Little River/ North Myrtle Beach (SC) Fishing Report – Updated April 28
Inshore: Captain Patrick Smiley (843-361-7445) reports that undersized flounder as well as some keepers are being caught in the area on mud minnows and Gulp! baits. Some nice trout up to 3+ pounds have been caught recently on Vudu Shrimp as well as mud minnows, and a few redfish under 23 inches have been landed. Lots of small black drum are around, and both black drum and redfish will eat fresh shrimp as well as crabs.
Cherry Grove Pier (843-249-1625) reports that bluefish, including some nice-sized fish, are being caught. There have been pretty good numbers of Spanish including some keepers, as well as whiting, croaker, small perch and a couple of small black drum. A few small flounder are being caught but king mackerel have not yet showed up.
Nearshore: Captain Patrick Smiley reports that bluefish and Spanish are both around in good numbers at the reefs, and they will eat live bait as well as jigs and plugs.