Captain
Charlie Patterson

Member since April 2023 Mount Pleasant, United States
Background
I have been fishing my entire life. I caught the fishing bug at a very early age, fishing for freshwater species in upstate South Carolina. When I was able to afford my own boat, I started fishing Bass tournaments and eventually competed in some lower level professional tournaments. I was a high school teacher and football coach for 30 years. About 20 years ago, I got the head football coaching position at a local high school and fell in love with inshore saltwater fishing. I started to guide, at first, just in the summers when school was out, then retired from education and became a full-time fishing captain.
Techniques
I can accommodate anyone, regardless of their fishing skills or experience. I love for people to ask questions about the whys and hows of fishing. Most of our fishing will be done in the estuaries, rivers, and bays that make up the areas salt marsh. We will be casting live bait like shrimp, finger mullet, menhaden, or mud minnows and letting them either sit on the bottom or drift under a popping cork. At other times we may use cut mullet or cut crab. Don't worry if your casting skills are not fine tuned, I can help with that. There could be times of the year that we cast some artificial lures as well.

Hey, I'm Captain Charlie Patterson

Mount Pleasant, United States
Background
I have been fishing my entire life. I caught the fishing bug at a very early age, fishing for freshwater species in upstate South Carolina. When I was able to afford my own boat, I started fishing Bass tournaments and eventually competed in some lower level professional tournaments. I was a high school teacher and football coach for 30 years. About 20 years ago, I got the head football coaching position at a local high school and fell in love with inshore saltwater fishing. I started to guide, at first, just in the summers when school was out, then retired from education and became a full-time fishing captain.
Techniques
I can accommodate anyone, regardless of their fishing skills or experience. I love for people to ask questions about the whys and hows of fishing. Most of our fishing will be done in the estuaries, rivers, and bays that make up the areas salt marsh. We will be casting live bait like shrimp, finger mullet, menhaden, or mud minnows and letting them either sit on the bottom or drift under a popping cork. At other times we may use cut mullet or cut crab. Don't worry if your casting skills are not fine tuned, I can help with that. There could be times of the year that we cast some artificial lures as well.

My Charter Listing

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(13 reviews)
Mount Pleasant
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 13 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome day on the river!
Awesome day on the river!
Awesome day on the river!
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Taylor S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome day on the river!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inshore on November 10, 2023
Captain Charlie was a great host and put us right on some fish in a few different spots. Managed our large party well and we...
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Mark H.
Union, South Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome Red Fish Experience

Half Day Trip – Inshore on April 5, 2023
I was able to take each of my boys out with Charlie on separate occasions.  Everything about each trip was awesome.  First...
Mark H. recommends Charlie's Charleston Charters
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Dustin M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great Charter!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore on October 20, 2023
Enjoyed a great morning on the water and Capt Charlie put us on the fish! He was great with my 10 yo son and taught him a lot!...
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Michael S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great trip!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore on July 5, 2023
We caught fish in tough conditions where others came up empty.  I’d HIGHLY recommend Captain Charlie.
Michael S. recommends Charlie's Charleston Charters
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John J. K.
Huger, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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CaptainCharlie very safety conscious as well as environmentally concerned

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore on August 18, 2023
John J. K. recommends Charlie's Charleston Charters
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