Category Archives: Featured

SCDNR: Handling Tips for Red Drum Catch & Release

Red drum are Captain J.R. Waits’ bread and butter. For over 20 years, he’s led fishing charters in Charleston and guided countless first-timers and veterans alike on inshore angling trips. As a conservation-minded angler, he’s seen the ups and downs of the red drum population in South Carolina waters and changed his practices toward these popular […]

Fishing the ZMan Ned Rig

Capt. Greg Peralta spoke a lot about the ZMan Ned Rig at last night’s Fall Inshore Seminar! This is a great quick reference on some information and tips for fishing the Ned Rig!

Hurricane Irma

(CNN)Category 5 Hurricane Irma has become one of the strongest storms recorded in the Atlantic, and is threatening to slam into Caribbean islands including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with “potentially catastrophic” force on Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center said. It’s too early to tell how and whether the storm will affect the US […]

Tarpon Tagging Program

BTT’s tarpon acoustic tagging project, generously sponsored by Maverick Boat Group, launched in March 2016. The purpose of this study is to obtain scientific data necessary for tarpon conservation that will be used exclusively to protect tarpon and enhance their habitat through improvements in fishery management.  BTT will not distribute specific data to the public and will only describe tarpon movements […]

Break The Routine

Summer is a time of plenty.  Our local waters are now filled with a multitude of fish species to choose from.   Currently, the biggest angling challenge is deciding which fish to target.  Now is a great time to break your routine and catch something different. For me, it has been a long time since […]

No Place Like Home by Capt. Greg Peralta

After fishing in the Keys for a few weeks, I have returned to Daniel Island. In my absence, the water temperature jumped several degrees and the fish have settled into their summer time habits. While a hungry fish will eat pretty much anything, in the summer they have a definitive preference for shrimp. On Saturday, […]