Fish Finder

By: Coach Poston

Fishing Report

Saltwater= The level of the tides are returning to normal, so reds are beginning to show up again because they can not hide in the grass with the flood water.  Fish for reds with live mullet on a Carolina rig or popping cork.  Trout are starting to come in so use live shrimp or Vudu shrimp under a popping cork.  Spots are still around, and you need to use bloodworms to catch them before they are gone.  The biggest flounder can always be found in an area where the spots are biting.

February 2016

Fish Finder: Week 8

Although the last few days have been virtually unfishable due to the windy weather, the best bet is for sheepshead, black drum, black sea bass and possibly tautog at the near-shore reefs off Little River, Murrells Inlet and Georgetown. Sheepshead are the top target, and fiddler crabs are a prime bait. Keeper black sea bass

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Fish Finder: Week 7

By: Captain R. Poston There is good news on the freshwater front. The Waccamaw River near Conway is below 10 feet and continues to recede. A few fishermen have returned to the river to target crappie and catfish. “They are getting out on the Waccamaw,” said Rick Woodward of Rick’s Bait and Tackle in Conway.

Read More January 2016

Fish Finder Week 6: Bass Seminar

By: Captain Poston The Jones family will be on hand for an upcoming bass fishing seminar, scheduled for Conway High School Saturday, Jan. 30. The seminar is hosted by and benefits the Tiger Anglers of Conway and Whittemore Park Middle School. Speakers include Colin Drew, a member of the Clemson University Bass Fishing Team, along

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Fish Finder Week 5

By: Captain R. Poston   Local rivers are either at or just below flood stage, and this means the water is still in the woods. With the high water, debris is prevalent on the rivers, and boating and fishing is not recommended. As an alternative, try Lake Busbee in Conway or other public lakes in

Read More November 2015

Fishing Tips Week 4

By: Coach Poston Trout is currently the hot topic, and they are feeding on shrimp. Find an area of current moving along a grass bed and use a popping cork or a cork float. Flounder are moving out to the reefs because the water is getting colder, so the fluke is filling up on shrimp,

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Fishing Tips Week 3

Water temperatures are dropping really slowly with warm fronts and cold fronts taking turns bringing in more and more rain.  Fishing in the river is tough because the flood waters have not had a chance to recede because more rain is keeping the levels up.  Low tide seems to be the best in the river

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Fishing Tips Week 2

By: Coach Poston Saltwater: Spots are still biting if you are using blood worms, just ask Coach Anthony Carroll who boated 215 this past weekend with his family and friends.  Coach Carroll also reported that his dad caught many spots at the Cherry Grove Pier.  Trout are feeding on the big shrimp coming into the inlets.

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