Image Via: Scott Gardner
Image Via: Scott Gardner

Winter getaway: A family fishing adventure in Myrtle Beach

Shark Day in South Carolina

Popular with winter weary Canucks, this beach town has great saltwater angling action

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For decades, Myrtle Beach, S.C., has been a popular destination for Canadians fleeing winter. Just 16 hours drive south of the Ontario-New York border—or a two-hour flight—the city is blessed with a sub-tropical climate and almost 100 kilometres of continuous beach. Add in numerous golf courses, outlet malls and other family-friendly attractions, and no wonder so many Canadian visit for an early taste of spring.

But did you know Myrtle Beach also has excellent year-round fishing? Read on to hear how one kid came back to school after the break with the best fishing story a teen could ask for.

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