General Interest Blog Posts

Airborne Acrobats: Silver King and Blacktip Sharks

July 14th, 2017

We had just put a fresh menhaden on the hook and tossed it out when the water exploded. Ten feet in the air shaking his bucket mouth, the silver king then reentered the water and went into overdrive. The line screamed off the reel and, then, it was over. This scenario is replayed over and… Read More…

Pickleball at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort.

July 1st, 2017

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort has the only dedicated Pickleball courts on the Island available for rental. Why is this significant? Pickleball is an excellent family sport, but it requires a space to play and a place to rent equipment, and both are available at Palmetto Dunes. Pickleball is easy to learn and one of the… Read More…

Battle In The Deep Blue: Catching A Mahi-Mahi

June 25th, 2017

The calm sea exploded around the skipping ballyhoo, the rod bucked wildly and the fish took to the air. There was no doubt we were hooked up to the most beautiful fish inhabiting the deep blue waters of the Gulf Stream: the dolphin (fish), more commonly known as mahi-mahi. Young Robert Lyon, the third generation… Read More…

Pickleball: Fun for the Whole Family.

June 5th, 2017

We are fast approaching that time of the year when families make their summer pilgrimage to Hilton Head to enjoy our fabulous beaches, great restaurants and island full of fun outdoor activities for the whole family. No matter your preference or your budget, Hilton Head has something for everyone—and Pickleball is one activity in which… Read More…

Big Game, Small Boats Angling for Cobia

May 9th, 2017

The heart of Cobia season is upon us. Local anglers, rejoice! Cobia offer big-game angling for the smallest of boats. Currently the state record is at 92 pounds, 10 ounces, a whopper fish for sure, but I have seen several over 100 pounds. A little 65-pound Cobia swam right up to the boat last year, and… Read More…

Pickleball Revolution on Hilton Head Island

April 22nd, 2017

Most people have only heard of pickleball over the last three to four years, but now it is more likely than not they know somebody actively playing pickleball who is encouraging everyone they know to give it a try. Why has pickleball become so popular? The answer is simple: it is easy to learn and… Read More…

Seriously Sheepshead: A Fishing Tale off Hilton Head Island

March 17th, 2017

The slight, almost imperceptible tug on the rod tip signaled the sheepshead had taken the crab in its mouth. Pulling back gently to tighten the connection, I waited for the second tap. At this point, history has taught me that it may be too late—the crab crushed and the fish gone. But there it was,… Read More…

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…

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