Spawning is done, but Carolina crappie are still biting

April 21, 2020 Gintulis 0

Crappie are still hungry — maybe just not quite as fat Crappie are among the most-heavily fished species in the Carolinas before and during the spawn. But when the fat-fish-in-skinny-water adventure ends, many anglers move on to other species.But the action on post-spawn crappie can rival any other time in terms of productivity. And catches…

Davidson River Fishing Report – Brevard, North Carolina

February 25, 2020 Gintulis 0

A favorite among NC fishermen, the Davidson originates in the mountainous Pisgah National Forest, a scenic area surrounded by other national parks and preserved forest land. As the river wends its way south and nears Asheville, it empties into the French Broad River. Since being included on the Trout Unlimited list of top 100 trout…

March offers great Carolina river crappie fishing

February 24, 2020 Gintulis 0

Carolina river crappie get a little bit of a jump on their reservoir-bound brethren as spring approaches. Don’t wait too late to fill your cooler this month. Anglers across the Carolinas are chomping at the bit for spring to arrive and with it, better fishing conditions — none more than dedicated crappie fisherman. And plenty…

Best Carolina Rig Baits |

December 29, 2019 Gintulis 0

Here are the best Carolina rig baits after seeing, trying, and hearing about so many different types of baits for Carolina rigging. This is a list of Carolina rig baits that have caught bass for me. Hopefully, this can help you in your bait selections when you bust out the tried and true Carolina Rig…

Speckled Trout Fishing South Carolina

December 26, 2019 Gintulis 0

“Speckled” Sea Trout Jordan Pate “Speckled” Trout Average Size: 14 inches, 1.3 pounds; South Carolina State Record: 11 pounds, 13 ounces (1976) Best Season: May-Dec Temperature and salinity influence distribution and abundance so trout are a little less predictable than other inshore species. In South Carolina, seatrout typically inhabit estuaries year-round, but tend to congregate…

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Surf Fishing Coastal North Carolina

December 10, 2019 Gintulis 0

Photos: Courtesy NOAA Surf fishing: Surf fishing is great. In surf fishing there is minimal expense, no boat to drag around, easy access to good conditions, and plenty of fun and action. Possibly of more importance, surf fishing is a wonderful way to introduce our nation’s youth to fishing. With a minimum of effort…

Mountain Trout Fishing in Western North Carolina

December 9, 2019 Gintulis 0

When you mention fishing in North Carolina, people think ocean. And while it’s true our 300 miles of Atlantic coastline offers some great fishing, look west for your next fishing trip. In the mountains of Western North Carolina, more than 3,000 miles of streams, rivers and lakes are open to the public for trout fishing. Thanks…

Fishing at Falls Lake, North Carolina

December 7, 2019 Gintulis 0

Fishermen will find a variety of fish including crappie, carp, bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re spinning, fly fishing or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Falls Lake. North…

Fishing at Lake Keowee, South Carolina

December 3, 2019 Gintulis 0

Lake Keowee is an 18,372-acre Duke Energy cooling reservoir for the Oconee Nuclear Station. Formed by the impoundment of the Little and Keowee Rivers, Lake Keowee has a mean depth of 50 feet and a maximum depth of 155 feet. Bass fishing is one of the most popular activities on the lake; anglers…