Bass Fishing

Tailrace stripers make Wateree River a hot fall spot

When most anglers think of the Wateree River in South Carolina, they think of catfish, but it’s also a great place for striper fishing, whether you’re casting topwater lures in the tailrace of the Lake Wateree Dam or soaking cut bait closer to the headwaters of Lake Marion.  […]

Freshwater Fishing

Roanoke River striper fishing without boats

Fishermen without boats don’t have to miss out on the spring striper run in the Roanoke River. Working with local county and municipal governments, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission was awarded several federal grants to construct fishing piers and riverbank parks for fishermen without boats. 


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Try Neuse doubleheader of specks and stripers

Many people believe striped bass, classified as an anadromous species (living in fresh and salt water) spend just a short time — the March-April mating season — in fresh water, then return to the high-salinity ocean and estuaries after their reproductive cycle ends. […]


Dance with a jig for stripers

When I was a kid, my buddies and I got into a habit — we’d go deer hunting in October, November and December, and in January, February and March, we’d go striper fishing. […]