This has been an unusual year so far, and it’s not over. Hopefully, we are far enough along in the COVID-19 pandemic that folks can enjoy fishing and the outdoors with minimal concerns and restrictions. […]
Like skinning a cat, there is more than one way to rig a live shrimp to catch speckled trout. The old standby is a length of leader beneath a stemmed popping cork, sometimes referred to as a rattling cork. Even with a popping cork, some anglers prefer to use a standard J-hook, while other may opt for a Kahle hook or circle hook and still others a jighead. […]
Speckled trout eat shrimp throughout their life, starting as fry and continuing through the gator years; that’s what makes it such a great bait to use either live or imitation. Here are five shrimp-tastic tactics you need to try this month.
If you haven’t been outside for a while, let me warn you, the temperature is leaning heavily toward the hot side. Cool days are in the mid-80s, and hot days steam into the 90s, with humidity numbers almost as high. Still, it’s comfortable most evenings to cook on your deck or patio. […]
Shrimp-baiting season closed last month along South Carolina’s coast, but that doesn’t mean shrimp are no longer around. In the Lowcountry especially, deep-hole shrimping is effective this month, and it’s perfectly legal. […]
If you’re waiting for shrimp-baiting season to start before tossing a cast net, you’re wasting a lot of time. Deep hole shrimping is in right now, and it’s a great way to catch shrimp with less hassle and mess than shrimp-baiting. […]
Everything living in or out of the water loves the sweet taste of shrimp, and speckled trout, redfish and flounder can’t let one of these scrumptious critters pass by without trying to make a snack out of it. […]
As Hurricane Irma was occupying many people’s minds, Stacy Atkinson with Team Low Country Wildlife and a couple of his friends had shrimp on their brains this past Saturday. It was opening day of shrimp baiting season, and they weren’t going to miss it. It didn’t take them long to get their limit. […]