Captain
Joseph Dennis

Member since August 2016

Mount Pleasant, United States

Background
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.
Techniques
I do a lot light tackle fishing for redfish, flounder and trout. When my clients want to go for the big redfish and sharks we have the tackle to handle them also. Working areas quick to find the fish is one way I am able to get my clients hooked up. Another method is anchoring up on a area putting out several baits at different depths.SPONSORED BY: HUK GEAR, BERKELEY ELECTRIC, MCELVEEN GMC, HILL TIRE, HOME TELEPHONE, CENRAL HARDWARE, COOPER RIVER MARINE, BELLS MARINA AND CAMPGROUND, ORVINS FURNITURE, RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTING, CHRIS GARCIA WITH RE-MAX REALITY, D'S JEWELERS

Hey, I'm Captain Joseph Dennis

Mount Pleasant, United States
Background
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.
Techniques
I do a lot light tackle fishing for redfish, flounder and trout. When my clients want to go for the big redfish and sharks we have the tackle to handle them also. Working areas quick to find the fish is one way I am able to get my clients hooked up. Another method is anchoring up on a area putting out several baits at different depths.SPONSORED BY: HUK GEAR, BERKELEY ELECTRIC, MCELVEEN GMC, HILL TIRE, HOME TELEPHONE, CENRAL HARDWARE, COOPER RIVER MARINE, BELLS MARINA AND CAMPGROUND, ORVINS FURNITURE, RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTING, CHRIS GARCIA WITH RE-MAX REALITY, D'S JEWELERS

My Charter Listings

    
Mount Pleasant
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US$ 100
Cross
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US$ 300

Fishing Reports

big redfish

August 11, 2016

had a great day catching slots reds in the marsh then moved out to the deeper flats and did well with the 20-30 lb redfish. Read Full Report →


COOPER RIVER CATS

August 09, 2016

GREAT DAY DRIFTING THE RIVER WITH UNITED STATES AIR FORCE SEARGEANT AND HIS SON. CAUGHT AROUND 10 NICE FISH ON HERRING. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.90 out of 5 stars from 20 reviews

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Went fishing on Saturday, October 14, 2017

Great morning fishing. 4 hours and 24 catfish.

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Went fishing on Monday, October 2, 2017

Great trip. Capt worked very hard to make the experience fun and successful.  My first experience on a fishing charter and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute.  Would definitely recommend the charter to others!

Fished October 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Thanks. I had a great time also. Windy but good fishing and great company. Captain Joe


Went fishing on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Great captain and nice boat. Unfortunately, weather and fish were not cooperating. Caught a few small fish and enjoyed that.

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Having never fished in Charleston I didn’t know what to expect, but Capt. Hook was extremely knowledgable, knew exactly where to go and was always available to lend a hand. I will rebook a future trip.

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thanks Linda. I had a great time. 20 MPH winds didn’t stop us from having a good time. Hope to see you again. Captain J.


Went fishing on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

I’m very happy to recommend Captain Joe. My 12 year old son and I had great time. My son had been dreaming of catching a shark for a long time and got four, along with a good size ray but the highlight of the trip was Captain Joe putting us on a variety of fish. In fact my son completed his inshore grand slam.
It was our first opportunity to fish the East Coast and we will definitely be fishing with Captain Joe the next time we visit Charleston.

Fished August 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, August 6, 2017

Thanks I had a great time watching a great young angler get something a lot of anglers never get. A grand inshore slam with all legal size fish. Thanks again,
Captain Joe.


Went fishing on Saturday, July 29, 2017

It was a great day with a great Captain!! We caught more fish than we ever thought was even possible! Even caught a giant Horseshoe Crab!! Thanks Caprain Joe!!!

Fished July 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, July 29, 2017

I had a blast. Boys did a great job fighting all those fish. Look forward to next time. Thanks, Captain Joe

Went fishing on Thursday, July 27, 2017

Joseph is a knowledgeable guide and I highly recommend him. 2 of us caught 28 fish. Mostly redfish but a few speckled trout and a whiting also.  Will go back next time we are in Charleston.

Fished July 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, July 28, 2017

Thanks David and Forrest. Always good to be on the water with people who love just being out in Gods country and catch a lot of fish while your there. Thanks again,
Captain J

Went fishing on Monday, July 24, 2017

Our experience started before our trip on Monday, Joe text and called us a few time before our trip to give us advice and answer any questions and to make sure we had all the information we needed, from directions to the dock, to what we may need, ie: sunblock, hats, jackets,snacks,or anything food or drink for our cooler for our comfort.We met at the dock right on time, Joe explain what we were doing every step of the way, we got to catch our own bait with nets and the cool thing was Joe made us part of the “Crew” it was a team effort.My husband steered the boat, Joe tossed in the nets and i loaded the well with bait.. Once we got out in the fishing spots, Joe was a great teacher, very patient and guided us the whole time, the first few catches he got us started and we were off and running, no way could we have caught the fish we did without him, Mother Nature wasn’t too cooperative it put a little stall on our fishing, but we made up for it once it passed, for what we caught 3 reds, 3 stingrays,one was at least 100 lbs, (husband said it was like pulling on a Volkswagen)  a 20 inch trout,2 sharks and a grunt lol it was the best day ever, and we’re HOOKED! lol We would highly recommend Captain J Hook Fishing Charters and will be booking again in the future and bringing family with us, from the stories we brought back and the pictures and videos, our family is already planning for our next vacation, I want my kids and grand kids to experience what we had from Joe, a wonderful,exciting, memorable day! Thank You Again Joe

Fished July 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 30, 2017

Thanks girl. So glad y’all had a good time. Weather was nasty but the company was superb. Your one of the best landy angler I’ve had on the boat. Look forward to doing it again. Captain Joe

Went fishing on Thursday, July 20, 2017

We had an awesome time out today. The trip included myself and my father and two 6yo daughters. It was there first trip out on a boat. Captain Joseph put us right on the fish first thing and kept them coming all day. The girls had a blast not allot of whining at all for two girls who got up at 530 am. We caught about 10 trout 1 flounder a toad fish and two 10+ lb red drum and my dad got his inshore grand slam one of each. Awesome day I highly recommend captain Joseph if you want to catch fish.

Fished July 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, July 21, 2017

Thanks for the great review. The girls were so much fun to fish with.  I’m glad they had a good time and your dad got his inshore slam. If those flounder would eat the baits and not just hang on you would have gotten your too lol. Thanks again, Captain Joe

Went fishing on Monday, July 17, 2017

Had an amazing time with Capt Joe! You will like this guy! He’s all about putting you in place to catch fish and having a lot of fun doing so!

We caught 30-40 fish! Lots and lots of redfish, a cute flounder and some nice trout! It was raining off and on most of the day and we still got those fish right into the boat! I can’t count the amounts of bites and times we were laughing and eating snacks and just missed the bite! Ha! So much fun!!

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Glad you had a good time. Look forward to fishing with y’all again. Thanks.

Went fishing on Friday, July 7, 2017

We had a great day of fishing. We caught 25 to 30 redfish, 2 trout and 4 flounders. Captain Joe knew exactly where the fish were and even when they would start biting. He helped my 9 and 11 year old daughters catch a lot of fish. I take 2 or more guided charters a year in Charleston, and I have used several different guide services, but from now on all my trips will be with Captain Joe. I highly recommend him for the following reasons, price, very kid friendly and fishing knowledge. I plan to try a freshwater trip next spring with Captain Joe.

Fished July 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 10, 2017

Had a great time. The girls did great


Went fishing on Thursday, July 6, 2017

Great time. Learned a lot.
Very helpful, knowledgeable, knows where to go. Had a lot of fun. Going to book another for my wife and myself. Great trip. You can’t go wrong. Don’t go anywhere else!!!!

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Went fishing on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

We had the best time and wished we did the full day! Captain Joe was kind and supplied us with everything we needed. We each got our own rods and caught dinner for 15! There was five of us with an 11 year old, and Joe made sure everyone caught something. He even made the trip ten times better!

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, June 12, 2017

Had fun day with Captain Joe! We had a family of four with two teenage-girls who never been charter fishing. Captain Joe took us 6 hr trip for the price for typically 4 hrs. We caught whitings, sharks, ribbon fish, crokers, and even rays! He tirelessly prepared and casted for our girls. When we were returning, he stopped by near the fort and small island for bird watching.

It was an excellent trip. Only one thing we missed was there was no ice on the boat to keep our fishes fresh, but we had a little bit of ice on our cooler to make it back.

Fished June 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 2, 2017

I had a great time and the girls fished like they were young fishing professionals. I hope to see you again next year. Thanks Captain J

Went fishing on Thursday, June 15, 2017

Captain Joe put us on the big Bull Reds in Charleston Harbor. On our half day trip we nearly constantly had fish on. Big thumbs up for the fun day on the water.

Fished June 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, June 15, 2017

Lol. It’s Captain Joe


Went fishing on Thursday, June 1, 2017

Had a great day with the family salt water fishing. Captain Dennis put us on the fish and was super accommodating with my 84 year old mother-in-law. We plan on hooking up with him the next time we come to town.

Fished June 2017

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, June 2, 2017

Glad you had a good time.

Went fishing on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Unfortunately we were unable to fish due to an approaching hurricane, however Captain Jay and corresponded several times the week before and he was great in refundING the deposit since we were unable to do the charter.  We will definitely book with capain Jay on our next trip to Charleston.

Fished October 2016

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Joseph Dennis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thanks. Sorry for the bad weather. Look forward to meeting up next time. Captain Joe

Went fishing on Friday, September 30, 2016

Captain Joe was outstanding!  He went out of his way to accommodate my son (11) and daughter (10).  They both felt very comfortable through his kindness, patience, knowledge and humor.  We fished several inshore locations and caught about 25 fish.  About 20 were legal size.  The species were Black Drum, Redfish, Sheepshead, Sea Trout, Pinfish, Ladyfish and Flounder.  Obviously, the fishing was really good.  But, Capt. Joe mentioned that if fishing was poor, he would have extended our time at no additional charge until we caught fish.  That was great to hear!  By the way, my son said it was the best day of his life!

Fished September 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, September 16, 2016

First clear day after several with heavy rains.  The Captain was eager to put both my wife and I on some red fish.  Tide was high and waters were murky.  After much hands on instructions from our Captain, we had several strikes and caught five.  It was a beautiful morning and we were in good hands.  Look forward to returning the Charleston area and fishing once again with Captain J Hook Charters. LJ Lilley, East Tennessee.

Fished September 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, August 28, 2016

My wife and I had a great fishing trip with Captain J. He was very personable and knowledgable. We caught over 30 red fish.  After our experience today we would definately contact him again when we travel to the Charleston SC area.

Fished August 2016

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