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