TopDogz Fishing Charters

(12) In demand!

TopDogz Fishing Charters is owned and operated by Captain Eddie Michael, a licensed USCG approved captain. Join him on one of his inshore or offshore fishing trips around the waters of Charleston, South Carolina.

The 30 ft Aquasport tournament rigged boat is powered by twin 200 HP Volvo Penta engines, and is equipped with GPS, fishfinder, radar, sonar, and VHF radio. It can accommodate up to six anglers, and features a full galley with toilet, shower and kitchen. It comes equipped with a flybridge, fighting chair, spacious live wells, outriggers, downriggers, and centerrigger, while the first mate will be on hand throughout the day. 

TopDogz Fishing Charters offer inshore or offshore half day, three-quarter day, and full day trips. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, lures and live bait, fishing licences, plus drink, snacks and lunch on longer trips. The crew are happy to clean and fillet your catch for you.

Capt Eddie and his crew are waiting to show you an amazing day of fishing, all at an affordable rate, and their goal is to make their passion your fishing pleasure. Clients will have the opportunity to learn tried and true fishing methods, and a few techniques of the pros - they will guide you to land that catch of a lifetime!

* Kids under 12 fish for free *


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - REEF/JETTIES
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $500
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    The Jetties at the entrance to Charleston Harbor was constructed between 1878-1886 after the war. The Three-Mile-Rock Jetties built to aide Shipping is on of the best Reefs in Charleston, s.c. and loaded with fish. Big Reds, Black Drum,Sheepshead, Spotted Sea trout, Ladyfish bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks and Tarpon when running, are caught here. On the way you’ll see Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, Dolphins, cargo ships. The trip is free for the first child of 12 and under. Departure time varies
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip: Inshore - KIDS FREE
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $425
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Inshore fishing. Kids under 12 fish for free. Departure time may vary according to the weather and the season.
  • Private trip
    Half Day - Shark Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $385
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Black Nose, Black Tip, Blue Fine Tooth, Lemon, Short Fin Mako, Nurse, Porbeagle, Spinner, Thresher, Tiger, Oceanic, and White Tip Sharks. Expect to catch Sharks ranging from 15 lbs to 250 lbs; 10-12 feet long. Fall and winter departure times vary according to weather on all trips.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder
Sailfish

Seabass (Black)
Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bonnethead)
Shark (Lemon)

Sheepshead
Snapper (Vermilion)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Aquasport Tournament Sport Fishing (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 200HP Volvo Penta 2004 model engines engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

About the Captain

Eddie Michael
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Member since February 2016
12
18
Owner Operator
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (10)
4.31
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Fishing with Eddie
Great Half Day with Captain Eddie & Nelson
Great Half Day with Captain Eddie & Nelson
+7
Angler Rating
7
3
2
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
80%
Catch intended fish
44%
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Amanda B.
Isle Of Palms, South Carolina
 5.00
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Fishing with Eddie

VERIFIED   October 4, 2018
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David K.
Charlotte, North Carolina
 5.00
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Cancelled Trip = Great Captain

VERIFIED   July 28, 2016
Had a 3/4 day trip booked with Cap’t Eddie.  When we arrived he was very straightforward- the winds were too high...
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Kurt A.
Janesville, WI
 3.67
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VERIFIED   April 11, 2018
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Perry B.
Forest Park, Georgia
 5.00
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The One that Got Away

VERIFIED   August 26, 2017
The repertoire with captain Mike and mate Nelson was exceptional.  Although we could not do the scheduled trip,...
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Brady B.
Chapin, South Carolina
 5.00
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1/2 Day Trip

VERIFIED   July 30, 2017
Captain knows the area, put us on fish time our hooks got wet. Had several BIG hookups we failed to land. Had a wonderful time....
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