• Inshore Fishing

    Shane Flannigan takes the guesswork out of which lures to use for inshore fishing.

    Top plastic lures for inshore fishing

    Avid angler, tournament fisherman shares his top tips for artificial lures
    August 15, 2016 at 2:45pm
    Several days of consistent wind from the same direction will push tripletails into pods in pockets or corners.

    Look for windblown pockets

    August 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Shaped like a huge panfish, spadefish like this one caught by the author, can be a real handful when they begin to approach 10 pounds, a weight that’s not uncommon.

    Keep an eye on the water for spadefish

    August 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Black sea bass are a common catch around nearshore reefs during the summer.

    Reefs are mixed-bag blessings

    August 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Many anglers overlook the virtues of using corks when flounder fishing, but that's a mistake, said Capt. Addison Rupert of Lowcountry Outdoor Adventures.

    Don't overlook corks when flounder fishing

    Cork rigs can be great way to present baits on bottom to waiting flatfish
    August 10, 2016 at 10:03am
    Flounder will bite a number of lures that bass anglers use in freshwater.

    Top 3 bass lures for flounder fishing success

    Bass anglers visiting the coast can catch flounder with their freshwater lures
    August 08, 2016 at 3:31pm
    Target Bulls Bay tripletails and triple your fishing fun.

    Triple your fun - Tripletails are a summer treat for South Carolina anglers

    Bulls Bay is a great place to target the underappreciated tripletails, floating, sight-fishing battlers who will gobble down just about anything that drifts past their noses.
    August 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Bonnethead sharks are often encountered by inshore fishermen who are fishing marsh edges for other species.

    Jousting with jaws - Summer means sharks for anglers around Edisto, S.C.

    Edisto anglers have almost a sure thing this month catching sharks, large and small. The action’s so good you’ll forget it’s dog days.
    August 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Spadefish begin to show up around nearshore reefs off Georgetown when the water temperature breaks through the 70-degree mark.

    Flush with spades - Target spadefish asround South Carolina’s nearshore artificial reefs

    Feisty, powerful and tasty, it’s hard to beat a spadefish for summer fishing fun.
    August 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Sheepshead are often caught around pier pilings, but they’re a tough species to hook.

    Don’t forget pier fishing

    Ocean structures can be great summer spots
    August 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Castle Pinckney is not just a landmark for tourists in Charleston Harbor. Fishermen like Taylor Fogle know it’s also one of the harbor’s top flounder hangouts.

    King of flounder castles

    Castle Pinckney is Charleston Harbor’s flatfish hotspot
    July 29, 2016 at 10:18am
    Big Spanish mackerel are suckers for live mullet, and they can be chummed within casting range.

    Murrells Inlet Spanish are on

    Bait-and-switch will trick big mackerel
    July 29, 2016 at 10:06am
    Redfish in the Cape Romain region will feed heavily after dead-low tide, when cooler, clearer water pours in from the ocean.

    The tide turns for Romain reds

    Clearing, cooling water is perfect spot to break out a spinnerbait
    July 29, 2016 at 9:58am