Myrtle Beach is an extremely popular beach vacation destination on the coast of South Carolina. Millions of visitors head to Myrtle Beach every year. There are plenty of activities to keep the entire family busy here. You can find t-shirt and souvenir shops, go cart tracks, mini golf, boat rentals, fishing charters, golf courses, plenty of shops and restaurants to go along with the beautiful, warm beaches.
The beaches can get crowded here and you don’t have a bunch of inshore fishing options here like you would in many of the other featured saltwater destinations that you will find on our site. However, you can fish the Intracoastal Waterway (basically a river) for freshwater and saltwater fish. Murrells Inlet is a popular inshore spot to fish inshore as well. Other than that, it’s going to be the beaches, piers and from a boat nearshore or offshore. If you want to fish the beaches, you will most likely have to get up early in the morning or fish late evening and at night. Be smart about fishing around the crowds. This is a very popular beach vacation destination, so you will see plenty of people on the beaches here. You can fish inshore, but most anglers will choose to go offshore or run the beaches for a variety of different fish. There are numerous fishing charters throughout the area that can make help to make your trip a memorable one. Take a look at our Myrtle Beach fishing tips page for more information on this area.
See How It Ranks
|Myrtle Beach, 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|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||-0.5||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|