I'm moving to the Charleston area from Belle Chasse, LA. I've been yak fishing here for the last couple years from Plaquemines Parish to Grand Isle. I'm trying to find out if there are any kayak fishing clubs around there. I'm ready to see if South Carolina is even close to Louisiana fishing!! I appreciate all the help.
MASTER ANGLER Brian Cope says that it is a little chilly on the backside, and he doesn't mean the back side of the flat. He meant the BUM. Fishing in the chilly weather in a kayak can be a cold adventure. Many times kayak anglers drop the water from the paddle down the sleeves on the way to the spot and then have to sit in a puddle of chilly H20 until the adventure is over.
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The speckled trout are turning on in the Upper Wando. Outgoing water over my favorite shell bed seems to be the best bite. I am working DOA free lined with 10 lb mono and usually getting a bite on the cast. As soon as it gets down in the water column it has been swimming away, I just reel down and set the hook deep into the jaws of another Yella Mouth. As the water temp cools off they should be.... Read More
Kayak fishing is still one of the fastest growing segments of the angling community, and stand up paddleboarding is following its footsteps. What started off as a simple recreational sport is being transformed into another method of catching fish.
This type of fishing is eco-friendly and can be done on a very low budget. It also simplifies the sport and gets the angler back to the basics of.... Read More
A kayak is the perfect watercraft for fishing the Catawba River, and now is a good time to drift this river in search of largemouth bass.
One of the best kayak launches on the river is Rock Hill's Riverwalk Trail. This is a great place to start your fishing journey, or if you're looking for an all-day trip, launch at the base of the Lake Wylie Dam and drift done to the Riverwalk Trail..... Read More
10 ft Old Towne Angler models, Brand new, set up great for the novice and experienced kayak angler.
They have a bank fishing area, a launch ramp for your boat a great tackle shop with live bait, A fantastic snack bar with great food and best of all they are just 5 miles from downtown Greenville on Lake Saluda. The fishing on this lake can be.... Read More
Sunrift Adventures, in partnership with the South Carolina Kayak Fishing website (www.sckayakfishing.com), is hosting free monthly online kayak tournaments.
At the beginning of each month, a new photo identifier is posted to the SCKF website. This identifier must be included in the photos of your fish, along with a ruler. It must also be evident that the photo is taken in/on your.... Read More
Reading the July issue of South Carolina Sportsman Magazine, Sumter's Dalton Reames took great interest in Phillip Gentry's article entitled 'B's in Your Bonnet.' Gentry's article is about catching bonnethead sharks in the Charleston area.
Reames, who kayak fishes in Beaufort's waters, decided to take Gentry's tactics farther south, and to try them from his Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120.... Read More
Charleston kayak fishing guide and tournament angler Tommy Samuels was recently re-inked as a pro-staffer at Wilderness Systems, the kayak company that's based in Easley, SC.
Samuels competes on the IFA Kayak Tour and in several other tournament series, including the online KayakBassFishing.com series of monthly tournaments. Samuels is also a pro-staffer for KayakBassFishing.com.
The 2011 RiverBassin' Tournament Trail kicks off this coming weekend with the tournament being held on Saturday, April 2nd. This trail is for human-powered watercraft and mainly consists of anglers fishing from kayaks and canoes.
The captain's meeting will take place at the Charlotte Bass Pro Shops Friday at 7 p.m. where rules will be discussed and measuring boards and photo identifiers will.... Read More
The SCKF Bass Tournament Trail opened its season with a tournament at Twin Lakes Landing on Lake Hartwell March 5th. This tournament trail utilizes the CPR (catch, photo, release) method, so instead of a live weigh-in, anglers photograph their fish against a measuring device, then turn in their memory card at the 'weigh-in.'
The conditions were pretty rough. It began raining as the captain's.... Read More
A new kayak bass fishing tournament series is in the works for South Carolina anglers. Early plans have 6 tournaments being held--one each month from March through August. The August tournament will be the championship.
This is a joint effort of Reel Life Outfitters LLC and sckayakfishing.com. The tournament will follow the popular CPR (catch, photo, release) format, where anglers will.... Read More
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