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Micabe is No. 1 in Cup series

The South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series made headlines this year when two of the scheduled tournaments were canceled due to the economic climate. One was the Bohicket Marina Invitational on John’s Island, which had its 26-year run as a Governor’s Cup Series event come to an end.Read More...
October 21, 2009 at 1:33 pm

Sailfish becoming ‘old reliable’

When can a fisherman rely on catching a sailfish off the coast of South Carolina? It seems that the answer is: in the fall.Read More...
September 22, 2009 at 3:05 pm

Fall fanatics love skinny-water reds

Football, deer hunting and back-to-school activities can dominate the early fall, but targeting redfish in shallow water can provide both the challenge of the hunt and the thrill fooling a fish with an artificial bait.Read More...
August 25, 2009 at 11:06 am

It’s tarpon time in S.C. waters

More than any other month, August is the time to try for tarpon in South Carolina’s coastal waters.Read More...
July 22, 2009 at 11:23 am

Multi-tasking: be a weather-watcher as well as a serious fisherman

Summer weather patterns have set in, and afternoon thunderstorms are the norm for July and August.Read More...
June 24, 2009 at 1:10 pm

Valuable marlin don’t grow on trees

Three fishing conservation powerhouses are joining forces for the specific purpose of removing marlin from restaurant menus.Read More...
May 28, 2009 at 10:52 am

Fun fishing: the best and worst of times

May kicks off the spring fishing season: inshore, nearshore and offshore. There really is no longer any offseason, but for my money, this is a great month to get on the water. Warmer weather is settling in, bait is arriving and fish are on the feed. Offshore experience tells me that the “window” for chasing pelagics is not much larger than the month of May. Fishing is still lots of fun; you just have to make the effort to get out on the water.Read More...
April 28, 2009 at 3:44 pm

Showing a ‘newbie’ the inshore ropes

Mark Skeen moved to Mount Pleasant from an inland area in the “other Carolina” last year.Read More...
March 25, 2009 at 12:46 pm

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