• Offshore Fishing

    Seagulls and other diving birds will give away the presence of Spanish mackerel feeding on baitfish at the surface.

    Follow the gulls

    July 15 at 7:00am
    Yo-Zuri’s Crystal Minnow is an alternative to trolling or casting spoons where Spanish mackerel are concerned.

    Cast hard baits for mackerel

    July 15 at 7:00am

    9 people rescued from burning fishing boat near Hatteras Inlet

    The Predator and Brother's Pride rescued crew, passengers from Twisted Tuna
    July 10 at 1:25pm
    Alex Ng poses with his 63-pound gag grouper.

    Brothers bag huge gag groupers out of Morehead City

    And another angler has begun paperwork for a new state record gag
    July 09 at 2:07pm
    Derek Eager, first mate of the Marshgrass, poses with the 110-pound yellowfin tuna caught out of Charleston in June 2018.

    Lowcountry anglers catch 110-pound yellowfin tuna out of Charleston

    Yellowfin, once common in SC waters, are now a rare catch
    July 01 at 11:14pm
    Blackfin tuna occupy a big spot in bluewater anglers’ fish boxes during the summer in both Carolinas.

    Blackfin blackout

    With yellowfin tuna missing from most of the Carolinas’ offshore waters during the summer, bluewater fishermen are learning that blackfin tuna aren’t such a bad substitute.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Summer means Spanish mackerel along the Grand Strand.

    The Spanish of summer

    Fishermen along South Carolina’s Grand Strand have plenty of opportunities to mop up on mackerel as the summer heat peaks.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Trolling with bucktails or live-baiting with menhaden will help you fill your Lowcountry fish box with Spanish mackerel this month.

    Two tricks for Spanish

    Lowcountry anglers will get plenty of nearshore action this month
    June 26 at 2:39pm
    Bluewater fishermen in the Carolinas all look forward to the ‘Day of the Dolphin.’

    Day of the dolphin

    Late spring and early summer are great times to kick off the offshore fishing season off the Carolinas coast by targeting some colorful, pelagic fish that provide plenty of excitement to any tripo.
    June 01 at 7:00am
    The SCDNR sunk the Gen. Oglethorpe off the coast of Charleston as an addition to Comanche Reef.

    106-foot tugboat sunk as addition to Comanche Reef

    Artificial reefs play important role for fish, anglers, and divers
    May 29 at 10:31pm
    Dolphin are primarily a bluewater fish, but when nearshore waters off the South Carolina coast warm into the high-70s, they’ll move much closer to the beach.

    Dolphin push shallow off SC

    Warming nearshore waters attract hungry bluewater fish
    May 14 at 10:41am