Why Knot Charters

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out of 5 stars from 64 reviews See all 64 reviews
4139 Highway 17 Business
Murrells Inlet SC, United States

Why knot fish with Captain James Quesinberry on some of the best inshore and near shore waters in and around Murrells Inlet? Captain James is a kind and professional fisherman who is thoroughly acquainted with all the most effective methods for hooking fish in the local waters.

Come aboard and fish on a spacious 25 ft Sea Fox center console boat that gives a very comfortable ride to six anglers plus the captain. The boat’s high sides and shady T-Top make it a very desirable fishing charter vessel, especially for families with children, and it is fully equipped with electronics for navigation and safety. Powered by twin Mercury engines, the boat can get you to your desired fishing spot very quickly, so you can maximise your time on the water.

When fishing with Why Knot Charters, you can enjoy targeting species such as Redfish, Flounder, Trout and Black Drum, or you can venture offshore into deeper waters in search for King Mackerel, Amberjack, Sea Bass, Snapper, Spadefish and more. The choice is yours, and Captain James will always make sure to put you in the best place for the bite, given the time of year and conditions.

All fishing rods, tackle and bait are included in each charter trip, and Why Knot Charters will also take care of cleaning all keeper fish.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Offshore (MAX 4)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 750
    up to 6 persons
    Spend 6 hours on the water, hitting reefs and wrecks for fish such as Black Seabass, Snapper, Triggerfish, Amberjack, Cobia, and more. This trip is for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Evening Shark Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US$ 550
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    5 hour nearshore Shark trip! Fish area reefs for reef Sharks such as Bull Sharks,Tiger Sharks, Sharpnose, Blacktips, and more. Get the fight of your life and get hooked up on a 400-500 lb Bull or Tiger Shark. Shark fishing on this trip is strictly catch-and-release.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - King Mackerel
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    5 Hour Near Shore/ Off Shore trip for King Mackerel and Spanish Mackerel , This trip is for up to 20 miles off shore trolling an drift fishing for King Mackerel an Spanish Mackerel get in on some of the action that Murrells inlet fishing has to offer.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Inshore
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 100
    each additional person
    Inshore 4hr fishing trip for seasonal fish. Come fish with us, inshore and around the Murrells Inlet jetties for Flounder, Redfish, Black Drum, Bluefish,Black Sea bass and much more ! Located in Murrells Inlet At the Marsh view marina You can also get your fresh catch cooked at the restaurant !
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum

Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Sea Fox (Center console) originally built in 2004. Powered by 2 150HP Mercury Four Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 49 knots.

25 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:

About the Captain

James Quesinberry
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
Member since September 2016
I have been fishing my whole life growing up fishing fresh and saltwater spent better part of my life fishing and working on a off shore private Sport fishing vessal bottom fishing and fishing for big game fish.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Murrells Inlet Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars from 64 reviews

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Capt. James and Levi were great. They knew how to find fish.  We did not catch that many fish, but we had plenty of misses.  Great time.

Fished July 21, 2018
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This was our first time, my boys loved it, we had a great time on the water.

Fished July 16, 2018
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Fished July 13, 2018
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