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Beaufort SC fly fishing

Your Best Beaufort South Carolina Fly Fishing Guide

With hundreds of miles of marshland around the Lowcountry, there’s no better way to experience the beauty of the outdoors than fly fishing! The shallow grassy flats that envelope Beaufort and the Sea Islands provide wonderful opportunities for a truly memorable fly fishing experience.

You’re in good hands with our Beaufort SC fly fishing pro anglers. Cast Away Fishing Charters is world famous for private fishing trips, awarded Tripadvisor’s Travelor’s Choice and The Island Packet Lowcountry’s Best in Beaufort SC Fishing 

“I've fished with Captain Tim for several years. Always a great experience. Captain Tim works hard to get you on the fish, he knows his waters, and is a great host. We will be fishing with him twice more this year.”

— Trey Young, Facebook

“We fished two half days with Captain Kevin & had a great time! He is a super knowledgeable & outgoing guide. This area is an amazing ecosystem with a lot to offer. We caught eight different species of fish! Mrs. Capt. Tim gives excellent customer service! She is quick to respond to questions, & she even greeted us at the Fishcamp on 11th street to arrange for our fresh catch to be prepared for lunch."

— Jennifer A., TripAdvisor

“Capt Mears was AWESOME!! We caught a bunch of fish and he was great with my 10 year old son!! My son said it was the best day of the beach trip. We will be back to make more memories with Capt Mears and Cast Away Fishing Charter!!”

— Hank H., Tripadvisor

“Best charter we have ever had. Caught lots of fish. Capt. Tom Buskirk was extremely helpful and patient with our 10 year old twins. Would highly recommend this charter!”

— Myra L, Tripadvisor

“We had a fantastic inshore charter … the entire experience was wonderful from the booking to having the fish fileted for us to take home and serve for dinner. Cast Away Fishing was a pleasure to work with, the communication was very responsive and professional. We would definitely book with CAFC again and request Captain Kevin."

— Kim H., Tripadvisor

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What to expect from Beaufort SC fly fishing trip:

Flood Tide Fishing

A flood tide is a larger than normal tide, pushing water onto short spartina grass flats, which normally gets water only during certain higher than normal tides.

Amazing Views of the Lowcountry Habitat

A flood tide creates an amazing habitat for an assortment of bait, particularly the mostly targeted Fiddler crab. In the Lowcountry, these flood tides provide an amazing opportunity for our fly fishing clients to experience the Lowcountry “on the fly”!

Easy Breezy Fly Fishing Trips

Cast Away’s fly fishing trips are relaxing. You don’t need to worry about a thing. Cast Away takes care of everything from fishing licenses, bait and equipment and even a cooler of ice with snacks and drinks. Want to cook what you catch? We’ll clean your fish for you.

Pro Anglers Who Care

Never been fly fishing before? Cast Away’s captains are there to guide you every step of the way – including how to cast, what types of fish you can expect, best equipment to use and more.

Choose your Lowcountry Location

Cast Away’s captains will come to the boat landing of your choice — Beaufort SC, Port Royal, St. Helena Island, Bluffton, etc. Take a look at the boat landings here.

Interested in other fishing adventures?

After your Beaufort SC fly fishing experience with Cast Away Charters, enjoy a wide range of fishing adventures — including Angler U one-on-one instruction, “jaws-some” shark trips, “you hook it, we’ll cook it”, research guides and rotating specials. Learn more here.

What is the pricing of Beaufort SC fly fishing trips?

Cast Away’s flood tide fly fishing adventures typically take a half day or four hours and they’re designed for 1-2 anglers. The price includes everything about the trip so you can relax and have some fun. So, don’t worry about fishing licenses, equipment, safety gear and the cooler with ice. We have you covered. If you’d like to extend the fly fishing trip, the cost is $100 for each additional hour. Gratuity is at your discretion.

Two Anglers for Four Hours

$500

“From my first contact with Mrs Captain Tim to saying good bye to our guide Kevin at the dock, Cast Away made for an excellent customer experience. They are truly easy to do business with…. show up and catch fish… they have it all covered. Kevin has a tremendous amount of knowledge about the local fishing and put my son and I onto our first redfish. A memorable day and we will definitely be back to fish with Cast Away again soon!”

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Tripadvisor

“Great trip. Left early morning and found a few spots. Amazing scenery and great knowledge of local area. Fish were biting early. Cap’t Tim was relentless in searching for good areas.

Tom H.

Tripadvisor

We had a fun filled trip with Capt. Tim while visiting Hunting Island for spring break. We took our 11 and 8 year old boys out fishing. We saw many dolphins and eagles. The low country is truly beautiful. Capt. Tim put us on some redfish and the boys caught our dinner! So much fun and great memories were made!”

Misty S

Tripadvisor

I would highly recommend Cast Away Charters if you’re in the Beaufort or Port Royal area. The day started out under marginal conditions at best with high winds, rough water and a tide that was higher than normal. Capt. Kevin Mears with his experience and knowledge was able to put us in the right spot and on the fish immediately. This was definitely the best charter service I’ve had in the last few years and I will book with them again when I’m in the area. A first class operation.”

David

Tripadvisor

Beaufort SC Fly Fishing

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have fishing experiences for more than two anglers?

Yes! Our exclusive “Cast Away Fishin’ Tourney” involves multiple boats, complete with a certificate, prize and bragging rights to the winning team. Interested? Call 843-592-1062.

Will we actually catch fish?

The Lowcountry has a diverse saltwater ecosystem — and the probability of catching multiple species of fish is pretty high. Our 24-foot vessels move well in shallow flats, which is ideal for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, Cobia and other nearshore and inshore species. Beginners and pro anglers alike often reel in Instagram worthy trophy fish!

Is there a special license for Beaufort SC fly fishing?

Beaufort County South Carolina requires fishing licenses, but you don’t have to worry about that. As a customer-centric fishing charter in Beaufort SC, we take care of all of the licenses. Our fishing charter also maintains USCG Captain’s license and commercial marine insurance for your added protection.

What if I need to cancel my fly fishing trip?

If you’re concerned about bad weather, all of us at Cast Away Fishing Charters keep a keen eye on the weather. If the weather takes a sudden turn for the worse, we’ll reschedule your fly fishing trip at a time that is convenient for you. It’s our goal to deliver a Beaufort SC fly fishing experience that is relaxing and fun. 

Since we’re a small business with a high demand for our fishing charters, we maintain a strict cancellation and no-show policy:

  • If you cancel more than 48 hours before your fly fishing trip, you won’t incur any cancellation fees. 
  • If you have to cancel your fly fishing trip less than 48 hours before departure, then we’ll charge your credit card for the full amount of the Beaufort SC fly fishing trip. Any gift certificates and coupons will be voided as well.

If you need to reschedule your fly fishing adventure for another time, we’re happy to do get it on the books! 

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Boat Landings for Your Convenience

Departure and return can be arranged from these boat landings throughout greater Beaufort SC.

Ready to talk to a human?

Call us at (843) 592-1062

Drop us an e-mail.

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