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Topwater Kayak Fishing Charters

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Experience hosted by Chris

4.5 hours
Includes food, drinks, tickets, equipment
Up to 2 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Meeting at our pre-arranged spot and spending a few minutes talking about your experiences with fishing and/or kayaking, we'll launch from a local public landing for 4+hours of kayak fishing from a pedal-drive Hobie kayak (no paddling required). Fishing excursions will target SC's inshore species such as Redfish, Speckled Sea Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, and Black Drum. Freshwater species can include Bass, Catfish, Bowfin, Gar, Crappie, Shad, and Bream.
Your guide provides all you need aside from your fishing license (as required) to include light drinks/snacks, a dry bag for personal items, all fishing gear and bait/tackle, life jacket and other required safety gear, a kayak (you may also bring your own) and any necessary gear. Coolers are also available and adult beverages can be arranged, ask your guide for local recommendations.
Once we return to the landing point, you're free to head off on your next adventure. Feel free to ask for recommendations for food and drink!
Meeting at our pre-arranged spot and spending a few minutes talking about your experiences with fishing and/or kayaking, we'll launch from a local public landing for 4+hours of kayak fishing from a pedal-drive Hobie kayak (no paddling required). Fishing excursions will target SC's inshore species such as Redfish, Speckled Sea Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, and Black Drum. Freshwater species can include Bass, Catfish, Bowfin, Gar, Crappie, Shad, a…

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What's included

  • Food
    Your trip includes a selection of light snacks such as trail mix, granola b...
  • Drinks
    Your guide will provide bottled water as well as assorted sports drinks (Ga...
  • Tickets
    Each charter includes ALL necessary permits/fees EXCEPT fishing charters. A...
  • Equipment
    I provide or have all necessary fishing and safety gear. What's needed will...
From $225
/ person
Sat, Oct 24
2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
$225 per person
$225 per person
Mon, Oct 26
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$225 per person
$225 per person
Mon, Oct 26
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
$225 per person
$225 per person

Meet your host, Chris

Host on Airbnb since 2020
  • Identity verified
Chris is an avid and well-known kayaker, angler, and outdoorsman in and around Charleston, SC. Growing up in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Chris spent many years chasing freshwater fish in the Susquehanna River watershed and the surrounding mountains either in a kayak or canoe. Moving to Charleston for a job in non-profit administration ever so slowly started evolving nearly a decade managing local tackle shops as well as learning the ropes of guiding locals and visitors alike to fish and nature in the saltwater marshes around Charleston’s rivers and barrier islands. Working closely with the local tackle industry, writing and editing for outdoor magazines, tournament fishing, volunteering for Heroes on the Water, leading Lowcountry Kayak Anglers and, time spent on the water keep Chris on the fish year-round.
Chris is an avid and well-known kayaker, angler, and outdoorsman in and around Charleston, SC. Growing up in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Chris spent many years chasing freshwater fish in the Susquehanna River watershed and the surrounding mountains either in a kayak or canoe. Moving to Charleston for a job in non-profit administration ever so slowly started evolving nearly a decade managing local tackle shops as well as learning the ropes of guiding locals and visitors…
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Where you'll be

Guests will launch from a private boat landing on beautiful Sullivan's Island. Fishing will be based on tide and time and will typically include the tidal marsh between Mt Pleasant and Sullivan's Island, SC. Within view will be Charleston Harbor, the Ravenel Bridge, Sullivan's Island lighthouse, Pitts Street Bridge, and Fort Sumter. Many trips will see osprey, dolphins, manatees, and other marine life and birds of all types.

Choose from available dates

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  • Sat, Oct 24
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    $225 per person
  • Mon, Oct 26
    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225 per person
  • Mon, Oct 26
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    $225 per person
  • Wed, Oct 28
    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225 per person
  • Wed, Oct 28
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    $225 per person
  • Fri, Oct 30
    8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    $225 per person
  • Fri, Oct 30
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    $225 per person
  • Sat, Oct 31
    8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    $225 per person

Activity advisory

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Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

More tips

Dress for the weather, in summer please bring/wear a bathing suit. Water shoes or old sneakers are recommended, however flip flops are fine. Please remember your fishing license...worst case we can take care of it with your phone before launching.

What to bring

Bathing suit or board shorts

Light colored long sleeve shirt