From Sunrise to Sunset fishing is always and
A lady from South
Jersey on Capt. Boudreaux's boat one April
day and was fighting a good fish for a while when the
hook pulled out. She then continued to reel the line
in. When Boudreaux pointed at a snail on the
point of the hook (the reason the fish was lost) she sighed
and said to him "I can't believe a snail pulled that
Yes Nancy those
little boogers can put up a fight!
We have had some good spawns of Blues and Channels. Catching a
lot of 2 lb fish and smaller. Some days the big fish want
to play but thats why its called fishing.
New Blue Catfish Regulation on the Santee
Cooper Lake System.
1. Only 2 Blue Cats 32 inches and over per
Licensed fisherman per day.
2. Total of 25 Blue
Cats per person per day. What do they think we're catching-
Bream! I wish the day would come when I could have 6 customers
on the boat and they all would catch 25 cats each. Hell thats
150 Blues not counting Flatheads, channels, and White cats.
Guess I'm going to need a bigger cooler!
bite has slowed some on Marion but pretty good
Rockfish- Striped bass- Season is Open as of October
1. Great to see some coming back. Getting
caught keeping undersize Stripe Bass or even
fishing for them, is like what they say about getting a DUI
ticket. You can't afford it! A 22
lb. Striper won this division in the Big fish Big Bucks
The Gov. signed a new
law the states that you may not target Rockfish. Catch
and release is over. Don't fish for them from
June through September, or you stand a chance of getting
The DNR has
finally started to stock Marion. The new Striped bass
regulations include: Reduction in creel limits from five to
three Increase in minimum size limit from 21 inches to 26
inches Season restrictions for entire Santee Cooper system
(lakes and rivers): no harvest/possession/Pursuit of Striped
Bass from June 1- September 30 Points system:
increase to 14 points for violation Striped bass must be taken to land with head and
tail intact enabling enforcement officers to measure complete
on lake Marion best around the full
the North side Federal Santuaries ( from Jacks Creek to Cuddo)
must have a Permit, and abide by the new regulations.
These permits can be obtained at no
cost at the Indian mound park office! Most of
these areas are closed to all fishing untill March 1st!
Don't go behind the post with the signs on them. Go to the Refuge web site at http://www.fws.gov/santee to see
what is open.
Check out our Reel Results . You
will see good days, bad days and even ugly
days. If you see a blank board the customer paid
nothing. As Capt. Barb said one day "We're guides not
God, and it ain't over to the fat lady sings , and see ain' t
singing". We cannot forecast what the weather or the water
conditions will be when you book . We can only rely on
our experience and we will do our best to put you on fish even
on the worst of conditions! Remember there are fisherman and
then there's pole holders! We can only put you on the
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