MAR 18 2016

Coastal Shark Tagging Initiative

Last month, the Folly Beach City Council proposed a new ordinance that would ban fishing for sharks near the Folly Beach pier out of fear of shark fishing endangering swimmers. The ordinance, that went on to pass this month, gained heavy criticism in the community. Among the critics, was the nonprofit organization Coastal Shark Tagging … Continue reading Coastal Shark Tagging Initiative

FEB 24 2016

Shark Fishing Ban off Folly Pier

All along the Folly Beach pier there are signs warning people that fishing for sharks is banned. These signs, however, are not always effective. Mark Patrick of Charleston County Parks says that, despite the signs, they still receive inquiries about shark fishing as well as catching some people continuing to target the sharks at the … Continue reading Shark Fishing Ban off Folly Pier

JAN 25 2016

Charleston Charter Fishing

It’s said time and time again that even for the people out there who have traveled the world there’s just something about Folly Beach. Capt. Geoff Bennett is no exception. Bennett’s fished in the waters off of New Zealand and Belize, but he always found himself coming back to Folly Beach because even he will … Continue reading Charleston Charter Fishing

NOV 02 2015

November Fishing Report

Given the unprecedented amount of rains that flooded the low-country at the beginning of October, you might have thought fishing would have been off for quite some time. We were very pleasantly surprised that fishing had returned to its usual Fall self quickly. Anglers can expect an excellent November with hungry fish eating aggressively in … Continue reading November Fishing Report

JUN 09 2014

June Fishing Report

After a few cold and slow months, our fishery has turned the corner and the bite is back. The water is full of bait and the fish are on the attack. Whether you are casting lures and popping corks or just fishing bait on the bottom, you are sure to run into something! When you … Continue reading June Fishing Report

APR 30 2014

May Fishing Report

“Wind again?” was a familiar refrain over the past few weeks. Even blustery weather couldn’t hold back warmer water temperatures and the arrival of bait. Seasonal species like Spanish mackerel, shark and bluefish were right behind. In spite of the breezy days, anglers have a lot to look forward to over the coming months. As … Continue reading May Fishing Report

APR 04 2014

April Fishing Report

Lots of cold days and nights during March kept thoughts of traditional Spring fishing on the back burner. With highs in the 70s forecast over the next ten days, let’s hope we have turned the corner. Warmer water temperatures should bring out the trout bite while anglers can still target redfish in big schools. Unlike … Continue reading April Fishing Report

MAR 04 2014

March Fishing Report

It has been a long cold Winter but warmer times have started to come around and it’s a great time to fish on Folly Beach. During many charters, it never got much out of the 30s and those were hard earned fish. After a run of days with highs in the 70s, it’s easy to … Continue reading March Fishing Report

NOV 06 2013

November Fishing Report

There are lots of options of how to spend your free time during this season. Fishing now competes with football and hunting as top choices for things to do. I assure you that fishing is so good right now that a decision to cast a line is worthy of your consideration. Knowing that food will … Continue reading November Fishing Report

OCT 04 2013

October Fishing Report

The best months of fishing have arrived! Fishing has been excellent and should continue to improve. As the summer seasonal species have departed, redfish and trout return to being the primary targets. Whether it’s with artificial lures, live bait or cut bait, you’ll have no problem attracting the fish. Get out there and take advantage … Continue reading October Fishing Report

SEP 04 2013

September Fishing Report

What a pleasant change – August, while full of sun, had seasonally cooler weather instead of blazing heat. Lower temperatures translated into better fishing, even in the afternoon. The August trout bite was one of the best in recent memory. As the water temperature begins to trend lower, expect fishing to improve further as fish … Continue reading September Fishing Report

AUG 02 2013

August Fishing Report

August has arrived bringing great fishing accompanied by some warm weather. Anglers will want to fish early and late in the day for the best action. There are lots of different styles of fishing and if you choose the right ones you can stay cool and beat the heat.   If you are starting early, … Continue reading August Fishing Report

JUL 09 2013

July Fishing Report

July is a great time of year to be fishing because there are so many options. The traditional targets, redfish and trout, are plentiful and active. Sharks are lurking to really give your arms a workout while ladyfish make your drag scream as they fly acrobatically through the air. Bait is easily accessible with a … Continue reading July Fishing Report

JUN 04 2013

June Fishing Report

Great fishing conditions are finally consistently here! Weeks full of sunny weather and warm temperatures have made our fishery come alive. Bait is everywhere and eager fish are chasing it down. Anglers have a whole host of options now that our seasonal species have arrived to compliment the traditional targets of redfish and trout. It’s … Continue reading June Fishing Report

MAY 02 2013

May Fishing Report

“Just another couple weeks” has become a familiar refrain as anglers wait for the colder weather to break and for normal temperatures to arrive. The water temperature is slowly starting to warm and it’s no coincidence that seasonal species like shark are appearing.  With our waters beginning to teem with baitfish, get ready for fishing … Continue reading May Fishing Report