Charleston Inshore Fishing still on Fire

2009-12-01 11:11:13
Charleston, South Carolina - Saltwater Fishing Report
Charleston Harbor and Kiawah River
John Ward

We fished 5 days the week of Thanksgiving with good results. We had 2 windy and cold days, with 3 beautiful fishing days, but to my surprize all 5 days produced good numbers of hungry fish. Monday we fished in the Stono River and caught 20 redfish and 21 trout mostly on Zman chatter baits and grubs. Wednesday we fished the Wando River and the nearshore Reef with some kids after getting the kids plenty of action with about 50 sea bass at the reef we moved inshore and caught 35 trout most on live shrimp. Friday fished the Kiawah River and it was windy and cold but my group boated 35 sheepshead and 6 nice redfish. Saturday had a fun family and at first we picked at the trout, but the last spot produced fish almost every cast, they caught 44 trout and a black drum. Tight lines, Capt John Ward

Fish Species: Redfish, Sea trout, black Drum
Bait Used: live shrimp, and Zman lures
Tackle Used: Quantum
Method Used: Light spin gear and fly
Water Depth: 1-9ft
Water Temperature: 59
Wind Direction:
Wind Speed:

a few for dinner
a few for dinner

John Ward

About The Author: Captain John Ward

Company: Affinity Charters

Area Reporting: Charleston, SC

Bio: Full time Light tackle and flyfishing guide with over 25 years of local experience.  Affinity Charters is owned and operated by Charleston, South Carolina native Captain John Ward Jr.  Captain John is a full time fishing guide who holds a 50-ton Masters License from the USCG, and has two current IGFA world records while fishing with customers.  Capt. John has over 20 years of fishing experience in Charleston and surrounding waters.  He makes it his own personal goal on every guided charter to provide a safe, productive, and memory filled fishing adventure.

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