• Fishing

    How to net a fish the right way

    It's simple, it's important, and many anglers do it all wrong
    October 17 at 8:04pm
    Widespread fish kills are apparent in numerous North Carolina areas as a result of Hurricane Florence.

    NCWRC investigating widespread fish kills from Hurricane Florence

    Numerous bodies of water still feeling impact of storm
    October 11 at 2:01pm
    Brantlee Knight poses with his first largemouth bass, a 5-pounder that he caught with a Zebco 404 and a cricket.

    Five-year-old angler catches his first 5-pound bass

    It was one of several firsts for the young outdoorsman this year
    October 10 at 6:24pm
    Paul Davis of Lexington enjoys fishing on Edisto Beach, but the Edisto Beach Town Council has proposed limiting surf fishing during the summer months.

    Edisto Beach considers limiting surf fishing

    Town Council to vote on partial ban for summer months
    October 10 at 3:42am
    Professional angler Whitey Outlaw loves fishing heavy vegetation for crappie.

    VIDEO - How to catch crappie in thick grass beds

    If you bypass vegetation mats, you're missing a lot of fish
    October 09 at 2:00pm
    The new size limit on striped bass is now in effect on North Carolina's Tar, Neuse, and Pungo rivers.

    New inland striped bass limits on Tar, Neuse, and Pungo rivers

    New size limit effective as of Oct. 1, 2018
    October 08 at 7:37pm
    South Carolina's shellfish season opened on Oct. 1, 2018 and runs through May 15, 2019.

    South Carolina shellfish season is now open

    Season runs through May 15, 2019
    October 03 at 1:03pm
    King mackerel have been coming over the rails of Apache Pier for the past 11 days, including this double caught earlier today.

    This is currently the hottest fishing spot in the Carolinas

    Anglers have caught 29 king mackerel in past 11 days
    October 02 at 3:03pm
    Oct. 1 marks the first day of the 2018-19 Delayed Harvest trout season in Western North Carolina.

    Delayed Harvest trout regulations now if effect for 36 trout waters in WNC

    Delayed Harvest runs Oct. 1 through May 31
    September 30 at 5:12pm
    Brian Pratt of Charlotte caught this 32-inch speckled trout on a live mullet under a popping cork while fishing in the Little River area.

    Fishing is hot in wake of Hurricane Florence

    Inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing is great for both Carolinas
    September 27 at 1:51pm
    Until further notice, boating has been suspended on the Waccamaw River between US Business Hwy 501 and US Hwy 501 in Conway, SC.

    Boating suspended on a portion of the Waccamaw River

    Closure is to protect flood berms as waters continue to rise
    September 24 at 4:01pm
    The SCDNR is teaming up with several other organizations to hold a free celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day this Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.

    National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration this Saturday in Upstate

    Free event will be held at Oconee County's South Cove County Park
    September 20 at 12:00pm
    This Saturday, Sept. 22 is National Hunting and Fishing Day, and the NCWRC has plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities planned for the public.

    NCWRC offering, supporting family outdoor events this Saturday

    Events are part of National Hunting and Fishing Day
    September 20 at 10:58am
    Derrick Rogers said Apache Pier is the best pier for sheepshead in the Myrtle Beach area.

    Top tips for sheepshead fishing on Apache Pier

    Fish the shady side, use heavy duty tackle
    September 19 at 9:15pm
    Speckled trout get active around Little River Inlet when the water temperature drops into the mid-60s.

    State-line specks rock

    Falling water temperatures kick off good fall action
    September 17 at 2:17pm