When the summer sun starts to simmer the South Carolina surf, its a great time to shove off toward the eastern horizon. There, the water depths provide fish an escape from the heat and an ample supply of oxygen.
The boat passed the Cape Fear knuckle buoy as the sun started to rise, and dawns early light confirmed what the crew on Capt. Tommy Rickmans center-console Parker had suspected all along: the weatherman had been correct!
Standing barefoot in the cockpit of his center-console Ranger at quarter past midnight, with only a small, 12-volt light illuminating his boat, guide and pro striper fisherman Mike Lundy made a surprising statement.
Whether you are a fisherman who lives in the area year-round or a vacationing angler heading to the coast, the waters around Edisto, Kiawah, and Seabrook islands hold a lot of potential if youre looking this month to score that inshore slam redfish, speckled trout and flounder.