Fishing and Boating
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As you’d expect, anglers and boaters love the Hilton Head/Bluffton area, which offers all kinds of saltwater, freshwater, and fly-fishing opportunities. Captain Brian Vaughn runs Off the Hook Charters (843/298-4376, www.offthehookcharters.com), which offers fully licensed trips at $400 for a half-day.
Carolina Sportfishing offers deep-sea action on the 58-foot Viking yacht Judith E at about $200 per hour.
Captain Dave Fleming of Mighty Mako Sport Fishing Charters (843/785-6028, www.mightymako.com) can take you saltwater fishing, both backwater and near-shore, on the 25-foot Mighty Mako for about $400 for a half-day.
If you’re at the South Beach Marina area of Sea Pines Plantation head into Blue Water Bait and Tackle (843/671-3060) and see if they can hook you up with a trip.
Public landings in the Hilton Head area include the Marshland Road Boat Landing and the Broad Creek Boat Ramp under the Charles Fraser Bridge.
© Jim Morekis from Moon South Carolina, 4th Edition