Santee Cooper lakes

March busts out at Santee Cooper lakes

March is known for blustery weather, but it also ushers in big-fish season for several species. The heralded prespawn striper run is under way, and these fish are on a mission to spawn, packing many of the heaviest stripers into the upper end of Lake Marion.  […]

Bass Fishing

Lake Hartwell bass fishing is hot

“Fishing really gets cranked up on Hartwell in May,” said Harden, who runs Bucktail Guide Service from his Commerce, Ga., home. “I might be partial, but I think it is the best striper/hybrid fishing lake there is. We are just getting hot with schools of fish everywhere now — and Hartwell has some really big stripers.” […]