Sports

February 2016

Fish Finder: Week 8

Although the last few days have been virtually unfishable due to the windy weather, the best bet is for sheepshead, black drum, black sea bass and possibly tautog at the near-shore reefs off Little River, Murrells Inlet and Georgetown. Sheepshead are the top target, and fiddler crabs are a prime bait. Keeper black sea bass

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Fish Finder: Week 7

By: Captain R. Poston There is good news on the freshwater front. The Waccamaw River near Conway is below 10 feet and continues to recede. A few fishermen have returned to the river to target crappie and catfish. “They are getting out on the Waccamaw,” said Rick Woodward of Rick’s Bait and Tackle in Conway.

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Gone But Not Forgotten: Martwain Bellamy

By: Jasmine Burroughs Leukemia is a type of cancer that targets the bone marrow and the blood cells, there are 1.5 percent of leukemia patients worldwide. These statistics are not just numbers all the numbers are people with family and friends. One of these numbers, unfortunately, was Conway’s very own, Martwain Bellamy. Conway High School’s

Read More January 2016

Fish Finder Week 6: Bass Seminar

By: Captain Poston The Jones family will be on hand for an upcoming bass fishing seminar, scheduled for Conway High School Saturday, Jan. 30. The seminar is hosted by and benefits the Tiger Anglers of Conway and Whittemore Park Middle School. Speakers include Colin Drew, a member of the Clemson University Bass Fishing Team, along

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Fish Finder Week 5

By: Captain R. Poston   Local rivers are either at or just below flood stage, and this means the water is still in the woods. With the high water, debris is prevalent on the rivers, and boating and fishing is not recommended. As an alternative, try Lake Busbee in Conway or other public lakes in

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Fishing Tips Week 4

By: Coach Poston Trout is currently the hot topic, and they are feeding on shrimp. Find an area of current moving along a grass bed and use a popping cork or a cork float. Flounder are moving out to the reefs because the water is getting colder, so the fluke is filling up on shrimp,

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Fishing Tips Week 3

Water temperatures are dropping really slowly with warm fronts and cold fronts taking turns bringing in more and more rain.  Fishing in the river is tough because the flood waters have not had a chance to recede because more rain is keeping the levels up.  Low tide seems to be the best in the river

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Fishing Tips Week 2

By: Coach Poston Saltwater: Spots are still biting if you are using blood worms, just ask Coach Anthony Carroll who boated 215 this past weekend with his family and friends.  Coach Carroll also reported that his dad caught many spots at the Cherry Grove Pier.  Trout are feeding on the big shrimp coming into the inlets.

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Hustle and Heart Set Us Apart!

By: Hannah Norris The Conway High School ladies tennis team has improved tremendously over the past few seasons. In 2013, the girls won their first match in three years. Ever since 2013, the girls have really stepped up their game and continued to work hard to improve. With the help of Coach Watts, the girls

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