Tag Archives: south carolina fly fishing

Video: “Homecoming” in the Southeast

Written by: Phil Monahan

Parker Smith–who lives right on the Madison downstream of Quake Lake–sent in this cool video from a trip back to his native South Carolina, where he made the most of his time. From. . .


5 Things to Know About Fly-Fishing for Bonito in the Carolinas

The Atlantic bonito is a blast to catch on a fly rod.
Photos by Capt. Gordon Churchill

It’s not bonita. Atlantic bonito are not the fish that anglers farther south call bonita; those are actually false albacore. But we are talking about the same fish that guys in the Northeast. . .


Photo of the Day: A Child’s First Drum

Written by: Simon Perkins, Orvis Adventures

Simon and Els Perkins hope that this will be the first of many close encounters with fish for Pippa.
Photo by John Irwin

Here is a picture from a recent trip that Els and I took to Charleston, South Carolina. We fished with Orvis endorsed guide John Erwin of Fly Right Charters. This redfish was. . .


Photos: Redfish Honeymoon in the Lowcountry

Written by: Capt. Owen Plair, Bay Street Outfitters

Nick shows off his first redfish on a fly, a 33-inch beast.
All photos by Capt. Owen Plair, Bay Street Outfitters

Every day I spend on the water with anglers is a a special memory for me, especially when they are new to the world of sight-fishing for redfish on fly here in the Lowcountry of Beaufort, South Carolina. Back in September, I spent a few days with some newlyweds who not only. . .


Photos of the Day: A Chip Off the Ol’ Block

Written by: Phil Monahan

That’s some pretty great fighting technique for an angler who hasn’t seen his third birthday.
All photos by Capt. Tuck Scott

Capt. Tuck Scott—of Bay Street Outfitters in Beaufort, South Carolina—sent in this wonderful series of photos of his son, Baker. Looks like he’s a chip off the ol’ block, eh? Here’s Tuck’s account: . . .