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Planning Your Myrtle Beach Spring Fishing Trip

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Looking to book a Myrtle Beach fishing trip in the spring? There are tons of things to see and do as this city comes alive from the brisk winter months. If you’re visiting in the spring, you might not be able to go swimming, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the water! Tons of people come here in the spring to enjoy the awesome fishing opportunities. But what can you expect from your next trip? We’re here to tell you.

What Fish Can You Catch?

First things first: what types of fish can you expect to find in the area in spring? Spring is a period of transition, so depending on which specific month you visit, the weather can vary quite a bit. Still, no matter when you visit in the spring, you can look out for iconic South Carolina blue crabs to use as bait. When the weather starts to warm up, you can often find fish species including redfish, flounder, speckled sea trout, and others.

What to Bring

If you’re taking guided fishing trips (as opposed to renting your own boat), you’ll likely find that much of your equipment is included with your trip. For instance, at Crazy Sister Marina, we provide all of your safety gear, as well as fishing rods and reels and plenty of bait. We also cover your fishing license needs, so you won’t need to purchase your own. With that being said, if you do plan to head out on your own with a boat rental, you’ll need to get a fishing license for everyone in your group ages 16 and over.

Many people think that the sun can’t harm you in the cooler months of the year. Don’t be fooled! If you’re out on the water all day, even in the spring, you definitely still need to bring sun protection. Hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen are all essential for a day of fishing. You’ll also want to bring some snacks and drinks, as well as some music to enjoy while you’re out on the water!

What to Expect

Is this going to be your first time fishing in Myrtle Beach? Then you might not know quite what to expect. One thing’s for sure: you’re bound to have a great time exploring the most beautiful sights of the area. While you’ll be looking out for fish, don’t forget to look around and see what other wildlife you can spot, like turtles, birds, and dolphins!

If you’re going to embark on a guided fishing trip, you can rely on your captain to take care of you. Your captain will know just the right spots where the fish hang out, giving you the best chance of a great catch. On top of that, your captain will know about the history of the area and can point out some of the best attractions, so you feel like you’re getting a tour and a fishing trip all in one!

Fishing in Murrells Inlet and Myrtle Beach is awesome any time of year, but spring brings an unexpected challenge and plenty of fun. Contact Crazy Sister Marina today to learn more about booking a springtime fishing charter!