Shark Fishing in Charleston, SC
$89 Shark Fishing Trips are by far the best value for any Charleston area attractions. Sharks are the ultimate predator. With speed, power and brute strength matched with the keenest sense of smell the Shark deserves its title as the ultimate predator. Here in Charleston we have a large population of Sharks and anglers usually do not have to wait long before the rod bends and the drag starts screaming ….. The species one can expect to target here are: Atlantic Sharp nosed Sharks, Bonnethead Sharks, Bull Sharks, Lemon Sharks, Black tip Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Tiger Sharks, and Nurse Sharks… just to name the more popular species. While targeting sharks, we also catch Red Drum, Bluefish, Sting Rays, Cownose Rays, Whiting, Croaker, Spots, Weakfish, Black Sea Bass, Mother-in-law Fish, Sheepshead and Cobia to name a few…
Where we go fishing for sharks
Here in Charleston, shark fishing charters are mostly done in the protected waters of the harbor and at the Jetties with the fishing grounds just a few minutes from the pickup point….Bring your camera….While out on your trip you will see many of the historic sites and natural beauty of the Charleston Harbor...Castle Pinckney, Fort Sumter, Fort Moultry, Battery Park, Crab Bank Bird Preserve and the Ravenel Bridge.
Lots of light tackle action!!!
Our large population of Sharks allows for many chances for each angler to catch them and we use light tackle for maximum excitement and also to make it easier for kids to use. For an angler who wants to tangle with something that pulls hard and runs fast, Shark fishing is the way to go for your day on the water.
No Experience Required!
Experience is not necessary for Shark fishing here in Charleston. Our guides cater to all levels of experience and show you how to catch the fish of a lifetime. Great family fun, this is a great experience for kids ages 6 and up. Our Shark fishing guides can adjust the size of the fish to make it easier or harder but always a rewarding experience for a new angler.
Catch & Release
Release Sharks for tomorrow’s enjoyment! Treatment of these animals is the Shark fishing guides responsibility and each one does it differently. Most Sharkin Charleston guides release sharks that are caught for sport so they can live to play again and handling them near the boat is done in the best interest of the shark. There are 3 species of Shark that are good to eat and can be kept as long as the law is followed. Ask us how to prepare the Shark and we will go over a few recipes. Fee for Shark cleaning is $10 per Shark.