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AHQ Report - North Grand Strand

December 2

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River are about 58 degrees and the water is pretty clear. In skinny water it appears to be gin clear.   

It’s been really good inshore fishing for black drum and redfish on the north end of the South Carolina Grand Strand, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

November 19

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River dropped to about 54 degrees.

The trout fishing is still on fire on the north end of the South Carolina Grand Strand, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

November 12

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River dropped to about 59 degrees but have now rebounded to about 62. 

This is the prime time for trout fishing on the north end of the South Carolina Grand Strand, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

November 4

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River are 68 degrees and on the incoming tide the water is a pretty blue. 

The trout fishing is picking up on the north end of the South Carolina Grand Strand, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

October 20

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River are 74 degrees and bait including mullet is everywhere.   

Fall fishing has arrived to the north end of the South Carolina coast, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

October 7

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River are 78 degrees. 

While much of the action has been in the inlet, Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

September 29

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River are about 77 degrees. 

It’s a really good time to fish in the Little River area, and from inshore to the inlet to the beaches to nearshore it’s getting to be a strong fall bite. Perhaps the most exciting bite is in the Little River Inlet,

September 17

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River have dropped in the upper 70s. 

The North Carolina flounder season ended this week, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

September 2

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River have dropped to about 82 degrees and with all the wind clarity has dropped. 

Because the north end of the South Carolina Grand Strand pushes up against the North Carolina border, when it makes sense Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) likes

August 25

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River are in the mid-80s. 

This week there’s no doubt the hot bite on the north end of the Grand Strand is for redfish, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

August 5

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River are around 84 degrees. 

It’s been a good week for trout on the rocks out at the jetties, and Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

July 28

Inshore surface water temperatures around Little River have dropped a little to about 83 degrees. There is tons of bait around including shrimp, mullet and more.

One major change this week is that Captain Patrick “Smiley” Kelly (843-361-7445) reports

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