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Dataw Island SC Fishing Charter

Enjoy a day on the water with a Dataw Island fishing trip

Beaufort, Bluffton Port Royal, St. Helena Island, Hunting Island, Harbor Island, Dataw Island, Fripp Island and Hilton Head

Near the historic coastal town of Beaufort SC, Dataw Island is a private residential community with golf, tennis, a full-service marina and abundant fishing opportunities. Cast Away Fishing Charters offers fun and relaxing fishing trips year round.

As the Lowcountry’s No. 1 fishing charter company, Cast Away Charters professional Captains are highly sought after for their experience and professionalism with novices and seasoned anglers alike. Don’t just take our word for it! Read how hundreds of clients enjoyed their Dataw Island fishing trip — more than 250 five-star Tripadvisor reviews (earning Cast Away the highly coveted Travelor’s Choice recognition) and over 100 five-star Google reviews (and counting).

From small private fishing charters to multi boat fishing tourneys, Cast Away’s Dataw Island Fishing Charters will help you make memories to last a lifetime.

“First time in Beaufort and we had a great time on the water, inshore fishing! Hunter was very knowledgeable and knew where the fish would be biting. My ten year old daughter loved the experience too- caught the biggest fish! After the trip, the captain cleaned and cut the fish for us!”

— Christina Griffith, Google Review

“We make it a point to fish with Capt Tim every time we are in Beaufort, and he never lets us down. He is great company, always kind with instructions and guidance on how to cast, reel-in, etc., and he works so hard to get us to good spots where we get fish on the line. We’ve caught red drum, whiting, and sea trout with him over the years, always leaving with enough for dinner that night and specific instructions from him on how to cook! Highly recommend.”

— Catlan McCurdy, Google Review

“My son and I booked a trip to celebrate his birthday. Absolutely one of the best memories we will have for years to come. Capt Tim put us on fish and we had a blast. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a beautiful day on the water with a great Captain!”

— Jesse Becker, Google Review

“Absolutely amazing group of guides. They go above and beyond every time and always seem to "get a tug"! We've had a few incredible trips and look forward to many more. Thanks guys for having such incredibly knowledgeable local sportsman allowing us to make great family memories.”

— Stephanie Busbee, Google Review

“Went on a 6 hour trip with Captain Nat and had a great time. He made sure that we all caught something and had the best experience as possible on the water. I definitely recommend these guys and look forward to going on future trips with them..”

— Corey Cole, Google Review

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What to expect from Dataw Island SC fishing charter:

A Tranquil Day on the Water

Cast Away’s Dataw Island fishing trips are about a half day (or four hours). If you want more time on the beautiful sea island waters, that’s no problem! Call us for more details.

We take care of everything

Here’s what you need to bring on your Dataw Island fishing trip: yourself! Our pro anglers will have everything ready for your fun fishing excursion — from fishing license to safety gear and from bait to a cooler of ice. That’s not all! They’ll also clean your catch so you don’t have to.

Dataw Island Pro Anglers

Cast Away captains grew up fishing, so they have extensive experience reeling in a variety of fish species in Lowcountry’s unique marshland flats. You can expect easy-to-understand fishing guidance with our pro anglers who are there for you every step of the way.

Convenient Lowcountry Locations

With a number of boat landings around Beaufort County SC, Dataw Island SC fishing captains will meet you wherever it’s convenient. Check out the entire list here.

Diverse Fishing Adventures

Need some alone time with your significant other? Check out Cast Away’s “You Hook It, We’ll Cook It.” Want to take the kids shark fishing? Our “jaw-some shark trips will be something your kids remember! Other trips include: nature odysseys, research guides, fly fishing and other specials.

How much are Dataw Island SC fishing charters?

Most of our Dataw Island fishing trips typically last four hours. For additional time on the majestic Lowcountry waters, the price is $100 per hour. The price of Dataw Island fishing trips includes fishing licenses, safety gear, cooler and cleaning your catch. Gratuity is up to your discretion.

1 Angler:

$425

2-3 Anglers:

$500

4 Anglers:

$550

5 Anglers:

$650

“If you want to go “fishing” there’s lots of options. If you want to go “catching,” Cast Away is the answer. Captain Tim had a plan based on the weather and conditions. He told us if the plan works, will be tired of catching fish. Captain Tim delivered. We caught between 60 and 70 fish — a few of which were absolute whoppers. Captain Tim taught us about the area and environment we were fishing in and why we were using the equipment and methods … We will be booking again and are likely to make it twice a year.”

Michael C.

TripAdvisor Review

“We went out with Captain Kevin again for another wonderful time of fishing and stories. This trip was a Father’s Day gift from our son and sons in law, a perfect selection for my husband. Kevin is always a great guide. This was our fourth trip with him. We have always caught fish with Kevin and had a great time.”

Diane A.

TripAdvisor Review

“We went to Beaufort, SC to celebrate our 50th anniversary and decided to do a fishing trip with Cast Away Fishing Charter. We were met at the boat by Captain Tim and, as she calls herself, Mrs Captain Tim. We were so surprised that they greeted us with a beautiful anniversary card and sign on the boat welcoming us, it was so thoughtful of them. That started off a great day of fishing, we caught fish at every spot we visited and Captain Tim knows the waters ver well. Some of the fun was spotting bird and other marine life including ever present dolphin a d sea turtles. Thank you Captain Tim for a great day on the water, we will be back for more.”

Zelda L.

TripAdvisor Review

“We were SO excited to travel back to one of our favorite family destinations, Beaufort, South Carolina. And of course one of the highlights is booking a family fishing charter with Cast Away … We spent a wonderful time with Captain Nat and we loved how attentive he was with the kids as well as taking care of us Bigger Kids going for the “big kahunas”. All in all the day was fantastic. We loved the boat, awesome fishing equipment and Captain Nate’s fun personality. Our entire family thanks you all again for making such long lasting memories. Until next year our friends…..God Bless!”

Doreen B.

TripAdvisor Review

Dataw Island SC Fishing Charter

Frequently Asked Questions

I have a large party. What can I expect?

For large gatherings, check out our Dataw Island “Cast Away Fishin’ Tourney.” A traditional fishing tournament, this involves multiple boats with the winning team receiving a certificate and prize. Expect some fun snapshots for your family album.

Will we catch fish?

Our pro anglers have the experience and the equipment — including 24-foot vessels — that whip around Lowcountry’s shallow flats, which are filled with a variety of fish species. You can expect to catch Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, Cobia and other nearshore and inshore species. Learn more here.

Is Cast Away’s Dataw Island Fishing Charter licensed and insured?

Our Dataw Island Fishing Charters include a fishing license, all the gear and equipment and even a cooler of ice with drinks and snacks. Additionally, Cast Away Fishing Charters maintains compliance with all licensing requirements and USCG Captain’s license and commercial marine insurance to protect you and your family while on the water.

What is your Dataw Island fishing trip cancellation policy?

The entire Cast Away crew keeps their eyes on the weather to ensure your Dataw Island fishing trip is safe. We strive to deliver a red carpet customer experience, so we’ll accommodate your schedule. 

However, as a small business, we kindly ask that you give more than 48 hours notice if you are canceling your Dataw Island fishing trip. Our fishing charters are in high demand, so we strongly recommend that you plan out your trip well in advance. We enforce a strict cancellation and no-show policy, which includes:

  • No cancellation fees for Dataw Island fishing trips that are canceled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
  • We will charge your credit card on file if you cancel with less than 48 hours notice. Gift certificates and discounts also will be voided.

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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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