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AHQ Report - Charleston

February 23

Inshore water temperatures are still in the upper 40s.  

It’s a feast-or-famine time of year for catching redfish inshore, but recently Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

February 5

Inshore water temperatures are down to about 48 degrees.

It’s not technically a saltwater report, but Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

January 21

Inshore water temperatures are down to the low 50s, but between the wind and larger tides a few days ago the water is still pretty dirty. 

The redfish are still the headline species around Charleston, and Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

January 8

Inshore waters have gotten cold and mostly clear, but Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports that the fishing has been pretty awesome recently. Low tides in warmer parts of the day

December 20

Inshore surface water temperatures around Charleston have fallen into the low 50s, and the water is clearing as expected.

The fishing is different than it was a few weeks ago, but Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

November 24

Inshore surface water temperatures around Charleston reached 68 yesterday, and while there is still some bait around shrimp are getting much harder to find.

You can scroll back through old reports to see that he is willing to call a spade a spade, but right now Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) advises

November 11

Surface water temperatures around Charleston are still in the upper 60s. Shrimp remain prolific although the next cold snap should send them on their way.

The inshore fishing has been nothing short of phenomenal in Charleston, and Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

October 6

Surface water temperatures around Charleston are down to 72-73 degrees. The creeks are full of shrimp and finger mullet and the big mullet are running the beaches. Shrimp boats report an excellent white shrimp season and the baiters are also netting good catches. 

All year inshore fishermen wait for October, but now that it has arrived Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

September 17

Surface water temperatures around Charleston have dropped to about 82 degrees, and wind and rain have dirtied up the water. The creeks are full of shrimp and finger mullet.

While the fall bite hasn’t arrived to the whole South Carolina coast, Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

August 25

Surface water temperatures around Charleston have dropped into the lower 80s in the creeks, while in the ocean it is still about 84 degrees.  The creeks are full of shrimp and finger mullet.

It’s all about the redfish right now for Redfin Charters (843-277-5255), and Captain Erven Roper reports

July 30

Morning surface water temperatures around Charleston are in the upper 80s.  The creeks are full of shrimp and finger mullet.

Despite the summer heat the inshore flounder fishing continues to be pretty outstanding, and Redfin Charters (843-277-5255) reports

July 16

Morning surface water temperatures around Charleston are about 86 degrees.

Inshore fishing has overall gotten tougher, but Captain Rob Bennett (843-367-3777) reports

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