Charleston South Carolina Fishing Charters Offshore and Inshore Fishing for Sea Bass, Trigger Fish, Barracuda, Cobia and more

Charleston South Carolina Fishing Charters

Charleston South carolina Deep Sea Fishing Charter

The Charleston area offers great charter fishing off the Carolina coast. We provide several Charleston fishing charters during the summer months who fish the low country offshore and inshore waters. 

From inshore to offshore our Charleston South Carolina fishing charter boats are catching (or tagging and releasing) sea bass, trigger fish, barracuda, cobia, grouper, snapper, kings, spanish mackerel, trout, bluefish, amberjack, flounder, bluefin & yellowfin tuna, tarpon, blue & white marlin, dolphin, shark, wahoo and bill fish. Fly fishing, trolling, bottom fishing or live bait; the type of fishing is up to you.

Charleston Fishing Vessel

Charleston 20 Passenger Sportfisher

This 45’ Custom Sportfisher is located at Water’s Edge Restaurant on Shem Creek. She has lots of fishing room and plenty of seating. With a cruising speed of 20knots, providing a comfortable ride; she will get you out to the fishing grounds in a hurry!

This Sportfisher can carry 6 to 20 people. It's also a Coast Guard certified Charleston fishing vessel. If you have over 6 guests to fish offshore, this is the only legal vessel to accommodate your group for Charleston fishing.

Charleston Harbor Tours Inshore FishingAcommodations:

  • Lugger diesel engines
  • Air Conditioned & Heated Cabin
  • Two bench style seats for 8 
  • Tv/VCR
  • VHF Marine Radio
  • 64 Mile Radar
  • Color Fish Finder
  • Two fighting chairs
  • GPS
  • Microwave Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 full sized bunks
  • Full bathroom
  • 2 dinetts in main room

South Carolina Charleston Sportfishing Charter

Aqua Safaris Fishing Charters

Enjoy sight casting on an inshore flat or trolling the crystal blue waters of the Gulf Stream. Our guides are experts. They fish everything from creeks to reefs and wrecks. Our fleet consists of all types of Charleston fishing Charters including flats boats and offshore sport fishing boats.

Charleston fishing charters may be arranged by the hour, half-day or full day. First-time anglers as well as experienced fishermen, birdwatchers, sunbathers and sightseers are welcome.

Our Charleston fishing charters include everything you need to fish; Captain, mate, equipment, rods, reels, bait, tackle, fishing license and fuel, just bring your food and drink. Your departure is arranged from just about any marina on the coast and your charter will be tailored to suit you! Enjoy the thrill of the fishing and experience glorious coastal waters or the warm currents of the Gulf Stream.

Charleston Offshore Fishing Charters

Charleston Offshore Fishing offers a wide variety of catches. Visit our website below to learn more about which fish are biting throughout the year. 

  • 6 Hour Charter: Trolling about 15-20 miles offshore
  • 8 Hour Charter: Reefs & Wrecks about 25-30 miles offshore.
  • 10 Hour Charter: Continental Shelf about 40 miles offshore.
  • 12 Hour Charter: Gulf Stream about 50 miles offshore.

Aqau Safaris has a different variety of fishing boats to fish on. Here are some below.

Type of Boat Maximum Guests Pricing
26′ Gausebuilt Center Console 4 $650 - $950
9′ Sea Hunt 6 $865 - $1,555
31′ Sailfish Center Console 6 $970 - $1,400
33′ Contender Center Console 6 $1,175 - $1,505
34′ Custom Carolina Fish Around Express 6 $1,250 - $2,000
36′ Contender 6 $1,325 - $2,000
46′ Custom Ocean 6 $2,530
50′ Custom Sportfish 6 $1,380 - $2,530
56′ Ocean Sportfish 6 $2,245 - $2,705
59′ Custom Carolina Sportfish 6 $1,610 - $2,760

Charleston Fishing Charter

Charleston Inshore Fishing

The Charleston area offers outstanding inshore fishing opportunities for the fly and light tackle angler. Depending on the season, anglers may encounter redfish, sea trout, flounder, crevalle jack, lady fish, tarpon, king mackerel and spanish mackerel. The "flats boat" is designed to hunt out and stalk fish who inhabit inshore estuaries, tidal creeks and all barrier island waters.

With offices on the ICW and on Charleston Harbor, we cover the Lowcountry! We have boats available at Isle of Palms Marina, Charleston Harbor Marina at Patriot's Point, Charleston Maritime Center, The Charleston City Marina, Ripley Light Marina, Shem Creek, and Bohicket Marina. We match our best boat to you and where you're staying in the Low-country!

Type Of Boat Maximum Guests Pricing
17' Egret 3 $460 - $645
17' Action Craft 3 $460 - $690
18' Hells Bay 3 $400 - $600
18' Hewes 3 $350
19' Action Craft 3 $405 - $565
20' Pathfinder  5 $400 - $600
20' Pathfinder 5 $540 - $645
21' Sailfish Bay Boat  4 $430 - $645
22' Sportsman Bay Boat 4 $350 - $450
22' Pathfinder Bay Boat 6 $400 - $600
22' Shearwater Bay Boat 6 $400 - $600
23' Bay Boat 6 $430 - $645
24' Pathfinder Bay Boat 6 $485 - $620
24' Yellowfin Bay Boat 6 $500 - $600
29' Sea Hunt  6 $635 - $865
32' Contender  6 $850 - $1150

Ready for Shark Fishing in Charleston

Shark Fishing in Charleston

Take a two-hour Shark Fishing trip with one of our experienced fishing captains. They will take you to all the best places to catch sharks! Shark fishing is a great trip for families. Our shark fishing specials are available May through August.

No experience or equipment is necessary. Packages include everything you need to fish: fishing rods, reels, bait, tackle, fishing license and fuel, plus your professional USCG licensed Captain.

Your departure is arranged from just about any marina in the Lowcountry. Your fishing charter will be tailored to suit you! Enjoy the thrill of fishing, and experience the glorious coastal waters of Charleston.

Shark Fishing Rates

  • $325 for 1-6 guests for 2 hours

Trips to be remembered for a lifetime.


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