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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

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trip description for South Carolina Reef Run in Mount Pleasant

The world is your oyster when you book this 10 Hour excursion with Captain Linus. After you meet up with Captain Linus at the dock, you guys can go over your game plan for the day. Whether you and your captain decide to go offshore, stay in nearshore, or hit the reefs will depend on the weather conditions, the tides, and of course your personal preference. You can even talk with your Captain about hitting multiple areas for a trolling/bottom fishing combo. Captain Linus will provide expert advice on what will be fishing the best that day so listen carefully and heed his advice when deciding how you'd like to spend your day. No matter what you and Linus decide, he will help you load up and store whatever you've brought on board, and make sure you're comfortable! After you get settled in one of the many comfy seats, Captain Linus will start up his triplet 300HP Mercury Verados and you will motor out a couple of miles offshore to do some trolling, bottom fishing, and relaxing. Offshore trips usually involve a lot of trolling and target Marlin, Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi). Nearshore trips can include a mix of trolling for King and Spanish Mackerel, and bottom fishing the Reefs for Snapper Species and Black Seabass. Targeting the nearshore Reefs, in particular, can result in Cobia and Amberjack as well! Beyond superior service and luxurious amenities, Captain Linus will provide you with top-of-the-line rods, reels, tackle, and bait, specific to whatever type of fishing you'd like to do that day, along with a cooler full of ice and water, and all necessary fishing licenses you will need for a successful day out on the water. All Captain Linus suggests you bring is your sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lunch, and any snacks and drinks you'd like to have on board. With these items in tow, Captain Linus will have you "Catchin, Cruisin, and Chillin" in no time! Read More

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South Carolina Reef Run

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trip description for Combo Trolling and Bottom Fishing in Mount Pleasant

Launch aboard Captain Brad's fully decked out 26' Center Console for a first-class Atlantic Coast fishing experience out of historic Charleston SC. With a background in the US Coast Guard and a resulting 10+ years of experience fishing the Atlantic Coast all the way from Maine down to the Florida Keys, Captain Brad will put all of his knowledge toward getting you on the fish safely and in style! Captain Brad usually likes to launch from the WO Thomas Jr. Boat Landing by the Westmoreland bridge, but there is no need to waste your time hailing an uber or fretting showing up on time, if transportation is a problem Brad is more than happy to come to pick you up! Just let us know where you'd like to be picked up from. Either way, after you get settled in, and Captain brad starts up his twin 150 Yamahas, you will motor out a couple of miles offshore to do some trolling, bottom fishing, and fish catching! For these Combo Trolling and Bottom fishing trips you can expect to hook into the likes of Wahoo, King Mackerel, Snapper, Sharks, Mahi Mahi, Bonita, Amber Jack, 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 the reel starts screaming or if you want your hand on the rod the whole time, Captain Brad can make it happen! Beyond superior service and luxurious amenities, Captain Brad 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 Brad will take care of the rest to make the most of your Charleston offshore adventure! Read More

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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

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trip description for SC Nearshore Reef Run in Mount Pleasant

This trip leaves the dock at 6 or 7 AM and returns around 3 PM. Destinations include the Charleston Harbor Jetties, Charleston Nearshore Reefs, or natural live bottom areas out to about 15 miles offshore, depending on wind and sea conditions. Typical catches include red drum, snapper species, cobia, trigger fish, sharks, and a variety of other species. All charters are aboard a 35' Everglades center console powered by triplet 300HP Mercury Verado engines. Additional equipment on board includes GPS navigational information, sonar, and radar. Captain Linu's boat also comes loaded with raw and freshwater pumps, a flush toilet under the helm, outriggers, in-floor fish boxes, dry storage areas, and a large live well. 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 over indulgence is not tolerated for safety reasons. Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Mount Pleasant cobia fishing charter

What are the best cobia fishing charters in Mount Pleasant?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 24 cobia trips in Mount Pleasant, and the most popular trips in the area are Insane Inshore Trips guided by Brad, Bottom Fishing with Captain Brad guided by Brad, and Wrecks, Reefs, and Ledges guided by Bob.

Our guides in Mount Pleasant are rated a 4.54 out of 5 based on 2698 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Cobia charter include Charleston and North Charleston.

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

What types of cobia fishing charters are common in Mount Pleasant?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for cobia in Mount Pleasant as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and river fishing.

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

How much do Mount Pleasant cobia fishing charters cost?

for cobia in Mount Pleasant prices can range anywhere from about $635 to $1,736, but the average price for a half day trip for cobia in Mount Pleasant is $700. The average price for a full day trip for cobia in Mount Pleasant is $1,271.

What month is best for cobia fishing in Mount Pleasant?

The most popular season for cobia fishing in Mount Pleasant is summer, and most anglers book their trips 39 days in advance.

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

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant.

What is cobia fishing in Mount Pleasant all about?

In Mount Pleasant, cobia fishing presents anglers with an exciting and rewarding challenge. Cobia, also known as ling or lemonfish, are prized for their powerful fights and delicious flesh, making them a favorite target among local anglers. These large pelagic predators roam the nearshore and offshore waters of the South Carolina coast, often found near structures such as reefs, wrecks, and buoys where they can find shelter and abundant prey. Anglers are drawn to the thrill of hooking into a cobia, which can provide an exhilarating battle and a satisfying catch.

Anglers in Mount Pleasant utilize various techniques to target cobia, with sight fishing being a popular and effective method. Anglers scan the surface of the water for cobia cruising near the surface, often accompanied by large rays or sharks. Once spotted, anglers cast baits or lures to entice strikes from these powerful predators. Sight fishing for cobia requires patience, keen observation, and quick reflexes, making it a challenging yet rewarding pursuit for anglers of all skill levels.

Additionally, trolling near offshore structures or areas with concentrations of baitfish can also yield success when targeting cobia in Mount Pleasant. Anglers troll large baits or artificial lures behind their boats, covering a large area of water in search of actively feeding fish. Cobia are known to be opportunistic feeders, making them susceptible to a variety of bait presentations. Whether sight fishing or trolling, mastering these techniques can greatly enhance anglers' chances of landing cobia in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant.

What are the most popular months to fish for cobia fishing in Mount Pleasant?

In Mount Pleasant, the seasons for targeting cobia are influenced by various environmental factors such as water temperature, baitfish migration patterns, and spawning behavior. Generally, the prime season for cobia fishing spans from late spring through early fall. During this time, warmer water temperatures stimulate increased activity among cobia, prompting them to migrate closer to shore and inhabit nearshore reefs, wrecks, and buoys where they can be targeted by anglers.

Spring marks the beginning of the cobia season in Mount Pleasant, as water temperatures rise and baitfish populations increase along the coast. Cobia become more active and begin their migration toward shallower waters, where they are known to congregate in large numbers. As summer progresses, cobia fishing tends to peak, with anglers encountering larger concentrations of these prized fish feeding voraciously on abundant prey.

In the fall, cobia fishing in Mount Pleasant may continue to be productive, although the abundance of these fish may start to taper off as water temperatures begin to cool. However, dedicated anglers can still find opportunities to target cobia, particularly in areas with relatively warmer water temperatures or where baitfish concentrations remain high. Understanding the seasonal patterns and behavior of cobia can help anglers maximize their chances of success when fishing in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant throughout the year.

What techniques are popular for catching black cobia in Mount Pleasant?

In Mount Pleasant, anglers employ various effective techniques to target cobia, capitalizing on their predatory instincts and habitat preferences. Sight fishing is a popular and exhilarating method used by anglers to target cobia. Anglers scan the surface of the water for cobia cruising near the surface, often accompanied by large rays or sharks. Once spotted, anglers cast baits or lures to entice strikes from these powerful predators. Sight fishing for cobia requires patience, keen observation, and quick reflexes, making it a challenging yet rewarding pursuit for anglers of all skill levels.

Trolling near offshore structures or areas with concentrations of baitfish can also yield success when targeting cobia in Mount Pleasant. Anglers troll large baits or artificial lures behind their boats, covering a large area of water in search of actively feeding fish. Cobia are known to be opportunistic feeders, making them susceptible to a variety of bait presentations. Anglers may vary their trolling speed and lure depth to mimic the movements of baitfish and entice strikes from cobia patrolling the area.

Furthermore, live bait fishing is another effective technique for targeting cobia in Mount Pleasant. Anglers deploy live baitfish such as menhaden, mullet, or eels near structures such as reefs, wrecks, or buoys where cobia are known to congregate. The natural movements and scent of live bait can attract cobia from a distance, increasing the chances of a successful hook-up. Whether sight fishing, trolling, or live bait fishing, mastering these techniques can greatly enhance anglers' chances of landing cobia in the coastal waters of Mount Pleasant.

What other species are popular in Mount Pleasant?

Aside from cobia, Mount Pleasant offers anglers a diverse array of species to target, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. One notable catch is the red drum, also known as redfish, which thrives in the shallow waters, marshes, and estuaries along the South Carolina coast. Red drum are prized for their powerful fights and delicious flesh, making them a favorite among anglers of all skill levels. Anglers can pursue red drum using a variety of techniques, including casting with artificial lures or fishing with live bait such as shrimp or mullet.

Another sought-after species in Mount Pleasant is the spotted seatrout, known for its distinctive spots and voracious feeding habits. Spotted seatrout can be found prowling the grassy flats, oyster beds, and tidal creeks that fringe the coastline, making them accessible targets for anglers fishing from shore or from a boat. Anglers often use artificial lures such as soft plastics or topwater plugs to entice strikes from these elusive predators, particularly during the early morning or late evening hours when spotted seatrout are most active.

Furthermore, Mount Pleasant offers excellent opportunities for anglers to target flounder, a prized inshore species known for its impressive size and delectable white flesh. Flounder inhabit the sandy bottoms, tidal creeks, and nearshore areas along the coast, where they feed on small fish and crustaceans. Anglers can target flounder using a variety of baits, including live shrimp, mud minnows, or artificial lures, presented near structures where flounder are likely to lie in wait. With its diverse range of species and habitats, Mount Pleasant ensures anglers have an abundance of options for a memorable fishing adventure along the picturesque South Carolina coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

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    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip!!

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

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    Had a great trip!

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

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    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

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    Thank you for everything!

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

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    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

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was excellent. Captain Griffin was a great guide and engaging. Shared a lot about fishing and the Charleston area. Absolutely looking forward to doing it again.

    Edward S. with Johnston M. of Charleston, South Carolina

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