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Fishing in Mount Pleasant

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Wrecks, Reefs, And Ledges

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Mount Pleasant

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

8 Hour Blackfin Tuna

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30 ft 1 - 4 People $$$
Fishing in Charleston

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Charleston

Charleston Nearshore Fishing

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Charleston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Reef Fishing - 35’ Everglades

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35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for Charleston Deep Sea Offshore in Charleston

Head out with Captain Darius for an action-packed day of fishing on the beautiful South Carolina coast! The Gulf Stream in the offshore waters of Charleston is perfect for chasing after some prized Atlantic fish! On the 6-hour trip, Captain Darius will bring you 20-30 miles offshore to productive fishing grounds where you'll be bottom fishing for Black Sea Bass, Triggerfish, Sheepshead, Red and Vermilion Snapper, and Grouper. If you go for the 8-hour trip, you can venture 30-50 miles offshore where you'll start to see Mahi-Mahi and maybe even some billfish. Either way, you can bet on doing a lot of catching. Just let Captain Darius know what you want to catch and he'll take you to the prime spots and get you set up the best methods! You'll be aboard Captain Darius's 24' Seafox 248 Commander center console with enough room for 6 anglers. Powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine, she'll have no problem getting you to the prime fishing spots! This vessel comes equipped with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Multimedia System, on board Bathroom and Ice Box to store your catches. You'll get to take any keepers home for a tasty meal! Captain Darius will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures and fishing licenses. He will even provide a tasty lunch for an additional fee. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Head out to the Gulf Stream with Captain Darius! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Charleston Deep Sea Offshore

100% (1)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for Inshore fishing - 24’ Blazer Bay in Charleston

Head out with Captain Johnston for a memorable fishing adventure in the Charleston inshores! With its harbor and array of canals and rivers, the Charleston inshores are a great spot to go after some of the picture-worthy fish that South Carolina is known for without too long of a trek. On this 4, 6 or 8-hour trip, Captain Johnston will motor you out into Charleston Harbor or the nearby canals where you'll be targeting Redfish, Blacktip Sharks, Bonnethead Sharks, and maybe even Tarpon in the summer months, and Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder and more in the colder months. You'll be fishing with light tackle and choosing from a selection of live bait or artificial lures. Captain Johnston has years of experience in these waters and he's sure to get your rod set up with what the fish are biting! You'll be aboard Captain Johnston's 24' Blazer Bay center console with a capacity for 6 anglers. Powered by a 300 HP Mercury engine, she'll have no problem taking you to the prime inshore fishing spots! This vessel comes equipped with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Johnston will even clean any tasty keepers for you to take home! Captain Johnston will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Come get some tasty fish with Captain Johnston in the Charleston inshores! Read More

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Charleston

Inshore Fishing - 24’ Blazer Bay

100% (4)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for 3/4 Day Nearshore Fishing Frenzy! in Charleston

Fuel is included in the price! Come aboard with Captain Johnston for an exciting day fishing the Charleston nearshores! The nearshore waters of Charleston are home to plenty of fish-rich reefs and wrecks that are great for picking up some prized Atlantic fish. On this 6 hour trip, Captain Johnston will motor you out into the Charleston Harbor jetties or some nearshore reefs and wrecks where you'll be targeting Redfish, Blacktip Sharks, Bonnethead Sharks, and maybe even Tarpon in the summer months, and Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder and more in the colder months. You'll be fishing with light tackle and choosing from a selection of live bait or artificial lures. Captain Johnston has years of experience in these waters and he's sure to get your rod set up with what the fish are biting! Captain Johnston will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Come get some tasty fish with Captain Johnston in the Charleston nearshores! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Charleston

3/4 Day Nearshore Fishing Frenzy!

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45 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for Reef Fishing - 35’ Everglades in Charleston

Head out with Captain Johnston for an exciting day of fishing the scenic South Carolina reefs! The offshore reefs of Charleston are home to plenty of species of fish that are sure to keep you entertained for hours. On this 8-hour trip, Captain Johnston will bring you 30 miles offshore where you'll post up in the reefs and go after some prized Atlantic fish such as Amberjack, Barracuda, Black Seabass, Cobia, Goliath Grouper, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Spadefish, Spanish Mackerel, and Triggerfish. You'll be targeting these fish using various methods such as bottom fishing, heavy tackle, light tackle and trolling. Whether you want to fish with a rod in your hands or relax while the boat does most of the work, Captain Johnston will have you covered. He has years of experience in these waters and he's sure to get your rod set up with what the fish are biting! You'll be aboard Captain Johnston's 35' Everglades center console with a capacity for 6 anglers. Powered by three 300 HP Mercury engines, she'll shred through the offshore waters with ease to take you to where the fish are biting! This vessel comes equipped with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Fighting Chair, Outriggers, on board Bathroom and Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Johnston will even clean any tasty keepers for you to take home! Captain Johnston will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Head out to the deep waters with Captain Johnston! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Reef Fishing - 35’ Everglades

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35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Folly Beach
Fishing in Folly Beach
Fishing in Folly Beach
trip description for Inshore and Backwaters in Folly Beach

Hop on board with Captain Conner for an exciting day of fishing the flats! Conveniently located in the middle of plentiful, winding waterways, and the Atlantic Ocean, it's safe to say there's no shortage of fish in John's Island. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Conner will take you through John's Island inshore locations, such as the Stono River, where you'll be going after Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Flounder, Ladyfish, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, and Speckled Trout. You can use light tackle with artificial lures or live bait, or even fly fish if you want to. Whichever method you choose, Captain Conner will get your rod set up with what the fish are biting! Whether you're a beginner or experienced angler, Captain Conner will give you all the instruction you need to attract some fish. You’ll be fishing aboard a maneuverable skiff boat that can fit up to 3 anglers. Equipped with a wireless trolling motor, this vessel will have no problem getting you into hard-to-reach waters. Captain Conner will provide all rods, reels, tackle, fishing licenses, water, and snacks. He'll have an ice-filled cooler ready to go and will even do some photography for you! All you need to bring is sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, and a hat if you need one. Come aboard with Captain Conner and catch some fish! Read More

Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Folly Beach

Inshore And Backwaters

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18 ft 1 - 2 People $$
Fishing in Folly Beach
Fishing in Folly Beach
Fishing in Folly Beach
trip description for Inshore Fly Fishing in Folly Beach

Hop on board with Captain Conner for an exciting day of fishing the flats! Conveniently located in the middle of plentiful winding waterways and the Atlantic Ocean, it's safe to say there's no shortage of fish in John's Island. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Conner will take you through John's Island inshore such as the Stono River where you'll be going after some Black Drum, Bonnethead Shark, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. This trip will be focused on fly fishing but you can also use light tackle if you want. Captain Conner will get your rod set up with what the fish are biting for whichever method you choose! Whether you're a beginner or experienced angler, Captain Conner will give you all the instruction you need to attract some fish. You’ll be fishing aboard a maneuverable skiff boat that can fit up to 2 anglers. Equipped with a wireless trolling motor, this vessel will have no problem getting you into hard-to-reach waters. Captain Conner will provide all rods, reels, tackle, fishing licenses, water, and snacks. He'll have an ice-filled cooler ready to go and will even do some photography for you! All you need to bring is sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, and a hat if you need one. Come aboard with Captain Conner and catch some fish! Read More

Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Folly Beach

Inshore Fly Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 2 People $$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for Full Day Inshore - 26' Skeeter in Charleston

Hop on board with Captain Will for a fishing get away on John's Island! Conveniently located in the middle of plentiful winding waterways and the Atlantic Ocean, there's plenty of exciting fishing opportunities in John's Island. On this full-day trip, you'll head out with Captain Will through John's Island inshore such as the Stono River where you'll be going after some Black Drum, Black Seabass, Gag Grouper, Hogfish, Redfish, Spadefish, and Spanish Mackerel. You can go after these fish using techniques such as bottom fishing, jigging, live bait, and trolling. Whatever fish you want to catch, just let Captain Will know and he'll get you set up with the best method and provide some expert instruction to make sure you get one on your line! You’ll be fishing aboard a 26' Skeeter bay boat that can fit up to 4 anglers. Powered by a 300 HP Suzuki engine, she'll have no problem traversing the inshore John's Island waters. This vessel is equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Will will even clean any keepers for you to take home. Captain Will provides all rods, reels, tackle, fishing licenses, water, and snacks. All you need to bring is sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, a hat, and any food or drinks you might need on the water. Have a blast with Captain Will! Read More

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Charleston

Full Day Inshore - 26' Skeeter

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for Charleston Inshore Action in Charleston

Hop on board with Captain Will for a fishing get away on John's Island! The waters in and surrounding Charleston Harbor provide the perfect habitat for targeting inshore game species on light tackle, like Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, Sheepshead, and Spanish Mackerel. Protected from the winds and waves generally associated with offshore fishing trips, these inshore fishing charters are perfect for those who are new to boating and fishing. On this half or full-day trip, you will fish the many creeks, oyster beds, rivers, and inlets of Charleston Harbor where you'll be going after some Black Drum, Black Seabass, Gag Grouper, Hogfish, Redfish, Spadefish, and Spanish Mackerel. You can go after these fish using techniques such as bottom fishing, jigging, live bait, and trolling. Whatever fish you want to catch, just let Captain Will know and he'll get you set up with the best method and provide some expert instruction to make sure you get one on your line! You’ll be fishing aboard a 26' Skeeter bay boat that can fit up to 4 anglers. Powered by a 300 HP Suzuki engine, she'll have no problem traversing the inshore John's Island waters. This vessel is equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Will will even clean any keepers for you to take home. Captain Will provides all rods, reels, tackle, fishing licenses, water, and snacks. All you need to bring is sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, a hat, and any food or drinks you might need on the water. Have a blast with Captain Will! Read More

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Charleston

Charleston Inshore Action

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26 ft 1 - 5 People $$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for Beachcombing with Captain Will in Charleston

This is the perfect trip for families with young children. You'll be wading in the water looking for Shark teeth, shells, and who knows what else you might find! There will be a few lines out on the water for light fishing, but the focus of this trip is looking for Shark teeth and having fun!. All necessary equipment, as well as fishing licenses, are included. Just please be sure to bring your own snacks and drinks, a towel, and sun protection. Read More

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Charleston

Beachcombing With Captain Will

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
trip description for Offshore Reef Fishing in North Charleston

Launch aboard Captain TJ's fully decked out 26' Center Console for a freezer-filling fishing experience out of Charleston SC. Captain TJ will put all of his knowledge of fish habits, sea trends, and weather patterns toward getting you on these reef fish safely and in style! The boat you'll be fishing from is a "Just Right" 26-foot Mako 264. A true battle wagon designed for hardcore offshore fishing. She's equipped with twin 200 HP Suzuki engines, outriggers, VHF radio, Garmin radar, GPS, sonar satellite radio, bathroom, live wells, fishing boxes, sink, and top-of-the-line fishing equipment. After you get settled in, and Captain TJ cranks up his Suzuki outboard, you will motor out a couple of miles offshore to hit the reefs, wrecks less than 15 miles offshore, depending on how far out you'd like to go you can either hits the reefs and wrecks just offshore for snapper and grouper species or stay closer to fish the jetties where giant inshore species lurk like Bull Reds, and big sharks! On these trip, you will be using heavy tackle rods and weighted live bait or jig hooks that you'll drop down into the murky depths of the Atlantic. You can expect to hook into a variety of Snapper and Grouper species like Red Snapper, Lane Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Red Grouper and Gag Grouper, but you never know what the murky depths of the Atlantic will produce! Fishing the reefs you can also catch an occasional Amberjack, and Cobia just to name a few, and there are plenty more species the productive waters of the Atlantic can offer up! You are welcome to get as involved as you would like with your adventure as well, whether you'd rather lounge until Captain TJ has hooked into the fish or if you want your hand on the rod the whole time to feel the bite, Captain TJ can make it happen! Beyond superior service and a stylish ride, Captain TJ also provides the best rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. Thus, all you need to bring is your favorite lunch, snack, and drink, your sun protection, maybe a towel, and your camera! Otherwise, Captain TJ will take care of the rest to make the most of your Charleston offshore adventure! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in North Charleston

Offshore Reef Fishing

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
trip description for Reef & Bottom Fishing Trip in North Charleston

Launch aboard Captain TJ's fully decked out 26' Center Console for a freezer-filling fishing experience out of Charleston SC. Captain TJ will put all of his knowledge of fish habits, sea trends, and weather patterns toward getting you on these reef fish safely and in style! The boat you'll be fishing from is a 26-foot Mako 264. A true battle wagon designed for hardcore offshore fishing. She's equipped with twin 200 HP Suzuki engines, outriggers, VHF radio, Garmin radar, GPS, sonar satellite radio, bathroom, live wells, fishing boxes, sink, and top-of-the-line fishing equipment. After you get settled in, and Captain TJ cranks up his Suzuki outboard, you will motor out a couple of miles offshore to hit the reefs, wrecks, and deepwater structures for some delicious table fare that puts up a fight! On these trip, you will be using heavy tackle rods and weighted live bait or jig hooks that you'll drop down into the murky depths of the Atlantic. You can expect to hook into a variety of Snapper and Grouper species like Red Snapper, Lane Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Red Grouper and Gag Grouper, but you never know what the murky depths of the Atlantic will produce! Fishing the reefs you can also catch an occasional Amberjack, and Cobia just to name a few, and there are plenty more species the productive waters of the Atlantic can offer up! You are welcome to get as involved as you would like with your adventure as well, whether you'd rather lounge until Captain TJ has hooked into the fish or if you want your hand on the rod the whole time to feel the bite, Captain TJ can make it happen! Beyond superior service and a stylish ride, Captain TJ also provides the best rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. Thus, all you need to bring is your favorite lunch, snack, and drink, your sun protection, maybe a towel, and your camera! Otherwise, Captain TJ will take care of the rest to make the most of your Charleston offshore adventure! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in North Charleston

Reef & Bottom Fishing Trip

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
trip description for Offshore Trolling with Captain TJ in North Charleston

Launch aboard Captain TJ's fully decked out 26' Mako for an epic and productive trolling adventure off the coast of Charleston SC. Captain TJ will put all of his knowledge of fish habits, sea trends, and weather patterns toward getting you on the fish safely and in style! After you get settled in, and Captain TJ starts up his 200 Suzuki, you will motor out a couple miles offshore to the fishing grounds. Thes trolling trips are great because the boat and the knowledge of your captain do the "boring" part for you. Captain TJ will drop the throttle down to a couple knots and start surveying the horizon for birds and grass lines. The grass lines can provide structure for pelagics to congregate around and birds are usually an indicator of bait on the surface! You're welcome to help TJ scout, but you more than welcome to sit back, relax, and enjoy the sweet sea breeze while you wait for the reel to start screaming! These trips can be extremely productive as well. If you get into a pod of Wahoo, King Mackerel, or Mahi, Captain TJ will just keep circling back to catch more and more, until you've caught your limit or your arms get too tired. Wahoo, King Mackerel, and Mahi Mahi, are just a couple of the potential species you could catch while you're out there, and there are plenty more species the productive waters of the Atlantic can offer up! Beyond superior service and luxurious amenities, Captain TJ also provides the best rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. TJ recommends you bring your favorite lunch, snack, and drink items, your sun protection, maybe a towel, and some good company! Otherwise, Captain TJ will take care of the rest to make sure you fill the box on your next Charleston Offshore Trolling adventure! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in North Charleston

Offshore Trolling With Captain TJ

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Everything to Know About Booking a Mount Pleasant barracuda fishing charter

What are the best barracuda fishing charters in Mount Pleasant?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 4 barracuda trips in Mount Pleasant, and the most popular trips in the area are Wrecks, Reefs, and Ledges guided by Bob and 8 Hour Blackfin Tuna guided by Matt.

Our guides in Mount Pleasant are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2528 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Another popular city nearby for booking a Barracuda charter is Charleston.

Looking for kid friendly barracuda guides / fishing lessons in Mount Pleasant? Check out our beginner and family friendly barracuda guides in Mount Pleasant.

What types of barracuda fishing charters are common in Mount Pleasant?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for barracuda in Mount Pleasant as well as nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Mount Pleasant are bottom fishing, heavy tackle fishing, and light tackle fishing but trolling and live bait fishing are popular as well.

How much do Mount Pleasant barracuda fishing charters cost?

for barracuda in Mount Pleasant prices can range anywhere from an affordable $1,250 to $2,800, but the average price for a full day trip for barracuda in Mount Pleasant is $1,743.

What month is best for barracuda fishing in Mount Pleasant?

The most popular season for barracuda fishing in Mount Pleasant is summer, and most anglers book their trips 35 days in advance.

Do I need a Mount Pleasant fishing license for barracuda and what are the bag limits for barracuda in Mount Pleasant?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Mount Pleasant don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Mount Pleasant.

In Mount Pleasant, encountering barracuda adds an exhilarating dimension to the local fishing experience. Barracuda are known for their sleek, torpedo-shaped bodies and formidable teeth, making them a thrilling catch for anglers seeking an adrenaline-fueled battle. These predatory fish inhabit the nearshore and offshore waters of Mount Pleasant, where they patrol reefs, wrecks, and drop-offs in search of prey such as smaller fish and squid. Anglers in Mount Pleasant often target barracuda using a variety of techniques, including trolling and casting. Trolling involves trailing lures or bait behind a moving boat at varying speeds, mimicking the movement of prey fish. Anglers can employ brightly colored plugs or spoons to entice barracuda strikes, particularly when fishing near structures where these predators are known to frequent. Casting with lures or bait rigs can also be effective, allowing anglers to present offerings directly to barracuda lurking near reefs or rocky outcroppings. Barracuda fishing in Mount Pleasant offers anglers an exciting challenge and the opportunity to test their skills against one of the ocean's most formidable predators. These lightning-fast fish are known for their explosive strikes and powerful runs, providing anglers with thrilling battles that require quick reflexes and strong tackle. With their sleek silhouettes and ferocious reputation, barracuda add an element of excitement to the diverse array of fishing opportunities available in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant.

In Mount Pleasant, encountering barracuda adds an exhilarating dimension to the local fishing experience. Barracuda are known for their sleek, torpedo-shaped bodies and formidable teeth, making them a thrilling catch for anglers seeking an adrenaline-fueled battle. These predatory fish inhabit the nearshore and offshore waters of Mount Pleasant, where they patrol reefs, wrecks, and drop-offs in search of prey such as smaller fish and squid.

Anglers in Mount Pleasant often target barracuda using a variety of techniques, including trolling and casting. Trolling involves trailing lures or bait behind a moving boat at varying speeds, mimicking the movement of prey fish. Anglers can employ brightly colored plugs or spoons to entice barracuda strikes, particularly when fishing near structures where these predators are known to frequent. Casting with lures or bait rigs can also be effective, allowing anglers to present offerings directly to barracuda lurking near reefs or rocky outcroppings.

Barracuda fishing in Mount Pleasant offers anglers an exciting challenge and the opportunity to test their skills against one of the ocean's most formidable predators. These lightning-fast fish are known for their explosive strikes and powerful runs, providing anglers with thrilling battles that require quick reflexes and strong tackle. With their sleek silhouettes and ferocious reputation, barracuda add an element of excitement to the diverse array of fishing opportunities available in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant.

What are the most popular months to fish for barracuda fishing in Mount Pleasant?

In Mount Pleasant, barracuda fishing seasons are influenced by various environmental factors, including water temperature, baitfish abundance, and migratory patterns. Generally, barracuda are more prevalent in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant during the warmer months, particularly from late spring through early fall. As water temperatures rise, barracuda become more active and migrate closer to the shorelines, reefs, and wrecks where they hunt for prey.

Spring and summer mark the peak seasons for barracuda fishing in Mount Pleasant, as warmer waters stimulate increased feeding activity among these predatory fish. During these months, barracuda are often found patrolling the nearshore waters and inhabiting reef structures, where they hunt for smaller fish and squid. Anglers targeting barracuda during this time can expect increased opportunities for success, with the fish more willing to strike lures or bait presented near their preferred habitats.

While barracuda may still be present in the waters off Mount Pleasant during the cooler months, their abundance and activity levels may decrease as water temperatures begin to cool. However, dedicated anglers can still encounter barracuda in nearshore and offshore waters, particularly around reef structures and drop-offs where these predators congregate. Understanding the seasonal patterns and behavior of barracuda can help anglers maximize their chances of success when targeting these formidable fish in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching barracuda in Mount Pleasant?

Anglers in Mount Pleasant employ a variety of effective techniques to target barracuda, capitalizing on their predatory instincts and habitat preferences. One commonly used method is trolling, where anglers trail lures or bait behind a moving boat at varying speeds. Brightly colored plugs, spoons, or feathered lures are often used to mimic the appearance of baitfish, enticing barracuda to strike. Trolling allows anglers to cover a large area of water while presenting lures at different depths and speeds, increasing their chances of attracting barracuda as they patrol nearshore reefs, wrecks, and drop-offs.

Another popular technique for barracuda fishing in Mount Pleasant is casting with lures or bait rigs. Anglers target areas where barracuda are likely to be hunting, such as along reef edges, rocky outcroppings, or nearshore structures. By casting lures that mimic the movements of injured or fleeing prey, anglers can trigger aggressive strikes from barracuda. Anglers may also use live baitfish or rigged baits to entice barracuda, presenting them near the surface or along the bottom where these predators are known to hunt.

Furthermore, jigging can be an effective tactic for targeting barracuda in Mount Pleasant, particularly when fishing over reefs or near underwater structures where these fish congregate. Anglers use specialized jigs designed to imitate the erratic movements of injured baitfish, enticing barracuda to strike. By jigging the lure up and down in the water column, anglers can create a lifelike presentation that appeals to the hunting instincts of barracuda, increasing their chances of success. Whether trolling, casting, or jigging, mastering these techniques can greatly enhance anglers' chances of landing barracuda in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant.

What other species are popular in Mount Pleasant?

Aside from barracuda, Mount Pleasant offers anglers a diverse array of species to target, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. One notable catch is the red drum, also known as redfish, which thrives in the shallow waters, marshes, and estuaries along the South Carolina coast. Renowned for their powerful fights and delicious flesh, red drum are a favorite among anglers of all skill levels. Anglers can pursue red drum using a variety of techniques, including casting with artificial lures or fishing with live bait such as shrimp or mullet.

Another sought-after species in Mount Pleasant is the spotted seatrout, prized for its distinctive spots and voracious feeding habits. Spotted seatrout can be found prowling the grassy flats, oyster beds, and tidal creeks that fringe the coastline, making them accessible targets for anglers fishing from shore or from a boat. Anglers often use artificial lures such as soft plastics or topwater plugs to entice strikes from these elusive predators, particularly during the early morning or late evening hours when spotted seatrout are most active.

Furthermore, Mount Pleasant offers excellent opportunities for anglers to target sheepshead, a prized inshore species known for its impressive size and delectable white flesh. Sheepshead inhabit the rocky shorelines, jetties, and pilings found along the coast, where they feed on crustaceans, mollusks, and small fish. Anglers can target sheepshead using a variety of baits, including live shrimp, fiddler crabs, and barnacles, presented near structures where sheepshead are likely to congregate. With its diverse range of species and habitats, Mount Pleasant provides anglers with an abundance of options for a memorable fishing adventure along the picturesque South Carolina coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with Captain Chris today! All 6 of us caught a couple including 5 nice Reds! Fun day on the water. Spring break 2024!

    Jay J. with Kendra K. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip with Captain Brad! Nice boat, friendly guide, and tons of fish! Would highly recommend.

    Spencer W. with Brad B. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Loved it. Kids had fun. Matt is very knowledgeable and nice. Can’t wait to do some deep sea fishing next summer.

    Ben B. with Matt S. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Five stars for sure! Tim was great from start to finish, had everything we needed, put us on the fish and went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our time catching fish. Would highly recommend, and one of the unusual things about Tim is, he is a Charleston native. Joe

    Joe M. with Tim M. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Adrian was just awesome! He kept us up to date on weather and was flexible with date/time to make sure we went out at the best time. He got there early to make sure we were all set with plenty of bait and extra rods and reels ready to go. He even had an extra hat and sunglasses for our 16 yo who forgot his. He knew the best fishing spots and locations at each spot. He could cast within inches of his intended target, was very knowledgeable about the fish, and helped us release the sting ray and gar we accidentally caught. Very pleasant, hard working and very experienced! You can’t go wrong with Adrian!

    Cynthia B. with Adrian J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Bentley and Patrick were awesome. They made the experience memorable, and we plan to make this a tradition. Great boat and great crew!!

    Josnel F. with Bentley J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    He was very good and tried to get us where the fish were bitting but hot weather was not our friend for this adventure but we did catch some would go with him again hands down

    Michele W. with Christopher C. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Thank you for everything!

    Hong T. with Bob U. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time. Captain Adrian was knowledgeable and interactive. One of our best trips.

    John A. with Adrian J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    We had an incredible day fishing with Captain Adrian! He was awesome lining up the best time of day to fish ahead of time thru great communication. While we didn't expect to catch a bunch since we were early in the season, we caught a BUNCH of fish - completely lost count it was such a good day - all catch and release. Adrian did a great job keeping our lines in the water from baiting hooks to fixing a few snags to getting fish off the hooks. Adrian was awesome! Highly recommend!! What a great day...

    Ben F. with Adrian J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Adrian was awesome!!! We caught a bunch of fish had an incredible time on the water. Highly recommended!!!

    Paul B. with Adrian J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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