The Inshore Journal

The Inshore Journal is centered around light-tackle saltwater fishing. Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they talk redfish, trout, flounder, and anything else that can be caught inshore or nearshore. We also do product reviews, talk with Captains, and more!
RSS Feed
The Inshore Journal




All Episodes
Now displaying: Category: Sports & Recreation
Dec 30, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark as he gives tips on how to winterize your boat.  He also talks about what is biting in Southeastern, NC.  As the end of a very rainy and unstable year of weather Capt Ren gives a current assessment of the Cape Fear River and the Striper Bite in the Wilmington, NC area.

Oct 2, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they discuss Hurricane Florence and give everyone a first hand account of what happened during the storm and what is going on in the Carolinas after the storm. Please continue to support the recovery efforts in the Carolinas.  A lot of people have lost everything.  Most of Coastal North Carolina businesses are back up and running.  Supporting these businesses in and around these coastal towns will help the area recover faster than anything.  Most hotels, restaurants, tackle shops, and guide services are back up and running.  This is the best time of the year to come to the beach and go fishing.  As the water cools and mullets are heading south, so are the fish.  Capt Ren and Will talk about fishing after the storm and what is biting in the Cape Fear Region.

Sep 5, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they interview Keith Green, current IFA Redfish Tour Director.  Keith is also a former BASS and FLW angler.  This episode talks about the upcoming IFA Redfish Tour Event in Georgetown, SC on September 22, 2018 as well as the remaining IFA tournament schedule in Florida and the Championship in Hopedale, LA.  This is a great interview and very informative for the tournament angler.  Keith's dad was the first professional angler to quit his job to fish the BASS trail.  He competed against the likes of: Bill Dance, Larry Nixon, Rolan Martin, and some of the other all time greats of the sport.  Listen in as Keith talks about some of the memories of traveling with his dad and these other legends of bass fishing.  

Jul 10, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and his wife Capt Shannon Clark as they discuss summer fishing the Carolinas.  The two discuss what is biting inshore, nearshore, and offshore right now.  The weather is hot and the bite can be too if you put your time in.

May 10, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark as he talks about fishing in the Carolinas and Louisiana.  Find out what is biting now and how to target them.  Remember to use the discount code: InshoreJournal when ordering Eye Strike Fishing Jigheads.  These are the best jigheads on the market so stock up now at: 



Apr 7, 2018

Join Captain Rennie Clark and Will Lear discuss the Elite Redfish Series Classic results and also catch you up on the local fishing scene is Southeastern North Carolina.

Mar 28, 2018

Come join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear at the Marine Warehouse Center of Wilmington, NC on Saturday April 7 from 10am to 2pm for their annual Customer Appreciation Day.  Lil Stovall joins Capt Rennie in this mid week episode to explain what the Marine Warehouse Center is doing for their customers and friends at this event.  There will be raffle prizes, free pizza, free hot dogs, drinks, beer, and more give-aways throughout this event.  Capt Rennie and Capt Shannon Clark will be on site doing a casting contest for the kids and working with them on their casting.

Mar 21, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they discuss spring fishing the Cape Fear Region.  

Mar 12, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they talk about the upcoming Elite Redfish Series Classic out of Hopedale, La with Josh Gregory of Texas.  Capt Rennie and Josh were two of the 10 anglers that qualified from the Eastern Division for the Classic.  The tournament is the most prestigious and the first match play tournament in major Redfish Tournament history.  

Mar 6, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they discuss getting out of your comfort zone and finding fish in new areas.  Capt Ren discusses putting your time in and finding fish the right way before tournaments.  


Feb 26, 2018

This week Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear talk to Tim Wilson, owner of the Coastal Carolina Fisherman.  They discuss Capt Rennie's upcoming free seminar at Bass Pro Shops February 27 at 6:30 pm in Concord Mills, NC.   On Saturday March 3 at the Savannah Boat Show Capt Rennie will be doing two seminars: one at 10 am on "Redfishing" and another one at 4pm on "Light Tackle Fishing for Redfish and Flounder."  Rennie's wife Capt Shannon Clark will be doing a seminar on the same day at the Savannah Boat Show at 11:30 on "Childrens Fishing."  All seminars are free with paid admission to the boat show.  Please be sure to listen to what the Coastal Carolina Fisherman has to offer!

Feb 22, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they discuss fishing in Beaufort, SC with Hunter Griffith.  They discuss the fishing right now and beyond.   

Feb 19, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they discuss: finding Schooling Redfish and how to catch them once you locate them.  They cover locating Redfish on the flats, around structure, creeks, rivers, and on the flats.  This episode also addresses what to do if your fish won't eat once you locate them.

Feb 14, 2018

Captain Rennie Clark and Will Lear call Richie Bulot, owner of Category5 Outdoors to get a report from Mardi Gras.  Richie talks about the history of Mardi Gras and all of the event leading up to it.  This is a fresh topic as Mardi Gras was yesterday.  Richie informs the Inshore Journal crew that Mardi Gras is actually a family friendly event, contrary to what you see on TV.  There is a tiny bit of fishing in this bonus content.

Feb 12, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they discuss fishing for Redfish on the flats and catching stripers on the Cape Fear River.  Capt Ren shares what he has been seeing on the flats lately.  

Feb 9, 2018

We have a fishing report this week for the Southeastern NC area as well as a report from Capt Stephen Fields from Charleston, SC.  Get out there this weekend and catch some fish!  For those of you going to the Fisherman's Post Fishing School in Wilmington, NC this Saturday Feb 10, I will see you there.  I have Redfish and Trout Seminars throughout the day and moderate the Redfish Main Seminar at 3:30pm.

Capt Rennie Clark

Feb 5, 2018

Captain Rennie Clark and Will Lear talk to Erica Lynn of Tampa, Fl about fishing in her area.  She targets Redfish and Trout on artificials in Tampa Bay.  This is an informative interview with a lifelong female fisherman.

Feb 1, 2018

We are releasing some more bonus content for our listeners. Capt Tommy Scarborough from Georgetown Coastal Adventures talks to us about his Charity Childrens Tournament to benefit The Outdoor Dream Foundation.  He also talks conservation and fishing in the Low Country.  We encourage all SC anglers to join Capt Tommy in his conservation efforts to keep fishing great for the next generation and beyond.  The Redfish moratorium for a 3-5 year time period he proposed for the North Inlet area was an incredible and innovative conservation idea.  I wish they would do that for the whole state of North Carolina for commercial and recreational fisherman to see what is really happening to Redfish in our  backwaters. 

Jan 31, 2018

The Inshore Journal Crew interview Redfish Pro Ashley Lowder along with Capt Alex Pennekamp at the Charleston Boat Show.  They discuss the upcoming Redfish Tournament Season down in Louisiana as well as the Charleston fishery after the cold stun event in January.  

Jan 29, 2018

Join Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear as they discuss a recent fishing trip to Louisiana.  Also, the Inshore Journal food critics discuss the local cuisine they enjoyed in cajun country.  This episode includes a wrap up of Striperfest 2018 held downtown Wilmington, NC on the Cape Fear River.  After the week long cold spell that froze the south in Jan, Capt Ren and Will talk about the effects on the fishery in NC and beyond.

Jan 26, 2018

Come join The Inshore Journal crew at the Charleston Boat Show this weekend! I have a seminar on Saturday Jan 27 at 3:45 on "Light Tackle Tactics-Panel Discussion." On Sunday Jan 28 at 12 pm I have a seminar on "Redfishing and Trout Fishing Like a Pro." In between seminars Will and I will be doing on site interviews and hanging out at the Marine Warehouse Booth. We hope to see you guys there!

Capt Rennie Clark

Jan 22, 2018

Join Will Lear and Capt Rennie Clark as they discuss several fishing and boating topics.  They talk Cape Fear River Striper Fishing, Propping your boat, and general updates.  

Jan 15, 2018

Capt Rennie Clark and Will Lear talk about when to use scent and scented baits targeting saltwater species.  They also talk about when to use weedless hooks and weighted weedless hooks.  

Jan 8, 2018

Join us as Josh Gregory talks fishing with Capt Rennie Clark. This is part two of the interview with Josh.  

Jan 6, 2018

Will and Capt Ren give update #2 while driving back from their Texas road trip in Jan 2018.  

1 2 3 Next »