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"Trophy Hunter" - 2021 Canyon Bay 24h ready for action!
March - October

"Fish Call" - Action Craft 1720 flats boat
November - March

Fish Call Charters was awarded
BEST CHARTER BOAT in Mt Pleasant 2021

*Trips listed below are types of fishing that I will be doing through out the year. I have other captains available when I am already booked for any type of fishing trip. Refer to the Spring Season prices for trips booked on other captain's boats*

Charter Prices:

March - May 2024 - 24' Canyon Bay bay/offshore hybrid boat
Spring Trips on the "TROPHY HUNTER" - up to 3 anglers, add more anglers for $100 each, 5 max
Fishing the creeks for redfish & seatrout or the Charleston Harbor for bull redfish, sharks, etc
  4-hour short charter = $650
  5-hour half-day charter = $750 (most popular trip)
  6-hour tide charter = $850
  7-hour full-day charter = $950

June - early Nov 2024 - 24' Canyon Bay bay/offshore hybrid boat
Summer Trips on the "TROPHY HUNTER" - up to 3 anglers, add more anglers for $100 each, 5 max
Fishing from various landings from Charleston to Georgetown for bull redfish, tarpon, sharks, etc
  6+ hour fishing charter = $1000

Specialty Trips:
  Quick Trips May-Aug (afternoon trips starting 12-2pm)
    2-hour kids trip  = $450 (great for young kids)
    3-hour shark trip  = $550

  Tarpon Specific Trips July-Oct (these trips may leave from landings other than IOP Marina)
    6+ hours = $1000

  Offshore Reef Trips Apr-July (10-35 miles for cobia, grouper, amberjacks, mackerel, etc)
    5 to 8 hours = $1000-1400 depending on how far we go

  Harbor or Dolphin Cruise up to 4 people Apr-Oct (usually afternoon starting 12-2pm)
    2 hours to Charleston Harbor, Capers Island, or Bulls Bay  = $400
    (additional people can be added for $75 each, 6 max)

November 2023 - March 2024 - 17' Action Craft flats boat
Fall/Winter Trips on the "FISH CALL" - up to 2 anglers, add 3rd angler for $50
Fishing the shallow flats and backwaters for redfish, seatrout, flounder, etc
  3-hour short charter  = $500
  4-hour half-day charter  = $600 (most popular trip)
  5-hour charter  = $700
  6-hour tide charter  = $800

*Trips listed above are types of fishing that I will be doing through out the year. I have other captains available when I am already booked for any type of fishing trip. Refer to the Spring Season prices for trips booked on other captain's boats*

Text me to book a trip
843-509-7337 (REDS)

*if offshore is too rough, then clients must be willing to fish one of the other trips*

*cancellation without charge at captain's discretion*

*payment can be in CASH, check, Venmo, Zelle, or credit card with 4% fee*

*no aerosol sunscreen please*

*all redfish are released*

*clients must now use marina's text-to-park pay parking if leaving a vehicle*

*prices subject to change. Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day holiday weekends 15% extra.

Fish Call Charters offers charters ranging from 2 to 7 hours. All the client needs to bring is whatever they want to eat and drink as well as a good attitude for an enjoyable day on the water. I also recommend polarized sunglasses, a hat, a camera, non-aerosol sunscreen, and rain gear. The Captain is normally tipped 15-20% of the charter cost if the clients have enjoyed themselves.

Deposit & Cancellation Policy

Reservations require a credit card to hold the date. Please email or call with credit card number, expiration date, security code, and billing zip code to reserve with credit card. There is no charge for cancellation more than a week before trip. 50% charge for cancellation 7days to 24hrs before trip, and 100% charge for cancellation of 24hrs or less.

Other Policies

Not too many other polices but here they go> Number 1 Rule > HAVE FUN!!! Number 2 Rule > NO aerosol sunscreen. This stuff stains the fiberglass and cushions even if you apply before getting on the boat. Please ONLY use lotion type sunscreen, thank you. We ask that you not bring bottles on the boat unless you are super careful. Please wear shoes with none marking soles (white soles are best). Kids of all ages are welcome, but they count as an additional person no matter the age. We do mostly catch and release fishing. All redfish are released These guys are our business partners, and we can't kill our business partners or we'll go out of business! If you happen to catch a few trout, flounder, or black drum, you are welcome to take home for dinner. There are also a few reef species that we will allow clients to keep like spadefish, sheepshead, mackerel, grouper, and cobia. If you want to take home some meat, the best bet is an offshore trip. If you are looking to fill the freezer, then I'm probably not the right fishing guide for you.


The "FISH CALL" and "Trophy Hunter" are kept on a jetdock at the Isle of Palms Marina, and unless we specify otherwise, all charters will leave from the Isle of Palms Marina. The Marina is located at 50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC 29451. Try MapQuest below for driving directions. Park in one of the text-to-park parking places. You will need to pay for your own parking using this system. Please meet me on the fuel dock which is located to the right of the Marina Market store. Please arrive about 10 minutes before our arranged charter time. The Marina Market is a fully stocked convience store with any food or drink you might need for our trip, but is currently (March 2023) closed for renovations. Please get whatever drinks/food/etc that you need before getting to marina. I will have a cooler with ice for your things.

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Huge Charleston Harbor bull redfish

High flying tarpon, the Silver King!

Beautiful South Carolina Silver

Hooked up in shadow of the Yorktown

Fly caught Charleston Harbor redfish

Spadefish from the offshore reefs

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