Shrimp rigs for trout

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. […]


Five shrimp tricks to try on trout

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.


Mango barbecue shrimp

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.  […]


Don’t forget deep-water SC shrimping

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. […]


Top 3 keys to catching more shrimp

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. […]


Top four tips for shrimp baiting

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. […]