Deep-sea fishing in the Atlantic requires a tactical approach. But it won’t take long to know enough to put yourself in a position for an incredible experience. Myrtle Beach is a great place to do just that.
Conditions change by season, but the goal remains the same: Land that trophy fish.
We’ll cover the best times to go, what to expect in different seasons, and what bites along the Grand Strand. Ready to get out on the open ocean and test yourself against beautiful beasts of the sea? Check out this post first.
Why do we love deep-sea fishing?
It’s pure excitement, and unique from any other fishing discipline. Getting out on the open sea is an event in itself, to see sites you wouldn’t normally see. The species out there aren’t common to have encountered. And there’s a serenity of escaping the crowds on the beach for a personal challenge.
When’s the best time to go deep-sea fishing in Myrtle Beach?
Spring, summer, and fall are great, especially when Blue Marlin arrives. The Grand Strand has plenty of charter services available. Coastal waters are warmer than the deep sea. So, if you stay closer to shore, you could land Yellowfin Tuna starting in February.
IF YOU FISH IN THE SPRING: A nice time for bottom feeders, such as:
IF YOU FISH IN THE SUMMER: It’s busy, but this is prime season. Look for:
IF YOU FISH IN THE FALL: You’ll see a different circumstance because of cooling waters. Prime for autumn for:
Which are other prized species for deep-sea fishing?
Many in the area make for a spirited fight, including:
What should I bring when deep-sea fishing in Myrtle Beach?
Count on your charter captain or service to provide all you need to fish. Here are things you should pack:
Who should I call to go deep-sea fishing in Myrtle Beach?
There are several local outfits. Here are some of the most popular:
THE SALTY HOOKER FISHING CHARTERS: Take to the seas in a 28ft Mako center console with room for six. Packages start at $600.
Where should I stay when deep-sea fishing in Myrtle Beach?
The crew at Caribbean Resort does all it can to ensure your best stay possible. You’ll stay right on the boardwalk, for loads of entertainment for your land-lover side, too. Check the weather forecast and choose your accommodations today.