Hoo’s There? Mr. Wahoo!

Bluewater fanatics should gear up this month as eddies of warm water move toward the shoreline, kicking off a flurry of action from a favorite reel screamer, the almighty wahoo.

As springtime conditions arrive, they create a niche for fishermen with a proven recipe to fill the fishbox with feisty wahoo in the clear, cobalt waters off the coast of Little River Inlet. […]


Wired for Wahoo

Capt. Butch Foster fired up the engines of Yeah Right, his 34-foot Chris Craft. On a chilly spring morning, his fishing party for the day was inside Southport Marina, drinking steaming cups of coffee.

The were all getting wired for wahoo.

Many fishermen haven’t recognized the potential for an early spring trip to the bluewater. If they did, they’d make a beeline to the coast, and the first big fish they’d likely encounter is a wahoo. […]


Wahoo! Wahoo!

The Run Off isn’t the fastest charterboat on the Morehead City waterfront, but Capt. Brian Harrington and mate Marty Hiatt work hard to fill the fish box and usually do it well, even if it means a little earlier departure from port. […]

Offshore Fishing

What’s about wahoo?

There is not an abundance of information on wahoo, acanthocybium solanderi. They are primarily fish of the Gulf Stream and its eddies, but occasionally wander closer to shore when the waters warm in late summer and early fall. […]


Offshore “rookie” lands 93-pound wahoo

Daniel Martin of Summerville had never been offshore fishing until June 15, and it was a memorable trip.

Martin hooked into the fish of a lifetime, a 93-pound wahoo that bit at 10 a.m. and took him 20 minutes to land aboard Capt. Jeff Floyd’s OTSEA out of the Wapoo Cut Boat Landing. […]


Dolphin Days Offshore Tourney yields dolphin, wahoo

The 2011 offshore fishing tournaments continued with the SCSSA Dolphin Days event that was fished on Saturday May 21. Eighteen boats went fishing and 9 of the 32 fish weighed in were reeled in by female anglers. Dolphin and wahoo were brought to the scales at the Charleston City Marina. The first place club points went to Bryson Hills on the Prowess for her 34.1-pound dolphin. […]


Dolphin, wahoo, tuna all on tap in late May

Captain Dick Vance with Hot Shot Charters in Charleston, 843-209-1630, reports that May is the best month to go offshore fishing and that he will be booked everyday of the month. He also states that the wind will blow some days and that that is just part of the normal weather pattern for May, but the calm days after the wind are the right time to get out on the ocean. […]


82-pound wahoo landed at Georgetown Hole

The fishing forecast for April in South Carolina Sportsman magazine reported that some of the biggest wahoo could be caught in April just ahead of the blue water blitz that grips the entire month of May. On April 14, the crew of the T/T/ Charger left Charleston for the Georgetown Hole, and Paul Godbout was on the reel when an 82.4-pound monster wahoo screamed the drag and became their daymaker fish. […]

Featured Story

Near Record Wahoo Caught Oct. 15

October 15 was a good day for Billy Brock, Sr. Unlike some folks who were rushing to get their taxes in before the extension expired, he was reaping the dividends of being more timely in dealing with the IRS.