On the backwaters by South Carolina’s coast, you can experience some superb inshore and nearshore fishing. Captain Lucas Goodwin, a born and raised local, has been fishing in these waters for over 20 years. A fisherman, he’s your go-to man for all things fishing in this neck of the woods.

Saltwater Assassin’s Sea Pro 248 bay boat is a brand new 2020 model. It’s 24’ long and it’ll fit 6 of you in comfortably. Its 200 HP Suzuki engine can take you to Captain Lucas favorite grounds in no time at all so you can optimize your time when you’re down here.

Saltwater Assassin is a new charter boat within Tide Chaser Enterprises LLC, and is occasionally operated by 2 other captains. Captain Adam (Owner of Tide Chaser Enterprises LLC) and Captain Sully (Saltwater Assassin and Tide Chaser).

They are true all-rounders when it comes to fishing. Using a variety of techniques they ensure that you will have the best time possible reeling fish in. You can expect to target the likes of Black Drum, Cobia, Flounder, King Mackerel, Redfish, Black Seabass, and Spadefish when you’re out with Capt. Lucas or any of the other 2 captains.

All the gear will be provided for you including Penn rods, Penn 3000 Battle III series reels. Your fishing license is included in the price as is cleaning your catch. We use live bait which he can get before or during the trip depending on the type of fishing you’re going for.

You are welcome to bring food, drinks (NO GLASS), and sunscreen (LOTION ONLY) with you. No bananas! When you book with Tide Chaser Enterprises they will ensure that you have a fantastic fishing adventure. Go ahead and do it.

Please note, when paying with a card, there will be a tax plus the 3.5% card processing fee. Also, keep in mind that over slot and under slot fish will have to be returned to the water due to fishing regulations.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day AM Trip (2 Person special)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $495
    This trip is best used for inshore fishing due to time constraints. Amongst the species are Black Drum, Redfish, Flounder, and Trout which Captain Lucas is happy to clean for you once you get back to the dock. **Please note, when paying with a card, there will be a tax plus the 3.5% card processing fee**
  • Private trip
    Half Day PM Trip (2 Person Special)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $495
    This trip is best used for inshore fishing due to time constraints. Amongst the species are Black Drum, Redfish, Flounder, and Trout which Captain Lucas is happy to clean for you once you get back to the dock. **Please note, when paying with a card, there will be a tax plus the 3.5% card processing fee**
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $550
    On this shorter trip, it is better to opt for one of inshore or nearshore fishing due to the time constraints. Techniques such as Trolling, Spinning, Jigging, Drift Fishing, and Kite Fishing should bring home a variety of species. Amongst them are Black Drum, Cobia, Flounder, and King Mackerel which Captain Lucas is happy to clean for you once you're back on the shore. **Please note, when paying with a card, there will be a tax plus the 3.5% card processing fee**
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $550
    A shorter afternoon trip is always a great idea for beginners and children. The fishing will be more focused and intense than a long drawn out day meaning that you shouldn't too bored when you're out on the water. There's a great range of fish out there waiting in their droves, including Speckled Trout, Gray Triggerfish, and Weakfish. **Please note, when paying with a card, there will be a tax plus the 3.5% card processing fee**
  • Private trip
    Half Day SHARK Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $695
    For those you are up for a unique adventure then how about an afternoon fishing for Shark? Everything you need to carry out this task will be provided, including professional rods, reels, and guidance. Bull Shark and Blacktip shark are the common catches, and they'll be released back into the water afterward. **Please note, when paying with a card, there will be a tax plus the 3.5% card processing fee**
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (8 Hour)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $1,050
    This is the ideal trip for those who already have a few fish under their belt. Captain Lucas has the time to fit a bit of both inshore and nearshore fishing in on this one. Everything you need shall be provided as you go out in search of Spadefish, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout and Black Seabass amongst many others. **Please note, when paying with a card, there will be a tax plus the 3.5% card processing fee**
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About the Charter Operator

Tide Chaser
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
235 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2020
Captain Adam Goodwin and his crew Captain Lucas and Captain Sully are native to this stretch of coastal and inland water in South Carolina. With fishing being a lifelong passion of his he decided to do something he always loved doing. There's nothing he loves more than showing people the waters that he calls home, catching fish, and making some great memories every day.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Spadefish Spadefish
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish
Weakfish Weakfish

Boat Specs

Sea Pro 248 (Bay boat) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Kite 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
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
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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
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Half day trip with Captain Lucas

VERIFIED   Half Day SHARK Trip (PM) on August 26, 2021
I had scheduled a 1/2 day afternoon shark fishing trip but was advised by Capt. Lucas that the morning bite had been slow. ...
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Half day trip w/Lucas

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 6, 2021
By far one of the coolest experiences on our week long trip to Myrtle beach! The water spout showing up was a bonus FOR SURE!!...
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Half Day PM Trip (2 Person Special) on April 5, 2021
Captain Lucas always shows us a good time. He chartered us on Tide Chaser last fall and we really wanted him again for our...
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Fishing with Captain Lucas

VERIFIED   Half Day SHARK Trip (PM) on October 29, 2021
Captain called us the day of our original fishing trip to let us know that inclement weather forced him to cancel our trip....
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 24, 2021
We had a wonderful time with Captain Lucas! Nothing was biting that was worth keeping but we still caught fish of all kinds...
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FAQs about Saltwater Assassin

Saltwater Assassin offers the following trips to customers:
  • $495 per group, additional $150 per person after 2 guests - Half Day AM Trip (2 Person special) (4 hours)
  • $495 per group, additional $150 per person after 2 guests - Half Day PM Trip (2 Person Special) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $695 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Half Day SHARK Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,050 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 Hour) (8 hours)

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

Trips booked with Saltwater Assassin include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (We clean your catch at no additional charge)
  • Fishing License (We provide your fishing license at no additional c)

Saltwater Assassin offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Saltwater Assassin offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Saltwater Assassin include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Spadefish
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Weakfish