Olde Man Charters & Tours

145 Lockwood Drive
Charleston SC, United States

Olde Man Charters are based in Charleston, South Carolina, and provide first class offshore and nearshore fishing charters, eco tours, and scenic cruises.  You will have the opportunity to fish the Charleston Harbor Jetties and nearshore reefs for Bull Reds, Black Sea Bass, Sheepshead and Shark, while on longer trips you will also target Cobia, Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack. On offshore adventures you will troll for Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, and Wahoo, when conditions are favourable.

All of their charters are private and limited to six passengers, while their first priority is always you: they will provide you with everything you need for a great day on the lowcountry waters, including fishing tackle, bait, license, drinks, snacks and fish cleaning services. Their specialty tours include a server to take care of all your needs, and a recognized expert in coastal wetland ecology as your guide through the historic local waters.

Charters are aboard their 28’ Seafox center console boat, which is powered by twin 300HP Yamaha engines, and features GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio and radar. The vessel is also equipped with outriggers and downriggers, live-bait tank, on board toilet, as well as an icebox to keep your drinks and snacks fresh throughout the day.

Captain Jeff is a lifelong lowcountry resident who has been fishing the local waters for many years. He has over 29 years experience working in all types of coastal wetlands, and has served as a recognized expert for South Carolina’s Coastal Zone Management Program. He has been recognized by the Southern Environmental Law Center, state courts, and the Scenic Ashley River Advisory Council. He has overseen numerous projects for consistency with the Ashley River Special Area Management Plan, and is the man to give you the best possible experience on the Ashley.

Olde Man Charters are based in Charleston, South Carolina, and provide first class offshore and nearshore fishing charters, eco tours, and scenic cruises.  You will have the opportunity to fish the Charleston Harbor Jetties and nearshore reefs f


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  • US$ 1500 private charter
  • US$ 1000 private charter
  • Full Day Trip - Nearshore
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800 private charter
  • Half Day Trip - Nearshore
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 600 private charter
  • 2 Hour Tour - Ashley River
    2 hour trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 300 private charter
  • Private Cruise
    2 hour trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    US$ 300 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Seafox (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Grouper (Broomtail)
 
Grouper (Scamp)

 
Seabass (Black)
 
Snapper (Pink)

 
Snapper (Red)
 
Snapper (Vermilion)

 
Spadefish
 
Triggerfish (Gray)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Can be provided with special request
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Checks, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Jeff Thompson
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Member since February 2016
Captain Jeff is a lifelong lowcountry resident with many years experience in the local waters. Along with his fishing, he has 29 years working as a wetland ecologist for the South Carolina Coast Zone Management Program and the Ashley River Special Area Management Plan. He has received recognition as an expert in the areas of wetland identification, delineation, and ecology by the South Carolina Administrative Law Court, the Southern Environmental Law Center, and the Scenic Ashley River Advisory Council. There is no better environmental guide for your tour of Charleston Harbor and the Ashley River. Your Captain is a graduate of Presbyterian College and spent his entire life exploring the forest and fields, the marshes and waters, the wetlands and environment of coastal South Carolina .
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 96%

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Customer Reviews

4.92 out of 5 stars from 17 reviews

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We enjoyed this trip so much! Captain Jeff was knowledgeable about the waterways and nature and so much more. He gave us what we were expecting a little bit more, slow up the river viewing all the landmarks then “running the river” down was such a thrill! Not soon to be forgotten, I dreamed of boating all night it was such a good experience!

Fished October 1, 2017
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We had a really great day! Jeff showed us the silence areas and also the harbor and the rough sea off shore on the atlantic ! THANKS A LOT ! We would do it again !

Fished September 17, 2017
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Fished September 5, 2017
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