Myrtle Beach Inshore Fishing Charters

Myrtle Beach Inshore Fishing Charters

Best Inshore Fishing Charters in Myrtle Beach

Top Inshore Fishing Charters in Myrtle Beach

Inshore Fishing in Myrtle Beach

No angler should overlook the marvelous inshore fishing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This experience allows you to indulge in 60 miles of undeveloped coastline and saltwater estuaries, home to a variety of coveted species. Featuring stunning views of the natural landscape and close encounters with wildlife, this is one of the most scenic fishing adventures you will ever have.

What to Catch and When to Target it

The inshore waters surrounding Myrtle Beach and extending to the south are home to many sought-after species. You can catch Redfish, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Cobia, Tarpon, and a variety of Sharks, depending on the season.

The best thing about inshore fishing in Myrtle Beach is that there’s never a bad time to enjoy it. You can fish for Redfish and Speckled Trout year-round in these waters. In spring, Flounder, Cobia, and Sharks appear on the scene. They are joined shortly thereafter by Tarpon, meaning you can experience superb fishing through fall.

What to Expect

Myrtle Beach inshore fishing charters are ideal for families and children, as you can count on calm waters and a brief ride to the fishing grounds. Fishing inshore might take you down the coast to the waters surrounding Murrells Inlet, Pawleys Island, or Georgetown.

You can generally plan to catch the same kinds of fish no matter how much time you spend on the water. Of course, casting lines for six to eight hours will result in catching more fish. Even a couple of extra hours can make a difference, allowing you to try different areas to see where the bite is best.

Prices for inshore fishing charters in and around Myrtle Beach vary depending on the type of boat and capacity. Trips aboard a skiff typically include a base price for two to three anglers. Boats with a larger capacity come with a slightly bigger price tag, but this usually covers the first four to six passengers. A half day trip costs around $300-$400. You can expect to pay anything between $450-$600 for a ¾ day trip. Full day trip prices vary from $600-$800.

Myrtle Beach fishing charters usually include a saltwater fishing license, tackle, and bait. Most captains invite anglers to keep the fish they catch (if the species is legal to keep) and will offer to clean and fillet them, as well. Some fishing guides strongly encourage catch and release.

How to Fish

You can fish for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, and Black Drum using light tackle and live or artificial bait. Common techniques include drift fishing, spinning, and baitcasting. Depending on the species, you might also bottom fish or sight fish. You can target many inshore species on fly, including some Sharks such as Blacktips.

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Reviews of Fishing in Inshore Fishing in Myrtle Beach

Winter Inshore special!!
David W. 2. fished with Myrtle Beach Sport Fishing on December 12, 2019
Fish for everything, usually there are fish to be caught year round, cant wait till I move there full time from Maryland as I was born and raised on the Chesapeake bay!!
Fishing with Jerry
Dwayne D. fished with Capt. Crumb's Fishing Charter on September 28, 2019
It was very great fishing. It was the first time I ever been saltwater fishing in I really enjoyed myself
Daytime shark fishing trip with Jason.
Bill F. fished with Myrtle Beach Sport Fishing on August 18, 2019
Pick a knowledgable captain with a good reputation and pray for good weather.
Half Day trip
Douglas S. fished with Capt. Crumb's Fishing Charter on August 4, 2019
Call around and ask questions. The captains are more than happy to assist in getting you set up for what you want.
Half day trip with Captain Crumb
Steve K. fished with Capt. Crumb's Fishing Charter on June 27, 2019
If fishing off the beach start early, watch the tides and check the local fishing reports, if ur heading off shore book a trip with Captain Crumb
5 Hour Near shore.
Joshua W. fished with Capt. Crumb's Fishing Charter on June 14, 2019
Lots of small fish but great way to spend time
Good Time
Thomas W. fished with Myrtle Beach Sport Fishing on June 14, 2019
CAPTAIN Jason was awesome went above and beyond for us to catch fish.
June fishing trip
Jimmy O. fished with Myrtle Beach Sport Fishing on June 7, 2019
You will have a great time captain Jason works hard for you

Top Targeted Inshore Fishing Species in Myrtle Beach