Wow did we get some wind the past week. 25 mph make for tough fishing but I had folks who wanted to beat it and we did. There seems to be a good number of trout around. Using spinning rods with a DOA shrimp has been the ticket! Plenty of fish and no one fishing for them make for a fun day. Reds are about in some good numbers as well and despite the winds we have been able to bust some lips. Cobia on the other hand suck!!! I have been giving them a quick look here and there with not even one sighting. I’m not hearing of anyone doing well a few fish here and there but not worth wasting the gas nor the time looking. Things could break loose, but the funny thing is I have not seen any Menhaden in the Broad river. Usually I will come across a few bait balls, not this year. All in all it been a good spring as long as you versatile. Don’t just go looking for one species take advantage of whats around and you will have a fun day catching plenty of fish.
Hilton Head, Savannah Fly and Spin fishing Charters
Capt. Scott Wagner
I have been fishing the Georgia and South Carolina Coast for 30 years and guiding full time for 20 plus years. What you will get from me is a quality fishing trip, whether with fly rod or spinning tackle that is always a long time on the water for the rate. My half days run more like 5-6 hours and full days are over 8 hours. 4 hours on a half day just isn't long enough to fish. What you will not get from me is a quick trip to spots 5 minutes away that are fished heavily so can make it back to the dock in time for my next trip. I have guided through out the southeast as well as Alaska and the Bahamas. I have been instrumental in developing shallow water sight casting in Georgia and South Carolina and have been the first to introduce Tarpon fishing on fly rod to South Carolina and Georgia!! View all posts by Capt. Scott Wagner