• Volume 3 Number 7 - July 2008


    Kayaks can make otherwise inaccessible, overlooked waters an angler’s paradise.

    Once it was determined that the alligators weren’t going to hang around for long, everyone was excited. Dee Meador, guiding the kayaking trip, assured the group that the gators would leave once people began paddling around in the estuary.

    Fish timber and brush this month for easy Lake Russell bass bites.

    After a morning of intermittent success on topwater lures fished points and blowthroughs, Casey Ashley guided his boat purposefully through a field of standing timber.

    Summertime action on redfish in the marshes is hard to beat.

    It’s summertime, and the shallow-water redfish bite is on.

    Using minnows or umbrella rigs, Lake Russell can be a July heaven for crappie fishermen.

    The guy in the boat, the one drifting along the middle of a vacant, winding cove, didn’t notice the beautiful surroundings, the steep banks covered with pines and hardwoods.

    Troll or fish brushpiles to fill your cooler with Lake Wateree summer crappie.

    Summertime,” the old song runs, “and the living is easy. Fish are jumping, and the cotton is high.”

    Summer fishing for speckled trout is great at sprawling Bulls Bay.

    Rob Beglin drives all the way from Pawley’s Island, towing his boat past miles and miles of great-looking water.