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AHQ Report - Hilton Head

February 27

Inshore surface water temperatures around Hilton Head range from about 56-59, and on days when there has been no recent wind or rain clarity is very good. 

Weather conditions have been inconsistent for inshore fishing, but Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports

February 17

Inshore surface water temperatures around Hilton Head range from about 56-62, and with recent rains and big tides visibility is only fair. 

Conditions continue to be a little tough for sight-fishing, but Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports

January 29

Inshore surface water temperatures around Hilton Head have fallen into the mid-50s, and with rains last week and then a lot of wind clarity is below average for this time of year. 

Even though there has been tough weather for sight-fishing, Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports

January 15

Inshore surface water temperatures around Hilton Head are up to the low 60s, and even though clarity has not been great because of winds and high tides the water is starting to clear again. 

The warming months of March and April are typically two of the toughest months of the year for catching redfish around Hilton Head, but Captain Kai Williams (843-816-7475) reports

December 24

Inshore surface water temperatures around Hilton Head are about 57 degrees. The water has been extremely clear although recent wind and rains have dirtied it a bit.

It continues to be an excellent time to catch redfish in Hilton Head, and Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports

December 11

Inshore surface water temperatures around Hilton Head range from about 56 to 59, and clarity is very good when there are not extreme tides or strong winds.

This is the best time of the year to catch redfishin Hilton Head, and Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports

Last week Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reported that fishing for redfish had been pretty tough on recent trips, but anglers on his boat must have started “holding their mouths right” since then because on recent trips they have had some nice catches.  On the dropping tide Coach has found cooperative redfish on the main […]
Continuing this week’s trend of reminding fishermen that guiding can be hard work, Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports that all this crazy weather has the Hilton Head-area fish in an unpredictable pattern.  While Hilton Head did not get the crazy flooding that areas further north experienced, fresh water inflows did dirty the water.  It […]
With water temperatures usually as high as they will get all year, August can be a tough time to fish in South Carolina.  Luckily for Beaufort-area fishermen, however, even though it’s hot redfish are still feeding very well.  In fact, Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) in Beaufort reports that tailing activity on the flood tide has been […]
Despite the hot air and water temperatures, Captain Dan “Fishin’ Coach” Utley (843-368-2126) reports that inshore action has been strong in the Hilton Head area. Redfish have been hard to locate on high water, but once the tide is leaving the marsh small schools of spottails have been holding around shell banks extending from the shoreline […]
Inshore: Bay Street Outfitters (843-524-5250) in Beaufort reports that redfish are chasing shrimp in the creeks. Fish can be caught on shrimp and mullet, with live mud minnows not producing as well but still catching a few fish. On cloudy days there has been some topwater activity early on Zara Spooks and Gurgler flies on the […]

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