Where Can You Find the Best Fishing on Pawleys Island?

There’s nothing quite like reeling in a big fish with the sand between your toes and an ocean breeze flowing through your hair. If a rod and reel is your key to a perfect beach trip, fishing on Pawleys Island will take you to your happy place. Whether you enjoy standing on the beach, fishing off a pier, or taking a charter boat out for a day trip, you can have it your way on Pawleys Island. 

If you want to discover more ways to make the most of your trip to Pawleys Island, be sure to request access to our complimentary Vacation Guide. It’s full of the best restaurants, activities, and attractions in the area! 

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Explore the Best Fishing Spots on Pawleys Island

The Pier at Garden City 

The Pier at Garden City is the perfect location to cast your line. Just a short trip away from your vacation rental in Garden City, this pier provides you with the opportunity for a bird’s eye view of the water while you fish. If an ice-cold beer is as you wait for a bite, this is the place to go (there are no alcoholic beverages allowed on the beach). Take in the views of the Grand Strand and all of the beachgoers frolicking below you (you may even spot a shark or two). There is a tackle shop, arcade, and café inside. 

Remember: Purchase your fishing license online before your visit! 

The Beach 

Dig a hole for your fishing rod, cast your line out, and kick back and relax for a great day of fishing on the beach at Pawleys Island. Whether you’re a serious angler or a casual fisherman who loves to watch the waves roll in, this long stretch of sand is an excellent location for surf fishing. The jetty area at the north end of the island boasts the best location to cast your line. Check out the local fishing report to see which fish are in season and what other people are catching. 

Tip: Check out Pawleys Island beach rules before you hit the sand! 

Fishing Charters Near Pawleys Island 

Booking a fishing charter is one of the best ways to test your luck at fishing near Pawleys Island. Check out one of these local guides for a fun and exciting opportunity to reel in a photo-worthy catch! 

Plan Your Pawleys Island RetreatSalty Sands vacation rental 

Head back to your Dunes Beach vacation rental after a day of casting your line in the ocean. Our extensive line of vacation homes and condo rentals features great locations and a variety of amenities to enhance your getaway. Whether you need a large family house or an oceanfront condo for two, you’ll find the ideal beach retreat at our coastal paradise.    

Start planning your Pawleys Island retreat today by booking one of our vacation rentals. We look forward to welcoming you to the Dunes Beach family!