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Greater Murrells Inlet (SC) Fall Fishing Report – Updated November 4

-- Inshore: Perry’s Bait Tackle (843-651-2895) in Murrells Inlet and Captain J of Fishful Thinking Guide Service (843-902-0356) report that inshore fishing for most species is strong, perhaps because of a relative lack of bait in the creeks.  Redfish and trout are biting well on live shrimp, Gulp baits, and finger mullet, and black drum are gorging on cut shrimp fished on the bottom.  Inside Murrells Inlet ...

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AHQ INSIDER Greater Murrells Inlet (SC) Fall Fishing Report – Updated November 4

-- November 4 Murrells Inlet water temperatures are around 70 degrees, and with a shortage of bait iin the creeks since the hurricane gamefish are generally biting lures and live baits very well. It’s a great time to be trout fishing along the Grand Strand, and Captain J of Fishful Thinking Guide Service (843-902-0356) reports that the trout bite is nothing short of phenomenal.  They are catching 15-25 keep ...

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Greater Murrells Inlet (SC) Summer Fishing Report – Updated August 18

-- Inshore: Perry’s Bait Tackle (843-651-2895) in Murrells Inlet and Captain J of Fishful Thinking Guide Service (843-902-0356) report that flounder catches have slowed, but mullet are picking up some fish in the shallows early and late.  Smaller redfish are also feeding on mullet (with bigger fish hard to come by), and some nice-sized trout are eating shrimp during the day as well as lures early and late.  ...

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AHQ INSIDER Greater Murrells Inlet (SC) Summer Fishing Report – Updated August 18

-- August 17 Inshore water temperatures are hot in the Grand Strand area, and Captain J of Fishful Thinking Guide Service (843-902-0356) reports that after temperatures reached their (likely) peak for the year fishing slowed a bit.  The king mackerel kind of disappeared, and Spanish mackerel have been few and far between.  Nonetheless the inshore bite has stayed decent. Flounder have moved a bit deeper, par ...

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Greater Murrells Inlet Fishing Report – Updated May 5

-- Both Perry’s Bait Tackle (843-651-2895) in Murrells Inlet and Captain J of Fishful Thinking Guide Service (843-902-0356) concur that there just don’t seem to be good numbers of slot-sized redfish around in the Murrells Inlet area, and it’s been that way for a while now.  Fortunately, however, a lot of other species are biting – and Captain J says that a solid late spring bite is starting to look like a s ...

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