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Gag Grouper Fishing Charters In South Carolina

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Fishing in Charleston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Charleston Deep Sea Offshore

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24 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,180
Fishing in Folly Beach

Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Folly Beach

4 Hour In-shore Fishing Trip

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20 ft 1 - 5 People From $300
Fishing in Mount Pleasant

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Bottom Fishing With Captain Brad

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000
Fishing in Charleston

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Charleston

Deep Sea Quest: Reel & Explore

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,200
Fishing in Mount Pleasant

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Offshore Reef Fishing

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,100
Fishing in Mount Pleasant

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Wrecks, Reefs, And Ledges

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,300

Most Popular Types of Gag Grouper Trips in South Carolina

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Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
trip description for Gulfstream 10 to 12 hr offshore in Mount Pleasant

If you're an avid angler looking for an unforgettable sportfishing experience, a deep sea fishing charter with Captain Tim out of Mount Pleasant, SC is the perfect opportunity! With Captain Tim's expertise and knowledge of the area's waters, you'll have a chance to catch some of the biggest and most sought-after game fish in the region. Captain Tim is a native of Mt. Pleasant, SC and has been an offshore and inshore fishing guide for over 15 years. Fishing with a local has many advantages. Captain Tim's deep sea fishing charter is designed for people who are serious about fishing and want to catch big trophies. The trip is also designed for more angler interaction. This means where you the angler will be more involved with setting lines out, helping catch live bait, and over all being more involved with the overall fishing process besides just reeling them in. You'll be targeting species such as Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, Blue Marlin and more. These fish are known for their size, strength, and fighting abilities, making for an exciting and challenging fishing experience. On this charter, you'll head out to the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where you'll have a chance to go 45 to 60 miles offshore Captain Tim's 32' Contender is equipped with top-of-the-line fishing gear and electronics, including sonar and GPS, to help you locate and catch the big fish. You'll be working a range of baits and lures, as well as live bait, to entice the fish to bite. During the trip, Captain Tim will provide you with tips and guidance on how to catch the target species, including the best techniques and strategies for hooking and reeling in the fish. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and learn more about the local fishing scene and the different types of fish that inhabit the area's waters. Overall, a deep sea fishing charter with Captain Tim is an epic sportfishing experience that you won't soon forget. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, this trip is sure to provide you with plenty of excitement, adventure, and memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Gulfstream 10 To 12 Hr Offshore

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32 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,875
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 From $2,250
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
trip description for Ocean Trophy Quest in Mount Pleasant

If you're an avid angler looking for an unforgettable sportfishing experience, a deep sea fishing charter with Captain Tim out of Mount Pleasant, SC is the perfect opportunity! With Captain Tim's expertise and knowledge of the area's waters, you'll have a chance to catch some of the biggest and most sought-after game fish in the region. Captain Tim is a native of Mt. Pleasant, SC and has been an offshore and inshore fishing guide for over 15 years. Fishing with a local has many advantages. Captain Tim's deep sea fishing charter is designed for people who are serious about fishing and want to catch big trophies. The trip is also designed for more angler interaction. This means where you the angler will be more involved with setting lines out, helping catch live bait, and over all being more involved with the overall fishing process besides just reeling them in. You'll be targeting species such as King Mackerel, Cobia, Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper and more. These fish are known for their size, strength, and fighting abilities, making for an exciting and challenging fishing experience. This trip will incorporate slow trolling live bait along with some bottom fishing. On this charter, you'll head out to the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where you'll have a chance to go 25 to 35 miles offshore Captain Tim's 32' Contender is equipped with top-of-the-line fishing gear and electronics, including sonar and GPS, to help you locate and catch the big fish. You'll be working a range of baits and lures, as well as live bait, to entice the fish to bite. During the trip, Captain Tim will provide you with tips and guidance on how to catch the target species, including the best techniques and strategies for hooking and reeling in the fish. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and learn more about the local fishing scene and the different types of fish that inhabit the area's waters. Overall, a deep sea fishing charter with Captain Tim is an epic sportfishing experience that you won't soon forget. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, this trip is sure to provide you with plenty of excitement, adventure, and memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Ocean Trophy Quest

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32 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,575
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
Fishing in Mount Pleasant
trip description for Big Fish Thrills in Mount Pleasant

If you're an avid angler looking for an unforgettable sportfishing experience, a deep sea fishing charter with Captain Tim out of Mount Pleasant, SC is the perfect opportunity! With Captain Tim's expertise and knowledge of the area's waters, you'll have a chance to catch some of the biggest and most sought-after game fish in the region. Captain Tim is a native of Mt. Pleasant, SC and has been an offshore and inshore fishing guide for over 15 years. Fishing with a local has many advantages. Captain Tim's deep sea fishing charter is designed for people who are serious about fishing and want to catch big trophies. The trip is also designed for more angler interaction. This means where you the angler will be more involved with setting lines out, helping catch live bait, and over all being more involved with the overall fishing process besides just reeling them in. You'll be targeting species such as King Mackerel, Cobia, Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper and more. These fish are known for their size, strength, and fighting abilities, making for an exciting and challenging fishing experience. This trip will incorporate slow trolling live bait along with some bottom fishing. On this charter, you'll head out to the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where you'll have a chance to go 15 to 25 miles offshore Captain Tim's 32' Contender is equipped with top-of-the-line fishing gear and electronics, including sonar and GPS, to help you locate and catch the big fish. You'll be working a range of baits and lures, as well as live bait, to entice the fish to bite. During the trip, Captain Tim will provide you with tips and guidance on how to catch the target species, including the best techniques and strategies for hooking and reeling in the fish. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and learn more about the local fishing scene and the different types of fish that inhabit the area's waters. Overall, a deep sea fishing charter with Captain Tim is an epic sportfishing experience that you won't soon forget. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, this trip is sure to provide you with plenty of excitement, adventure, and memories that will last a lifetime! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Mount Pleasant

Big Fish Thrills

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32 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,275
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 King Mackerel, Snapper, Grouper, Trigger fish, Black Seabass and other bottom fish species. You'll be targeting these fish by bottom fishing with live bait when its available and jigging waited jigs when live bait is scarce! 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 45' Seahunter center console with a capacity for 6 anglers. Powered by 4 350 HP Suzuki 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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45 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,235
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
Fishing in North Charleston
trip description for Reef & Bottom Fishing Trip in North Charleston

Launch aboard Captain TJ's fully decked out 26' Center Console for a freezer-filling fishing experience out of Charleston SC. Captain TJ will put all of his knowledge of fish habits, sea trends, and weather patterns toward getting you on these reef fish safely and in style! The boat you'll be fishing from is a 26-foot Mako 264. A true battle wagon designed for hardcore offshore fishing. She's equipped with twin 200 HP Suzuki engines, outriggers, VHF radio, Garmin radar, GPS, sonar satellite radio, bathroom, live wells, fishing boxes, sink, and top-of-the-line fishing equipment. After you get settled in, and Captain TJ cranks up his Suzuki outboard, you will motor out a couple of miles offshore to hit the reefs, wrecks, and deepwater structures for some delicious table fare that puts up a fight! On these trip, you will be using heavy tackle rods and weighted live bait or jig hooks that you'll drop down into the murky depths of the Atlantic. You can expect to hook into a variety of Snapper and Grouper species like Red Snapper, Lane Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Red Grouper and Gag Grouper, but you never know what the murky depths of the Atlantic will produce! Fishing the reefs you can also catch an occasional Amberjack, and Cobia just to name a few, and there are plenty more species the productive waters of the Atlantic can offer up! You are welcome to get as involved as you would like with your adventure as well, whether you'd rather lounge until Captain TJ has hooked into the fish or if you want your hand on the rod the whole time to feel the bite, Captain TJ can make it happen! Beyond superior service and a stylish ride, Captain TJ also provides the best rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. Thus, all you need to bring is your favorite lunch, snack, and drink, your sun protection, maybe a towel, and your camera! Otherwise, Captain TJ will take care of the rest to make the most of your Charleston offshore adventure! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in North Charleston

Reef & Bottom Fishing Trip

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,425
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Everything to Know About Booking a South Carolina gag grouper fishing charter

What are the best gag grouper fishing charters in South Carolina?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 23 gag grouper trips in South Carolina, and the most popular trips in the area are Charleston Deep Sea Offshore guided by Darius, 4 hour in-shore fishing trip guided by Dustin, and Bottom Fishing with Captain Brad guided by Brad.

Our guides in South Carolina are rated a 4.64 out of 5 based on 2697 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 Gag Grouper charter in South Carolina are Mount Pleasant, Charleston and Hilton Head Island.

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

What types of gag grouper fishing charters are common in South Carolina?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for gag grouper 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 gag grouper fishing charters cost?

for gag grouper in South Carolina prices can range anywhere from about $675 to $2,150, but the average price for a half day trip for gag grouper in South Carolina is $450. The average price for a full day trip for gag grouper in South Carolina is $1,584.

What month is best for gag grouper fishing in South Carolina?

The most popular season for gag grouper fishing in South Carolina is spring, and most anglers book their trips 41 days in advance.

Do I need a South Carolina fishing license for gag grouper and what are the bag limits for gag grouper 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

  • ★★★★★
    Great time with Captain Tim

    Todd S. with Tim M. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Absolutely Fantastic!! Captain Tim was a great Guide!!! Put us right on the fish and helped every step of the way. We caught so many we were getting exhausted just reeling them in!! Went past Fort Sumter and saw it from a totally new perspective. Great guy, great boat and fantastic experience! Marshview Fishing Charters Rock!!!

    Dan C. with Tim M. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome amazing ! Great guides we caught a LOT more of fish! Highly recommend!

    Carolyn L. with Tj D. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Dustin was great! Not the most ideal day for fishing but he made it his goal for us to enjoy ourselves and catch fish. Is extremely knowledgeable about fishing. Would highly recommend.

    Caroline N. with Dustin S. of Folly Beach, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Our two boat trip was absolutely electric. First off, Capt. Chris' boat was perfect. For the price point, you'd be hard pressed to find a better fishing charter deal out of Charleston. The second boat in our group was equally as nice. Both boats were super comfortable, we just sat in the back on beanbags and drank beer as we raced out about 40 miles offshore. The guides gave us an in depth safety talk before taking off and took every safety precaution available, they definitely found a happy medium between fun and safety though. They were also very well informed about what was in/out of season, and the parameters for keeper fish. On first drop, we had 2 really nice red snapper hookups. Once that bite ran cold, we wasted no time, hopping around to multiple different locations, filling the cooler up with vermillion and other good eating fish. Even got a few 5+ foot sharks for the young'n that was with us. He was so stoked! We ran into a bit of weather but that didn't phase the guides, they had contingency plans to keep us busy. We elected to run deeper to avoid the thunderstorm that formed between us and the land, which meant we got a few extra hours of fishing (no complaints). The highlight of the trip was chumming up a cobia feeding frenzy right on the surface before we booked it back to the marina. Any time you can topwater fish for cobia, you're in for a treat. We almost landed a trophy cobia before a 8+ foot shark breached the surface and completely annihilated it about 20 feet off the back of the boat. It was so primal, none of us cared that we lost the trophy. I recommend these guys to anyone, beginners or lifetime anglers. Will definitely be using them again!

    John S. with Chris A. of Charleston, South Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Dustin was great. Very patient and helpful in every way. Thanks for the awsome time. Tails up

    Rock G. with Dustin S. of Folly Beach, South Carolina

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