Boating & Fishing

Get out on the Water!

South Carolina's Lowcountry offers amazing boating and fishing.  You can fish the tidal creeks and surf or hire a charter for the day.  Whether you're a fan of inshore or offshore fishing, the Sea Islands offer great fishing for anglers at all skill levels.     


If you'd like to take an excursion or rent a boat for the day, we have you covered there too.   Likewise, kayak rentals are available for you and your entire group.  Explore the magic of the Lowcountry waterways.  Adventure awaits!

Fishing Regulations

You have access to so many different varieties of fish in the area. Before you grab your fishing pole and head out on the water, check to see if your fishing license is up to date and you understand the fishing regulations in the state/area. There are restrictions on catch sizes, types of fish you can catch, and seasonal fishing that you should be aware of.



Fishing Charters

Enjoy a day on the water with the convenience of departing from a nearby marina.  These charters have everything you need including rods, bait, tackle and licenses.  Just bring your food, drinks and sunscreen.

Capt. George's Charters

Captain George's Fishing Charters offer a variety of fishing charter options, including nearshore and offshore trips on the Miss Lia II, a 31' Cape Horn center console. For a relaxing evening cruise, enjoy the sunset, nature and a few cocktails. 843-575-8169

Capt. Tim's Fishing Charters

Captain Tim's Fishing Charters offers inshore, light-tackle, and fly fishing charters on an 18' Beavertail flats skiff with room for up to three anglers. Come and experience some of South Carolina's best inshore fishing. 864-978-4348

Salty Seas Charters

Salty Seas Charters offers onshore/nearshore charters as well as fly fishing and marsh hen hunting charters (in season). Make plans to get out on the water with your friends and catch a fresh seafood dinner to cookup at your vacation rental. 843-263-8997

Salt Fin Charters

Whether you're a seasoned angler, or going out for your first catch, Salt Fin is with you to make your trip enjoyable. With inshore and deep-water options, you'll find the perfect trip for everyone in your group. Grab your camera and get ready to fish! 843-252-5504

Additional local fishing charters are available.  Click on one of the choices below to learn more about their services and to make reservations.

Fishing Licenses

South Carolina requires a fishing license for harvesting marine resources, including finfish, oysters, clams, shrimp and crab. Individuals (age 16 and older) must purchase an annual, temporary or 3 Year Saltwater Recreational Fishing License – unless fishing on a licensed public fishing pier; fishing on a licensed charter/headboat vessel while under hire; using 3 or fewer drop nets, 3 or fewer fold up traps, or 3 or fewer handlines with no hooks and a single bait per line (chicken necking); or shrimp baiting (which requires a shrimp baiting license).