Category Archive: On The Water

Nov 14 2017

Temperatures Falling, Redfish Schooling

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News Fishing in October was fantastic and we can expect November to be just as good, if not better! Chilly nights remind redfish and trout that they had better eat now or it will be a long few months ahead. Per usual, artificial lures become very effective as …

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Oct 18 2017

Best Fishing Of The Year Is Here

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News Fall has arrived with cooler weather and shorter days. But don’t put your boat away just yet because we’re about to experience the best fishing of the year! Fishermen can continue to find success with live bait but artificial lures should become increasingly effective. Make time to …

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Aug 09 2017

Everyone’s Biting

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News Charleston is a great place to be fishing this summer. No matter what type of fish you want to catch, they are all active and biting. Fishing for redfish and trout remains strong even with increasingly warmer water temperatures. Seasonal species like spanish mackerel, ladyfish, bluefish …

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Jul 10 2017

Warmer Waters Bring Seasonal Species

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News It’s a fantastic time to be fishing here in Charleston! The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are now complimented by a host of seasonal species including Spanish mackerel, ladyfish and sharks. Combined with warmer temperatures, the fishing conditions are now excellent. Redfish have been making quick work …

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Jun 14 2017

June 2017 Fishing Report

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News It’s a fantastic time to be fishing here in Charleston! The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are now complimented by a host of seasonal species including spanish mackerel, ladyfish and sharks. Combined with warmer temperatures, the fishing conditions are now excellent. Redfish have been making quick work …

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May 17 2017

Fishing Season Begins

By Captain Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News What a great time to be fishing. With our waters now teeming with bait, the fish have strapped the feedbags on and are eating heartily. All the summer seasonal species have arrived and when combined with our traditional gamefish, provide a whole host of options for an …

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Mar 08 2017

Warm Weather Means Productive Fishing

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News The warmest weather that I can remember has been terrific for our fishery. Higher than normal water temperatures have made for some productive fishing. I never thought I would say this, but there has been a decent trout bite in February. Days filled with sun and …

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Oct 13 2016

Tricks To Optimize Fall Fishing

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News The perfect storm that makes fishing so great in the fall is about to begin. The combination of lower water temperatures, tons of bait and fewer fishermen on the water makes for fantastic conditions. The fact that cooler days will make fishing much more pleasant doesn’t hurt …

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