|Trolling through big schools of bait producing plenty of Greenwood fish
145 Views - Posted: 4 hours ago
Producing a mixed bag that would make any fisherman jealous, kayak fishing guide Zach Caldwell of Travelers Rest said Lake Greenwood is producing more striped bass, white bass, white perch and largemouth bass than at any other time of the year
|Bottom-fishing excellent off Grand Strand for black sea bass, grouper
126 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 6:00 am
Falling water temperatures are is making for a perfect scenario in both nearshore and offshore waters off the Grand Strand for bottom-fishing.
|Fish deep brush for whopper-sized Lake Moultrie slabs
670 Views - Posted: December 10 at 6:00 am
Guide Kevin Davis out of Blacks Camp on Lake Moultrie said he has put clients on five crappie weighing more than three pounds each in the past two weeks. In addition, they're filling the remaining cooler space with additional slabs.
|Inshore and offshore bite has been great around Charlotte
146 Views - Posted: December 09 at 8:59 am
December has brought inconsistent weather to the Lowcountry, but Scott Hammond of Haddrell's Point Tackle in Charleston said fishing has been strong for a number of species, both inshore and offshore.
|After four days, Anderson County hunter finally puts hands on big buck
2359 Views - Posted: December 05 at 6:00 am
Anderson County, known for its capacity to produce trophy deer, did exactly that on Thanksgiving Day for Jon Pruitt of Starr in the form a 160-inch buck – but it was a long four days before finished the job.
|SCDNR schedules training sessions for potential cormorant hunters
766 Views - Posted: December 04 at 6:00 am
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced two training sessions in January and February for anyone interested in participating in a hunting season that will be held to try to diminish the impact of double-crested cormorants on forage fish and other natural resources in the Santee Cooper area.
|Cold weather makes December prime time for big Monticello cats
483 Views - Posted: December 03 at 6:00 am
Guide Daron Doolittle said that December is a prime time to take a big catfish on Lake Monticello, and the big blues are busting big baits right now.
|Upstate trout streams filled with plenty of hungry fish this fall
301 Views - Posted: December 02 at 1:00 pm
For trout fishermen in the Upstate, it’s the best of both worlds – you can choose between fishing artificial-only, delayed-harvest waters or fish put-and-take streams and take a mess of fish home to eat. Either way, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources has been taking advantage of higher water levels and cooler temperatures to load local streams up with rainbow and brown trout.
|Feds may add and/or reconfigure Marine Protection Areas off SC coast
223 Views - Posted: December 02 at 6:00 am
At its scheduled meeting this month, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC) will discuss adding additional Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) of the Carolinas as a means to help reduce the by-catch of speckled hind and warsaw grouper. These species, which are considered deepwater grouper, are listed as undergoing overfishing in the 2012 NOAA Fisheries Report to Congress.
|Redfish bite is setting Charleston waters on fire
245 Views - Posted: November 29 at 6:00 pm
Lowcountry anglers know that fall means great fishing for a variety of species, and that’s certainly the case around Charleston, but the really hot bite, according to Capt. Addison Rupert of Lowcountry Outdoor Adventures, has been the redfish.
|PETA takes aim at Duck Dynasty
1386 Views - Posted: November 29 at 1:00 pm
The Duck Dynasty family’s patriarch, Phil Robertson, probably expected one day, that being a hunter, he’d come under fire by animal-rightists. It happened last month, when People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) decided to blast “Duck Dynasty,” the A&E television show that had 11.4 million viewers in its 2013 debut episode, making it cable/satellite TV’s most-popular non-fiction telecast.
|North Augusta dominates BASS state youth bass-fishing championship
193 Views - Posted: November 28 at 1:00 pm
Grayson Brandt of the North Augusta Fishing Team brought in the heaviest sack of bass, and his teammates took five of the top six places at the South Carolina 2013 BASS Federation National State Junior Championship, held Nov. 2 on Lake Murray.
|The big trout have arrived on southern end of Grand Strand
446 Views - Posted: November 28 at 6:00 am
For most of the fall, diehard anglers along the southern end of the Grand Strand with their sights on a gator-sized speckled trout have come up short – until now. The fat ladies are finally singing in full force, with monster-sized specks showing up from Pawley’s Island to Murrells Inlet and the Winyah Bay jetties.
|Creek mouths producing great catches of bass on Hartwell, Greenwood
397 Views - Posted: November 27 at 6:01 am
A stopover earlier this week at Port-Tronics Fishing World in Greenville found manager Justin Holder holding court with several of his regular bass-fishing customers over which Upstate lake was the best place to catch bass right now. Several lakes are producing good catches of both spotted and largemouth bass, but the discussion centered on Lake Greenwood and Lake Hartwell.
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