Fishing Savannah, Beaufort and Hilton Head, Fly and Light Tackle

David Wilson with his first tailing red
David Wilson with his first tailing red

The tailing tides have continued to provide plenty of fun in the grass.  The morning high tides seem to have been a little funky, with cool temps starting out it, the reds just didn’t want to show their tails.  The evening tides on the other hand were a whole different ball game !  After hearing how much fun red fishing is from  his cousin Dave Wilson was in town and decided to give it a try. What fun we had !  We used spinning rods with a small plastic shrimp and the fish were down,  with a pesky wind we managed 3 eats with one fish coming to the boat, one lost along side and the other blew up on the soft plastic and missed it.  Cobia are in the Broad , yesterday one was caught on fly.  Hopefully the warmer weather and maybe some lighter winds will provide more action with the cobia.  Just be ready for some looking time when cobia fishing the Broad.  It seems I see one as soon as I start, or I’m on the long term look and once my eyes get tired of looking, one pops up.  There are those days though when the fish seem to around and up everywhere.

 

 

 

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Capt. Scott Wagner

I have been fishing the Georgia and South Carolina Coast for 30 years and guiding full time for 20 plus years. What you will get from me is a quality fishing trip, whether with fly rod or spinning tackle that is always a long time on the water for the rate. My half days run more like 5-6 hours and full days are over 8 hours. 4 hours on a half day just isn't long enough to fish. What you will not get from me is a quick trip to spots 5 minutes away that are fished heavily so can make it back to the dock in time for my next trip. I have guided through out the southeast as well as Alaska and the Bahamas. I have been instrumental in developing shallow water sight casting in Georgia and South Carolina and have been the first to introduce Tarpon fishing on fly rod to South Carolina and Georgia!!

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