inshore fishingCommon Questions about Inshore Fishing

You will have many questions if you’ve never tried inshore fishing. What should you do if the storm hits your boat? What should you do if your stomach is aching? These are questions that often pop up and have a valid reason. People often feel anxious about their first trip because they are far away from home.

Are these questions running in your head? You’re in the right place! We will address common questions regarding inshore fishing in Myrtle Beach in this article:

What You Should Know About Inshore Fishing

What should I do if seasickness strikes?

Some people can withstand motion sickness. Others might be more susceptible. You might be concerned about how to deal with seasickness while fishing. There are many remedies.

First, eat only light foods. Avoid oily and greasy foods such as bacon, pancakes, and other fried foods. Avoid acidic foods such as oranges. They can cause nausea. Avoid alcohol consumption during and prior to the trip if you enjoy drinking. To help with motion sickness, you can bring an over-the-counter medication.


How long does a fishing trip last?

Fishing trips can take anywhere from 4 hours to several days. It all depends on what package you select. The average inshore fishing trip takes between eight and ten hours for day trips, and three to four days for extended trips.

What happens when it rains?

Weather is unpredictable. You should not be concerned about the possibility of the boat sinking in a storm. These fishing charter boats are comfortable and designed for safety. The captain of the boat can ensure everyone is safe and comfortable on the charter boat.

If the storm was really severe, captains and crew would know to stay at sea.

What is the distance to inshore fishing?

People who go charter fishing often ask the captain how far the boat will go for an inshore fishing trip. This question is usually asked for two reasons. It could be because they are afraid of the water. They might also be excited to catch game fish in the blue, clear sea. No matter the reason, most boats will go at least fifteen miles offshore to catch inshore fish.

What should I bring?

If you wish to bring back fillets, we recommend that bring a ziplock bag. Don’t forget to bring some drinks, lunch, snacks and sunscreen.

What are the services offered?

All you need for saltwater fishing including rod, reels, bait, tackle and a fishing license. Great service and fish cleaning with a great attitude

Why and what should I tip the captain

Crew members receive tips and a daily wage, just like waiters or waitresses. While tips are not mandatory, it is customary for crew members to be tipped 20% for excellent service.

Is it for one person or the entire group?

Our prices page lists the price for the entire group. Your group can include up to six people. We do not allow you to be grouped with others because this is a private charter. The captain will be the only person in your group.

Can I have more people than 6?

No, we cannot take more than 6 people, regardless of whether they’re fishing. This is not our policy, but it is the way that U.S. Coast Guard gives licenses to private charters.

This type of license is used by most private charters. You can charter multiple boats if you have more than 6 people. We can help organize multiple boats for large groups.

If we have only a few people, can we share a chart with another group?

Split fishing charters in Myrtle Beach have been tried in the past, but 90% of the times they didn’t work out. Split charters can lead to the cancellation of one party and the ruining of your plans.

There is also the possibility of being paired up with someone who has different goals or ideas than you. You might find yourself in a situation where your group is fighting for their lives, and you can sit back and watch.

We have had to deal with these situations on split trips so we decided to concentrate exclusively on private charters. We can provide the best service possible to make your trip unforgettable. You can book a private charter by yourself and you will catch all the fish.

Why choose Captain Smiley Fishing Charters LLC. ?

We believe you should give us a shot because we love fishing. Fishing is our full-time job. We have no side jobs, and we did not wait to retire to make fishing our full-time career. Deep sea fishing can only be a full-time job if you are able to fish every day that the ocean conditions permit.

We understand the importance of being customer-friendly. We enjoy seeing people have fun on their fishing trips with our company. While out on the water, we offer guidance and encouragement. We have many repeat customers and excellent reviews because of this.

Fourth, we believe we are the best. Although this is an bold statement, we believe that no one offers a better charter fishing experience than us. We are looking forward to having the chance to prove it.

Inshore fishing is something that our young children can do. Which trip would you choose?

Families with children fishing trips are a joy for us. It is so much fun and fulfilling to be able to guide a child in fishing, and give them a lifetime of love for this ocean.

We want our younger children to have a fun day. We ensure that the forecast calls for calm to mild seas. You can choose one of our port excursions if the seas are too rough. Deep sea fishing can cause motion sickness. Parents don’t like to see their children feel so miserable. We have found that many children are able to deal with motion sickness much better than adults.

When bringing children with you, it is important to be flexible about what fish to catch. We recommend that kids use smaller rigs if they are not able to fish for big trophy fish. This will allow them to drop down and catch sea bass, snappers, trigger fishes, grunts, and other fish.

Many parents believe that a full-day trip is too long for their children. In reality, the parents are always tired before the children. It’s like a day at the amusement parks. The kids get tired and fall asleep, and the parents get a rest.

Can we be sure to catch fish?

While we can guarantee our efforts, fishing is still fishing. We cannot control the many factors the ocean presents. Our Captains are excellent and catch fish almost every time. We want everyone to have an unforgettable experience. That’s why we guarantee that we will never stop trying to make it happen!

Are we allowed to choose the type of fish we want?

We will do our best to catch the species you desire. However, it is always better to allow the captain to take you fishing for the hot species. We love to catch everything, and we love to hear the drag scream as well as see the rods bend. We think every fish is amazing!

Do you always catch fish?

We usually catch many nice fish on every trip, whether it is a full-day or a half-day. Although we don’t often get skunked, it happens. That is why fishing is not called catching. Weather permitting, our captains fish almost every day so that we know where the best place to catch fish. We are full-time captains so we talk to each other daily about the best fishing spots. We will tell you honestly what fishing was like on a fishing trip and what you can expect to catch.

The Takeaway

You have nothing to worry about on your inshore charter. Everything will be taken care of, from your health to your fishing experience. These worries will disappear once you are out on the open water fishing for game fish, and maybe a trophy. You might find yourself booking another charter to enjoy the same experience again.

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Do you want to charter a fishing boat? For the ultimate fishing experience, we can arrange inshore fishing trips! Book your Fishing Charter today with Captain Smiley Fishing Charters LLC.!

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

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