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Old 01-31-2012, 10:36 AM
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Advice - Charleston, SC week of April 8, 2012

My wife and I will be visiting Charleston, SC the week of April 8, 2012 for a little R&R, and hopefully a little fishing too! This is my first visit to this area, but I'm eager to see what I can dredge up with a fly or light tackle. Can anyone kindly recommend in-shore areas that might be easily accessible to a visiting angler? Alternatively, is it worth renting a boat or hiring a guide to reach otherwise inaccessible areas? Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Cheers!
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Tough area to fish on your own for the first time. Hiring a guide is a good idea and the on mentioned below is highly recommended. I've only fished it twice, with a friend. Both times I was there were in May and we had excellent fishing.
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As no surprise, I agree with Onshore on the guide. During the winter, reds will school up in large tight schools. Two things that will be a challenge on your own, finding them, and then not spooking them. Both can be mitigated to some degree with a good guide.
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Thanks for the advice

Thanks all for the advice. I will definitely hire a guide based on your recommendations. I'm looking forward to my visit, and a little time on the water.

Cheers,

Steve
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