Hilton Head Island Fishing

Hilton Head Island Fishing

Hilton Head Island is a gorgeous community in South Carolina. Although South Carolina has a long stretch of coast along the Atlantic Ocean, few areas are better developed than Hilton Head Island. In fact, this is a worldwide tourist destination that is recognized as one of the best places to vacation on the planet. The beaches are spectacular. The golf courses are world-class. The fishing is top notch.

Inshore fishing around Hilton Head Island can be very productive in the backwaters of the estuaries. Common catches include Black Drum, Flounder, Red Drum, Tarpon and Spotted Trout. Closer to the inlet and beaches, good Bluefish, Cobia, and Spanish Mackerel can be found.

Going a little farther from the shoreline will open up your possibilities. Nearshore Hilton Head Island fishing is also quite appealing. With the many wrecks and reefs you can expect Amberjacks, Barracuda, and King Mackerel. On bottom you can find Black Seabass and many different species of Grouper and Snapper.

Offshore fishing Hilton Head Island, you can catch Blackfin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Mahi-mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish and Wahoo. With so many options, it is clear that Hilton Head Island fishing offers something for everyone.

Top Hilton Head Island Fishing Spots

Charles C. Haigh, Jr. Fishing Pier
4/9/2013 12:00:13 AM - Located on Pinckney Island on MacKay Creek and the Intracoastal Waterway. There is no fee for parking and it is open year round.

Betsy Ross Reef
5/8/2011 12:30:32 AM - The Betsy Ross Reef is about 20 miles out of the Port Royal Sound. Many species of fish hang out here, including Red snapper, black sea bass, grouper, barracuda, king macker

Parris Island Reef
5/8/2011 12:30:32 AM - 1) NE Reef Buoy 32 18.900 080 42.358 2) NW Reef Buoy 32 18.900 080 42.608 3) SE Reef Buoy 32 18.716 080 42.358 4) SW Reef Buoy 32 18.717 080 42.608 Parris Island Reef

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Latest Hilton Head Island Fishing Reports

10/20/2021 5:09:54 PM - test

Bull reds all over turtle island!!
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Hilton Head Island Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 7 - 11 AM on Sunday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Hilton Head Island, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Atlantic Tarpon - 33.33% Catch Rate
    Atlantic Tarpon

  2. Red Drum - 33.33% Catch Rate
    Red Drum

  3. Mahi-mahi - 33.33% Catch Rate

  4. Recommedations above based on 29 local reports and 3 species of fish for October in Hilton Head Island.

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Top Hilton Head Island Fishing Charters & Guides

Hilton Head Fishing Adventures
Enjoy a day of light tackle fishing on the waters of Hilton Head, South Carolina with inshore fishing guide Captain Charlie Beadon.

Bulldog Charters
Fish and ride in comfort on a 32 ft sportfishing boat equipped with a clean bathroom, plenty of cushioned seating, and shade from the sun. With over 25 years of local charter fishing experience in Hilton Head Island, Captain Christiaan is a 2nd gener

Live Oac Fishing Charters
Inshore and Nearshore Coastal Fishing in Hilton Head Island, SC

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Top Hilton Head Island Bait & Tackle Stores

Blue Water Bait & Tackle

Southern Drawl Outfitters
At the gateway to Hilton Head Island and centrally located next to the finest and most storied fisheries of Beaufort County, Southern Drawl Outfitters is the premier destination of anglers all over the Lowcountry. With a full selection of rods, reels

Tybee Island Marina

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Top Hilton Head Island Marinas

Bull River Marina
Bull River Marina offers short-long dockage, water taxi service to Daufuskie & local islands, boat tours, convenience store, and boat rentals. Best view!

Tybee Island Marina

Safe Harbor Port Royal
Firmly anchored in an atmosphere of southern hospitality, Safe Harbor Port Royal is a charming mix of lowcountry culture and boating lifestyle. The marina's renowned personalized service blends with upscale amenities including complimentary acces

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