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AHQ INSIDER Beaufort (SC) Summer Fishing Report – Updated August 18

-- August 18 Water temperatures are in the high 80s and clarity is poor, with lots of muddy water. The heat of summer means one thing in the Beaufort area, and that is tailing redfish!  Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports that on their charters captains are finding pretty good tailing activity on high tides, and the action should get even better.  Yesterday evening Captain Tuck Scott said water tem ...

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Beaufort (SC) Summer Fishing Report – Updated August 18

-- Inshore: Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) reports that redfish tailing action has been strong, and when good tailing tides coincide with the cooler morning water temperatures it will get even better.  Redfish are also chasing shrimp and they can be caught sight-fishing on low tide as well as around structure in the creeks.  Tarpon are present and feeding on mullet and menhaden around artificial reefs ...

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Hilton Head (SC) Summer Fishing Report – Updated August 18

-- Information courtesy of Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126). Redfish: Fair to good.  Coach reports that concurrent with the arrival of bait-sized shrimp fishing has gotten pretty good, and his boat is catching lots of small redfish to go with a decent number of slot-sized and above fish.  The best pattern continues to be working the smaller creeks with cut mullet and mud minnows. Trout: Slow ...

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AHQ INSIDER Hilton Head (SC) Summer Fishing Report – Updated August 18

-- Surface water temperatures are hot at around 88 degrees and clarity is medium.  Not all areas have clear water, perhaps due to offshore dredging, and with tides picking up in the next few days the water should get muddier. It wouldn’t be true to say that they are killing the redfish in the Hilton Head area, but Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports that the bite has been pretty good.  ...

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Hilton Head Island (SC) Fishing Report – Updated June 2

-- Normally a staple of inshore fishing in the Hilton Head area, Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports that redfish have actually been a little scarce the past week and a half.  All the rain last weekend didn’t help, but even before that fish have been very spooky.  They have been running from the boat and have required a very stealthy approach, and even when fish don’t seem to be scared ...

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