Simon Says Private Charters in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Guided by Matt Simon

Deep Sea Inshore Jetty Nearshore River

About Your Guide

Captain Matt has been fishing ever since he could walk. There is nothing else he takes as much pride in as fishing. Matt and his crew will put you on the fish. His 30-foot Contender will get you to the fishing grounds and back in a timely fashion. While his inshore skiff will easily take you in the shallow nighttime waters. Matt and his crew live and breathe fishing.

First Mate Zach has been fishing the South Carolina waters for years. He specializes in all types of fishing, especially flounder gigging. Fishing is his passion. Having three children of his own, he is great with teaching kids how to fish. No matter your age, Zach will be there to assist with your catch and provide tips and techniques for all.

First Mate Tony has experience fishing all over the country. Seasoned in bottom fishing and west coast style fishing, Tony brings his knowledge to the east coast and is more than qualified to put fish in the boat.

Simon Says Private Charters Trips

Anchor up in some inshore deep holes and wait for the reel to SCREAM! Big Red Drum are also possible! Great for children and adults that want a short trip, but a big fight! Captain Matt will provide all you need for a great day battling these apex predators including all the tackle, bait, iced down cooler for food and drink, bottled water for all clients, all necessary safety gear, and life jackets. Everything you could possibly need for a safe, enjoyable, and successful adventure. He will also clean and bag your catch for you at the end of the day. He recommends you consider bringing, food/snacks, beverages other than water (Please no glass), weather-appropriate clothing (it can be quite a bit cooler out on the water than on land), sunscreen lotion (Please no spray sunscreen), non-marking footwear, sunglasses, camera, and a hat. Read More

Inshore, Jetty, River Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Sharks/Redfish In Charleston Harbor

100% (9)
30 ft 1 - 6 People From $100 / person

Don’t want to go way out in the ocean but want to still fill up the cooler and have fun 25 miles off the coast? Embark on Captain Matt's nearshore trip to fill the feezer and have a blast doing it! Destinations include artificial reefs and natural live bottom areas up to 9 miles offshore. Typical catches include black sea bass, vermillion snapper, red snapper, triggerfish, amberjack, cobia, sharks, and other species. For these trips, you'll be fishing out of Captain Matt's 30' Contender Center Console, that has a cruising speed of 33 Knots and can handle up to 4 passengers on these trips. Captain Matt will get you all set up with top-of-the-line fishing gear with spinning and conventional gear available. Your license is provided along with all bait and tackle but feel free to bring along your own if you prefer. The boat comes loaded with bottled water and plenty of ice and cooler space for your use. You need only bring food and any other beverages you wish. Alcoholic beverages are permitted but overindulgence is obviously not tolerated for safety reasons. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Offshore Grocery Store

100% (8)
30 ft 1 - 4 People From $350 / person

You’ll head 25-50 miles offshore to deep drop bottom rigs and or jig offshore structures to target mutton snapper, gag and scamp grouper, red snapper(seasonal), King Mackerel, barracuda, african pompano, cobia, amberjack, shark, triggerfish, and many more! All charters are aboard Captain Matt's 30' Contender center console powered by twin 250 hp Suzuki engines. This trip can handle up to 5 people, but just so you know, this trip can be heavily dependent on wind and sea conditions Captain Matt will get you all set up with top-of-the-line fishing gear with spinning and conventional gear available. Your license is provided along with all bait and tackle but feel free to bring along your own if you prefer. The boat comes loaded with bottled water and plenty of ice and cooler space for your use. You need only bring food and any other beverages you wish. Alcoholic beverages are permitted but overindulgence is obviously not tolerated for safety reasons. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

8 Hour Blackfin Tuna

100% (8)
30 ft 1 - 4 People From $450 / person

Recent Reviews of Simon Says Private Charters

Ben

Verified Review Fishing

Loved it. Kids had fun. Matt is very knowledgeable and nice. Can’t wait to do some deep sea fishing next summer.

Ricky D.

Fishing

These guys are the best. kept us on fish all day and had a blast .definitely coming back

Andie B.

Fishing

Fantastic ride! Matt was very patient with us since we were a little late and very accommodating to one of us with medical concerns. He also answered all of our questions about Charleston. Definitely worth the trip!

Gary M.

Fishing

Matt is awesome! We seemed to be the only boat catching fish!! Matt is very personable, accommodating and knowledgeable. And, his boat is immaculate! Give Matt a call, he will take care of you!

Christina L.

Fishing

My son and I had an amazing time fishing. It was a perfect day to be out on the ocean and both guys were helpful, knowledgeable, and accommodating. I would definitely call on Matt to take us out again. Thank you so much!

Erin G.

Fishing

Matt was great, fun to talk to, very knowledgeable and helpful. We caught a few things in the two hour timeframe (including the huge red drum pictured!), but he extended the trip so we could get a few more catches in. Will look him up again when we’re back in Charleston. Highly recommend!

Ryan K.

Fishing

What a fun time with Captain Matt. Great guy. Super relaxed and patient. Put us on a lot of fish. My son later said,”I thought fishing meant we had to wait a really long time to catch something. We are catching things all the time!” Beyond the fish, it was a great atmosphere, a lovely day, and exactly what my family was hoping for. Kudos!

Jacob H.

Fishing

The over all experience we had with Captain Matt was phenomenal. Not only did he get us on the fish, but we got to experience the Atlantic Ocean the way you wont at a beach. I highly recommend and will be returning the next time I’m back in Charleston. If you pondering what type of charter to take go all in it will be worth it and you will enjoy it and wont forget the experience.

Leonardo V.

Fishing

This was a great trip, it was slow at first, there was a cold front that make the fish not bite, but the captain stayed longer for us , and it payed off, we all got a fish to tell a story, hahaha, the captain was great, he made us feel confortabke n welcome, n he treated us very well. We coming back again.

Species

Amberjack, Barracuda, Black Seabass, Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Mutton Snapper, Red Snapper, Redfish, Scamp Grouper, Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper

Techniques

Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Deep Dropping, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Types of Fishing

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore, River

Start Location

20 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464, United States | Bodies of water fished: Charleston Harbor

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