Fishing Reports from the North Myrtle Beach/Little River area

 Sarah Gagliardo

North Myrtle – Winter 2016 – 2017

North Myrtle – Winter 2016 – 2017

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that with water in the mid-50s, the speckled trout bite is great and should continue until at least January. MirrOlures and curly tail grubs on 1/4 oz. jig heads work great on the trout, and they seem to also favor artificial shrimp baits, like DOA and Vudu. Those […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

North Myrtle – November 17, 2016

North Myrtle – November 17, 2016

Mark, of Shallow Minded Guide Fishing, reports that the speckled trout bite has been on fire in the Myrtle Beach area. Vudu shrimp under a popping cork, or live shrimp if you can find them, have tempted bites from this seasonal favorite. The black drum bite has also picked up quite a bit, with shrimp […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

North Myrtle Beach – October 27, 2016

North Myrtle Beach – October 27, 2016

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that the inshore bite has picked back up after the storm. Anglers are connecting with small “rat” reds, speckled trout, and black drum. Anglers looking to target the trout and drum should use live or dead shrimp, and the red drum will take live or cut menhaden. Trout […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

North Myrtle – October 13, 2016

North Myrtle – October 13, 2016

Mark, of Shallow Minded Fishing Charters, reports that fishing the past week has been some of the best red drum fishing of the year. Every fish caught was over-slot, and anglers looking to target the big reds should cast lines around the Little River Inlet. Use live or cut pogies on a 1.5 oz. Carolina […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

North Myrtle – September 29, 2016

North Myrtle – September 29, 2016

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that there are a few speckled trout in the area, and the fish can be targeted using popping corks and live shrimp. Small redfish have also been hooked in similar areas, although they are all undersized (between 15-17”). There are flounder in the area, legal size and up, […]

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