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Recreational Shellfish Season Delayed until October 15

The 2017-2018 season for recreational harvest of shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and other bivalves) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one-half hour before official sunrise on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The recreational shellfish season will remain open through May 15, 2018, unless conditions warrant extending or shortening the season. The recreational season opening […]

“From New England to the Carolinas” – an article from Anglers Journal

From New England to the Carolinas, this is the season of the surf. Everything is on the move – striped bass, bluefish, albies, red drum, hawks, bait of all denominations, storm after storm. When the fish push close to shore, anglers in waders, hip boots and wet suits stake out spots along beaches and rock piles, […]

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 […]

“Reading the Water” An article from “Fly Fisherman”

Locating fish is the first step to a successful outing. In moving water, predatory fish hold in the same types of places, whether they are trout or smallmouth bass. Fish in streams and rivers have two primary survival motives:1) Finding shelter from the current and from predators; and 2) maximizing feeding opportunities. Generally, there is […]