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Cobia Fishing Charters In South Carolina

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Fishing in Charleston

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Charleston

Inshore Fishing - 24’ Blazer Bay

100% (4)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Charleston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Charleston Deep Sea Offshore

100% (1)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Charleston

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Charleston

4 HR Inshore/Harbor/Reef Fishing

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33 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Mount Pleasant

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Bottom Fishing With Captain Brad

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in North Charleston

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in North Charleston

Offshore Reef Fishing

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Charleston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Deep Sea Quest: Reel & Explore

100% (2)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Most Popular Types of Cobia Trips in South Carolina

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More Cobia Fishing Charters In South Carolina

Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for 3/4 Day Nearshore Fishing Frenzy! in Charleston

Fuel is included in the price! Come aboard with Captain Johnston for an exciting day fishing the Charleston nearshores! The nearshore waters of Charleston are home to plenty of fish-rich reefs and wrecks that are great for picking up some prized Atlantic fish. On this 6 hour trip, Captain Johnston will motor you out into the Charleston Harbor jetties or some nearshore reefs and wrecks where you'll be targeting Redfish, Blacktip Sharks, Bonnethead Sharks, and maybe even Tarpon in the summer months, and Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder and more in the colder months. You'll be fishing with light tackle and choosing from a selection of live bait or artificial lures. Captain Johnston has years of experience in these waters and he's sure to get your rod set up with what the fish are biting! Captain Johnston will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Come get some tasty fish with Captain Johnston in the Charleston nearshores! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Charleston

3/4 Day Nearshore Fishing Frenzy!

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45 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
trip description for Big Fish Luxury Charter in Mount Pleasant

Head out offshore for a full-day adventure aboard one of the nicest boats in Charleston Harbor. Captain Bentley's 43' Albermarle drives like a 50' Sportfish. It's fast, clean, and comfortable and comes loaded with only the highest quality fishing gear and equipment. Scroll through the pictures above to see for yourself. Captain Bentley's full-day trips depart from Toler's Cove Marina at 5AM and run out around 35-55 miles out. This can take anywhere from 1 to 1.5 hour trip depending on seas. Once you're out there you will split your time between bottom fishing and trolling in 95 to 200 feet of water for King Mackerel, Amberjacks, Cobia, Sharks, Barracuda, Snapper, and Grouper, and much more. These trips usually have you back at the dock around mid-afternoon, with a full fishbox and great memories to boot! *Please note that these offshore trips can be heavily dependent on weather. If seas are too rough, Captain Bentley will be more than happy to take you out to the ship channel or reschedule your trip for a different day.* Captain Bentley's 43’ Albemarle Express Sport Fisherman. She has twin Caterpillar C-12 diesel engines that allow for a 28 knot cruises. Plenty of room in the cockpit, and the “helm deck” is air-conditioned. Comfortable seating throughout. A salon is below with a full head and seating area. Plenty of drink boxes and the galley has a microwave, sink, 2 refrigerators, and 2 freezers. There are two large fish boxes, a tower with second driving station, and the boat has all modern electronics; Garmin GPS, Garmin Sonar/Sounder, with Chirp Transducer, Radar, Auto Pilot, and 3 Marine VHF radios. Great stereo system with SiriusXM radio that is bluetooth connectable to your own music play list. The boat exceeds All USCG safety equipment requirements, including an EPIRB. She is fast, roomy and comfortable, and provides a very nice ride to the fishing grounds, as well as a stable and comfortable fishing platform. All Captain Bentley's charters are for 1 to 6 passengers and include your crew, all fishing licenses & permits, ice, bottled water, coolers, rods & reels, bait, tackle and fish cleaning. All he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks other than bottled water. You may also want to bring sunscreen, hats, etc. to protect you from the sun and elements. He recommends that you bring a cooler to leave in your car or on the dock to bring your food & Drinks to the boat... & then to take your catch home afterward! Beer, wine, etc. is acceptable as well. Also, please wear boat/deck shoes (no black soled shoes). The boat is located at Toler's Cove Marina, 1610 Ben Sawyer Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. Pickups are also available at The Isle of Palms Marina (Fuel Dock) Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Big Fish Luxury Charter

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43 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
trip description for Wrecks, Reefs, and Ledges in Mount Pleasant

On this trip, you'll head go offshore to different wrecks, reefs and ledges for bottom fishing and trolling. Depending on targeted species and the time of year this can be as close as two miles from shore and as deep as thirty-five miles from shore. Captain Bob uses and provides Penn spinning and conventional reels to pull up a variety of species. Typical catches include Black Seabass, Triggerfish, Snappers, Grouper, Amberjack, Barracuda, Sharks, Cobia, Kingfish, and Sheepshead. On the morning of your trip, you'll load up aboard Captain Bob's luxurious 30' Grady White center console. You'll get comfortable in a bean bag and settle in for the ride out to the fishing grounds. Then, the real adventure will begin! Whether you're trolling or bottomfishing, you'll be able to fight fish and collect trophies all day. The fish are biting—get out there and have some fun! *Fuel not included* Guest pays for fuel used at the end of the charter. Contact the captain for current marina fuel prices. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Wrecks, Reefs, And Ledges

100% (1)
30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for 4 Hour Nearshore Trip in Charleston

Come aboard with Captain Chris for a nearshore adventure on the beautiful waters off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. He guides his 26’ Center Console expertly while helping you search for a fresh catch. This trip runs for 4 hours and is a great opportunity to get out on the water with family and friends, since Captain Chris’ luxurious boat can accommodate up to 6 people. It is also equipped with a GPS, fish finder, live bait well, and outriggers designed for trolling in search of Bluefish, Cobia, Flounder, King Mackerel, and Redfish. Who knows, you might even get lucky and find a Blacktip Shark! Captain Chris is an experienced guide who will navigate the cerulean waters expertly, providing as much or as little assistance as you want. Whether you have been fishing all your life or are looking to learn, this trip is an amazing experience among the bountiful reefs. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Charleston

4 Hour Nearshore Trip

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Little River
Fishing in Little River
Fishing in Little River
trip description for Little River On Light Tackle in Little River

Book a trip today with Captain Keith for a fun and memorable day out with an accommodating and friendly captain! With over 30 years of experience, Captain Keith is one of the best in the business. Hit the water on his 38-foot center console and experience an action-packed day of fishing out of Little River, South Carolina! You can choose between a 4, 5, or 7-hour adventure. For the client seeking the “Light Tackle” experience, we offer Inshore Fishing Charters in the calm waters of the Intracoastal Waterway, backwater creeks, estuaries, jetties, and nearshore wrecks. If you select the 4-hour charter, you’ll be fishing the calm waters of the Intracoastal Waterway, backwater creeks, and estuaries. Expect to catch Red Drum (Redfish), Black Drum, Spotted Sea Trout, Flounder, and much more. While fishing the estuaries, you will see a unique perspective of the Little River area and wildlife. You will be fishing with artificial and live bait, which you will catch on the trip. This trip is perfect for families with kids (all ages welcome), beginners, or those that just want a chance to discover their sea legs. If you select the light tackle 5-hour or 7-hour inshore charter, expect to catch the same fish offered on the four-hour charter along with the Bull Redfish, Flounder, Spadefish, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and Sharks that surround the nearshore wrecks and jetties. These fish are typically a lot bigger. You will be fishing light tackle with artificial and live bait that you will catch on the trip. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, a hat, sunscreen, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Keith will provide all rods, reels, tackle, lures, and fishing licenses. He will also clean and fillet your day’s catch after the trip is over. You will use live bait (which you will catch for the first 20-30 min of the trip) throughout the day. Test your skills and strength and fill the boat on what promises to be an exhilarating day with Captain Keith! Read More

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Little River

Little River On Light Tackle

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
Fishing in Charleston
trip description for Reef Fishing - 35’ Everglades in Charleston

Head out with Captain Johnston for an exciting day of fishing the scenic South Carolina reefs! The offshore reefs of Charleston are home to plenty of species of fish that are sure to keep you entertained for hours. On this 8-hour trip, Captain Johnston will bring you 30 miles offshore where you'll post up in the reefs and go after some prized Atlantic fish such as Amberjack, Barracuda, Black Seabass, Cobia, Goliath Grouper, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Spadefish, Spanish Mackerel, and Triggerfish. You'll be targeting these fish using various methods such as bottom fishing, heavy tackle, light tackle and trolling. Whether you want to fish with a rod in your hands or relax while the boat does most of the work, Captain Johnston will have you covered. He has years of experience in these waters and he's sure to get your rod set up with what the fish are biting! You'll be aboard Captain Johnston's 35' Everglades center console with a capacity for 6 anglers. Powered by three 300 HP Mercury engines, she'll shred through the offshore waters with ease to take you to where the fish are biting! This vessel comes equipped with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Fighting Chair, Outriggers, on board Bathroom and Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Johnston will even clean any tasty keepers for you to take home! Captain Johnston will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Head out to the deep waters with Captain Johnston! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Reef Fishing - 35’ Everglades

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35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a South Carolina cobia fishing charter

What are the best cobia fishing charters in South Carolina?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 26 cobia trips in South Carolina, and the most popular trips in the area are Inshore fishing - 24’ Blazer Bay guided by Johnston, Charleston Deep Sea Offshore guided by Darius, and 4 HR Inshore/Harbor/Reef Fishing guided by Chris.

Our guides in South Carolina are rated a 4.5 out of 5 based on 2529 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a Cobia charter in South Carolina are Mount Pleasant, Charleston and North Charleston.

Looking for kid friendly cobia guides / fishing lessons in South Carolina? Check out our beginner and family friendly cobia guides in South Carolina.

What types of cobia fishing charters are common in South Carolina?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for cobia in South Carolina as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in South Carolina are bottom fishing, trolling, and heavy tackle fishing but light tackle fishing and live bait fishing are popular as well.

How much do South Carolina cobia fishing charters cost?

for cobia in South Carolina prices can range anywhere from an affordable $500 to $2,800, but the average price for a half day trip for cobia in South Carolina is $689. The average price for a full day trip for cobia in South Carolina is $1,383.

What month is best for cobia fishing in South Carolina?

The most popular season for cobia fishing in South Carolina is summer, and most anglers book their trips 32 days in advance.

Do I need a South Carolina fishing license for cobia and what are the bag limits for cobia in South Carolina?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in South Carolina don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in South Carolina.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mike and 1st ante Owen were fantastic. We did the close to shire trip and they quickly put us on some large Black Drum and later we found where the Sheepshead were hiding bringing in enough keepers to make anyone proud! Would definitely recommend!

    Frank L. with Michael P. of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with Captain Chris today! All 6 of us caught a couple including 5 nice Reds! Fun day on the water. Spring break 2024!

    Jay J. with Kendra K. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip with Captain Brad! Nice boat, friendly guide, and tons of fish! Would highly recommend.

    Spencer W. with Brad B. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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

    Ben B. with Matt S. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time with Adam! He was very knowledgeable about fishing in the area. It was a very tough day for fishing but we really enjoyed being on the river.

    Dave K. with Adam L. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip!!

    Jonathan W. with Johnston M. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Great time! Took my 12 yo out for few hours and Adam was extremely knowledgeable. Boat was in great condition and felt safe throughout the trip. We will definitely return in the fall!

    Randy G. with Adam L. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great day on the water with Captain Dustin! He was very knowledgeable and had great patience with us! We had two small kids and three adults! All of us landed Redfish! Thank you for a great time and helping us make some awesome memories!

    Meg K. with Dustin S. of Folly Beach, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Brent was amazing. He’s incredibly patient and genuinely caring to make sure you’re having a great experience If it’s your first time or 50th time, Captain Brent IS the guy in Charleston for fishing

    Matthew A. with Brent R. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip!

    Tyler M. with Johnston M. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Five stars for sure! Tim was great from start to finish, had everything we needed, put us on the fish and went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our time catching fish. Would highly recommend, and one of the unusual things about Tim is, he is a Charleston native. Joe

    Joe M. with Tim M. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Very nice guy great fishing really knows what he’s doing put me on sharks right away great to find some one you can actually talk to and hold a conversation

    Ryan F. with Dustin S. of Folly Beach, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Adrian was just awesome! He kept us up to date on weather and was flexible with date/time to make sure we went out at the best time. He got there early to make sure we were all set with plenty of bait and extra rods and reels ready to go. He even had an extra hat and sunglasses for our 16 yo who forgot his. He knew the best fishing spots and locations at each spot. He could cast within inches of his intended target, was very knowledgeable about the fish, and helped us release the sting ray and gar we accidentally caught. Very pleasant, hard working and very experienced! You can’t go wrong with Adrian!

    Cynthia B. with Adrian J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Bentley and Patrick were awesome. They made the experience memorable, and we plan to make this a tradition. Great boat and great crew!!

    Josnel F. with Bentley J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Darius gave us a fishing trip that far exceeded our expectations. We had a great fun filled outing. We are already talking about our next fishing trip and without a doubt he will be our Captain.

    Rick J. with Darius B. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    He was very good and tried to get us where the fish were bitting but hot weather was not our friend for this adventure but we did catch some would go with him again hands down

    Michele W. with Christopher C. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Great time, great fishing spot and amazing Captain

    Michael C. with Chris A. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Thank you for everything!

    Hong T. with Bob U. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time. Captain Adrian was knowledgeable and interactive. One of our best trips.

    John A. with Adrian J. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Perfect. Great weather and Brent took advantage of it. Took us to multiple spots to try to find the fish until he found one that was successful. Brent worked very well with our kids...11 and 13 year old boys. He was good at teaching them tips and was eager and fun when action was happening!! He fit right in with our family and was a great guide and leader! The boat rides were fun and he went out of his way to show my son's the jellyball and anything else outside of standard fishing that came up. Loved it!!

    Carissa S. with Brent R. of Charleston, South Carolina

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