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Georgetown is the 3rd oldest city in South Carolina and it is located on Winyah Bay at the confluence of the Great Pee Dee River, Waccamaw River, and Sampit River.  This city is also the 2nd largest seaport in South Carolina.

Fishing Tips

The area provides some excellent fishing and you don’t have to battle the big waves of the ocean to catch fish around Georgetown, South Carolina.  You can target fish in protected areas behind barrier islands, and in the many creeks, rivers and bays.  The inshore waters provide some excellent fishing for redfish, flounder, black drum, sheepshead, speckled trout, spanish mackerel, king mackerel, cobia, spadefish, jack crevalle, tarpon and more.  Offshore fishing charters are also available if you would like to catch marlin, sailfish, dolphin, wahoo, tuna and others.  To learn more about this area, take a look at our Georgetown fishing tips page.

line-3See How It Ranks

Georgetown, SC Points Points Possible
Ability to catch a lot of fish 1.5 2
Ability to catch trophy fish 1.5 2
Good for multiple species of fish 1 1
Guides & Charters available 1 1
Scenic 1 1
Quality lodging options 0.75 1
Dining options 1 1
Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 8.75
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive 0 Minus 1
Negative Score 0
Total Score 8.75
Highest Score Possible 10

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