FishWater Outfitters - Charleston

FishWater Outfitters offers fly-fishing charters and inshore fishing trips in and around the Charleston area, South Carolina. The company is run and operated by Captain Braden, who is an experienced and professional guide. His goal is to meet your specific needs and to make sure you have the best day on the water.

FishWater Outfitters will take up to three guests stalking the fish on board an 18-foot Hell’s Bay flats boat. It comes powered by a 115 HP Mercury engine and is fully equipped with top-notch navigational electronics, a live bait tank, and an ice-box for the catch and the refreshments. In addition to having a perfect command of his boat, Captain Braden is a Hell’s Bay Professional Guide.

Fishing in the South Carolina Lowcountry offers endless possibilities for catching the fish of your dreams. The area of Charleston has a large expanse of saltwater estuaries, which are home to Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum, and Speckled Trout.

The FishWater Outfitters season goes throughout the fall, winter, and spring months. While Captain Braden poles the boat and gets to the fish, you will be able to prepare yourself for your next cast. Even if it’s your first time on the water, you don’t have to worry. Your age and expertise don’t matter: FishWater Outfitters welcome anglers of all skill levels. Whether it’s a half, three-quarter or a dull day charter, you will get an opportunity to catch the fish on fly or light tackle and learn about the local ecosystem and fish species.

A fishing trip with FishWater Outfitters comes inclusive with fly-fishing equipment, gear, tackle, bait, lures, and licenses. Captain Braden will send your catch home cleaned, filleted, and ready to go into the frying pan. You will also be offered drinks and snacks during the trip.



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
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 1 Jun
    $600
    up to 2 persons
    This trip will see you hunting for Redfish, Black Drum, Trout, and Flounder using light tackle spinning rods ad fly rods with live or cut bait. Time of departure is subject to change depending on tide and weather
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 1 Jun
    $500
    up to 2 persons
    For those anglers who need a few more hours on the water hunting for Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum, and Trout, this package is ideal. The captain will provide you with all the necessary tackle to ensure a great and productive trip. Time of departure is subject to change depending on tide and weather.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip AM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 1 Jun
    $400
    up to 2 persons
    Time of departure is subject to change depending on tide and weather. On this trip, you will enjoy the thrill of stalking Redfish and testing many different tactics to catch those hunters.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip PM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 1 Jun
    $400
    up to 2 persons
    Time of departure is subject to change depending on tide and weather. On this trip, you will enjoy the thrill of stalking Redfish and testing many different tactics to catch those hunters.
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About the Charter Operator

Captain Braden Powell
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2017
Braden Powell is a U.S.C.G. licensed captain and an avid fisherman, passionate about the outdoor lifestyle. Braden has a B.A. in Nature-based Tourism and Recreation Management from the University of Montana in Missoula. Braden has built his life and career around sport fly-fishing, having operated charters in various places all over the world from the Florida Keys, Patagonia, and Idaho to Alaska, South Carolina, and Montana.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Hell's Bay Boatworks (Flats boat) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 90HP Yamaha engine.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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