Inshore Fishing

Calling Calibogue Cobia

One of the most-anticipated events for fisherman in the Lowcountry is the annual spring cobia migration. Cobia start to show up in mid-April and hang around through most of June. […]

Inshore Fishing

The Spanish Armada

It’s a long run from Little River Inlet to the bluewater where the tuna, dolphin, wahoo and billfish swim, and with fuel prices moving. […]

Freshwater Fishing

Where and how, not why

William Sasser, a veteran fishing guide on Clarks Hill Lake, just shrugged his shoulders and remained pretty much speechless.

The list of items that Sasser doesn’t have much to say about is definitely a short one, but ask him why May is such a good time to catch striped bass and their hybridized cousins on the sprawling, 70,000-acre reservoir, and the instantly likeable angler goes silent. […]


A Sight for Sore Eyes

Nothing breaks the ice for saltwater anglers seeking big fish like the spring cobia run. The fish swarm the Crystal Coast in May, with the epicenter of the action being Morehead City. […]

Inshore Fishing

Closing the deal

Cobia are big, strong fish, and they often come to the boat with plenty of energy in reserve. Many a cooler, center console, rods and body parts have suffered damage from a freshly-landed cobia. […]