Red Drum Fishing in Charleston, SC

(Scianops Ocellatus)

aka Red Fish, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass, Bull Reds

Red Drum are available year round in Charleston while “Bull Reds” run April – November. They run between 10″ to 32″ in creeks & flats. Bull Reds can reach over 50″ and over 50lbs. They are around inlets, beaches, deep channels & jettys. Red Drums are hard fighting and can be caught on bait, lure, top water or fly.

SC Limits Red Drum to a slot limit of 15″ to 23″ and 3 fish per person. Catch & release is encouraged.