LETS GO FISHING!!!!

Tight lines to all you anglers who have fished, and have yet to fish, aboard the Mighty Mako.
Hopefully, you will experience the thrill of a life time (or an enjoyable day among friends and family) when you fish aboard the Mighty Mako in 2018.

Tight Lines,
Capt. Dave

After a couple weeks of downtime due to hurricane Florence and the Governors idiotic decision to request a mandatory evacuation of the island, we got back to business this past week. I enjoyed brushing off the cobwebs of the golf clubs and getting some fun surf to ride on, but it was back to business as usual and while we stayed busy and active, it remained very one dimensional with plenty of 100-200lb Sharks cruising with the shrimp trawlers, and their smaller counterparts in the nearshore river-mouths and estuaries. We tried for the Bull Redfish a couple of days but with water temps still in the low 80″s, the Sharks don’t seem to be in a hurry to vacate the area, and why would they with so much food source in the area. What we need is some cooler weather and cooler water currents that will bring in more Redfish and force out all the Teeth. I was very happy to see the schools of Mullet that are returning and saw thousands of them being blown up by dolphins and Blacktips as they cruised along the beach. Mullet are Bull Reds favorite food, and if the weather would just cool down some, the fishing will really start to turn on. Unfortunately, 90 degree temps are forecasted for the coming week which means any Redfish that are here will be competing with the Sharks for another week or so. The good news is that we will be keeping the rods bent and the action will be steady.  Keep hope alive! October is just around the corner.

Spring: March-April
REDFISH, SHEEPSHEAD, BLACK DRUM, and miscellaneous species depending on water/air temps
Summer: May-Aug
COBIA, TARPON, SPANISH MACKEREL, BLUEFISH, JACKS, SHARKS(BLACKTIP, BULL,HAMMERHEAD, TIGERS AND LEMONS)
Fall*: Sept-Dec
REDFISH, TROUT, BULL REDS and FLOUNDER


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*Fall fishing season might very well be the best fishing that the island’s surrounding waters have to offer. Ultra light tackle for Redfish and Trout offers backwater enthusiasts a great opportunity for fast paced action and rod bending moments. Glassy, calm water and a beautiful picturesque setting along the marshes and tidal creeks, offer the idyllic backdrop to the autumn fishing season. When combining the perfect fishing spot with the right tide, the chance of a memorable few hours are almost a given.



Rates Based on 1-4 Persons

3
Hours*
4
Hours
5
Hours
$390
$470
$590
5th Person add’l $50
*Afternoon or Evenings Only
Evening Shark Tours Available From June-August

Get A Kid Hooked!



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Consumer Alert

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A message to all visiting anglers. Please be aware of misleading fishing guide websites offering their services to Hilton Head visitors, as well as fishing reports that promise you the moon and the stars every trip. An attractive looking website accompanied by claims of “local expertise” and years of experience does not make it so, and my weekly fishing report is always honest and trustworthy. The Mighty Mako is not trailord to various docks and landings, demanding cash payment only,with no restroom facilities, shelter, or essentials one may want before and after their outing on the water.  We gladly accept several forms of payment and offer all of the amenities one would expect from a reputable charter service.