed bag

    Three rivers around this North Carolina port city hold plenty of fish, and fishing pressure is relatively light. Try these tips and add some new water to your fishing resume.
    March 01 at 7:00am
    Crabs are lethal weapons for anglers targeting Grand Strand reds this month.

    Red shell game - Spring breakup of South Carolina redfish schools comes in March

    The emergence of crabs puts Grand Strand spring redfish on the prowl. Here’s how to put a claw on them.
    March 01 at 7:00am
    A built-in 1/4-ounce leadhead and painted on glow eyes are just two features of Egret’s new Vudu Vixen.

    The Vudu Vixen

    Meet egret baits’ ‘tough as hell’ shad imitation
    February 28 at 9:00am
    Kokatat Drysuits

    New gear reviews

    February 15 at 7:00am
    Stewart Venable’s best fishing day on a river came during the winter of 2016, after he pulled into the mouth of a tributary creek on the Catawba River to eat lunch and saw bait flipping.

    February’s Best Bets

    February 15 at 7:00am
    Weather conditions in February can vary to extremes during a single fishing trip, so dress accordingly and carry the correct clothing.

    Play the weather, but stay warm

    February 15 at 7:00am
    In areas with current, fish will still hold in the lee of structure such as rocks or blowdowns even when water temperatures are low.

    Shall we gather at the river?

    Many of winter’s adverse effects disappear in moving water
    February 14 at 9:00am
    Blaine Anderson (left) and Geoff Mikota (right - in the white Shimano shirts that were no longer white at the end their efforts - get ready to help an SCDNR staffer with oyster bed restoration projects coordinated by CCA SC.

    Shimano invests money, man hours into local fishery

    Fishing company joined CCA SC, SCDNR for oyster bed restoration
    February 12 at 11:01am