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. […]
Guide Linwood Thornhill said his goal is to get some distance between his boat and others chasing stripers when possible. His experience has taught him that a thoughtful and isolated approach to the schooling action is best. […]
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.
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. […]
When he turned south after passing through Oregon Inlet on December 30, 2005, Capt. David Bronson made a fateful decision he and longtime friend David Hiebert, plus many members of their families, will remember for a long time. […]