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Six Places to Cast a Line

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Some folks get into fishing to commune with nature. Some for the possibility of scoring some food. Some just want to drink a six of Bud Light. But for the twee, they get into fishing strictly to make flies. Just don't tell them flies are unnecessary when you're fishing for bass.

Wappoo Bridge Park

Grab a kayak (or a boat!) and take the Wappoo out to the intracoastal waterway where the fish are bountiful.

Folly Beach Pier

Those "no drinking or you shall perish" rules don't apply on Folly's pier, where you can sip a cold one while scooping up your catch of the day. More importantly, public restrooms are just a short walk away.

Mt. Pleasant Pier

Located at the Waterfront Memorial Park, the Mt. Pleasant Pier is actually a pretty scenic spot to get your casting on, even when you consider that you'll be fishing while listening to the not-so-sweet sounds of cars zooming over the Ravenel Bridge up above.

West Ashley Park

If the fishing's slow, make sure to check out the 18-hole disc golf course, which we think is way more fun than the regular kind.

Higgins Pier

You have to walk or bike to get to this new pier at the end of the West Ashley Bikeway. What better way to get in touch with nature than by going green?

John F. Limehouse Memorial Bridge

Music editor Kelly Rae says right under the Limehouse Bridge on the Stono River is a great place to grab some Bojangles and sit a spell.

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