Volume 8 Number 6 - June 2013
|Bream, buggy whips and kayaks - Paddle your way to some great Upstate bream fishing with a fly rod in hand
Small ponds often hold the best panfishing there is; donít pass up the chance to explore one.
The fly rod curved like a limber buggy whip, and the fly line curled lazily over the morning mist rising from the stained water. It propelled the leader and popping bug accurately, dropping softly under the overhanging limbs along the shoreline. ...
L. Woodrow Ross
|Flatfish formula - Flounder fishing is top-drawer in June from Charleston to McClellanville waters
Find bait, fish the right tide with the right technique and youíll put South Carolina flounder in your cooler.
One of the more desirable fish along South Carolinaís coast is the flounder, appreciated by many not only for its fight, but the quality of the fish as table fare. Clayton Crawford of Russellville is one guide to loves to target them, having ...
|Heads or tails? Anglers in the Georgetown, S.C., area will choose tails in June, the first month to catch tailing redfish
Understand how tides and wind move water and youíre halfway to hooking up with a redfish in just inches of water.
Along the South Carolina coast, June marks the real beginning of warm-season angling, and for many, the combination of warm weather and unusually high tides makes for one of the best possible scenarios. ...
|Scenic Cats - Flatheads and blues have made South Carolina's 'Wild and scenic' Pee Dee River a great catfish destination
Different sections of river require different tactics as it rolls from North Carolina to Winyah Bay.
Flowing out of North Carolina down to Winyah Bay, the Pee Dee River is a mystery to all but the locals who fish it. Some 30 years ago, flathead catfish stocked in North Carolina impoundments upstream escaped and were flushed down the river. It is ...
|Stripers are on the move at Lake Hartwell this month, and action can be great.
Live bait and topwater action for Lake Hartwell stripers is unbeatable this month.
Youíll need eyes in the back of your head when fishing Lake Hartwell for stripers and hybrids this month. The big linesided brutes will circle you like a gobbler getting the high ground, and start boiling and raking the waters surface just as ...
|Toothy tug-of-war - Choose shallow or deep, big or small, and you wonít miss out on great summer action for Lowcountry sharks
Learn which species is which and take advantage of the sharks that swim in the Beaufort/Hilton Head area.
The 24-hour news cycle hypes seemingly every shark attack anywhere in the world that maims or kills some poor soul, fanning an almost universal fear of sharks. When a Great White or an aggressive bull shark is spotted along the coast, within say ...
| Upstate ponds are full of bream this month, especially if you've got a fly rod and a pocket full of popping bugs. The waters around Charleston are also filling up with flounder, an often overlooked inshore species.
Photo By Andy Crawford
Itís habitat, habitat, habitat, habitat
Fertilizer is food-plot key
Itís bream time across SC
Keeping it clean
Upstate club has a plan
Itís hot, but so is fishing
|Sound & Sea
Tailing time is addictive
The building of ĎBeulah Belleí