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High water, overcrowding causing fish to struggle in Lower Santee River

Striped bass and other fish living in the Lower Santee River are struggling to survive high water temperatures and overcrowding. The extended Santee Dam flood gate opening associated with last fall’s flooding spilled an excessive number of lake fish into the river, and anglers have reported seeing unusual numbers of striped bass carcasses in the river for several weeks.

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July 27, 2016 at 5:50 pm
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Santee boating wreck leaves two presumed dead

A retirement party involving numerous people on more than one boat took a tragic turn Saturday when one of the boats hit a wave or an unknown object.

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July 24, 2016 at 11:26 pm
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1 tip to help you hook more flounder

“I can’t tell if I’ve got a fish or if I’m hung up in some debris,” said Monty Gardner while slowly reeling in his line in a creek near Holden Beach.

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July 22, 2016 at 3:43 pm
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Sea turtle nests at all-time high for South Carolina

Nesting sea turtles have outdone themselves again in South Carolina.

With several weeks still left in the nesting season, the state's sea turtle nest numbers have surpassed the record high (5,198 nests) set in 2013. The number of nests laid in 2015, 5,111, was exceeded last week.

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July 21, 2016 at 10:00 pm
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1 lure every speckled trout angler needs in his tackle box

Survey a handful of trout fishermen about their favorite lures for specks, and you’re liable to see several answers repeated a number of times: topwaters, soft-plastic shrimp under a popping cork, soft-plastic grubs on jigheads.

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July 21, 2016 at 10:25 am
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Top tips for bass fishing with hollow body frogs

Bass fishermen have a lot of different lures to choose as their go-to baits at different times of year and under different fishing situations.

It’s a good bet that there aren’t many like bass pro Dylan Fulk of Concord, N.C., who reach for a soft-plastic frog.

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July 21, 2016 at 10:01 am
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Anglers catching catfish and crappie at Santee with these tips

While some folks think the summer heat has given the fish lockjaw at Santee, the opposite is actually the case. It’s tough to find a species that isn’t biting on either the upper or lower lake right now, but it certainly helps to go at the right time, to fish in the right places, and to use the proper baits.

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July 20, 2016 at 9:39 am
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How to catch more bass at Santee in the heat

The heat has put a damper on the fishing for many folks in a lot of areas across the state, but that’s not the case for bass anglers at Santee, at least not the ones who follow a few tips that the locals are having luck with.

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July 19, 2016 at 2:32 pm
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