N32° 46’39” W79° 57‘50”

The weather is nice
and the fish are active.

Tight Line Charters is Charleston’s best fishing charter, offering all-inclusive inshore, nearshore, and offshore chartered fishing excursions, shark fishing, coastal Lowcountry sightseeing tours, harbor cruises, and more.

Charters and Tours

Family catching a variety of fish during inshore fishing trip in Charleston

Inshore Fishing Charter

With multiple inshore fishing packages, we’ll show you our favorite fishing spots in the Lowcountry.

Man holding red snapper on dock at Shem Creek

Nearshore Fishing Charter

A thrilling nearshore fishing adventure just off the Carolina coast.

Catch during a nearshore / offshore fishing charter in Charleston

Offshore Fishing Excursion

Ready to go way out there? We'll take you out where the big fish are caught!

Man holding a large shark he caught in Charleston Harbor

Shark Fishing Charter

Go head-on with the ultimate predator! Sharks pull hard and are deadly fast, so be ready for anything.

Contender boat cruising underneath the Ravenel Bridge

Coastal Sightseeing Cruise

Our knowledge of the local area can take you straight to the Lowcountry’s best scenery and wildlife.

Cast & Blast

Skeet Shoot and Fishing Trip Combo

Night Fishing

Seasonal: Inquire for availability

Coastal South Carolina Fish

The Charleston waters are rich with fish species such as the super tasty flounder, sheepshead, and black seabass and you’ll be catching them all! The mild weather off the South Carolina coast allows the fish to be active and present year round. You can also catch redfish, spotted seatrout, black drum, bonnethead shark and jack crevalle.



Spotted Seatrout

Spotted Seatrout

Black Drum Fish

Black Drum





Black Seabass

Black Seabass

Jesse is very professional and extremely knowledgeable of the Charleston area. He knew all the right places to take us to get a big catch. I was thrilled with my charter and can’t wait to come back next year. I would recommend him to any of my friends and family!


Steve, Charleston, SC

I had an awesome trip today. The weather was perfect and the the tuna were biting! This was my first trip on a chartered boat, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. Jesse was very patient with us and really helped us make the most of the day. Four stars!

Carl & James, Charleston, SC

Jesse is a very professional guide and extremely knowledgeable of the waters in the Charleston area. He knew all the right places to take us to get a big catch. We started out fishing the “skinny waters” behind Isle of Palms and caught numerous slot-length red drum, a few really nice black drum and even one sheepshead chomping at a pier piling. We then moved into Charleston Harbor and hooked-up on big bull reds in the 36-inch range to end a perfect day.


Keith & Tricia Goodrich Richmond, VA

Great trip with Captain Jesse!  Very personable and knowledgeable.  Everything was perfect, he even ordered some great weather!  Would fish with Captain Jesse again, and certainly would recommend.

Tom Murphy
Took two kids and two adults and had a great time.  Captain Jesse made it an enjoyable experience and was great with the kids.  My 10-year-old nephew loaded up with fish and we all had a great experience.  Would definitely recommend!


Edward Irick

We had a great family fishing trip out in the creeks, harbor and inlet the 4th of July.  The fishing vessel was new and outfitted well with the latest technology and plenty of seating and storage for the fish we caught (we had 5 adults plus the captain).  Captain Jesse was great to guide us on the trip and did everything possible to help us find the fish.  We caught a wide range of fish including Redfish (3), Spotted Seatrout (1), Flounder (1) and a Blacktop shark (1).  Our daughters enjoyed both fishing as well as being out on the saltwater inlets, creeks and harbor during our trip.  We would highly recommend Tight Line Charters to everyone who would like to enjoy a great day fishing with Capt Jesse.


Nicole Killian

I recently had a great day fishing with Jesse at Tight Line Charters. He grew up on the waters around Charleston and is very knowledgeable and professional. Jesse was very responsive to texts and email before the trip. He keeps his boat and equipment in great shape. He came to the dock with a live well of shrimp and ready to fish. We caught so many redfish and black drum we lost count. I plan to use him again.


Churchill Carter

Had a blast!  Perfect day on the water and Captain Jesse put me on fish all day long in several different locations. Jesse clearly knows his craft and knows his way around the Charleston fisheries.  I will absolutely be chartering with Jesse at Tightlines on my next trip to Charleston.


Dan Hills

Capt Jesse is a great guy to go fishing with. He took us straight to the honey holes and we quickly had our limit of Black Drum, then released more.  We also caught several Red Drum to complete a great catch.  He has a beautiful 21’ Sportsman that he handles with ease. We will book with Capt Jesse on our next trip to Charleston/Mt Pleasant.  You should do the same.


Rebecca S. Enzor

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