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    The edges of weed lines are great places to find nice summer bass that aren’t in deep water.

    Brush will hold crappie

    Consistent pattern can lead to limits of slabs
    August 15, 2016 at 9:00am
    Deep brush piles in Lakes Marion and Moultrie will hold concentrations of bream in July.

    July is canal-fishing time

    Hot weather brings Diversion Canal to forefront
    July 15, 2016 at 9:00am
    Guide Inky Davis said finding the depth where June bass are holding is a key to fishing success.

    Don’t quit thinking bass

    The spawn is over, but the bite is still good
    June 15, 2016 at 9:00am
    Crappie are on the move from the shallows back to deep water in May; find them and load the boat.

    Santee Cooper striped bass plan is prepared

    Legislators getting ready to approve new limits
    May 15, 2016 at 9:00am
    Matthew Outlaw and Meagan Daughtery show off limits of bream and shellcracker from Lake Marion.

    Fishing’s tops, no fooling

    Spawn draws most species shallow in April
    April 15, 2016 at 9:00am
    Crappie and bream can often be caught together when fishing shallow cover in January.

    Don’t give up on January

    Different species will bite in both reservoirs
    January 15, 2016 at 9:00am
    Slab crappie rule this month around deep brush piles on Lakes Marion and Moultrie.

    It’s big-fish season again at the Santee Cooper lakes

    Quality goes up on lakes; quantity stays high
    November 15, 2015 at 9:00am
    Retired guide Don Drose said cloudy fall days are best for striper schooling action.

    October is for everyone

    Besides hunting, fishing can be top-drawer
    October 15, 2015 at 9:00am
    In the fall, big stringers of bull bream can be caught around the same deep brush piles where crappie are lurking.

    September: a full plate

    Fishing gets better, but it shares the spotlight
    September 17, 2015 at 9:00am
    The heat doesn’t seem to bother flathead catfish, which will bite as long as there’s a little current.

    Dog days can be for cats

    Spend a few August evenings targeting catfish
    August 17, 2015 at 9:00am
    Shellcrackers are a great target fish in July, but you have to search a little to find them concentrated in relatively small areas.

    Deep thinking required

    Crappie, catfish move out for summer comfort
    July 16, 2015 at 9:00am
    Slab crappie will start to show up this month around deep brush on both Santee Cooper lakes.

    Don’t put tackle away

    Fish might not be as shallow, but they’re biting
    June 15, 2015 at 9:00am