Fishing the offshore reefs

June 03, 2016 by Jeff Thompson

Trip Info

The Catch
Grouper (Scamp)
Jack (Almaco)
Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion)

We left Charleston Harbor at 6:00 AM with four excited fishermen to calm seas and clear skies. The plan for the day was bottom fishing a couple or artificial reefs and live bottoms in 80 to 100 feet of water.

We arrived at our first destination and dropped double hook chicken rigs with 8 ounce sinkers to the bottom in 100 feet. The vermillion snapper were thick and good size “footballs”.  Between there and the next two spots we had our limit, a few trigger fish, amber jacks, and a 20 lb scamp grouper. All in all it was a good day with good folks.

Come join Olde Man Charters next time you are in the Charleston area for great fishing and good company.

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Olde Man Charters & Tours

Olde Man Charters are based in Charleston, South Carolina, and provide first class offshore and nearshore fishing charters, eco tours, and scenic cruises. You will have the opportunity to fish the Charleston Harbor Jetties and nearshore reefs…