Captain J Hook Charters – Cross

Come aboard with Captain J Hook Fishing Charters for freshwater fishing in South Carolina. Captain Joseph Dennis will help you target some of the most sought-after species in Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie, Santee River, and Cooper River. Whether you are looking for a tasty catch or some of the hardest fighting fish known to anglers, welcome aboard for your next adventure!

Step aboard a 23’ Epic powered by a 175 HP Suzuki engine. This craft is equipped with advanced fishing technology, including fishfinder, a wireless trolling motor, and a live bait well. Capt. Joseph will have all the gear you need ready and waiting on board when you arrive. The boat can accommodate up to six passengers and children are welcome.

Captain Joseph is an experienced angler whose passion has led him to master the art of catching both freshwater and saltwater species. As the host of Father And Son Outdoors TV, he shares his insights with fishermen while doing what he loves most. No matter your skill level, rest assured that Captain Joseph has the knowledge and experience to help you reel in an unforgettable catch.

While fishing these waters you can target Crappie, Bass, Striper, Bream, Catfish, and more. Capt. Joseph typically uses light tackle, relying on a variety of techniques from trolling and drift fishing to jigging and popping. He provides fishing gear by Shimano and B’n’M as well as tipets and lures for fly fishing (bring your own fly rod). He can also help you target Catfish, Gar, and Carp by bow fishing if you choose to bring your own bow.

Captain J Hook Fishing Charters provides pickup service from locations anywhere near Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie, Santee River, and Cooper River. Just remember to bring a valid fishing license.

Come aboard today and bring home a catch to remember!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    Fish for crappie bream cats stripers and bass
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $400
    On this trip you can fish for Bass, Bream, Crappie, Stripers, and more. Spinning gear is provided.
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About the Captain

Joseph Dennis
Cross, South Carolina, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
151 Customer Reviews
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Member since August 2016
My father and grandfather were avid outdoorsmen who shared their love for the outdoors with their children. Living close to both fresh and salt water has made me a more experienced Captain. I now have my own outdoor fishing show locally and on ABC. Check us out on YouTube: Father and Son Outdoors TV. Sponsored by: Huk Gear, Berkeley Electric, McElveen GMC, Hill Tire, Home Telephone, Central Hardware, Cooper River Marin, Bells Marina and Campground, Orvins Furniture, Residential Contracting, Chris Garcia with Re-Max Reality, and D’s Jewelers.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Catfish Catfish
Crappie Crappie
Perch (White) Perch (White)

Sunfish Sunfish

Boat Specs

Epic (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 175HP Suzuki engine.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

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 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks

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

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
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Temple G.
New Market, MD
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Half day trip with Captain Joseph Dennis

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on May 31, 2021
We met Captain Joe and headed out on the water around 6am. We reached the desired spot about 615 and the stripers were hitting...
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Richard M.
Sanford, NC
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Just a perfect day!!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 14, 2021
First, Captain Dennis is thoroughly knowledgeable about the waterways and where the fish like to stay. We were on the dock...
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Rodney B.
Hickory, NC
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Fishing with Joseph

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 13, 2021
We lucked up and booked this trip on a short notice. I’m sure glad we did! The locals said “if you ain’t catching fish...
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Drew P.
Hilton Head Island, SC
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Stripers a plenty... and a catfish too!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on November 28, 2020
Despite the rain, we managed to catch quite a lot of stripers. We were able to get a giant catfish into the mix too. Of all...
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Francis C.
Southport, North Carolina
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Half day fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on October 14, 2020
We had a great time with Capt Jo. It was too windy for the Crappie bite. So the captain switched plans and put us on the Stripers...
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FAQs about Captain J Hook Charters – Cross

Captain J Hook Charters – Cross offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - Full Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain J Hook Charters – Cross, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Captain J Hook Charters – Cross include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano, B'n'M)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Drinks

Captain J Hook Charters – Cross offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing

Captain J Hook Charters – Cross offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain J Hook Charters – Cross include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Perch (White)
  • Sunfish