|Many species of fish are available to anglers in summer|
Offshore Report: It has been an all out Blue Marlin Bonanza off the coast of S.C. says Scott, and many of them being larger females. Most everyone has seen the viral video from Miss Wy's blue marlin at the Georgetown Governor's Cup, so that even non-anglers can get the gist of the lure of big game angling in the deep blue sea. There is also a solid dolphin bite with good numbers of fish, but perhaps not with any state-record size mahi, and they are being found in 150 to 1200-feet of water. Bottom fishing is producing quality grouper on jigs when bottom-bumping with squid or cigar minnows over live bottom. Other catches down there include triggerfish, vermillion snapper and sea bass. Some species like gag grouper spawn in spring and their juvenile fish end up inshore during early growth and before heading back into the ocean for the remainder of their life - to learn more click on Gag Ingress Study.
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