December signals the end of the calendar year, but not the end of great crappie fishing in South Carolina. The action can be sensational statewide through the cold months if anglers use the correct tactics for specific bodies of water.
Suddenly, you find yourself in December with no productive deer hunts to remember. October optimism has become December despair, and you are anxious to put venison in the freezer and a positive end to your season.
Many anglers view black sea bass as the scourge of the ocean, mainly because they are so plentiful and eager to bite when anglers are targeting different fish, but others view them as a good source of entertainment — as well as table fare.
I sat motionless for hours, my breath lifting like steam in the bitterly cold morning air lofting as I waited for something to show. Frost covered everything, blanketing the area like a light dusting of snow.