Charleston Inshore Charters LLC

Charleston Inshore Charters offers inshore, nearshore, and offshore trips to suit any need for any angler. Whether you’re a complete novice or an expert angler, there is a perfect saltwater experience for you. Captain Shane Sinclair is a seasoned angler who’ll safely take you to the fish and help you have the best time possible on the water. Join him in Mount Pleasant and embark on your next sea adventure in South Carolina!

Your boat for the day is a 2023 Conch 27 center console that can accommodate up to 6 guests. Powered by twin 200 HP Yamaha engines
that can reach a speed of 48 knots, it won’t take long before you reach the fish. The boat’s equipped with modern navigation technology, downriggers, and livewells.

Your boat fishing the flats and creeks when either fly fishing and using light tackle spin gear is a 18’ Hells Bay Guide.  Powered by a Yamaha 70 this boat can you skinny enough to have the opportunity to cast at redfish belly crawling in the shallow flats.

The wide variety of species you can chase includes Red Snapper, Broomtail Grouper, Tarpon, Grey Triggerfish, Great Barracuda, Sheepshead, Flounder, and more. You can attract your prey by bottom, deep sea, and fly fishing, as well as spinning and jigging, all using light tackle. You can keep your catch as well as bring children on your trip.

Before you leave the dock, make sure you have your snacks and drinks. The captain will provide all the equipment, fishing licenses, and will also clean and fillet your catch for free.

Have a fun day on the water and enjoy fishing with Charleston Inshore Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Fly Fishing (MAX 2)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $475
    Explore the flats and shallow water backcountry testing your skill targeting Redfish and Trout. Charleston’s Spartina grass and marshlands provide the perfect habitat for sight fishing Redfish year-round. The departure times may vary depending on the tidal range for that day. Please talk to Captain Shane after booking your trip!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Inshore (MAX 2)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $475
    Probably the most common and popular charter. Have a great day on the water targeting various species here in the Lowcountry. You can try your luck at sight casting in the flats and shallow water for Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. The trip departure time may vary depending on the tides for that specific day.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Jetties / Harbor (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    Targeting bull Red, sharks, Flounder, and other migratory species in the months April - October. Fish the beaches, harbor, and Charleston jetties inshore for 15-40 lb Redfish during the spring, summer, and fall. The best option for most families and anglers during these months.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Jetties/Harbor (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $600
    You'll target bull Red, Flounder, Shark, as well as other migratory species April - October. The spring, summer, and fall months offer you the chance to fish the beaches, harbor, and Charleston jetties and reel in 15-40 lb Redfish. This trip is the best choice for most families and anglers during the period.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Reef (MAX 4)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $900
    Charleston Inshore Charters offers a variety of offshore and reef trips. The targeted species include Grouper, Cobia, King Mackerel, Triggerfish, Black Seabass, and Barracuda. Your trip will start at 7:30 a.m. and last until 1:30 p.m.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore (MAX 4)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,400
    Target various species of residential and migratory species 30-40 miles offshore. Get away from the crowds and let the blue water relax your soul. The targeted species are Grouper, Cobia, King Mackerel, Triggerfish, Beeliner, Porgy, Snapper, and Amberjack.
  • Private trip
    Gulf Stream Trip (4ppl Max)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $2,300
    Max(4pp)
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
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Customer reviews

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Excellent
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Experience
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Good hot, humid day
We had a 5hr trip with Captain Shane
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James C.
Augusta, GA
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Good hot, humid day

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Inshore (MAX 2) on September 24, 2023
Despite less than ideal conditions, Shane worked hard and we caught some big reds.
James C. recommends Charleston Inshore Charters LLC
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Angela L.
Summerville, SC
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We had a 5hr trip with Captain Shane

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Jetties/Harbor (PM) on September 17, 2022
We were supposed to go to the Jetties and the harbor but the weather and wind was not ideal for fishing in those spots. We...
Angela L. recommends Charleston Inshore Charters LLC
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Ryan M.
Augusta, GA
Excellent
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Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Slow fishing, great day 5hr trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Jetties/Harbor (PM) on October 8, 2022
Capt. Shane tried his hardest to get us on the fish, but with the recent storm and dramatic temperature changes, the fish just...
Ryan M. recommends Charleston Inshore Charters LLC
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Christian B.
Fort Mill, SC
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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A very Good Friday with Captain Shane

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Jetties / Harbor (AM) on April 15, 2022
My son and I had an amazing day with Captain Shane.  Despite gusts up to 25 mph Shane was able to navigate us to several hot...
Christian B. recommends Charleston Inshore Charters LLC
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Evan W.
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 hr inshore w/ captain Shane

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Jetties / Harbor (AM) on April 15, 2023
Chill guy, knows some good spots and was helpful the whole time.
Evan W. recommends Charleston Inshore Charters LLC
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FAQs about Charleston Inshore Charters LLC

Charleston Inshore Charters LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $475 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Fly Fishing (MAX 2) (5 hours)
  • US $475 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Inshore (MAX 2) (5 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Jetties / Harbor (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Jetties/Harbor (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Reef (MAX 4) (6 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Offshore (MAX 4) (8 hours)
  • US $2,300 per group - Gulf Stream Trip (4ppl Max) (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Charleston Inshore Charters LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers

Trips booked with Charleston Inshore Charters LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Charleston Inshore Charters LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Creeks, inlets, flats)
  • Nearshore Fishing (Beachside, jetties, harbor)
  • Offshore Fishing (Live bottom, ledges, wrecks)

Charleston Inshore Charters LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Charleston Inshore Charters LLC include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

Meet the Captain

Shane Sinclair
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
14 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2020
Charleston Inshore Charters was established in 2005 and Captain Shane Sinclair has got has over 30 years of fishing knowledge in the Lowcountry. Join him in Mount Pleasant and have a great fishing experience you won't easily forget.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Conch (Center console) originally built in 2023. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 48 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Creeks, inlets, flats
Nearshore Fishing
Beachside, jetties, harbor
Offshore Fishing
Live bottom, ledges, wrecks

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

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

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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