Why Knot Charters

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 Cancelation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available
    $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 Shark trip
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 30 Jun - 31 Jul
    $550
    up to 6 persons
    Come get the fight of your life catching some of the biggest sharks around Murrells Inlet Sc. Bull sharks average 100-200 lb and Tiger sharks range from 500-800 lbs and up to 1000 lbs its a fight you will never forget ?
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - King Mackerel
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $550
    up to 4 persons
    + $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 – Inshore/Nearshore (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $425
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This 4 hour fishing trip for seasonal fish will see you exploring inshore waters, 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'll also be able to get your fresh catch cooked at the nearby restaurant.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Inshore/Nearshore Special
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 31 Dec
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This 4 hour fishing trip for seasonal fish will see you exploring inshore waters, 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'll also be able to get your fresh catch cooked at the nearby restaurant.
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About the Captain

James Quesinberry
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
23 Fishing Reports
115 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
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.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel 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.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
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
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.89
out of 5 stars from 115 reviews
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Half day onshore
Half day onshore
Half day onshore
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Angler Rating
106
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Kaylyn C.
Atlanta, GA
 5.00
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Morning Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 28, 2019
We booked an early morning trip with Captain James and it was great! We got to enjoy the sun coming up while fishing and the...
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Nancy M.
Roswell, GA
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Half day onshore

VERIFIED   NEW  October 16, 2019
We started with a beautiful sunrise. Captain James worked hard to move us out of the areas sharks were the only thing we were...
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James O.
Spring City, PA
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Shark trip

VERIFIED   July 30, 2019
  Went out for late afternoon/evening shark fishing trip. Unfortunately, the sharks were not cooperating this particular...
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Michael M.
Fayetteville, NC
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Fathers Day present..

VERIFIED   June 17, 2019
We had a wonderful time with Captain James. The boat was great and now I want one. He put us on the fish. We brought 3 home...
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AM Trip with Captain James

VERIFIED   September 12, 2019
We had a great time on the water with Captain James.  Getting up early and watching the sunrise over the ocean is the...
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