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April is wide open at Santee Cooper

According to Kevin Davis, who owns Blacks Camp on Lake Moultrie at the end of the Diversion Canal, the fishing news around Santee Cooper this month can be summed up as “absolutely awesome” for just about everything.Read More...
March 25, 2011 at 9:59 am

Santee Cooper’s ‘March Madness’

For local anglers, the real meaning of “March Madness” has nothing to do with a basketball; it’s actually the fishing that occurs on the Santee Cooper lakes this month.Read More...
February 22, 2011 at 7:43 am

February marks the start of bass move to shallows

The month of February harbors exciting expectations for Santee Cooper fishermen. Right at the top, and usually rewarded in reality, is the beginning of the best stretch of largemouth bass fishing of the entire year.Read More...
January 25, 2011 at 11:55 am

In colder weather, focus on big fish

January is a very cold month, and it requires more dedication from outdoorsmen to adapt to temperature extremes. But the cold weather does not shut down the fishing on Lake Marion and Lake Moultrie. For some species, it actually improves the odds of success.Read More...
December 22, 2010 at 7:42 am

Put the ‘Rush’ on blues as December hits Santee

December may be a cold month in terms of temperature, but some of the fishing really heats up.Read More...
November 29, 2010 at 8:26 am

Biologist’s news is good for Santee Cooper lakes

November is the time where it all comes together for outdoorsmen in the Santee Copper area. The fishing is outstanding for several species, and the rutting activity of whitetail deer reaches a peak early in the month. Plus, small-game hunting seasons kick into high gear. There’s so much to do, so little time.Read More...
October 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm

October kicks off great Santee Cooper action

There are a lot of positive notes when singing the praises of October fishing on the Santee Cooper lakes. First comes the re-opening of striper fishing; that alone a big plus for anglers. In addition, the cooler weather has a profound impact on big catfish in terms of their willingness to bite, especially during the daylight hours. The largemouth bass are biting, and schooling action is typically at the peak for the year.Read More...
September 29, 2010 at 2:07 pm

Fall: Opportunities, decisions abound

September offers plenty of action around the Santee Cooper lakes, and it’s not all about fishing. Deer season is in, and outdoorsmen have to make decisions whether to hunt deer or catch fish. No really wrong choice can be made, as some of the best deer hunting in the state is found in the counties surrounding the lakes.Read More...
August 24, 2010 at 3:32 pm

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