General Interest Blog Posts

Lowcountry Wedding Tips

February 20th, 2017

Have you ever saved dreamy beach wedding pics in anticipation of your special day? Maybe you’ve thought about going barefoot underneath your gorgeous gown so you can feel the sand between your toes as you wed your beloved. Have you studied seasonal beachside temps or wondered how your bridal hairstyle will survive a stiff beach… Read More…

A Day on Daufuskie Island

December 27th, 2016

Daufuskie Island is one of the last truly unique places in America. While I will try my best to describe it here, it’s impossible to do it justice. No matter how much you hear about this island just a short boat ride away from Hilton Head Island’s sandy shores, you will be surprised when you… Read More…

Wear THIS: Holiday Edition

December 5th, 2016

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us, which means shopping, shopping and more shopping. Throw a couple of holiday parties into the mix, a themed ballet or two and you have an exciting, busy, month ahead! The Christmas season is a wonderful time in the Lowcountry as the weather turns cooler and… Read More…

Up Close with Vegas Performer and Illusionist Kerry Pollock

December 1st, 2016

The third time’s the charm for Kerry Pollock, a veteran Vegas performer and illusion designer, who along with his wife Kelly, recently re-opened the Hilton Head Comedy Magic Cabaret in South Island Square. After several years above a restaurant in Shelter Cove Harbour, the couple searched for a new venue and were all was set… Read More…

Successful Speck Fishing

November 21st, 2016

In the summer, charter fishing clients frequently ask, “What do you do around here in the winter? Is there anything to fish for then?” These questions always bring a smile to my face because—as all resident anglers know—winter on Hilton Head Island offers some of the best fishing of the year. Cooler weather brings cooler… Read More…

A Force of Nature

October 10th, 2016

October in the Lowcountry boasts some of the best weather of the year, and it also marks the end of the most active period of our annual hurricane season. While the destruction and devastation that hurricanes bring is undeniable, there are positive effects that they have in our ecosystem. Many of the local plants and… Read More…

The Changing View of the Lowcountry Salt Marsh

September 28th, 2016

First time visitors to Hilton Head get quite a surprise when they first encounter the waterways near our sandy shores. Unlike most coastal areas, there is no crisp divide between land and water. Instead, our creeks and rivers are flanked by miles of tidal salt marsh. In fact, the states of Georgia and South Carolina are home to… Read More…

Time for Tarpon

September 22nd, 2016

Caleb had just tossed the live menhaden out. The rod immediately bent double and the line sizzled off the reel. Thirty yards behind the boat, the chrome-plated behemoth went ballistic, giving us a show of acrobatics second to none. And then, in the blink of an eye, he was gone. Caleb looked at me with… Read More…

Distinctly Dolphins

August 29th, 2016

Research on dolphins and their behaviors took off in the middle of the last century. As scientists, like Jacques Cousteau, explored the biology and sociology of these animals, incredible findings were revealed. These magnificent creatures were found to have unusually large brains, a complicated social structure, highly intelligent hunting techniques and very interesting skin. Dolphin… Read More…

Shark City: An Underwater Tale

August 9th, 2016

The dark, sinister form appeared 20 yards from the boat, swimming lazily, but with a sense of raw power. His 12 feet in length confirmed that power as he nosed up to the boat, seeking the scent of the barracuda we had hanging from the stern. The stripes on his sides, along with his size,… Read More…