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Doing some alterations to popular artificial lures might produce a few more trout during the fall season. Don't be afraid to make some adjustments to lures for fall inshore success
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In the Palmetto State, the cool, fall weather brings out anglers from just about every nook and cranny to catch some of the popular coastal fish. Both speckled trout and redfish have food on the brain, and that makes for a perfect opportunity to leave the live bait in the water and stock up with a regiment of artificial baits. Anglers looking to put more fish in the boat can build variations of traditional rigs and unique accessories. 


Catching an inshore slam in the surf is a distinct possibility in October and November, according to guide Joe Dennis, who said the flounder segment of the slam is the toughest to come up with. An inshore slam in the surf is a real autumn possibility, Bonneau guide says
532 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 8:01 am

The inshore slam – catching a flounder, redfish and speckled trout on the same trip – is not as easy task any time. Joe Dennis, a fishing guide from Bonneau, feels like October and November present the best chances from to accomplish the feat, and he prefers doing it with his feet in the surf.


Fishermen in boats can often run into schools of bull reds feeding off the beach, out of casting range of surf-bound anglers. Bulls just off the beach
74 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am

Not all mullet run against the beach, and not all reds come to the beach to feed. During the fall, mullet will form large schools in nearshore waters, and bull reds take advantage of the smörgåsbord. Anglers who venture off a little often find themselves in the middle of a bull red feeding frenzy!


Find black drum near the bottom in the fall, and you’ll likely catch speckled trout a few feet above them in the same general area. Find indicator species
62 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am

As large schools of shrimp invade Murrells Inlet, many species of fish will show up to fatten up before winter arrives. From lesser desired bluefish and ladyfish to the favored speckled trout, redfish, and black drum, shrimp are the primary food source over the fall. When anglers find one of these other species huddled up in a confined place, the speckled trout are usually very close by.


Stay on the move Stay on the move
79 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am

Fishing for speckled trout in the fall can in South Carolina waters can be extremely productive, but trout often move from spot to spot over the course of a day, and anglers need to be just as mobile.


A planned two-week paddle from one end of South Carolina to the other required quite a bit of gear. Paddling the whole state
47 Views - Posted: October 13 at 9:00 am

At some point after joining the plastic armada, every Palmetto Paddler casts an eye toward the map and dreams of an excursion that dates back to the time when the Cherokee Indians ruled this part of the country. The state of South Carolina is traversed by numerous rivers and creeks, and it doesn’t take much imagination to string two or three systems together so, in theory, a paddler could put in somewhere in the Upstate and eventually make his way to the coast.


Anglers fishing Port Royal Sound are catching plenty of bull redfish. Port Royal Sound full of hungry bull redfish
684 Views - Posted: October 07 at 6:41 am

As the weather continues to cool and water temperatures drop, bull redfish are on fire in Port Royal Sound, and they aren't all that particular about what they'll bite. Capt. Joshua Boyles of Southern Drawl Outfitters in Bluffton has been putting his clients on these big redfish using a simple technique.


Speckled trout are hitting live or artificial shrimp fished under popping corks in Winyah Bay. Winyah Bay action great on trout and redfish
542 Views - Posted: October 06 at 11:27 am

Winyah Bay usually has good fishing for speckled trout and redfish, but with the recent cooler weather, fishing is as good as it gets.


Speckled trout have been feeding voraciously in Winyah Bay since the weather has cooled. Cooler weather has trout, redfish active in Winyah Bay
239 Views - Posted: October 06 at 7:05 am

Winyah Bay usually has good fishing for speckled trout and redfish, but with the recent cooler weather, fishing is as good as it gets.


Fishing in Winyah Bay has been great on trout and redfish since cooler weather moved in. Hit Winyah Bay as soon as you can for specks, reds
91 Views - Posted: October 06 at 6:53 am

Winyah Bay usually has good fishing for speckled trout and redfish, but with the recent cooler weather, fishing is as good as it gets.


Speckled trout have been blasting live and soft-plastic shrimp in Winyah Bay. Winyah Bay action great on trout and redfish
66 Views - Posted: October 06 at 6:43 am

Winyah Bay usually has good fishing for speckled trout and redfish, but with the recent cooler weather, fishing is as good as it gets.


Speckled trout have been blasting live and soft-plastic shrimp in Winyah Bay. Winyah Bay action great on trout and redfish
44 Views - Posted: October 06 at 6:43 am

Winyah Bay usually has good fishing for speckled trout and redfish, but with the recent cooler weather, fishing is as good as it gets.


Speckled trout have been blasting live and soft-plastic shrimp in Winyah Bay. Winyah Bay action great on trout and redfish
37 Views - Posted: October 06 at 6:43 am

Winyah Bay usually has good fishing for speckled trout and redfish, but with the recent cooler weather, fishing is as good as it gets.


Fishermen along the northern edge of the Grand Strand have been running into a lot of bull redfish right off the beach. Bull reds have become real Grand Strand beach visitors
820 Views - Posted: October 02 at 9:25 am

Anglers counting down the days until the bull redfish run along the Grand Strand can  stop counting and start fishing. The arrival of fall has kick-started the southerly migration of bull redfish along local beaches, and it didn’t take local fishermen long to get a fix on them.


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