Inshore Fishing Locations
Just south of Myrtle Beach is the sea food capital of South Carolina, a small fishing town rich with culture and history. It’s no secret Murrells Inlet has some of the best Flounder and near shore reef fishing along the South Carolina coast. The inlet is lined with jetty rocks both on the north and south sides providing excellent habitat for game fish. Beyond the jetties are many nearshore reefs. Flounder, Black Drum, Weakfish, Spanish Mackerel, Spade fish and more can be found along on this stretch of coastline.
North Inlet Reserve / Winyah Bay
Nestled between Pawleys Island and Georgetow is an ocean fed estuary that’s roughly 20,000 acres. Vast tidal marsh, expansive creeks and deep water channels make up North Inlet Winyah bay. Due to the location and diversity of these waters the majority of our fishing charters are logged here. We access North Inlet by navigating across Winyah Bay. Winyah Bay is located around the historic sea port of Georgetown. The Bay is the third largest water shed on the east coast with four major rivers flowing into it; the Waccamaw, Sampit, Black, and Pee Dee River. The confluence of the river systems makes it one of the most fertile estuaries on the East Coast. This rich ecosystem is home to an abundance marine life and shore birds.
Cape Romain National Wild Life Refuge
Located just 30 miles north of Charleston Is the small fishing comuntity of McClellanville. Cape Romain boarders this small town with over 66,000 acres of remote shoreline, shallow spartina flats and white sandy beaches. Two boat landings beside the Inter Coastal Water Way offer access to Cape Romain, one on Jeremy Creek and the other located amoung Francis Marion National Forest in Buck hall Recreational area. This undeveloped stretch of coast is and teaming with wildlife. Bald Eagles, Osprey, Loggerhead Sea Turtles and Dolphins flourish along the Cape. Home of two historic Light houses, miles of uninhabited beaches and barrier islands and great fishing.
The Santee Delta is in the center South Carolina’s Wildlife Management Area and is The largest river delta system on the East Coast. Santee Delta is just a short boat ride south of the historic port of Georgetown. The Delta is best accessed by launching at South Island Ferry along the Inter Coastal Water Way and navigating South. The Santee rivers empty into large bays lined with barrier islands and vast saltmarsh. The mix of fresh and saltwater is a recipe from one of the most productive ecosystems on the east coast. Salt water species including Sharks, Tarpon, Triple Tail, Redfish and Sea Trout congregate Here. Deep channels , oyster bars and beaches are prime habitat for these game fish. Additionally the delta is breading ground for marine life like Logger Head Sea Turtles, Dolphin and Migratory Water Fowl.
A quaint little beach town along the Atlantic that I call home. A labyrinth of shallow creeks and sandy beaches extend north to Midway inlet and to the south to Debordieu. The Inlets and tidal creeks provide excellent Flounder and Speckled Sea Trout fishing. Small boats , kayaks and surf fishing are all options for fishing around Pawleys Island. The location of the inlets make for fantastic surf fishing. The Best time to fish Pawleys is during the fall when Bull Drum and Large Sea Trout run. Most of all Pawleys is known for producing some of the largest Speckled Sea Trout along the Coast.
Trailering the boat offers access to the most productive fishing locations based on client desire, weather, tides and seasons.