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AHQ Report - South Grand Strand

October 7

Surface water temperatures are about 73 degrees in Murrells Inlet. Shrimp and finger mullet are prolific, and 7-8 inch mullet as well as huge 2-3 pound fish are migrating down the beaches. 

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live shrimp, live fiddler crabs, blood worms, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. 

The strong fall fishing expected to arrive soon by the last report has gotten to the south end of the Grand Strand, and Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

September 16

Water temperatures are still in the low to mid-80s in Murrells Inlet. Mullet and shrimp are both everywhere and early indications are that it is a good baiting season.

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live shrimp, live fiddler crabs, blood worms, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. 

It’s not that the fishing is bad on the south end of the Grand Strand, but Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

August 27

Water temperatures are in the low to mid-80s in Murrells Inlet.  Bait is abundant and mullet have started to migrate down the beaches. 

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live shrimp, live fiddler crabs, blood worms, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. 

Water temperatures have cooled off just a bit in Murrells Inlet, and Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

July 23

Water temperatures are about 88 degrees in Murrells Inlet.  

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live shrimp, live fiddler crabs, blood worms, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. 

Water temperatures are about as hot as they have ever been in Murrells Inlet, and Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

July 2

Water temperatures are in the low-80s in Murrells Inlet. Water is pretty dirty off the beach but just offshore it is very clean. 

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live shrimp (most days), live fiddler crabs, blood worms, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits.  

Even though it’s July the summer doldrums have definitely not arrived, and Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

June 15

Water temperatures are around about 80 in Murrells Inlet, and rain has again dirtied up the water.

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live shrimp (most days), live fiddler crabs, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. Live finger mullet should be available later this month. 

From inshore to offshore the fishing this June is pretty outstanding, and Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

May 28

Water temperatures are in the mid-70s around Murrells Inlet, and after a tropical storm yesterday for right now the water is very muddy.

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live shrimp, live fiddler crabs, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. Live finger mullet should be available this month. 

It’s hard to write a fishing report the day after a tropical storm, but Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

May 14

Water temperatures are in the low 70s around Murrells Inlet but should rise rapidly over the next few days.

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live fiddler crabs, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. Live shrimp are day-to-day but soon they should be available all the time. 

April 30

Inshore water temperatures around Georgetown are about 70 degrees. 

There are fish to be caught inshore in the Georgetown area, but Captain Fred Rourk (843-241-4767) reports

April 15

Water temperatures are up-and-down in Murrells Inlet, but range from the upper 60s to lower 70s.

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live fiddler crabs, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits.

The flounder bite continues to get better, and Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reports

April 1

Water temperatures are up-and-down in Murrells Inlet, but generally in the mid-60s. 

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live fiddler crabs, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits.

The early flounder bite continues to get better, and Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reporting

March 26

Water temperatures have just reached 60 degrees in Murrells Inlet. Even though the water is still fairly clear with a blue tint, wind and releasing stringy grass are dirtying it up some.  

Baisch Boys Bait and Tackle (843-651-1915) has regular and jumbo mud minnows, live finger mullet, live fiddler crabs, fresh shrimp, salt clam, and a full range of frozen baits. 

The early flounder bite continues to improve, with Captain J Baisch (843-902-0356) reporting

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