Flood Tide Charters

Flood Tide Charters invites you to join the adventure on the inshore waters surrounding Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The Captain is a knowledgeable angler, who will teach you how to reel in some impressive fish. You will get an opportunity to fish in the hottest spots in the region, admire the beautiful coastline, collect a lot of shells and sharks’ teeth, and create memories that will last forever.

Enjoy your trip with Flood Tide Charters aboard a 24-foot boat, which comes powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine. Its navigational electronics include a GPS, a VHF radio, and a fish finder. The vessel is equipped with an anchoring system to make sure you stay rooted to the fishing grounds, downriggers, and a live bait tank. Up to six anglers are welcome on board.

Flood Tide Charters offers trips that vary from two to six hours. You can target Sharks in Charleston Harbor, walk the shell covered beach at Low Tide, looking for sharks’ teeth and other fossils, or dedicate your time on the water for catching various fish species. Flood Tide Charters are well equipped to catch Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Tarpon, Spotted Seatrout, Spadefish, Bluefish, Jack Crevalle, Black Drum, and who knows what else!

Each fishing trip with Flood Tide Charters includes the licenses for you and your friends, as well as rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. You can feel free to bring your own food and drinks with you if you want.

Experience one of the finest fisheries in North America with Flood Tide Charters!

NOTE: The departure time and location is for reference only. The trip may start earlier or later than mentioned, depending on the weather and tides.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Inshore AM
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $500
    This trip consists of fishing the local rivers of Charleston SC, Charleston Harbor, Charleston Jetties, and backwater creeks. Primarily targeting Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead or Sharks. NOTE: The departure time is for reference only. The trip may start earlier or later than mentioned, depending on the weather and tides.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Inshore PM
    In demand! Last booked: 19 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $500
    This trip consists of fishing the local rivers of Charleston SC, Charleston Harbor, Charleston Jetties, and backwater creeks. Primarily targeting Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead or Sharks. NOTE: The departure time is for reference only. The trip may start earlier or later than mentioned, depending on the weather and tides.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Inshore AM
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $700
    Fish the local rivers of Charleston SC, Charleston Harbor, Charleston Jetties, and backwater creeks. You will get an opportunity to catch Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead or Sharks. NOTE: The departure time is for reference only. The trip may start earlier or later than mentioned, depending on the weather and tides.
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FAQs about Flood Tide Charters

Flood Tide Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip - Inshore AM (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip - Inshore PM (4 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $50 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip - Inshore AM (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Flood Tide Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Flood Tide Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Flood Tide Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Flood Tide Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing (Must provide own equipment and flies. )

Top targeted fish species with Flood Tide Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Spadefish
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

Brian Garris
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
134 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
343 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2017
Angler's Choice
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Captain Brian Garris grew up in the Wando River, where he used to fish the waters of the Lowcounty from his father’s dock. Brian has gained a vast knowledge about the local waters, as well as of Charleston Harbor, Cooper River, and Intercostal Waterway, living on the water as a child. He is a U.S.C.G. certified 50 Ton Master Captain and is one of the founders of the East Cooper Fishing Club, an organization founded to help others become better fishermen while giving back to the local community.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Ranger (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Must provide own equipment and flies.

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Daily SCDNR Regulations followed
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 0.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 343 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler rating
324
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
92%
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Madison J.
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing trip in September

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Inshore AM on September 8, 2023
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Wayne H.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Brian

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore AM on May 30, 2023
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Richard L.
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day w/Capt. Brian

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore AM on August 19, 2023
It was a a “Brothers Trip”.  Me and my two brothers had a great time with Capt. Brian. Not only did I cath the 1st fish...
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Brian S.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Fishing trip in July

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore AM on July 23, 2023
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Richard M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Had a great time.

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Inshore AM on March 11, 2024
Captain Brian is a true professional. He made the trip very enjoyable and my son and I had a great time hanging out with him...
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