Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters

Enjoy the low country waters of Charleston, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island with Hawkins Fishing Charters. With over 30 years of fishing experience, Captain Hawkins and his crew offer unparalleled inshore and nearshore knowledge of the unique river systems of Folly Beach and surrounding areas.

While enjoying all that these rivers have to offer you will have the unique opportunity to catch fish ranging from Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, or Shark. Want to kick back and relax with your family? You can combine your fishing trip with dolphin watching, shark tooth adventures, and family cruises, touring the most special areas of the Charleston waters.

You’ll be fishing on a 22’ Sea Pro boat that accommodates up to 5 guests. This fabulous bay boat has been fully restored in 2021 and features a 150 HP Yamaha engine and a wireless trolling motor, navigational electronics, a live bait tank, and a cooler.

All trips are family friendly, so bring your youngest along. Captain Hawkins covers your fishing licenses and equipment, so you only need to prepare your food and drinks. It’s recommended to bring your sunglasses, hats, and sunscreen too.

Spend a day with Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters, relax, have fun, and catch the tastiest lunch on the way!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $500
    You'll be targeting Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, and Sheepshead. This trip is a lot of fun for the whole family and it doesn't matter if you haven't fished before. Learn the basics on the spot and make some long-lasting memories.
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $500
    A unique afternoon experience fishing around the beautiful Folly Beach. You'll target Redfish, Flounder, and Trout.
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FAQs about Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters

Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $75 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $75 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Hawkins Fishing Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Speckled Trout
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail

Meet the Captain

Brian Hawkins
Folly Beach, South Carolina, United States
ID & license verified
117 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2021
Angler's Choice
The Angler's Choice Award is given to listings that consistently deliver a high-quality service and earn great reviews from customers.
With over three decades of experience, Captain Hawkins and his team offer unparalleled inshore and nearshore knowledge and experience of the unique river systems of Folly Beach and Kiawah.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Sea Pro (Bay boat) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2021. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Popping
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fishing License

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 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 115 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Very personable and accommodating
Very personable and accommodating
Very personable and accommodating
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Caught fish
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Scott B.
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Brian

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on September 14, 2023
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Catherine S.
Mars Hill, NC
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Great half day trip with Captain Brian!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on June 16, 2023
My husband and I recently enjoyed a fantastic fishing trip with Captain Brian Hawkins of Folly Beach, SC. Captain Brian was...
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John M.
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Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent!

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (AM) on April 4, 2024
Captain Brian Hawkins was an overall excellent experience! He was very knowledgeable of the local area and communicative about...
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Mark S.
East Ellijay, GA
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Top notch outfit

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on May 31, 2023
Captain Hawkins easily runs one of the best guide/charter outfits I’ve ever experienced. We had very high winds and even...
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Steve K.
Excellent
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Very personable and accommodating

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on March 19, 2024
Booked on what ended up being a very cold morning. Captain Hawkins suggested we throw in the towel and try the next afternoon....
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