Ashley River

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Ashley River Fishing Charters

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Ashley River: 25 fishing charters available
Excellent
4.9 / 5
(112 reviews)
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
(9 reviews)
Charleston
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trips from $1,300
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(94 reviews)
Charleston
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trips from $500
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(6 reviews)
Charleston
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trips from $500
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(4 reviews)
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trips from $500
Excellent
4.9 / 5
(107 reviews)
Charleston
Excellent
4.9 / 5
(38 reviews)
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4.9 / 5
(69 reviews)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fishing Charters in Ashley River

According to customer reviews, Heritage Fishing Charters, Ceviche Charters, and Mudbug Charters are some of the most popular fishing charters in Ashley River. Full list of top fishing charters in Ashley River.

The average price for a private 4 hour Ashley River fishing trip is $619, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,361 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Heritage Fishing Charters, Ceviche Charters, and Mudbug Charters all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Ashley River.

The most popular fish species you can target are Redfish, Gag Grouper, and Amberjack. Top fishing techniques include Bottom Fishing, Light Tackle, and Spinning. Nearshore fishing, reef fishing, and offshore fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

Excellent fishing in South Carolina is no secret and there are plenty of inshore waterways suitable for anglers of all skill levels. If you’re looking for a spot where you can relax away from the crowds, then the Ashley River fishing scene is a good place to check out.
 
Even though it’s not very long, this brackish, tidal river is one of the most popular angling haunts among locals. Here, you can enjoy solid fishing year-round and there’s a variety of species on the menu. Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, Blue Catfish, Black Drum, and Flounder are the most frequent catches all along the river.
 
New-comers are strongly encouraged to head out with a professional guide who can show them the best spots, whether on land or by boat. Charter trips usually last anywhere from 4–8 hours, depending on how much time you’ve got and your fishing appetite. The Ashley River is a great place for your little ones to learn how to fish and for you to have a good time.
 
Most guides are based in Charleston, but it doesn’t take much time to get to the Ashley and cast your line. There are also a couple more isolated boat launches on the river, in case you prefer to fish away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Year-round fun on the water, stunning nature, and plenty of fish to choose from – the Ashley River has it all.
 

Rules & Regulations

All freshwater anglers over the age of 16 need to have a valid fishing license before they start fishing, even if you’re going out with a charter. Your guide will tell you all you need to know about size limits and regulations and provide all the necessary equipment. So buy your fishing license, hop on board, and you’re ready for your Ashley River fishing adventure.

Ashley River
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Based on 27733 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January
Fishing doesn’t slow down during the winter months, on the contrary, the fish love cooler temperatures! If you don’t mind hanging out outside, you can hook Sheepshead, Redfish, or both.
February
This doesn’t have to be the most uneventful month of the year, especially if you add some fishing to the equation. All species are active and targeting Redfish with cut shrimp could be very productive.
March
You can almost smell spring in the air, which means there’s some good Spotted Seatrout action in the near-fishing-future. Delicious Sheepshead also love this weather and will respond to a well-presented bait close to the bottom. 
April
It’s officially spring, so expect beautiful days, nature in bloom, and lots of hungry fish. Whether you’re looking for some dinner or a fishing thrill, the Ashley River will deliver. Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and Sheepshead are all in the cards.
May
You’ll hardly find a better month to target Spotted Seatrout. This is good news for anglers because Trout are known both for their smart fighting style and great taste. It’s a win-win combo!
June
It’s getting hot on and in the water, which is a sign for Flounder to hide in deeper cooler waters. Redfish, Trout, and Black Drum aren’t bothered by the heat in the least, if anything, it makes them hungrier.
July
The inshore action is excellent but it’s a good idea to head out early in the morning, before it gets too hot. Just after sunrise, there are lots of Trout feeding on the incoming tide and minnows are the best choice of bait.
August
It’s been several months since Flounder decided to beat the heat, but now they’re making a comeback! You can hook plenty for a delicious meal, especially if you cast your line close to the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers.
September
Even though the weather can get a bit unstable, the bite on the river is rock-solid. Whatever you’re in the mood for – Sheepshead, Redfish, Trout, or Flounder – they’re all there for the taking.
October
Spotted Seatrout and Flounder love this time of year more than any other species. You can find them all over the river, especially close to Oldtown and Orangegrove Creeks.
November
Treat yourself to a Thanksgiving gift in the form of an Ashley River fishing trip, you won’t regret it! Black Drum are congregating around fallen trees and wooden underwater structures, and Redfish like to hunt close to grass lines.
December
Be sure to dress warmly before you head out to the river, but when you get there, expect a good Sheepshead bite. Redfish won’t be shy either – they’re hungry this time of year.

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The inland waters are great fishing. Plenty of fish, calm waters and easy to locate.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
The inland waters are great fishing. Plenty of fish, calm waters and easy to locate.
Stephen  B.
Stephen B. Oro Valley, AZ
If you are not used to the heat and sun, make sure you have the right protective clothing, sun screen and drink water.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
If you are not used to the heat and sun, make sure you have the right protective clothing, sun screen and drink water.
Edward  B.
Edward B. Charleston, South Carolina
If you're coming in July, be prepared for some hot fun! Be patient, as the heat effects the fishing and its hit or miss. Pick a highly recommended guide, like Brian at Heritage Charters, to ensure you have the trip possible and a fun guide to keep ya going, even if the fishings slow!
Excellent
4.7 / 5
If you're coming in July, be prepared for some hot fun! Be patient, as the heat effects the fishing and its hit or miss. Pick a highly recommended guide, like Brian at Heritage Charters, to ensure you have the trip possible and a fun guide to keep ya going, even if the fishings slow!
Josh  G.
Josh G. El Paso, IL
The weather might be touch and go bc of all the different weather at this time around
Excellent
5.0 / 5
The weather might be touch and go bc of all the different weather at this time around
Samuel  S.
Samuel S. Louisville, GA
Get your rest before you go. you’ll be glad you did pulling those fish in gets tiring after a while
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Get your rest before you go. you’ll be glad you did pulling those fish in gets tiring after a while
Austin  A.
Austin A. Hiram, GA
A great time to get out before all the doofs are out on their boats for the summer.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
A great time to get out before all the doofs are out on their boats for the summer.
Scott  P.
Scott P. Charleston, SC
Like all SC weather, it changes often. Be prepared to reschedule or to take a trip with conditions that are less favorable than you might want. If you do not get sick easily, take a chance and get your hook wet!
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Like all SC weather, it changes often. Be prepared to reschedule or to take a trip with conditions that are less favorable than you might want. If you do not get sick easily, take a chance and get your hook wet!
Daniel  D.
Daniel D. Belton, SC
I would definitely recommend this fishing charter. Our captain was super fun and very knowledgeable about the fish we caught. Kids had a blast.
Very good
4.0 / 5
I would definitely recommend this fishing charter. Our captain was super fun and very knowledgeable about the fish we caught. Kids had a blast.
Jessica  L.
Jessica L. COLD SPRGS HI, KY
Sharks were all we caught. Which was fun. Would have liked more reel time , even if smaller. But it was a good time!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Sharks were all we caught. Which was fun. Would have liked more reel time , even if smaller. But it was a good time!
Chris  H.
Chris H. United States
Not all fish are running so summer is a little better but there is stil plenty to catch. Pick a calm day and go!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Not all fish are running so summer is a little better but there is stil plenty to catch. Pick a calm day and go!
Jeffrey  S.
Jeffrey S. Mooresville, NC

Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(107 reviews)
Captain was great!! He definitely knows what he is doing!!!! Very well informed about fishing!!!!!
Marcus  H.
Marcus H.
Four Sons Charters – 35’cc w/ toilet
Four Sons Charters – 35’cc w/ toilet
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(58 reviews)
Captain Andrew workers his tail off trying to catch us fish on one of the hardest days to do so given the bad weather conditions. We caught a few despite the odds and had a really fun time!
Jennifer  S.
Jennifer S.
Ceviche Charters
Ceviche Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(9 reviews)
Had an amazing day fishing with capt. Bob. He is very knowledgeable and know how to put you on the fish. Would definitely recommend Ceviche charters.
BRENT  D.
BRENT D. Lake Butler, FL
Ceviche Charters
Ceviche Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(9 reviews)
Captain Bob was excellent work hard and went above and beyond along with his mate to get us on fish and make the day a memorable one we will definitely go again with these professionals again
Les  M.
Les M. Laurens, South Carolina
Heritage Fishing Charters
Heritage Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(112 reviews)
Great 4hrs with Captain Brian while my son was in town for the weekend. Just what we wanted!
Rick  O.
Rick O. Charleston, SC
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(107 reviews)
Taylor was great and worked hard to make sure we had a great experience! I would definitely book with them again and request Taylor.
Anthony  T.
Anthony T.
Captain Richard Fishing Charters
Captain Richard Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(7 reviews)
Captain Richard was friendly and kind. Two families with children and he was patient and jovial. Highly recommend.
Rahul  P.
Rahul P. Setauket- East Setauket, NY
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(107 reviews)
Fish provided a great fight. They were all returned back with great care taken.
Paul  F.
Paul F. Norwood Young America, MN
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(107 reviews)
Fishing was tough but the captain was great to work with. On time, safe, and tried hard to put me on the fish. Too bad the fish don't always cooperate. Would definitely recommend.
Michael  M.
Michael M. Charlotte, NC
Mudbug Charters
Mudbug Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(94 reviews)
We loved the fishing experience and appreciate having a knowledgeable captain! We had a great time!
Elizabeth  V.
Elizabeth V.
Heritage Fishing Charters
Heritage Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(112 reviews)
Great day on the water. Captain Brian made sure everyone got to reel something in. Caught a good variety of fish from bonnet sharks, to flounder and spotted trout. Captain Brian took great care of everyone was very peraonable - all we had to do was show up and fiah- everyrhing was completely taken care of. Highly recommend this trip.
Linda  H.
Linda H. Lindenwold, NJ
Mudbug Charters
Mudbug Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(94 reviews)
From beginning to end it was an amazing trip. Captain Danny was knowledgeable, warm, friendly and knew where the fish were! Best charter I've ever been on hands down! We hit the grand slam that day! Sea Trout, Red Fish & Flounder! Thabk you Captain Danny!
Sonia  B.
Sonia B. Valley Cottage, NY
Charlestowne Coastal Charters
Charlestowne Coastal Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(2 reviews)
Amazing day on the water, captn scott is top notch, had the best time!! Caught a lotta really nice flounder and trout, EXCATLY what we were after!! thanks captn!! can’t wait for our fall trip!!!!
Scott  R.
Scott R. Guntown, MS
Mudbug Charters
Mudbug Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(94 reviews)
He/we worked hard but ended with only one fish for the morning. We hoped for better. Danny as very nice and we’d use him again.
Norman  E.
Norman E. St. Peters, MO
Mudbug Charters
Mudbug Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(94 reviews)
We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Captain Danny. He modified our trip based on the weather to ensure we had a great time and caught some nice fish. He was a patient coach as we got acclimated to his gear and the boat. This was our second trip with Captain Danny and we are already looking forward to our next one.
Thomas  M.
Thomas M. Charlotte, NC
Heritage Fishing Charters
Heritage Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(112 reviews)
GOOD MORNING TRIP, CAUGHT A HALF DOZEN VARIETIES OF FISH. GOT 2 DOORMAT FLOUNDERS. BEAUTIFUL WEATHER GREAT EFFORT BY THE CAPTAIN, TRIED SEVERAL LOCATIONS. VERY HELPFUL WITH INFO AND ADVICE.
Stan  P.
Stan P. Cerro Gordo, NC
Four Sons Charters – 35’cc w/ toilet
Four Sons Charters – 35’cc w/ toilet
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(58 reviews)
We had the best time shark fishing! Johnston was super nice and very knowledgeable. It was just me and my 4 kids and he was so patient with them! My little girl loved being his helper and said it was the best day ever! If we are ever back in the area we will definitely be back! Book the trip!!
Whitney  B.
Whitney B. Charlotte, North Carolina
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(107 reviews)
Andrew was great and knew where to take us to catch the best fish! Wonderful trip!
Sara  C.
Sara C. Charlotte, North Carolina
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Four Sons Charters – 24’cc Inshore
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(107 reviews)
Very knowledgeable and professional. Went above and beyond to put us on some fish. We had a great trip.
Jason  T.
Jason T. Albertville, AL
Mudbug Charters
Mudbug Charters
Fishing charter in Charleston
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(94 reviews)
Danny is a great captain. He communicates well when we had to cancel the first day due to weather. Picked us up promptly at the dock ready to fish. Only took a couple minutes for us to land our first fish. He knows the area and kept us fishing the right spots. Equipment was great for the size fish. We would fish with Danny again.
Stephen  B.
Stephen B. Oro Valley, AZ