Beaufort, South Carolina is a small town with some awesome inshore fishing available. You won’t find the beaches here, but you can find them about 45 minutes to an hour away on nearby Hilton Head Island. You will find plenty of restaurants and lodging here to accommodate you. If you enjoy the outdoors, there is plenty of outdoor recreation to keep you busy as well.
This area is known for its inshore fishing. Redfish and sea trout get the most attention here and they should. There are so many shallow water spots to target these fish in the area. You may also catch a variety of other fish such as tarpon, ladyfish, flounder, jack crevalle and sheepshead. To learn more about this area, take a look at our Beaufort, SC fishing tips page.
See How It Ranks
|Beaufort, SC||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.75||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.75||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|