Captain
Chris Chavis

Member since June 2014 Charleston, United States
Background
I am a true native of Charleston. Growing up on James Island, I have fished the waters in and around the area my entire life. I have a vast knowledge of both offshore and inshore fishing. I have been guiding happy customers since 1995.
Techniques
We specialize in inshore and offshore light tackle and flyfishing charters.

Hey, I'm Captain Chris Chavis

Charleston, United States
Background
I am a true native of Charleston. Growing up on James Island, I have fished the waters in and around the area my entire life. I have a vast knowledge of both offshore and inshore fishing. I have been guiding happy customers since 1995.
Techniques
We specialize in inshore and offshore light tackle and flyfishing charters.

My Charter Listings

Fin Stalker Charters - 30'

18 reviews
Charleston
trips from $400

Fin Stalker Charters - 17'

Charleston
trips from $450

Fishing Reports

Fin Stalker Charters latest report for C

March 02, 2019

With spring right around the corner and the mild temperatures we have had this winter, the inshore and nearshore bite has been incredible. The Redfish and Trout bite in the marshes have been unreal with fish eating soft plastics… Read Full Report →


Fin Stalker Charters Reports

March 16, 2016

Carried a friend and his father for his fathers 82nd birthday. Had a great day Redfishing despite the windy conditions catching numerous doubles and lots of singles. Read Full Report →


Inshore Fishing in Charleston, SC

March 18, 2015

3/14/15 Took a few guys inshore fishing today for Redfish. The bite was very slow due to the dirty water and windy conditions. We struggled all day, but did manage 4 nice over slot reds on the Watermelon Seed… Read Full Report →


Offshore Report for Charleston, SC

March 17, 2015

Took a couple guys offshore today to one of the reefs to catch some Sheepshead. The bite was incredible despite the bumpy ocean. It took a little while to get them going, but when it turned on it was… Read Full Report →


Offshore Report for Charleston, SC

March 10, 2015

3/10/15 Took a family of four offshore fishing today. Very foggy conditions lead to a slow ride to the spot. We hit one of the reefs and limited out on Sea Bass, Vermillion Snapper, and caught several small Sharks.… Read Full Report →


Inshore Fishing in Charleston, SC

February 27, 2015

2/27/15 Took a couple guys inshore fishing today in some very cold conditions. We struggled at first, then finally found a school of Redfish that were willing to cooperate. We managed 5 nice fish between 6 and 10 pounds… Read Full Report →


Redfish in Charleston, SC

February 11, 2015

Despite the cold temps we have been having, the Redfishing has been excellent. We are taking most fish in the flats on Gulp 5"Jerk Shads in Watermelon Seed, Black, and New Penny rigged on 1/8 oz flutter hooks. We… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.67
out of 5 stars from 18 reviews
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Crew
Experience
November fishing trip
6 hour trip!
3\/4 day trip with Captain Chris
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Nick Z.
Johns Island, South Carolina
 5.00
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Half day off shore trip

VERIFIED   July 20, 2019
Chris is a true professional.  We had an awesome day out with him on our trip.  Left the dock right on time and made...
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Jim K.
Sanford, NC
 5.00
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Half day, 6 hours

VERIFIED   August 7, 2019
Captain Chris was awesome thru the entire trip (booking thru cleaning the fish) Although the sea was very rough, he put...
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Scott M.
Annapolis, MD
 5.00
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6 hour trip!

VERIFIED   August 8, 2019
Great day on the boat with Captain Chris. We have a blast catching fish all day at two separate locations…we caught various...
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Jeffrey S.
Mooresville, NC
 5.00
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Limited!

VERIFIED   April 17, 2019
Chris is an amazing captain and knew exactly where to throw the lines to catch.  My kids got tired from catching fish!...
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Joy J.
United States
 5.00
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New FUN Experience

VERIFIED   June 27, 2019
We had a really great time with Chris. He knew right where to go to get us reeling in fish. His years of experience showed...
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