The dogwoods are in full bloom. That means the Largemouth Bass are spawning and some have already laid. The best fishing has been right at dawn or late in the evening. You can use top water lures like Buzz Baits, Poppers, and Spooks. You can expect to catch Bass in the 4-6 pound range in trophy ponds. These ponds are Big Dig, #1 at the Golf Grille, and Borrow Pit. More fish can be caught in the family ponds, but they will be smaller.
In the mornings after the sun comes up, switch to sub surface lures. Carolina Rigs work great in these ponds. Eight inch pumpkin seed worms and chartreuse tails are ideal. We keep jon boats at the best ponds ready to fish with a trolling motor and battery. These boats can be moved to any pond you desire.
If you’d like more information, please contact the Boating Department at (843) 846-3137. We can help set up your self-guided excursions or assist with guided trips.
-Captain Jess Haynes-
The 2015 Member Guest Tournament is in the books following a great Saturday of golf here at Brays Island. There were 28 men’s teams and 9 lady’s teams competing in this year’s tournament. Hank Gulbrandsen and his guest Steve Young won the men’s division and Sharon DeAlexandris and Kristin McLauchlan won the women’s division. Congratulations to everyone for a great tournament!
April 13 – 15, 2015
Travel with Naturalist Bruce Lampright to the misty Blue Ridge Mountains of North and South Carolina. Based out of beautiful Brevard, North Carolina, your group will enjoy the many nearby waterfalls and view countless scenic mountain vistas. Activities include a nature cruise on deep, clear Lake Jocassee, a trout stream exploration, and a spring wildflower walk. Participants will even have a brief lesson on mushroom cultivation and tour a wonderful mushroom growing facility. Please don’t miss this great opportunity to visit a protected and pristine mountain wilderness.
Cost: $400 per person (double occupancy) covers lodging, boat tour, park fees, some transportation & a mushroom class……….limited to 9 participants
Please reserve your spot(s) with Owner Services by April 7th, cancellation fees apply.
One of the highlights of each year is the annual Pointing Dog Classic. This event gives owners at Brays the opportunity to trial their dogs under field trial conditions with experienced, sanctioned judges. Here are the results from this year’s trial!
Chris Anderson, a new owner in from California, took his first redfishing trip with one of our full-time guides. Here is what Chris had to say about the outing…”Great guide, great fishing, great weather! Had a fantastic day fishing with Bryan. This was my first time for Redfish, and I’m hooked…” – Chris
The Lowcountry is a special place!
Find birds, flush birds and retrieve birds! That is the name of the game. Whose dog took the prize at this year’s Brays Island Flushing Dog Trial?
Beaufort came in at #6. “Filled with marshes, blue heron, and 19th century mansions, you might feel like you’re in some old-time Hollywood flick.” Click to read!
Brays Island’s naturalist catches a net full of grass shrimp and feeds them to the tarpon living in the aquariums at the nature center. The tarpon were originally caught in one of our saltwater ponds.
Brays Island has a new team of mules!
Brays Island offers owners the ability to partake in one of the South’s time honored traditions…quail hunting from a mule drawn wagon.
As the fog lifts on a recent fall morning, Samson and Delilah make their way to the hunt lands, ready for their inaugural Lowcountry quail hunt.
Two Brays owners recently tested their mettle hunting sheep. Thanks to the Wild Sheep Foundation and the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society for fostering what many regard as the ultimate pursuit.