Having a good pair of pliers on your belt is a game changer for efficiently working on tackle, cutting line, and getting fish unhooked. Shopping for a good pair of pliers is shocking though. If you’re like me and appreciate quality gear but can’t justify $300+ for pliers then I recommend checking out the Danco … Continue reading Danco Premio Pliers Review
One of my favorite flies for our Low Country red fish has been this basic fly. By changing the size and colors of your hooks, weights, and materials you can tie this fly for a variety of fishing scenarios. If you want you can even add eyes, crazy legs, and other bling but if you’re … Continue reading My (Current) Favorite Red Fish Fly
We are always fishing in the Low Country but our most unique fishing, and my personal favorite, happens when our tides are big enough to flood the high marsh allowing the red fish to gorge on crabs. The following dates are times that you can get in on the action: April 5-10 (AM) May 3-4 … Continue reading Flood Tide Dates for 2020!!!
Somewhere out there is a hefty red fish literally crawling on its belly as it searches for food in water hardly deep enough to cover its back. As it moves, it keeps its head close to the bottom intently searching for crabs, shrimp, and minnows with little concern for its tail and back being exposed … Continue reading Flats Fishing Low Country Style
The following link provides information on the state of flounder here in SC. There is also a link at the end for a survey you can take to help SC law makers decide how to address this issue. NC has already taken serious steps to address the issue and I’m going to shamelessly say that … Continue reading Flounder Conservation
In 2018, SC reduced bag limits on Red Fish based on scientific data that has showed continued declines in their population. As a practice I carefully handle and quickly release the majority of slot reds caught. http://www.dnr.sc.gov/news/2018/jun/jun6_reddrum.html
I’ve fielded quite a few questions on what you need to fly fish for red fish here in the Low Country. My recommendations here are geared toward the person who wants to wade or paddle flood tide grass flats and includes items that are reasonably priced without sacrificing quality and durability. I do offer personalized … Continue reading Flats Fishing Gear
Check out this study by SC DNR. It’s loaded with good information on red fish! http://saltwaterfishing.sc.gov/pdf/reddrum.pdf