Frequently Asked Questions About Fishing in Myrtle Beach

fishingQ: What type of bait works best for Myrtle Beach inshore and deep sea fishing?
A: When it comes to deep sea fishing, live bait is the most effective option. Live shrimp, squid, and small crustaceans are popular choices that attract big gamefish like grouper and snapper.

If this type of bait isn’t available, artificial lures can also be successful in imitating prey and attracting predators like bluefish and mackerel. Captain Smiley’s Fishing Charters provides all needed bait depending on the type of fishing you will be doing.

Q: What is the cost of a deep sea fishing charter?
A: The cost of a deep sea fishing charter in Grand Strand can vary depending on factors such as the size and type of boat, duration of the trip, and whether it’s a private or shared charter. It’s important to shop around and compare rates from different providers to ensure you get the best deal.

Q: Is a license to fish required for inshore and deep sea fishing?
A: Yes, a recreational saltwater fishing license is required for inshore and deep sea fishing activities in Myrtle Beach. Individuals 16 years old or older must obtain a valid permit from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). With that said, Captain Smiley’s Fishing Carters provide all needed license.

Q: How far offshore do you need to go to catch the best deep sea fish in Atlantic near Myrtle Beach?
A: To have the best deep sea fishing experience, it’s often necessary to go beyond the shoreline and venture into deeper waters. The distance will vary depending on factors such as water temperature, the type of fish you’re targeting, and their preferred environment. You may want to consider inshore fishing also.

Captain Smiley Fishing Charters provides everything you need for a great deep sea fishing or inshore trip. Call us today to schedule your next trip or book online.

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Captain Smiley Fishing Charters LLC.
4495 Baker St
Little River, SC 29566
(843) 361-7445


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