The Midlands Striper Club recently treated anglers to a thrilling “doubleheader” fishing event on Lake Murray. Not only did they host their monthly tournament, but they also organized the DNR Open Tournament off Dreher Island on April 20th. A total of 48 teams participated, with 23 teams in the MSCContinue Reading

Over the weekend, young angler Kaden, aged 9, hailing from Red Bank, accomplished a remarkable feat by landing a striper from the dock at the public boat ramp on the Irmo side of the dam. Kaden’s strategic use of herring purchased from Lake World played a crucial role in hisContinue Reading

Special to the Lake Murray News The Midlands Striper Club held its monthly tournament on Lake Murray out of Acapulco, SC on Feb. 17. Twenty-two teams participated in the event bringing thirty-four striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 278.67 pounds with an 8.20-pound average. Fifteen teams wereContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Before going full steam award on a new year, the Midlands Striper Club recognized its top performers from the old one. The annual banquet was held Jan. 12 at Saluda Shoals River Club. Among the main awards presented were for Team of the Year: 1st PlaceContinue Reading

In an exciting development for our local angling community, Lake Murray has been chosen as the stage for two major kayak fishing championships in 2024. Organized by the Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC), these events promise to bring elite kayak anglers to our beloved waters, showcasing the region’s prowess asContinue Reading

The Midlands Striper Club held its monthly finishing event at Acapulco near Leesville on Oct. 21. Team Whistle took first place after catching a total of 17.53 pounds. The Club returns to Acapulco on Nov. 18 and Dec. 16 to close out the year.Continue Reading