Southern Breeze Charters

Southern Breeze Charters aims to be Charleston’s best choice for inshore and nearshore fishing. Suitable for both veteran anglers and those who have had precious little experience holding a rod, Captain Nicholas Winch will do his best to provide you with a trip tailored to your needs.

Get ready for drag screaming action aboard his top of the line brand new 24’ Yellowfin bay boat. Being powered by a single 350 HP Mercury Verado engine, it’ll get you to where the fish are biting in a snap. There’s plenty of room here for up to 6 guests, making it perfect for family fishing trips. It’s also got a wireless trolling motor that’s indispensable for sneaking up on easy to spook fish.

There’s a number of different things you can do on these waters at any given time, so feel free to pick what best suits your style. Inshore trips are mostly aimed at jetty fishing, and more experienced anglers can do trips that include fly fishing, creek fishing, and sight casting. In the nearshore waters, though, reefs and wrecks are the name of the game. The most prominent species you’ll find around here include Redfish, Black Seabass, Amberjack, Cobia, Sharks, Tarpon (when in season), and more besides.

Captain Nicholas will provide you with all the necessary rods, reels, and terminal tackle for the trip. There’s also plenty of bottled water on board, but you’re more than welcome to bring your own drinks and snacks. Going from Shem Creek Park or the Downtown marina? He’ll be happy to pick you up. If you want bent rods and sore arms at the end of the day, give Southern Breeze Charters a shout.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Nearshore (4 Max)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 1
    $1,000
    If you're looking for the ultimate nearshore experience in this part of South Carolina, look no further! Go after massive redfish, Amberjack, Black Drum, Cobia, Seabass, Sheepshead, and much more besides. The price of this trip includes the necessary rods, reels, and terminal tackle needed for a productive trip. This is a trip for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    Tarpon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 1
    $950
    Spend the day chasing some silver in our beautiful waters. During this trip you will get the chance to battle tarpon up to 200 pounds! Although the main target of this trip is tarpon, you will have plenty of action reeling in big redfish and sharks.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    The ultimate trip for the ambitious angler lurking in all of us! Fish for the likes of big Redfish, Black Drum, Sharks, Tarpon (when in season) and many other species making the Charleston Harbor their home. Quality rods, reels, and tackle are all included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Nearshore (4 Max)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 1
    $800
    This is the trip for those anglers who don't want to stay inshore. Head farther out in hopes of catching positively massive Redfish, Amberjack, Cobia, Black Seabass, Sheepshead, and so much more. All the necessary fishing gear is included in the trip price. This is a trip for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    If a half day trip just doesn't cut it, be sure to check this trip out. You'll be fishing inshore for Bull Redfish, Black Drum, Tarpon (when in season) Sharks, and anything else found in the Charleston Harbor, or the nearby jetties and creeks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Inshore (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    Shorter inshore trips are always a great option for family trips. You'll be fishing for the likes of big Redfish, Black Drum, Sharks, Tarpon (when in season), and much more in the Charleston Harbor, and nearby jetties and creeks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Inshore (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $500
    This trip involves heading into the Charleston Harbor, in search of big Bull Redfish, Black Drum, Sharks, Tarpon (when available) and plenty more besides. You'll be provided with all the necessary rods, reels, and terminal tackle for a productive day on the water.
  • Private trip
    Shark Charter (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 12
    $400
    You will be able to catch a wide variety of sharks on this trip ranging from 2 10 feet long! This trip is perfect for your younger angler or someone looking to have some drag screaming action battling a massive shark.
  • Private trip
    Shark Charter (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 12
    $400
    You will be able to catch a wide variety of sharks on this trip ranging from 2 10 feet long! This trip is perfect for your younger angler or someone looking to have some drag screaming action battling a massive shark.
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About the Captain

Nicholas Winch
Isle Of Palms, South Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
74 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since May 2018
Growing up in Charleston, Captain Nicholas Winch was lucky enough to be able to fish these beautiful waters just about every day. Having fished since he could walk, there was never any doubt about the importance of fishing in his life. His favorite thing about fishing is the sheer excitement of reeling in the big fish that's almost palpable.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Yellowfin (Bay boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 350HP Mercury Verado engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Jerome W.
Charlotte, NC
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Such a fun day!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Nearshore (4 Max) on September 5, 2021
Capt Nick, was one of the best charter captains We have ever fished with. Be worked hard to put us on the fish and made our...
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Will B.
Charleston, South Carolina
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PM trip with Captain Nick

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip - Inshore (PM) on November 23, 2021
3 dads took our sons (8, 6, and 5) out for a chilly afternoon trip with Captain Nick. Nick kept us out of the wind and got...
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Half Day with Captain Nick

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore (AM) on August 20, 2021
We had a great half day fishing trip with Captain Nick!  We fished all around the Jetty and landed 9 redfish and a small shark. ...
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Versailles, KY
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4 hour inland trip with Captain Nick

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore (PM) on October 12, 2021
My son, 6 year old grandson, and I went on a 4 hour inland fishing trip. The tide was high and the conditions were less than...
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore (PM) on August 24, 2021
We had a really great day with Captain Nic. First and most important to me, Nic is a great guy, Polite, patient, friendly. ...
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FAQs about Southern Breeze Charters

Southern Breeze Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Shark Charter (PM) (3 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Shark Charter (AM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip - Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip - Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip - Inshore (6 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip - Nearshore (4 Max) (6 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Trip - Inshore (8 hours)
  • $950 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Tarpon (8 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Trip - Nearshore (4 Max) (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Southern Breeze Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Southern Breeze Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Bottled water.)
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Southern Breeze Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Southern Breeze Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Southern Breeze Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon