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Angler needs good rod-repair man

...Many fishermen who have been targeting bass in the lake ought to look for humps 40 feet or more deep. The live bait fishermen have been catching quality largemouths around those areas.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2012-08-09/angler-needs-goo
Decades of doubt linger

...in the history of the city. Fifty-seven years ago today, an exhaustive six-day search ended when a derelict bait fisherman found a 7-year-old girl floating in the Augusta Canal. Eleven days later, the fisherman, Lovey Ivey, confessed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/met_196552.shtml
Metro
Schooling fish plentiful, but tough to catch

...the Savannah River, in Catfish Creek (Parksville, S.C.), at the mouth of Dordon Creek, to name a few. Live bait fishermen are catching the most schoolers, with bigger fish hanging around the schools' perimeters. - The ninth annual John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/14/fis_143686.shtml
Fishing
Springtime fishing picking up

...chasing blueback herring and threadfin shad inside the Lake Springs cove during a cloudy Tuesday afternoon. Live bait fishermen are enjoying exceptional catches of the striped denizens by down-lining herring beneath the off-limits cable on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/31/fis_74840.shtml
Fishing
Fisherman's Super Fluke flux nets fine fish

...striped bass are beginning to be more active in both Hart Creek and Little River above the Raysville bridge. Live bait fishermen are slow-trolling live herring beneath planer boards, or are free-lining the baitfish, since the game fish occupy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/10/fis_436795.shtml
Fishing
Changing times frustrating to anglers

...nice yellow perch off the wooden pier at the dam and at the mouth of Butler's Creek. Small shiners are the key baits. Fishermen are reminded striped bass and hybrid bass cannot be lawfully caught and kept from the river's mouth at Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/19/out_307697.shtml
Outdoors
Icy weather slows the bite

...the lower 40s. It's really not as bad as it seems, with the cold affecting fishermen more than the fish. Live bait fishermen continue to find success on the hybrid-striper trail, including a big striped bass caught near Lake Springs on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/05/out_304847.shtml
Outdoors
'Closedmouth bass' frustrating fishermen

...like a largemouth. The fish are breaking the surface in pursuit of baitfish, but will not strike the artificial baits fishermen are casting, from Roostertails, Super Flukes, Zara Puppies to the kitchen sink. The problem is the size of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/14/out_292485.shtml
Outdoors
Live-bait fishing pays off for anglers at Thurmond

Striped and hybrid bass have started moving up Thurmond Lake's tributaries, and live-bait fishermen are enjoying first-rate fishing in the Raysville area of Little River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/14/fis_483416.shtml
Fishing
Return of white bass is good news for anglers

...of those being caught are nice ones. They're hitting in the tidal creeks and inlets, with live shrimp the key bait. Fishermen also are finding improved conditions for redfish. Whiting fishing is excellent, from Trenchard's Inlet to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/28/fis_145453.shtml
Fishing