Now this was a Memorial Day weekend to remember. Two fishing
trips on back-to-back days, one offshore and one inshore, and both
The two trips were proof positive the prime deep-sea fishing
season is here for the summer out of the Grand Strand's three South
Carolina ports (Little River, Murrells Inlet and Georgetown) and one
in North Carolina (Calabash).
For visitors looking for a diversion from the beach, now is the
perfect time to book a fishing trip at your local marina.
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There was plenty of good fishing out of Little River for last
weekend's sixth annual event.
Sixty boats competed in the tournament, which included inshore
and offshore divisions at Harbourgate Marina in North Myrtle
"The purpose of the tournament is to continue to build the Jim
Caudle Reef," said Ron McManus, a member of the tournament's board
Last Friday, in conjunction with Bob Martore, director of DNR's
Artificial Reef Program, 100 concrete artificial reef balls were
added to the reef, which is located 2½ miles southeast of the Little
See the adjoining list for the winners of this year's event.