Shallow Thoughts

Get some top-notch backcountry and nearshore fishing done in Charleston with Shallow Thoughts! Headed by Captain Jeremy Espiritu, this charter company has been operating in this area since 2005, building a superb reputation for themselves.

Up to 3 of your team can fit in their 18’ 1720 Action Craft Flats Boat. Its 115 HP Yamaha engine can take you up to speeds of 40 knots, so no fishing ground is too far away. Onboard you’ll find all that you need for a successful day of inshore fishing including fishfinder, GPS, wireless trolling motor, and a live bait box.

From Redfish in calm shallow water to giant Shark off the beach, they have a trip to satisfy your appetite for adventure. You can also get your hands on some Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, and Spotted Seatrout when you’re out with Captain Jeremy. All of the top of the range light and heavy tackle required for this trip is supplied for you so there’s no need to be concerned about the kit. You’ll be using live bait to fish which is included in the price and is ready for you beforehand.

Your fishing license is covered and if any of your catch looks table worthy then it shall be cleaned for you. You should take food, drinks, sunglasses and a hat along with you to keep you refreshed and protected when you’re out on the water.

Jeremy has over 15 years of licensed guiding experience in Charleston and has fished in the harbor and surrounding area for over 30 years. You will get the full fishing experience here. From casting your own rod to reeling in your catch, it will be hands-on from the start!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half day 4 hour afternoon trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    A great opportunity for first-timers you'll be heading out for an action-packed fishing adventure in Charleston's inshore waters. Prepare yourself to catch some Redfish, Sea Trout, Black Drum and more. The rates here are for 2 anglers, but the boat can fit up to 3 anglers. So get your crew together and join Captain Jeremy for a stellar day of fishing.
  • Private trip
    Half day 4 hour morning trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Rise and shine for an early start to the day. Don't worry if it's too early as Captain Jeremy is flexible with his start times so you can catch a little bit of extra shut-eye should you need it. When you're aboard his bay boat you'll be going after the Black Drum, Sea Trout, Redfish, and Shark that can be found around here.
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About the Captain

Jeremy Espiritu
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
6 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2020
I grew up in Charleston, SC, and started fishing at a very young age. I became a licensed guide because I wanted other people to experience the thrill of catching fish. My favorite part of the job is the teaching part. It's great to see what you have taught to novices in action and the accomplishment of seeing them catching their first fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Ladyfish Ladyfish

Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bonnethead) Shark (Bonnethead)
Shark (Lemon) Shark (Lemon)

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Action Craft (Flats boat) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Spinning
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Checks
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (7)
5.00
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Half Day with Capt. Jeremy
Half Day with Capt. Jeremy
Half day morning trip with Captain Jeremy
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Keith C.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   July 26, 2020
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Benjamin G.
Mount Holly, NC
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Half day morning trip with Captain Jeremy

VERIFIED   July 28, 2020
The trip was awesome. Captain Jeremy made sure that we had the most fun experience available. From secret fishing spots to...
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Jim H.
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Half Day with Capt. Jeremy

VERIFIED   September 6, 2020
Look no further. Capt Jeremy put my wife and I on the fish. Caught several seatrout, 2 Black drum, several small Red Drum,...
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Matt P.
San Antonio, TX
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Half Day with Captain Jeremy

VERIFIED   July 9, 2020
Couldn’t have had a better day, Captain Jeremy was awesome, would highly recommend it!
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Gerry A.
Charlotte, NC
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VERIFIED   August 21, 2020
Guide. Was. Great
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