Recreational Opportunities in the Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge

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Real Estate Agent with W.P. Baldwin & Associates

The Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge is a preserve of over 100,000 acres of marsh, creeks and barrier islands.  There are countless recreational opportunities.  The map below shows the system of creeks and bays that make the Cape Romain Refuge a place you could explore and enjoy over and over again.


Fishing: Red drum, Trout, Flounder, Bonnethead Sharks are all plentiful in the creeks or surf.  There are also close wrecks and bottom for offshore fishing opportunities. 
WP Baldwin sponsors two annaual fall fishing tournaments, the Red October Surf Fishing Tournament and the McClellanville Creek Tournament.  Both are open to anyone and offer cash prizes and raise money for local charities.

There are Three public boat landings.  The Moore's Landing and the landing at Buck Hall Camp Ground are pay per launch, McClellanville sells weekly or yearly passes.  Several guides serve the area:
Captain Ben Floyd 843-670-3123 or visit www.charlestonfishfinder.com
George Gallager 843-696-6000

Birding: Over 277 species of birds have been recorded in this preserve.  The barrier islands and beaches provide protected nesting for various shore birds and make observation and photography good all year round.

Beaches: Miles of remote beaches only accessible by boat make a great place to shell and explore or just enjoy the beach away from the normal beach crowds.

Tours:
Coastal Expeditions
Nature Adventure Outfitters

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