Category Archives: Tails of the Trail

Capt. Stephen and Capt. Jeff Crumpton are doing a blog, “Tails of the Trail”, this year while on the redfish tour. Daily updates/videos will be posted as they travel and practice for each tournament as well as the final day weigh-in results with a post tournament update. Please check back in on to follow the blog throughout the tournament season for fishing updates as well as tips and tricks from all the tournament locations.

2016 Redfish Fly Swap 06.28.16

Despite the bottom falling out of the bucket and severe thunder on Tuesday night we had a great turnout of around 50 people total for our 2016 Redfish Fly Swap. The competition was highly competitive as over a dozen flies were turned in to be judged. There was a lot of local flavor in the […]

Fishing Update!

With Summer officially here and Independence Day this weekend, Charleston is a great place to be! We are all very blessed to live in such a beautiful place and wish everyone who is celebrating our great country and our Freedom a safe weekend. The bite has also been outstanding recently, giving anglers of all skill […]

Father and Son Fish the Smith River

Craig and his son William recently returned from a fantastic float trip down the Smith River. The Brown trout bite was great! William spent nearly 80 minutes teasing the beauty pictured below before it ate. Looks like fun, y’all! Glad we could help!’ “Thanks to the gang at The Charleston Angler, we had all the gear we […]

Fishing Report and Fish Pics!

The inshore bite has been consistent over the past couple of weeks, with the high tides and warm weather. Redfish have been working into the grass at high tide and feeding on large schools of bait during the lowtides and up in the creeks. It is not uncommon to have an inshore slam on most […]


2016 LOWCOUNTRY REDFISH FLY SWAP- Presented by The Charleston Angler JUNE 28 – 6:30PM WEST ASHLEY   Stop in to The Charleston Angler West Ashley for a good ol’ fashioned Redfish Fly Swap. From beginner to expert fly tyers, join us for a night filled with fly tying and fellowship. Attendees are encouraged to tie […]

Offshore Fishing Report 5.23

Well… the man in the Blue Suit finally showed up. Water temperature was between 78 and 82 with scattered weeds. Windy conditions had broken up most of the defined lines, and couple with the warmer water the dolphin bite was not stellar. Picked up the blue in about 300 feet of water around 80.5 degrees […]

Offshore Report 5.19

Even though early in the week the forecast was calling for nasty weather on Thursday there was a small window in the morning and we headed to the 226 hole looking for billfish and dorado. Found a well defined weed line and rain it from 7-noon. Picked away at some decent dolphin all day. Water […]

Inshore Report 1.28.16

The Redfish are schooled up and have been biting hard on these afternoon low tides. The sun has been warming up the flats as the tide goes out and when it starts to come back in they are eager to get back into that slightly warmer water. Stop in the one of our 3 Charleston […]

2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour Scheduled in Charleston

  Charleston, SC- The 2016 F3T will arrive in Charleston on Saturday, March 12th, with one show at 7:00 PM, Charleston Music Hall.  Tickets may be purchased now at The Charleston Angler West Ashley, Mt. Pleasant and City Market locations for a discounted rate of $14. For more information, call 843-571-3899 or email and […]

Update on Charleston Waterkeeper program

In addition to our ongoing programs, Charleston Waterkeeper is also working on a number of local issues that impact your right to clean, healthy waterways. Here’s a quick update on several we’ll be working on this year: Threatened Tidal Creeks – Tidal creeks are the primary link between land and water and are also the first line […]