• Offshore Fishing

    The spadefish have moved onto the nearshore reefs and wrecks, and these tips will help you catch your share.

    How to catch more spadefish

    Spadefish are biting on nearshore wrecks and reefs
    June 10, 2016 at 6:01am
    NOAA Fisheries rules that red snapper fishing in the Atlantic Ocean will remain closed for 2016.

    No red snapper season for 2016, say federal fisheries managers

    Despite 2015 closure, feds say catch numbers were above allowance
    May 25, 2016 at 10:29am
    Lots of offshore species, including mahi mahi, are biting off the coast of the Palmetto State.

    This tip will help you catch more dolphin

    Murrells Inlet captain shares mahi mahi fishing tips
    May 09, 2016 at 9:34pm
    Dolphin arrive in the bluewater off Georgetown in good numbers this month. Just look for any hard temperature or color change, or around floating grass or debris.

    Dolphin are running off the coast of Georgetown

    Georgetown bluewater lights up in May
    April 28, 2016 at 1:43pm
    Yellowfin tuna are a prized bluewater fish, but their presence off South Carolina’s coast has been hit-and-miss in recent years.

    The bluewater box of chocolates

    April 15, 2016 at 7:00am

    5 steps to rigging ballyhoo

    April 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Trolling is the best technique for catching big wahoo out of Murrells Inlet.

    Catch more wahoo with these tips from Murrells Inlet Outpost

    High-speed, low-speed trolling are great techniques for wahoo
    April 12, 2016 at 12:30pm
    Justin Carter said the difference between a good and a great day offshore often comes down to the finer details of trolling for dolphin.

    Don’t call them Flipper! Dolphin kick off South Carolina’s bluewater season every spring.

    Call them Mahi Mahi, dorado or dolphin. They’re not porpoises, but they perform so many tricks, a trip offshore this month could be more fun than a day at Sea World.
    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    A 3.1 square mile area of Georgetown Hole will soon close to bottom fishing, along with 2 other sites off the South Carolina coast.

    Portion of Georgetown Hole to be closed to bottom-fishing

    1 of 5 sites being closed to bottom-fishing
    March 23, 2016 at 5:54pm
    Capt. Chip Michalove of Outcast Sportfishing in Hilton Head and his angler caught this great white shark on March 8.

    2500 pound great white shark caught off coast of Hilton Head

    Shark jumped completely out of water after being hooked
    March 11, 2016 at 1:58pm
    Capt. Ned Campbell and Capt. Danny Carey show off a big wahoo.

    Wahoo biting ballyhoo rigs out of Murrells Inlet

    Fish are there in numbers and sizes
    January 28, 2016 at 8:44am
    Anglers are having a field day with triggerfish on South Carolina's nearshore reefs and live bottom.

    Anglers catching plenty of triggerfish on reefs

    Bottom fishing with cut bait landing plenty of triggerfish
    January 19, 2016 at 2:07pm
    Getting set up correctly over a piece of structure, like The Rocks off Edisto, is made much easier by the use of a camera and color video monitor.

    Add color to your marine electronic world

    December 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    December is prime time to catch big black sea bass on nearshore livebottom of South Carolina’s coast.

    Paint them black - Catch December black sea bass off South Carolina’s coast

    Nearshore livebottom areas along the South Carolina coast are full of big, hungry black sea bass this time of year. Here’s how to find and catch them.
    December 01, 2015 at 7:00am