Captain Keith Wilkie with a nice whiting caught off the ICW on Wadmalaw River near Yonges Island, Meggett, SC.
While recent rains and cold weather have made the fishing tough, anglers are catching some redfish, trout, and whiting around Southport’s backwaters. Offshore, anglers are catching triggerfish and snapper when the weather allows. […]
Whiting are found along most of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, and their sea mullet and Virginia mullet monikers to a disservice to these mild-flavored fish, which have none of the oily qualities of mullet species. […]
One of the finest-tasting panfish along the Cape Fear coast has to deal with a bit of an identity crisis, but it might be a good thing, as stocks of whiting, aka kingfish, sea mullet or Virginia mullet, are in good shape and not managed by any regulations. […]
Short of watching a bobber dance before it zooms beneath the water’s surface, the feel of a weight holding tight to the bottom and a solid series of thumps is probably one of the most cherished fishing moments many of us have. Like watching the bobber, bottom-fishing for saltwater panfish is a lot of fun, very productive, and easier to do right off the beach than most people realize.