Fishing in Myrtle Beach, SC is as typical for a North Myrtle Beach vacation as apple pie is for Americana. The waters surrounding the Myrtle Beach, SC area are diverse and the catch couldn’t be better.
Myrtle Beach fishing includes freshwater, saltwater, deep water and shallow water. There are rivers, creeks, bays, inlets and of course, the Atlantic Ocean. Myrtle Beach fishing might include head boats, jon boats, pontoon boats, charter boats and boat rentals. Go fishing inshore and go fishing offshore. Fly fish on the water’s surface during your North Myrtle Beach vacation or try bottom fishing for the big guys that live deep down. In the North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach area you can fish from a pier, from shore and from a bank. The area features artificial reefs, piers, boat ramps and the Intracoastal Waterway. Wade into the water and go fishing or perch yourself on a fallen log. Whatever your fishing desire, it can likely happen during your North Myrtle Beach vacation.
With all of these options and all of this water in the North Myrtle Beach, SC area it is no wonder that Myrtle Beach has some of the best fishing. All you need to do before you go fishing is decide what kind of fishing you most enjoy. Do you have your own fishing equipment or will you need to rent rod and reels?
Remember that in the Myrtle Beach area fishing means more than reeling in a nice flounder, grouper or snapper. Fishing can also mean harvesting oysters, clams, shrimp and crabs. Black sea bass, snapper, dolphin, wahoo and king mackerel are among the most common types of fish caught in the surrounding Myrtle Beach waters. In the Gulf Stream you can land a vermillion snapper and giant sea bass. And nighttime fishing might yield black tip sharks and tiger sharks.
You do not always need a fishing license to go fishing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A fishing license is not required when you fish from a pier or if you hire a charter or fish from a rental boat.
Saltwater fishing licenses are required for those 16 years old and up who want to harvest oysters and clams and for those fishing saltwater from private boats.
Recent fees for non-resident fishing licenses follow:
These are but a handful of the businesses in and around North Myrtle Beach, SC that offer fishing charters or boat rentals. There are so many from which you can choose.
Book your North Myrtle Beach fishing vacation today! Elliott Beach Rentals can accommodate a fishing vacation for two or 32! We have highly trained professional reservation specialists who are available to answer your North Myrtle Beach fishing vacation questions. Call now!