Deep Sea Fishing

deep sea fishing myrtle beachWHAT IS DEEP SEA FISHING?

Deep sea fishing is a type of fishing that needs deep water and generally takes place further from land. The water depth must be at least 30 meters to be considered deep sea fishing territory. This fishing approach is also frequently called offshore fishing, sport fishing, and big game fishing.


Glad you asked! By heading out on a fishing boat into the much deeper waters, the fisherman is exposed to a pool of deep sea fish. These are entirely different than your regular shallow water fish. We are talking big game fish – Grunts, Triggerfish, Grouper, Large Sea Bass, Porgies, Amberjacks, Pink Snappers, Rudderfish, Big Cobia, King Mackerel & Mahi Dolphin are being caught on drift lines. You typically will not find these species closer to coast, as they require open and deeper waters to feed. The swimmers and surfers are definitely glad for that. Have a look at the video below to the see the sort of battle that typically take place during deep sea fishing.


Be One With Nature. A deep sea fisherman has to develop some instinct and learn ways to read into signs that a beginner might not capture. For example, if you sea gulls hovering over a particular area, that may be an indication that there are smaller sized fish in a particular location, which means that the larger fish cannot be too far either.

Fish Near A Reef There are numerous smaller sized fish that survive on the reef, so the huge fish go there to feed. This can be a potential gold mine.

Sea Sickness – Nausea is an essential aspect to think about if you are a newbie who has never ever gone out deep sea fishing. The purpose of the trip is supposed to be exciting and fun and the deep sea fishing trip will turn out very differently than expected if you are prone to sea sickness. There are medications you can take to reduce some of the symptoms.

Go With Experts – It is always a great idea to have people on board who know a lot about deep sea fishing. An amateur group ought to never travel alone, as this is a sport that holds a lot more risk than the typical fishing expedition. There are a lot of excellent deep sea fishing guides who can make your trip both enjoyable and safe. It is also a suggested to find as much deep sea fishing information as possible prior to going out.

There are many deep sea fishing areas in South Carolina and North Carolina including deep sea fishing Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach fishing charters.

Voyager Deep Sea Fishing & Dolphin Cruises
1525 13th Ave N
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
(910) 575-0111

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