Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters in Folly Beach, South Carolina

Guided by Brian Hawkins

Flats Inshore River

About Your Guide

Captain Brian has been fishing and exploring the rivers of Charleston, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island for over twenty years. You will find him out on the water more often than not exploring the best spots to fish based on tides and time of day. Take advantage of Captain Brian's unique knowledge of the waters for an unparalleled opportunity to get to know Charleston through an exciting and colorful lens.

Time is often not a cut and dry criteria for Captain Brian. His goal is to provide you with a true charter experience with native knowledge and a friendly approach to life on the water. If that means fishing an extra 30 min to get you hooked into your next trophy or limit, Captain Brian is often ready to keep fishing.

Like all great captains, Captain Brian knows it's fishing not catching but no matter what happens out there on the water, Captain Brian is there to ensure you step off the boat happy and sun-filled at the end of your day out on the water.

Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters Trips

Enjoy the low country waters of Charleston, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island with Captain Brian as you chase down all kinds of inshore species. Trips start at 7 am for morning trips and 2 pm for afternoon trips. With over three decades of experience Captain Brian and his team offer unparalleled knowledge and experience of the unique river systems of Charleston and surrounding inshore waters. While enjoying all that the rivers have to offer you will have the unique opportunity to catch fish ranging from Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, or Shark. Captain Brian will provide all the bait, tackle, rods, reels, bottled water, and fishing licenses you will need for an awesome adventure. He is also more than happy to fish outside of Folly Beach and will fish closer to Charleston on the Stono river tributary or closer to Kiawah. Captain Brian loves to practice catch and release to benefit his local fishery, but is more than happy to clean your catch for you as well if you'd like to keep some slot fish to take home for dinner! ​All he recommends is that you dress appropriately for the weather and bring non-aerosol sunscreen, sunglasses, and any food or drinks you'd like to enjoy onboard. If you plan to take home your catch, you can also bring a personal cooler with ice that you can leave in your car for after the trip. Read More

Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Folly Beach

Low Country Flats Action

100% (7)
22 ft 1 - 4 People From $163 / person

Enjoy the low country waters of Charleston, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island with Captain Brian as you chase down all kinds of inshore species. Trips start at 7 am for morning trips and 1-2 pm for afternoon trips. With over three decades of experience Captain Brian and his team offer unparalleled knowledge and experience of the unique river systems of Charleston and surrounding inshore waters. While enjoying all that the rivers have to offer you will have the unique opportunity to catch fish ranging from Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, or Shark. Captain Brian will provide all the bait, tackle, rods, reels, bottled water, and fishing licenses you will need for an awesome adventure. Depending on where your staying, Captain Brian can often pick you up closer to home base if that makes it easier for you. He will often venture north from Folly Beach to fish closer to Charleston in the Stono river tributary or move south to fish closer to Kiawah. Let us know where you're staying and we'll see if Captain Brian can accommodate you! Captain Brian loves to practice catch and release to benefit his local fishery, but is more than happy to clean your catch for you as well if you'd like to keep some slot fish to take home for dinner! ​All he recommends is that you dress appropriately for the weather and bring non-aerosol sunscreen, sunglasses, and any food or drinks you'd like to enjoy onboard. If you plan to take home your catch, you can also bring a personal cooler with ice that you can leave in your car for after the trip. Read More

Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Folly Beach

Low Country Exploration Trip

100% (7)
22 ft 1 - 4 People From $163 / person

Recent Reviews of Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters

Stephen S.

Fishing

This is our second trip with Captain Brian and it was great. He knows his business and is always ready and professional and finds the fish. Highly recommend Captain Brian. Great trip again with my kids.

Nick L.

Fishing

We had a wonderful day out with Captain Brian. Despite it being a cold day, we had fun catching sheepshead. Thanks for a great day. My kids won’t stop talking about it! Grandpa had a blast too!

Jarrett B.

Fishing

Captain Hawkins is fantastic! He created a wonderful experience for our family. The fish weren’t very active for us…..but we still had a great time! Will be using him every time we go to Folly.

Mark V.

Fishing

Captain Brian was outstanding. Very knowledgable and worked hard to put us on fish. We were catching while other boats around us were not catching them. I attribute this to Captain Brian and the techniques he taught us and the baits that he had us throw. He is great at working with experienced and non-experienced fisherman. Highly recommend.

Lisa L.

Fishing

We had the BEST experience…the best fishing charter we’ve ever been on. We caught between 8-10 different species of fish, including a 4 foot bonnet head shark which my 7 year caught and thought was the most amazing thing in the whole world. I don’t think we had one cast that didn’t get bites. Capt Brian knows not only where to fish but also HOW to catch them! We will definitely be back!

Julie S.

Fishing

We had a wonderful time. Captain Brian was great! We started catching fish with the first cast. We were very impressed with his knowledge of fishing. He knew exactly where the fish would be. He told us about the history of Folly Beach and surrounding islands. I wanted to take my husband fishing for his 60th birthday. Captain Brian did not disappoint! We will definitely be back and we highly recommend Brian!

Jeffery G.

Fishing

Capt communicated well prior to our trip and showed up on time and fully prepared for our trip. We fished inland because this was my sons’ first boat trip. He was very patient and understanding. He answered their questions and helped them learn about the boat, equipment and fish. We caught several redfish and a grouper. We also caught and released a bonnethead shark which was a great experience for me. Overall, it was a tremendous trip and I highly recommend him. He was punctual, knowledgeable and created a relaxing and safe environment. We had fun.

Species

Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Tarpon

Techniques

Artificial Lure Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting, Wading

Types of Fishing

Flats, Inshore, River

Start Location

97 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439, United States | Bodies of water fished: Wando River, Charleston Harbor

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