Cast a Line With These 4 Fishing Charters in Charleston, SC

Are you looking to plan an exhilarating day on the water without the burden of maintaining a boat, renting gear, and navigating unfamiliar waters? If so, you will love taking a chartered fishing trip the next time you vacation in the Lowcountry!

Girl on Fishing Charter in Charleston, SC

Nearly all of the fishing charters in Charleston, SC, can provide you with everything you need, including a boat, captain, and knowledgeable saltwater fishing guides, plus fuel, ice, bait, tackle, rods, reels, and licenses.

While there are dozens of excellent Charleston fishing charters to choose from, each one presents an exciting selection of excursions and a once-in-a-lifetime fishing experience! 

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4 of the Best Fishing Charters in Charleston, SC

Whether you prefer inshore fishing or the thrill of catching a big fish offshore, we have several recommendations for chartered trips. If you’re staying in a vacation rental on Kiawah or Seabrook Island, you’re just minutes away from Bohicket Marina, where you can hop on a boat and spend a few hours catching fish in the beautiful tidal creeks. Deep sea fishing trips depart from the larger marinas in nearby Charleston. Either way, you’re sure to enjoy a fantastic outing, and you’ll have plenty of stories to tell when you return. 

1. Port City Charters 

Book with Port City Charters for a convenient fishing charter just minutes from your vacation home on Kiawah or Seabrook Island. Captain Zachary Litchfield is a lifelong resident of the Lowcountry and has a passion for providing visitors with an amazing day on the water. Port City Charters offers a variety of excellent inshore Charleston fishing charters and has some of the best and newest gear for you to use. Select from sunset & harbor cruises to shark, inshore & nearshore fishing tours. 

Port City Charters specializes in catching Bull Red Drum, while targeting many other inshore & nearshore species such as Sea Trout, Shark, Flounder, Sheepshead, Tarpon, Cobia, and much more. Easy online booking is available! 

2. Sonny Boy Charters 

Sonny Boy Charters is an excellent choice for a day on the water. Sonny Boy Charters offers an extensive selection of inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing charters. You can also enjoy a variety of custom excursions and relaxing tours, plus some of the best shark fishing in Charleston, SC. Trips include custom tours for dolphin watching, shelling, ecotours, shark fishingsunset tours, inshorenearshore, and offshore fishing charters. 

3. Fly Right Charters 

One of the best fishing charters in the Charleston, South Carolina, area is Fly Right Charters. When you hop aboard this charter, you’ll be in good hands as Captain John Irwin is known to be very knowledgeable and passionate about fishing in the Lowcountry waters. His charters provide everything you’ll need for a perfect and memorable fishing trip, including photography, equipment, fishing licenses, water, and ice. You can choose from inshore, nearshore, reef, wreck, and surf fishing charters. 

4. RedFin Fishing Charters 

Make the most of your Charleston fishing experience when you book with RedFin Fishing Charters. They’ve been named the 2020 Best of Charleston: Best Fishing Charterand have also been featured on the Discovery Channel, ABC, and Bravo. You’re likely to catch king mackerel, red drum, or speckled sea trout when you hop aboard one of their top-notch fishing charters. Plus, you can enjoy on-board amenities like fishing tackle, rods, an iced down cooler, cigars, complimentary lunch, and ice-cold lemon towelettes! What more do you need to enjoy a perfect day on the boat? 


Spend the Day Fishing and Return to a Luxurious Coastal Escape

In addition to these great Charleston fishing charters, you’ll find plenty of other ways to explore this classic seaside pastime on Kiawah and Seabrook Islands.

Our beautiful communities offer some of the most scenic spots for marsh and tidal creek pier fishing in Charleston, SC.

No matter where you spend your day angling in the Lowcountry, you’ll love returning home at the end of the day to you peaceful island retreat.  


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Browse our collection of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island homes today. When you are ready to take the next step, contact us for a home showing and a complimentary island tour. We can’t wait to welcome you to Charleston’s most beloved sea islands!