Head for the Mountains

Take a kid fishing

The first Saturday in June, delayed-harvest trout waters switch from catch-and-release to catch-and-keep fishing. Streams are crowded, and due to the large numbers of trout that have been stocked, just about everyone goes home with a limit of seven trout. […]

Inshore Fishing

Don’t quit, beat the heat

Excellent fishing opportunities abound on the Santee Cooper lakes in August, despite the hot and humid weather. One thing we can’t do is keep stripers, so keep that in mind while fishing. […]

Freshwater Fishing

East Fork reservoir basics

Often overlooked as fishing destinations, Wolf Creek Lake, Tanasee Creek Lake, Bear Creek Lake, and Cedar Cliff Lake are small impoundments of the East Fork of the Tuckaseegee River that are hardly remote by today’s standards but remain off the beaten path. […]

Freshwater Fishing

Match the hatch

This Waccamaw silverside or skipjack minnow is only native to Lake Waccamaw and the Waccamaw River and is a primary prey species for white perch and other game fish. […]

Inshore Fishing

Marine gamefish tagging program

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Marine Resources division has relaunched its volunteer tagging program with the hope of introducing a new generation of anglers to tagging and releasing marine gamefish. […]