Captain Richard Fishing Charters

Wappoo Creek Drive
Charleston SC, United States

Captain Richard Fishing Charters invites you on a unique fishing adventure in the always productive waters of Charleston, South Carolina. With a perfect climate and an abundance of fish available year round, Charleston is a must-visit fishing destination. This gorgeous port city was founded in 1670 and is defined by the most beautiful beaches and architecture you can ask for.

You will have the advantage of taking in the sights of Charleston from the water aboard Captain Richard’s 25-foot SeaVee saltwater fishing boat. The vessel was originally built in 1988 and fully restored in 2016 giving it some needed TLC. It is powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Captain Richard’s vessel will take you to the best fishing spots using the onboard navigational equipment such as a GPS and a fishfinder. You will also have all the USCG approved safety equipment, a wireless trolling motor for the super shallow water, and a livewell for the baits.

Captain Richard Fishing Charters offers inshore and flats fishing for Trout, Redfish, Ladyfish and Flounder; nearshore fishing for Sheepshead, Spadefish, Black Seabass, and Black Drum; offshore, reef, and wrecks fishing for Amberjack, Cobia, Barracuda, and more.

You can fish the local harbors, the bays, the creeks and rivers, the jetties, and numerous shore reefs around Charleston, Kiawah, Folly Beach, and the Isle of Palms.

Captain Richard is able to accommodate families with kids, beginners, and experienced anglers. Throughout his years of fishing and working on boats, Captain Richard has always maintained great customer service. Come and experience it for yourself on the beautiful waters of Charleston.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    The full day trip is excellent if you have the time to dedicate to fishing for a good variety of species. You can fish for inshore, nearshore, reef or wrecks species that include Sharks, Amberjack, Cobia, Sheepshead, Spadefish, big Redfish, Ladyfish, Barracuda, Black Drum, Flounder and so much more. This trip is for the experienced anglers who like spending time on the water.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This is a 6-hour long trip that will see you fishing the inshore and nearshore waters or the reefs. You can target a variety of species including Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, Trout, Cobia, Spadefish, Ladyfish, Sheepshead, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    The half day trip gives you the opportunity to spend 4 hours on the water targeting Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, Sharks, Trout, Sheepshead, and more.
  • Private trip
    1/4 Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    2 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 250
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This 2-hour long trip is great for kids' fishing trips and also Shark fishing during the warmer months.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Black Drum

Seabass (Black)

Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

SeaVee (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

25 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

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

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
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.
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:
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

About the Captain

Richard Stoughton
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Member since March 2017
Captain Richard was born and raised in Charleston and has fished from a very young age. When he was 10, he was given a small boat which allowed him to travel further out and experience the rivers of Charleston even more. Captain Richard has been guiding professionally for the past 15 years and holds a 50 Ton Masted License from the USCG. He is patient with beginners and kids, and is always ready for a challenge with experienced anglers.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 100%

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