Biggest Superstitions for Offshore Fishing – Article from Marlin Magazine

  Marlin recently asked its Facebook fans what their biggest fishing superstitions are. The answers ranged from the popular “no bananas on the boat” fear to “paying the lady of the lake.” There were quite a few other less-popular superstitions, too. Below are some of the best answers Marlin received from its Facebook fans. Keep […]

“How to Read the Beach for Surf Fishing” -an article from

  Photo: @acksharks on Instagram   Rookie surf casters, as they gaze into the churning mix of breaking waves and vast expanse of open ocean are often intimidated. They have no clue about where to cast their baits and lures. “It all looks the same,” I often hear. But it doesn’t. Each section of beach has […]

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 […]