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Winter Redfishing in Hilton Head, SC

  Winter Redfishing Captain Charlie Beadon During the winter months most fishing activity slows down due to cold water temperature. Fish are cold blooded animals meaning that they can not regulate their body temperature, and will take on the same temperature as the surrounding water. As the water becomes colder, a fish’s metabolism slows down […]

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Offshore Bottom Fishing

Offshore Bottom Fishing Tactics By Capt. Charlie Beadon There are so many different ways to catch fish; from inshore sight casting to offshore trolling, but somewhere in the middle lies the most addictive of all…big game bottom fishing. When we refer to offshore bottom fishing in South Carolina we are generally talking about fishing baits on […]

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Fish Fighting Techniques

Fish Fighting Techniques and Drag Control Presented by Captain Charlie Beadon If you do enough fishing you are bound to tie into a really nice fish and I’m sure that we have all heard the stories about “the one that got away”. Believe it or not in most cases the one that got away really […]

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Cold vs Warm Water Fly Lines

Cold and Warm Water Fly Lines By Captain Charlie Beadon This is a good time of the year to compare warm and cold weather fly lines. For years I did not change out my fly lines as the seasons changed and always wondered why certain lines cast better during the summer or winter. The answer […]

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Boat Electronics

Basic Boat Electronics By Capt. Charlie Beadon One of the greatest features of new boats are the latest and greatest gadgets. Boat electronics have come a long way and change constantly, but knowing the basics can make boating more enjoyable and safer for you and your family. Today were going to talk about the VHF […]

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Fly Fishing Basics

Fly Fishing Basics By Capt. Charlie Beadon The fly fishing in the Lowcountry is virtually an all but untapped resource. There are so many opportunities to fly fish for both fresh and saltwater fish here. The ponds are loaded with bluegill, bass, and stripers…all waiting for the right presentation. In the rivers we have trout, redfish, and […]

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Cast Net Basics

Cast Net Basics The six main parts that make up a cast net are the hand line, swivel, horn, brail lines, lead line and the net. The hand line is used to pull the net back to you after making a throw. Next, we have the swivel which attaches the hand line to the brail […]

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12 volt Boat Systems

12 Volt Doctor By Capt. Charlie Beadon One of the primary systems on all boats is its electrical system. Although often ignored this simple system runs all of your pumps, electronics, trim motors, and starters; so basically speaking no power equals no boating. Today were going to discuss how you can keep your 12 volt […]

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Fly Fishing for Cobia

Fly Fishing for Cobia By Captain Charlie Beadon Fly Fishing for Cobia: As we get deeper into spring we will have more diverse opportunities for fly fishing. Longer days will give us more time on the water and the abundance of sunlight along with overall warmer days will dramatically increase the water temperature. Cobia prefer […]

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Hufnagel Knot

Hufnagel Knot for Fly Fishing By Captain Charlie Beadon I recently read an article in the July/Aug/Sept issue of the International Angler (the International Game Fish Associations quarterly publication) about famed south Florida fishing guide Captain Steve Huff. Captain Huff is well know for guiding anglers to multiple tarpon and permit world fly fishing records […]

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