|Inshore and offshore bite has been great around Charlotte
115 Views - Posted: Yesterday 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.
|Off the beaten path — South Edisto River is a winter redfish paradise
68 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
It happens to every fisherman at sometime or another. A sick feeling in the pit of a stomach for some, panic for others, and even anger for a select few souls. Yep, the sight of someone anchored up in your favorite spot can cause quite an internal stir, and when it is followed up by someone anchored up on your second favorite fishing spot....
|Troll up a holiday trout at Murrells Inlet
79 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
As the holiday season approaches, Mother Nature brings Murrells Inlet’s inshore anglers an early Christmas present: the speckled trout flurry continues even though the bait bucket is empty.
|Redfish bite is setting Charleston waters on fire
232 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.
|The big trout have arrived on southern end of Grand Strand
406 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.
|Inshore slam a distinct possibility in small Lowcountry creeks
465 Views - Posted: November 26 at 8:20 am
The fall presents Lowcountry fishermen with one of the best opportunities to catch an “inshore slam” of redfish, flounder and speckled trout on the same trip, and Morgan Watt of Lady’s Island said small creeks that become isolated from incoming water during low tide are great places to do just that.
|The Fat Boy
62 Views - Posted: November 25 at 9:00 am
Paul Brown’s Fat Boys are still kicking, slowly twitching underwater, tantalizing and catching saltwater fish after the proven soft plastic was bought in the late 2000s.
|Inshore slam a real possibility for Georgetown anglers
355 Views - Posted: November 21 at 6:01 am
The roller-coaster weather has brought fishermen out of the woodwork in Georgetown’s inshore waters, and a fall blitz is in full swing with the big three – redfish, flounder and speckled trout – smashing live and artificial baits.
|A mid-morning trout brunch?
107 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
In October and November, it no longer takes an early bird to catch a trout.
|Pedal, paddle or pole?
94 Views - Posted: November 11 at 9:00 am
When the chance to contribute a kayaking column in South Carolina Sportsman presented itself, I jumped at the opportunity. I did not establish the name of the column and deferred to the editors for the naming rights. It’s all about paddling anyway, right?
|Edisto has plenty to offer inshore anglers
489 Views - Posted: November 07 at 6:00 am
Inshore fishing around Edisto Island is like walking into a seafood buffet restaurant. Take your pick. Redfish, speckled trout, sheepshead and black drum are all biting on a variety of baits and lures and at all tide cycles. And on some days, flounder anglers are catching plenty of flatfish.
|Trout before Thanksgiving - Line up a shrimp buffet for North Edisto’s trout before turkey day arrivse.
130 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
On a steel-gray, November afternoon, Rob Bennett of Lowcountry Inshore Charters cruised the lower section of the North Edisto River, checking areas where he’d been catching speckled trout to see which one best fit the level of the rising tide.
|Striper bite in ICW near Little River has been great
658 Views - Posted: October 30 at 6:00 am
Cooling weather and a load of baitfish in the Intracoastal Waterway has fired up the striped bass that call Little River home, and the fishing should only get better as the water temperature continues to drop.
|Nearshore reefs producing lots of fish for Hilton Head anglers
559 Views - Posted: October 21 at 8:51 am
The nearshore reefs off Hilton Head Island are producing enough fish – and enough big ones – that fishermen looking for trophies or to stock up for a fish fry have plenty to be happy about, according to Capt. Rick Percy of Reel Chance Charters.
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