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

South Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation returned to Lake Murray on October 13-14, 2023 for their Six-Man Tournament. This tournament was composed of 32 Bassmaster Clubs from around South Carolina and featured the top 6 anglers who competed for the top club as well as the top individual angler. A total ofContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. A heavy afternoon rainstorm was not enough to put a damper on the Queen City Kayak Bass Fishing tournament last Saturday at Lake Murray. A site record 100 anglers took part in the event in Irmo. Claiming the top prize was arguably the hottest bass catcherContinue Reading

The waters of Lake Murray will get a break this weekend from the Midlands Striper Club. For the second time in three months, it will hold its monthly Youth Fishing Tournament at another remote lake. Clark’s Hill on Lake Thurmond will be the site for Saturday’s event. Last month sawContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Dreher Community Center on the shores of Lake Murray was the site once again for the monthly Midlands Striper Club Youth Fishing Tournament. About 18 youngsters took part in the July 15 event. A total of 30 striped bass were caught and brought to the scalesContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Based in West Columbia next to Lake Murray, the Midland Striper Club has provided public awareness and promoted sportsmanship, conservation, and adequate water quality for fishing family enthusiasts. Every third Saturday of each month, the Club holds a fishing tournament for aspiring young fishers. This SaturdayContinue Reading

Do you have a fishing rod in your garage? Or maybe even a cane pole? If so, the South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) invites you to join our Plishing Challenge this summer. Plishing is a combination of the Swedish phrase “plocka upp”, meaning litter pick up, and fishing. The PlishingContinue Reading