Tag Archives: Grouper

The Right Bait Wins the Catch

Please meet the ladies who don’t just fish; they catch too! From left to right: Deirdre Burford, Grace Knight, Boni Carstarthen, A J Crowe, and Vicki Hall. Each fisher is holding a fist-full of black sea bass!

Inshore Although the spotted seatrout has been a little unpredictable over the last few months, May is the month that changes everything! By the time May rolls around, the spotted seatrout bite is joined up with the flounder bite meaning …

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South Carolina Gag Grouper State Record Tied

South Carolina angler Cantey Smith reeled in a 48.5-pound gag grouper, giving him a share of the South Carolina state record

On August 3, South Carolina angler Cantey Smith reeled in a 48.5-pound gag grouper, giving him a share of the South Carolina state record. Smith had met up with some friends on the 54-foot Sea Island Design express Artemis out …

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Big Fish Want Bigger Bait

The temperatures are still hot, but there is a subtle change that takes place in the month of September. All fish are basically put on notice that fall patterns are pending. Just a few minutes less of daylight makes all …

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Grouper Fishing Improves with Cooler September

Grouper Fishing - Capt. Kathy Brown of Miss Judy Charters and Steve Howell, also known as Capt. “Triple Trouble,” are holding up his just caught scamp grouper. This fish hit Howell’s live bait offering, then it ran for cover under a ledge, and it took about 20 minutes to get it out. A picture in this case is worth about 25 pounds of prime grouper fillets. Photo by Capt. Judy Helmey

September for us offshore fishermen is “Snag a gag month!” This just means the grouper fishing is better because things are cooling down causing more movement. During this month, gags, scamps and red grouper are more likely to be up and …

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