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The fishing in September and first week of October has been pretty good, the big "Bull" Redfish that usually show up this time of year at the Little River Inlet are here along with Black Drum in the waterway and marshes. There are a few Flounder and Trout around, but North Carolina has closed their Flounder fishery; cutting our Flounder fishing grounds in half. The weather has finally started to cool off, and hopefully will trigger an even better bite, especially with the Speckled Trout. I've still got some slots available in October to target the "Bull" Redfish before they finish their spawn and head back out to the deep ocean usually by the middle of November.
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On my way. Lol

We had such a great time! Next time we are here, we are going. Captain Chris is great. Such an awesome experience!

Is the rest of October usually still productive?

Eddie Bullard

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Capt. Chris doing what he does best !!! Great fishing guide. Good job Christy !!!

Great video guys!!!

Way to go. Nice red.

Hurricane Dorian passed close to North Myrtle Beach yesterday causing some minor damage to homes and cars; also knocking down some trees and power lines. The damage was caused primarily by a few small tornadoes that were spun up from the outer bands as the storm approached. Thankfully there were no reported injuries that I know of. I thank God that me, my family, our home, vehicles and boat were left unscathed by the storm. Please pray for the Bahamian people that lost everything including their family and friends.
Go Fish Inshore Charters will be open for business as usual starting on Monday, 9/9/19. We were catching black drum, redfish, flounder, and a few sharks before Dorian passed our way. I hope that the fishing will get even better next week as it did after Hurricane Matthew which came by here almost 3 years ago along a similar track; pushing huge schools of bait into the surf along the beaches and up into the marshes and waterway.
Contact me if you would like to Go Fish during September and October when it usually is the best time of year for Inshore Fishing.
Capt. Chris
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It's been a while since my last update. The month of July is always a very busy time for me and physically demanding especially after spending 10 to 12 hours outdoors in the heat and humidity on a daily basis; however there is no other profession that I would prefer to being a North Myrtle Beach Fishing Guide....I love my job. That being said we had a month of mostly good fishing days, and some being great with lots of smiling faces. We have been experiencing some "King Tides" in the past week which have been pushing nice, clear blue ocean water way up into the tidal creeks and marshes; hopefully resulting in more bait and predator fish coming into the inshore areas. Contact me if you would like to target Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum or Speckled Trout during August with your family or friends before the summer vacation season comes to end. ... See MoreSee Less

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So have to plan a trip to visit Chris...next year is three overseas weddings and 2021 is Dubai to visit my wife's sister...you next.

See you in 2 weeks Captain Chris!

Capt still catching hammerheads at the inlet?

Large schools of finger mullet have moved into the inshore waters during the past week. The predator species that feed on the mullet seem to have followed them into the inlet also, resulting in a better bite than earlier in June. I am fully booked for the first week of July, but have some open dates during the remainder of July. If you can avoid waiting until you get to the Beach to reserve your fishing trip; then you will have a better chance of getting the date that you prefer to Go Fish.
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Thanks Capt. Chris for another awesome trip!!

We're still catching Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, Black Drum and Bluefish in the Inshore Waters along with the occasional Shark. June is booking up fast, so contact me as soon as you know which dates you want to Go Fish. ... See MoreSee Less

The Inshore waters are full of Bluefish, but we have been able to catch a few Redfish, Black Drum and Flounder between the Blues which put up a good fight on light tackle. The weather is going to be great to Go Fish Inshore this week. ... See MoreSee Less

We caught some nice Redfish this week along with Black Drum, Flounder, Sea Trout, Sheep Head and Bluefish. My schedule for the month of May is starting to get booked up, so you should contact me soon if you want to reserve a specific date to Go Fish in May.

Capt. Chris
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I wish everyone a Happy and Blessed Easter! We had another week of mostly great fishing with lots of smiling faces and happy people. The weather looks great this upcoming week to Go Fish!

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Happy Easter captain Chris..from Pennsylvania!!

Same to you captain Chris.

April fishing is definitely improving; we had a few slow, cold windy days, but on the warmer days we have been doing quite well. Yesterday morning I had the opportunity to take some repeat customers fishing; Mark Turner and his family left the dock with me knowing full well that the forecast called for a 30-40% chance of rain. Well the forecast was 60-70% wrong, we got poured on! However, although I gave them the opportunity to come in and cut the trip short, Mark and his family declined my offer because they were having too much fun catching fish in the rain. We all had a blast! If you would like to enjoy a fun fishing trip while you're in North Myrtle Beach or Myrtle Beach this week, please contact me asap as I only have a few slots left towards the end of the week. Happy Fishing!!
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Well the weather roller-coaster rolls on and so does the fish bite. The colder days early last week knocked the Inshore water temperature below 60F again and slowed the bite down drastically. The warmer temperatures towards the end of the week brought the Inshore water temperature back up to just above 60F again and the bite was pretty good this weekend. It looks like we'll have the same cycle this week. I've still got a couple of slots open towards the end of the week to Go Fish.
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We’ve had some longer stretches of warmer weather towards the end of last week allowing the Inshore water temperatures to increase above 60F triggering a better bite. Instead of catching a few fish during our Inshore Charters, we caught double digit numbers of fish this weekend. That’s one of my reasons for not having an update until now. The fishing should only get better from here on as long as we don’t get any stretches of cold weather that will reduce the water temperatures below 60F. I’ve still got Friday this week available and April is getting booked, so if you're thinking about going fishing with me in April you need to contact me asap to make sure that you get the best date that will work for you to Go Fish. ... See MoreSee Less

The fishing during the first few weeks of November was pretty good for that time of year with the exception of the absence of Bull Redfish which seemed to never show up in numbers this year, neither did the Menhaden which is their favorite food source. We did have good catches of Black Drum, smaller (legal size) Redfish and Speckled Trout (most of which were too small to keep). There are still many Speckled Trout around, but 90% are just short of being the legal size of 14". There should some great Speckled Trout action in the Spring if we don't have below normal temperatures for extended periods of time like we did in January and February of this year.

Well it's that time of year again when I will be taking some time off to spend with my family.I will be available for fishing again on January 17.

A big “Thank you!” to everyone that went fishing with me this year; I wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Blessed 2019; I look forward to fishing with you all in 2019.

Capt. Chris
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Merry Christmas Capt. Chris, enjoy your vacation, see you next year. We are residents now, effective today.

Merry Christmas Chris! See you soon

October 30, 2018

The fishing during the first three weeks of October was pretty good most days with some of the biggest Flounder that we have caught all year being caught during the first week of October. The Bull Redfish run was okay, but not as many fish around as there were at this time in 2017 and 2016. The big schools of menhaden (pogies) that are the favorite food of the Bull Reds have not really showed up in large numbers yet as they usually do this time of year and I believe that may be the cause for the reduced numbers of Bull Reds. Temperatures have been unseasonably high for this time of year, so maybe they'll show up a little later than usual. I believe that the Bull Redfish bite would improve if the large schools of menhaden ever show up. Meanwhile we have been catching Black Drum and smaller Reds in the backwater creeks. I've got plenty of open dates in November, so contact me if you would like to Go Fish before it gets too cold.

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Man, so happy that all is good for you after the hurricane. All my prayers and best wishes. Stay safe.

Good Luck Capt!!!! See you again next summer

We can’t wait to come back to Myrtle and go fishing with you again Captain Chris!

One of these days Chris. On my bucket list to come fish with you.

This is just a quick update to let everyone know that I am open for business as I have gotten that question with every charter inquiry since the storm. The fish were biting good the few times that I had the opportunity to fish this past week. We caught all of the main inshore species including some Bull Redfish over 40 inches long at the Little River Inlet.

On another note, I had a fishing charter cancel due to rain yesterday, and took the opportunity to join a group of North Myrtle Beach Firefighters help "muck out" the flooded home of one of their own. It was a blessing to everyone involved, and there were approximately another 30 or so more homes that were flooded in that same neighborhood alone; unfortunately there are 100's more in this area in as bad or worse shape. That being said I am offering a 15% discount to any groups that are involved in helping with hurricane relief efforts in our area, to help encourage volunteers to this worthy cause.

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I start this report by asking for your prayers for the many people in North and South Carolina who have lost loved ones, homes and businesses due to Hurricane Florence. Florence has left our area days ago, but the flood waters continue to rise inundating more homes and businesses as those waters move towards the coast. Many rivers are forecast not to reach their peak flood stage for another week or week and a half, affecting many more lives in our area. I thank God that all of my friends and family in Florence's path are all safe, our home was not damaged, neither was my boat or any of our vehicles.

The fishing during the latter part of August was pretty good and got even better during the first week of September. The photos below are from during that time. During my last trip about 10 days ago we caught our first Bull Reds of the season, the biggest one being 43+ inches. The Black Drum bite was also good during the couple of weeks preceding the hurricane. I have had all of my trips canceled for this week and next week due to the uncertainty of people being able to travel to the beach safely, but I do have many slots available during October which usually is the best time to fish in our area.

If you can afford it, I would urge you to contribute to Samaritan's Purse Hurricane Florence Relief fund by clicking here.https://www.samaritanspurse.org/disaster/hurricane-florence/?utm_source=Ggl&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=m_YGHF-B18V_HF-SP-LP-hurr-disaster&gclid=EAIaIQobChMImvzLguXJ3QIVkFYNCh212wIsEAAYASAAEgLoPvD_BwE

Thank you,

Capt. Chris
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The fishing has been decent most days since my last report, except for the week before last when we had rain, thunderstorms and higher than usual winds that made the waters cloudy; both inshore and offshore. The past few days the water has greatly improved and so has the bite. Redfish have been biting again at the Little River Inlet, but it seems that a Bull Shark or two are still hanging around as yesterday we had what looked like a 27 inch Redfish being reeled in by 13 year old Thomas; only to be reduced to about 8 inches in a matter of seconds only a few feet from the boat. We have also been catching smaller Sharks and Bluefish around the mouth of the Inlet along with Redfish, Black Drum and Flounder along the Intracoastal Waterway and in the salt marshes. There has been an increase in the quantity and schools of Mullet minnows in our area which usually happens this time of year resulting in a better bite. Contact me if you would like to Go Fish in North Myrtle Beach.

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The Bull Redfish run at the Little River Inlet has slowed some, but it may be due to the arrival of large Bull Sharks at the Inlet that are eating the Redfish before we can get them to the boat. There are smaller Redfish moving around in the salt marshes along with Flounder and Speckled Trout feeding on finger mullet and shrimp. I currently do not have any availability left for July and August is starting to book up, so if you have been thinking about reserving an Inshore Fishing Charter with me in August, you should contact me soon after you have made your reservation for your vacation accommodations in order to obtain your preferred date to Go Fish.

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We have been having a good run of Bull Redfish at the Little River Inlet the past couple of weeks. Those Big Reds don't usually start showing up until the end of August into early September, but there have been large schools of Menhaden bait fish coming into the Inlet being followed by the Big Reds, Sharks and Dolphins and everything else that feeds on them. We have also been catching some smaller Redfish, Black Drum and Flounder in the backwater marshes and along the Intracoastal Waterway. Schools of Mullet are also showing up in the Inshore waters and should lead to more backwater action. Contact me if you want to Go Fish Inshore for Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum and Speckled Trout.

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Jessica Moats

A lot has happened since my last report; the weather has certainly gotten warmer along with the water temperatures. The Black Drum bite continues to provide the most action with mostly larger than average fish for our area being caught. The Redfish continue to be scattered in smaller numbers, however we usually see increased numbers of Reds and bigger schools in the marshes during June. The Flounder bite has improved as it usually does this time of year as more schools of juvenile Mullet are moving around the backwater areas. As the fishing gets better and more fishing families are planning their summer vacations to our area, reservations for my Inshore Fishing Charters have increased. So if you are thinking about taking an Inshore Fishing Trip during June, July or August and you know which dates that you will be visiting the Myrtle Beach area; you need to contact me at your earliest convenience to make sure that you get the best date that will work with your planned vacation schedule as I offer reservations on a first come - first serve basis. I look forward to the opportunity to Go Fish with you and your family this Summer.

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We have gotten a little warmer in April, although if you live in the Northern states, you're probably having that "Never Ending Winter" feeling. As I write this, Green Bay Wisconsin is having blizzard like conditions with record levels of snowfall for this time of year and we're having gale force winds here. I was grateful for the opportunity to take the very nice Krause family of 5 from Wisconsin fishing this past Saturday and was able to help them catch some decent sized Drum during their first saltwater fishing experience; even the youngest, 6 year old Natalie was able to set the hook and fight a good sized Drum on her own for a little while until she got tired and then asked her big brother, 9 year old Alex for help; who then was then able to bring the fish close enough to the boat to where I could get it into the landing net. I believe that I was able to help them make some pleasant memories that will last a lifetime. The weather is warming up and the fish bite is getting better also. If you would like to make some pleasant fishing memories that will last a lifetime; please contact me and I will endeavor to assist you and your family or friends in achieving that goal.

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I'll start by saying that I think March and February got their dates mixed up! March was so much colder and felt more like Winter than February did. That being said, the fishing conditions were tougher than anticipated for March with the lower temperatures, higher winds and cold, rainy days resulting in lower than usual water temperatures that slowed the bite considerably. However this past week we have observed climbing air temperatures along with a slow, but slight rise in water temperature resulting in a better bite. Our primary action is coming from Redfish and Black Drum. Someone told me yesterday that they had caught some short, "throw-back" Flounder; that's a good sign that some larger ones may be showing up soon. I still have a few slots open for next week and the weather forecast looks great, so if you're here for Spring Break and want to go after some Redfish or Black Drum, give me a call and let's Go Fish.

I wish everyone a Blessed Easter.

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The weather this week has been great....for February. The water temperature is hovering around 67. Me and my son, Tyler decided to go and look for some fish yesterday and we did find a few nice ones in the couple of hours that we were out there. The Redfish and Black Drum are becoming more active with the warmer temperatures and according to the weather forecast for the foreseeable future, it looks like we will continue to experience great weather with temperatures in the 60's and 70's. If this weather pattern holds, the fish bite should only get better. So if you have been waiting for things to warm up in order to enjoy some fishing, contact me and let's Go Fish for some Reds and Black Drum. ... See MoreSee Less

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Captain can we make reservations for July?

December 12, 2017
The Speckled Trout bite picked up at the end of November and has remained so until this week. The water temperatures are headed to the 50's and should slow down the bite if the water temperature gets below 50F. I will be taking a break from Go Fish Inshore Charters for a few weeks to spend time with my family. I will be available to take Charters again from January, 12, 2018. I would like to take this time to thank my many clients who went fishing with me this past year and I look forward to fishing with you again next year. I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Blessed 2018.

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The Bull Redfish have moved out of our area till next year, but there are still the smaller slot sized ones around along with Black Drum and Speckled Trout that can be found around the Little River Inlet, the Intracoastal Waterway and the marshes between the Inlet and the Waterway. Time to Go Fish before it gets too cold. ... See MoreSee Less

Tis the season for Bull Reds. ... See MoreSee Less

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GREAT FISHING captain Chris!!

Captain Chris is awesome! Great fish

The "Bull" Reds are showing up at the Little River Inlet in more numbers and we have even caught a few near to the Intracoastal Waterway. Black Drum and smaller Reds are providing most of the action in the back waters along with a few Flounders. We are finally staring to get some cooler weather which should improve the bite, especially for the Bull Reds at the Inlet. Contact me if you would like to fight some Big Reds. ... See MoreSee Less

Black Drum are still providing most of the action in the marsh with a few Flounder and Speckled Trout in the mix. Big Redfish are biting in a few areas around the mouth of the Little River Inlet. The conditions at the Inlet have been rough for a few days in advance of some of the weather associated with Hurricane Irma that affected us with minimal conditions compared with what Southern and Western Florida experienced. My thoughts and prayers go out to them also as they start their clean up and reconstruction efforts.
​Samaritan's Purse is now also on the ground in Florida with relief crews providing support to victims of Hurricane Irma. If you would like, you can help with support efforts by donating here: www.samaritanspurse.org/disaster/hurricane-irma/
I hope and pray that we have seen the last of the Atlantic Basin Hurricanes making landfall for the rest of 2017 and look forward to some great fishing that we usually have during the Fall.

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There are large schools of mullets moving around in the tidal creeks and around the rock jetties at the Little River Inlet where we have been catching Redfish, Speckeld Trout, Black Drum and Flounder. This past week the Black Drum have provided the most action, but we are still catching a few of the other species as well; and that may change next week with one of the other species providing more of the action... maybe it will be the Redfish or Trout, but you won't know if you don't go.
My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Texas, especially the ones who have had their lives turned upside down by Hurricane Harvey. I encourage everyone to support them with prayer, and also financially if you can by donating to reputable emergency relief agencies; my favorite one being Samaritan's Purse, here is a link to their website: www.samaritanspurse.org/disaster/hurricane-harvey/
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Some Big Bull Redfish have started to show up at the mouth of the Little River Inlet. Big Fish on light tackle = Big Fun!! ... See MoreSee Less

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That's good news!

Jack Fish

Awesome

The drum beat continues; Reds and Blacks....music to my ears. ... See MoreSee Less

The Black Drums are beating! ... See MoreSee Less

August is booking up quickly, so if you want to have the opportunity to Go Fish with me during August for Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout and Black Drum; you need to contact me asap. ... See MoreSee Less

More Speckled Trout action today along with some Redfish action. ... See MoreSee Less

A little Trout action this morning. Many photos to come over the next few days. ... See MoreSee Less

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We are having success with Redfish, Flounder and Black Drum. Note to my competition: these photos were taken within the past few weeks; some are recent and some are not. Have fun guessing where my fishing holes are😁 ... See MoreSee Less

The Black Drum bite has slowed a bit in the past couple of weeks but the Flounder bite has picked up. We are still catching Redfish and Speckled Trout along with the Flounder in the creeks and marshes; additionally we are catching larger Redfish, Sharks and Stingrays at the mouth of the Little River Inlet. The weather has been rainy and windy yesterday and today, but tomorrow and the following week look great for taking time to Go Fish. ... See MoreSee Less

The first 3 weeks of May have been very similar to April with Black Drum providing most of the action along with Redfish near to docks and other man-made structures. There are a few big Speckled Trout around shell banks and marsh grass which we have been catching with live bait on floats; meanwhile the Flounder bite continues to improve, however most of them are slightly short of being legal. There are some small schools of finger mullet moving into the areas that I fish and those schools should get larger and more numerous as we move further into the Summer months. The presence of more bait usually leads to more of the predatory inshore species that I target and better fishing. Time to Go Fish!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Can't wait til out trip next month!

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We got on the Black Drum again this morning. That is some tasty fish, l love grilled or blackened Black Drum! ... See MoreSee Less

We got on the Black Drum again this morning. That is some tasty fish, l love grilled or blackened Black Drum!Image attachmentImage attachment

Nice Back Drum and Redfish from yesterday. The kids had a blast fighting them and reeling them in. ... See MoreSee Less

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The kids and I had a blast Capt. Thanks for a great morning!

Redfish, Black Drum and Bluefish from day before yesterday. ... See MoreSee Less

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Are the flounder showing up in cherry grove yet ?

We have caught 100+ Black Drum and 50+ Redfish from this hole in the past week right under the noses of my competition; making sure that everyone on my boat acts and looks bored while other boats are going by and not showing any of the fish that we are catching. Just one of the things that you have to do to maximize your success. ... See MoreSee Less

I have been holding back posting these Fun Fishing photos from a week ago as my competition also follows my page to try and figure out where we catch the fish. We have worn this spot out for now, so it's safe to post the photos now. ... See MoreSee Less

Big Blues and nice Reds! ... See MoreSee Less

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The fishing these past couple of weeks has been great, with Redfish and Black Drum providing most of the action. We have also been catching bigger than usual Bluefish. ... See MoreSee Less

The bite has really improved in the past 2 weeks as the weather continues on its warming trend. We have been catching Redfish, Speckled Trout and Black Drum that are scattered around in areas along the Intracoastal Waterway, the salt marshes and the Little River inlet. Some of the Trout at the inlet are quite large, being over 2 feet long and put up a great fight on our light tackle. In some cases we think that there is a Redfish on the line because of how hard the fish is fighting and it turns out to be a big Trout. I still have some slots available during the next couple of weeks, so don't wait till it's too late to Go Fish. ... See MoreSee Less

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