Scott’s Fishing Report — May 14, 2012

Inshore:

Having heard all the awesome reports the past few weeks I slipped out myself and decided to try my hand on some inshore species. Well I have not been lying! The fishing is hot! Fished for a few hrs and produced 22 trout,3 reds, 2 flounder, and even a couple of sheepshead. Live shrimp under a cajun thunder for the trout proved irrestible, fishing in 4-5ft of water along hard bottom. Reds are being found in good numbers along heavy structure around low tide, and along the edges around high water. Minnows, shrimp, mullet, menhaden, Gulp baits, and Zman Jerkshads are all very productive this time of year. Bluefish and spanish continue to be found behind castle pinckney and the ends of the jetties, and flounder have shown up in solid numbers in and around our inlets.

Offshore:

Though the wind has been somewhat of an enemy lately, all the boats the have ventured out have reported back that the fishing is still wide open. Joseph on the Game Day reported back quality dolphin in as shallow as 130ft, though great numbers of dolphin have been found anywhere from 90-1600ft of water. Wahoo are still consistent along the ledge and on temperatre breaks, and the latest reports have been indicating strong numbers of blue marlin off our coast currently in water depths ranging from 200ft-1600ft.

Scott Hammond

Manager – Haddrell’s Point

843-573-3474

Having heard all the awesome reports the past few weeks I slipped out myself and decided to try my hand on some inshore species. Well I have not been lying! The fishing is hot! Fished for a few hrs and produced 22 trout,3 reds, 2 flounder, and even a couple of sheepshead. Live shrimp under a cajun thunder for the trout proved irrestible, fishing in 4-5ft of water along hard bottom. Reds are being found in good numbers along heavy structure around low tide, and along the edges around high water. Minnows, shrimp, mullet, menhaden, Gulp baits, and Zman Jerkshads are all very productive this time of year. Bluefish and spanish continue to be found behind castle pinckney and the ends of the jetties, and flounder have shown up in solid numbers in and around our inlets.