Eastern Tailz Outfitters

Eastern Tailz Outfitters runs a variety of fishing trips. Whether you want to fish inshore, nearshore, go out and do trolling, bottom fishing or both, this crew offers it all. South Carolina waters promise the likes of Tuna, Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Wahoo, Sailfish. If you’re more up for scenic tours or sunset cruise, Eastern Tailz Outfitters also has you covered.

The crew will welcome you aboard a 35’ Contender Express cuddy cabin. The boat is powered by two 275 HP Mercury engines, and can reach the speeds of up to 30 knots. The vessel is rigged with GPS, a fishfinder, and stores life jackets. Up to six anglers can come along. Once onboard, travelers will find live bait well, an ice box, toilet, kitchen, and outriggers.

Eastern Tailz Outfitters are a family run business, with nearly three decades of trying out various fishing techniques. The crew knows what works and will cater to your needs, to make your trip fun and productive. Captain Joe will take you around the local reefs and wrecks, or farther out, depending on your fishing ambitions. Select the outing that you like the best, and have a blast!

Before coming onboard, make sure to bring a valid fishing license. You will get rods, reels, and tackle, lures and live bait. The crew will clean your catch. You will want to bring sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, water and other refreshments, as well as food. If you’re prone to seasickness, bring meds. And don’t forget - it’s worth taking a camera to capture the catch!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Trolling
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,200
    up to 6 persons
    On this angling extravaganza, your captain will take you out to the Gulf Stream, up to 75 miles offshore, to troll for some seriously impressive big game fish! All your fishing gear is included, as well as catch cleaning and filleting.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Trolling/Bottom
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,800
    up to 6 persons
    Can't decide between battling big game species or taking home some tasty table fare? Why not do both! On this combination trip, you'll get to experience bottom fishing and trolling for hard-fighters out in the Gulf Stream – it really is the best of both worlds! Rods, reels, bait, tackle, and catch cleaning and filleting is included.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    This 12-hour epic adventure allows for plenty of time to travel out to the plentiful waters of the Gulf Stream, where you'll get to bottom fish for some seriously huge and tasty fish! Rods, reels, bait, tackle, and catch cleaning and feeling are included in your trip.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Nearshore Charter
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $900
    up to 6 persons
    We will travel up to 30 miles out to target: Red Snapper, Grunts, Cobia, Amber Jack, King Mackeral, Vermillion Snapper, Black Seabass, Grouper, Spanish Mackeral. This trip will accomodate a max of 4 people.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Inshore Fishing Chart PM
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    On this charter, we will stay inshore and fish for species such as: Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder. This will accomodate max 3 people.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Inshore Fishing Charter
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    On this charter, we will stay inshore and fish for species such as: Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder. This will accomodate max 3 people.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip - Sunset Cruise/Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $450
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to enjoy the sunset, cruising around the Intercoastal Waterway , come along! You'll also get to take part in some light inshore fishing, too. You might want to bring snacks and water, and pack a camera to capture the hues. Great for families with kids, friends, or anglers looking for an enjoyable time on the water.

About the Captain

Joe Ziegler
Little River, South Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
7 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
31 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since July 2017
Growing up in South Carolina allowed our family the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, whether it be duck hunting, fishing, or just enjoying the water. Our family established a successful HVAC company but our passion for outdoor sporting was our lifelong career goal. We have spent 28 years educating ourselves on the techniques of successful and effective outdoor fishing and hunting techniques. Once we found that we had learned and mastered what was needed to be successful in both the chartering and hunting business, we were able to establish Eastern Tailz Outfitters. Whether we are chasing fish tails, ducks tails, or buck tails, I can ensure your entertainment and success. We are so excited to invite you to be a part of the outdoor adventures we have grown so passionately for. Thank you for helping us on our journey, we promise it will be an experience to remember.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath)
Grouper (Snowy)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish
Snapper (Lane)
Snapper (Red)

Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Contender Express (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 275HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

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 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

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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Customer Reviews

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4.94
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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100%
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100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Wendy Y.
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
 5.00
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Our family trip

VERIFIED   August 5, 2019
We had a wonderful time on our fishing trip.  Our 7 year old son and 15 year old niece, both, caught fish and were so...
Wendy Y. recommends Eastern Tailz Outfitters
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Betty D.
Union, KY
 5.00
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A great Day with Joe!

VERIFIED   July 10, 2018
My grandson had the time of his life with Joe. Captain Joe really knew where to find the fish. He was so patient with us and...
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Timothy K.
Atlanta, Georgia
 5.00
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11 hour bottom fishing

VERIFIED   September 21, 2017
Our captain Joe was incredibly knowledgeable about where certain fish would be and put us on fish all day. Our arms are definitely...
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Terry S.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
 5.00
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Half day with Captian Joe

VERIFIED   September 15, 2017
We would highly recommend doing a fishing trip with this boat.  Very professional and helping.  Joe and his first...
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Frank B.
Clarksburg, WV
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 2, 2018
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