Bonnetheads providing plenty of action in North Edisto River

Anglers in the Edisto area have seen the fishing pick up lately, with the speckled trout bite turning on, and anglers around nearshore reefs are catching plenty of spadefish and weakfish, but Capt. Rob Bennett of Lowcountry Inshore Charters said the hottest bite in the area is for bonnethead sharks right in the North Edisto River. […]


Guide says redfish, trout action is best of year on North Edisto River

Hook up a live shrimp on a split-shot rig or under a popping cork in the North Edisto River of any of its tributaries and, according to guide Rob Bennett of Lowcountry Inshore Charters, it won’t live long

Bennett said the fishing of the past two weeks has been the best of the year for redfish and speckled trout, with some flounder and black drum on the side.

“The reason they’re biting so good is that the majority of shrimp have left, but the fish are still here, and they want to feed,” said Bennett (843-367-3777). “Depending on the spots you fish, you can catch all of them on all tides.”


Redbreast stocking continues on Edisto River

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has been stocking redbreast sunfish in the Edisto River every year since 1995, and they continued those efforts in early November by releasing 400,000 fry to push the 2011 total to 1.5 million. […]