Summer has started, and the fishing is heating up as fast as the temperature! This is when the opportunity to see almost every catch able species that swims, both inshore and near shore. The Spade fish and Sharks, along with other species, have moved into our shallower near shore reefs and the fishing just 4 miles off the beach can be super hot! Inshore things are going just as well. Red Drum are still biting, and the Speckled Sea Trout numbers are decent despite a tough winter for them.
The Shark and bull Red Drum bite this year in both Charleston and Kiawah Island have been better than it’s been for a couple of seasons. Some large Drum, up to 45 inches and over 30 lbs, have been landed. Big Sharks are also eagerly gobbling up baits, this fishery is really on fire due to the closing of the shrimping season. This means that they have to hunt close to the beach and in river inlets instead of following shrimp boats around eating their by-catch. The biggest shark landed this season has been a 6 ft Dusky, but we have had Sand Bar sharks next to the boat that went well into the 8 ft range.
Lowcountry Lazy is now fishing South of Charleston in the Folly Beach / Kiawah Island area and would love to have you aboard to enjoy a day of fish catching and discovery!

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