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Donít let the heat mess up fishing

It may be hot and humid, but there are plenty of fishing opportunities on the Santee Cooper lakes this month. One thing we canít do is keep stripers, so keep that in mind while fishing. Even if you catch them while fishing for other species, you must release them immediately. But species such as catfish, largemouth bass and crappie, as well as bream and shellcracker can be caught in good numbers.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 1:12 pm

Summer action can be fast, furious

The fishing action on the Santee Cooper lakes is as hot as the weather in July ó if you know where to go and what to do. Thereís literally round-the-clock action when considering both daytime and nocturnal fishing action for a variety of species.Read More...
June 23, 2010 at 5:13 pm

New bass regs are positive for lakes

New regulations governing bass fishing on the Santee Cooper lakes went into effect on March 31, 2010. The South Carolina General Assembly made changes that will effect creel and length limits for bass on Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie and the upper Santee River.Read More...
May 26, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Take your pick; it will be biting

If thereís any month of the year when you can expect just about everything to be biting on the Santee Cooper lakes, it would be May. Different species may be in varying water depths, but you can expect good fishing for just about everything.Read More...
April 27, 2010 at 10:37 am

Santee anglers should enjoy shallow bite this month

April is shallow-water fishing season on the Santee Cooper lakes. Several species are active in the skinny water and will vigorously attack baits and lures.
March 29, 2010 at 2:47 pm

March is bustiní out all over

If youíre looking for a month full of exciting fishing action, you need look no further than March at Santee Cooper.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 10:28 am

February: transition time for several species of fish

Thereís typically a lot of change in fishing patterns taking place during February on the Santee Cooper lakes. Several species begin this month the transition from cold, winter patterns into prespawn, shallow-water migrations. For catfish, largemouth, striper and crappie, February offers good and improving fishing as the progression from the winter to spring patterns begin.Read More...
January 26, 2010 at 11:00 am

Striper action up, and perch perhaps

Generally, some the biggest fishing news on the Santee Cooper lakes in January is the cold-weather fishing for blue catfish ó but thatís certainly not the only fishing game on the lakes.Read More...
December 23, 2009 at 1:50 pm

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