About Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand
The resort area of Myrtle Beach, also known as the Grand Strand, is most widely known for its beautiful beaches, friendly southern hospitality, tourist attractions, and shopping but its also located in a prime fishing location. The best fishing takes place on the southern end of the Grand Strand. Most of our fishing charters depart from Murrells Inlet, Georgetown, or McClellanville.
Surf fishing along the beaches of Myrtle Beach can be very productive for anglers that do not have access to a boat, particularly in late Summer and early Fall. There are also numerous fishing piers in Myrtle Beach, many of which have tackle shops that sell fishing fishing licenses, fishing equipment, and bait.
Nearshore Fishing options are plentiful in the Myrtle Beach area. King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Spade Fish are very abundant in the near coastal waters leaving from Murrells Inlet or Georgetown. Inshore species like Redfish, Trout and Flounder are available year round. Shark fishing trips are also available for the the more family oriented trips. Tarpon are also common on the South Carolina coast from May-Oct.
Offshore and deep sea fishing in South Carolina is exceptional for pelagic species like tuna, wahoo, sailfish, and blue marlin. There are many private offshore fishing boats to choose from and many can be contacted thru the local marinas, Little River Fishing Fleet, Georgetown Landing Marina and Capt Dicks are good places to start. There are also several Head Boat operations that are more affordable and can carry up to 50 passengers. Several reputable deep sea fishing head boats in the Myrtle Beach area can be booked through Capt. Dicks and the Little River Fishing Fleet.
If you intend to fish while visiting Myrtle Beach, be sure to purchase a saltwater fishing license from SCDNR. Here is a link to all the updated fishing regulations for South Carolina.
For more Local Information and Accommodations, visit www.MyrtleBeach.com.
Myrtle Beach Fishing Charters
Family Fishing Charters
We offer fishing charters for the whole family, with the primary goal of making your Myrtle Beach fishing trip fun and educational for the kids. While keeping comfort and safety in mind, we work hard to teach the younger fisherman the fundamentals of fishing and to appreciate the our natural resources. There is nothing more enjoyable than seeing the smile on a kids face after doing battle with a big fish.
South Carolina Tarpon season lasts from May – Oct. Tarpon migrate along the coast of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand and can be caught along the beaches, inlets, and the Winayh Bay jetties. Tarpon season peaks in late Summer through early Fall when multiple shots of Tarpon are common during the mullet migration. Prime fishing times book up fast so be sure and reserve a spot early.
With their great numbers and ferocious fighting reputation, Redfish are the primary target on most of our fishing charters in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The best fishing areas are on the southern end of the Grand Strand, Murrells Inlet, Winyah Bay, and Cape Romain.