D&S Charters

D&S Charters is owned and operated by a local fisherman, Captain Darrell Crabtree. He offers inshore light tackle sport fishing on the beautiful waters surrounding Kiawah and Seabrook Islands of South Carolina. Captain Darrell Crabtree is one of the hardest working charter captains on the East Coast. He will try his best to make your time on the water productive and fun no mater your level of experience!

His boat is a 21 foot Triton center console, which was originally built in 2013 and can accommodate up to 6 guests. It is powered by a 200 HP Yamaha Four Stroke engine with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots. This is a steady and fast vessel which is bound to get you to the best fishing spots easily. You will locate them using an onboard fishfinder and a GPS system. The boat also has a VHF radio and a radar, as well as all the safety equipment such as life jackets, fire extinguishers, flares, a first aid kit, and a CPR trained crew.

D&S Charters will take you fishing in the salt marshes and estuaries in the Kiawah and Seabrook Islands, which are located just 20 miles from Charleston, famous for its Caribbean and African influence in cuisine including all sorts of locally sourced fish species. Targeted species will include Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Black Drum, Cobia, King Mackerel, Ladyfish, Black Seabass, Spanish Mackerel, Spadefish, Tarpon and Blacktip Shark. Captain Derrell will provide you with brand new rods, reels, and tackle - all purchased in 2016. You will also have live and artificial baits, and a Fishing License, as well as cleaning and filleting of your catch at the end of your trip. Captain will also be able to recommend a good restaurant that will prepare your catch as a local delicacy.

Come and enjoy a morning or afternoon on the beautiful waters located in the heart of South Carolinas famous low country!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $475
    price breakdown
    $475
    This trip will take you exploring salt marshes and estuaries for species such as Redfish, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout. You can also do some Dolphin and bird watching, as well as shelling.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $475
    price breakdown
    $475
    This trip will take you exploring salt marshes and estuaries for species such as Redfish, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout. You can also do some Dolphin and bird watching, as well as shelling.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $375
    price breakdown
    $375
    This is a short and sweet trip, fishing for Redfish, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout among others. You will stay inshore in order to spend as much time as possible targeting fish.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $375
    price breakdown
    $375
    This is a short and sweet trip, fishing for Redfish, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout among others. You will stay inshore in order to spend as much time as possible targeting fish.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $275
    price breakdown
    $275
    This is a two hour kids fishing trip.
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About the Captain

Darrell Crabtree
Seabrook Island, South Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
64 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since October 2016
I grew up fishing in the bay's and rivers sourounding Charleston, SC. I have spent my entire life fishing for fun, competition and as a job. I have fished in many exotic locations but by far my favorite place to fish is right here in the South Carolina low country. I love showing my guest what our waters around Kiawah and Seabrook islands have to offer.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Ladyfish Ladyfish
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Triton (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha Four Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.97
out of 5 stars from 61 reviews
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98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Eric N.
Johns Island, SC
 5.00
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Fun trip with Captain Darrell

VERIFIED   July 6, 2020
We had a great trip with Captain Darrell! It was my kids first fishing trip on a boat and Captain Darrell couldn’t have been...
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Leslie M.
Johns Island, SC
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Three hour morning trip with Captain Derrell

VERIFIED   June 30, 2020
Our family of four (children ages 7 and 9) booked a three hour morning trip based on a friend’s recommendation. We had an...
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Sean M.
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 5.00
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A Morning Well Spent with Darrell

VERIFIED   NEW  August 28, 2020
We had a great trip with Captain Darrell! We caught sharks, trout, flounder and lady fish. Darrell was easy conversation, very...
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Keith B.
Wheaton, IL
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Half day trip with Darrell Crabtree

VERIFIED   June 9, 2020
Darrell was a good captain faced with a tough day of hot sunny weather.  Although we only caught 2 fish, we had a great...
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James B.
Johns Island, South Carolina
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Half day trip with Capt Darrell

VERIFIED   June 25, 2020
Thanks for a great day fishing with two of my daughters and a boyfriend!  First time for all of us catching red drums. ...
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