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Harbor Island SC Fishing Charter

Relaxing Harbor Island fishing trips with Cast Away Fishing Charters

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

What better way to experience the wonder of Beaufort SC’s 1400-acre barrier island than from its majestic Lowcountry waterway? Located between St Helena Island and Hunting Island, Harbor Island is a well known vacation spot complete with resort amenities.

Spend a day soaking up the sun’s Vitamin D while breathing in the fresh air from a fishing vessel with experienced Lowcountry master anglers. With a longstanding reputation as the Lowountry’s No. 1 fishing charter company, Cast Away’s Harbor Island fishing trips were voted “best of the best” by Island Packet readers, received the coveted Tripadvisor Travelor’s Choice recognition, and they gave more than 100 (and counting) five-star reviews on Google.

Whether you’re looking for a private fishing charter with friends, or a multi boat fishing tournament with extended family, Cast Away’s Harbor Island fishing charters are sure to make it an experience of a lifetime.

“Had an awesome day of fishing with Capt. Tim today! Fish made us work a little bit, but we got on 'em and were hooking up every cast. I think we wore out our 13 year-old anchor puller! Kept a couple nice reds for dinner, but put a pile of keepers back to fight another day. If you are coming to Beaufort and want a guide who knows how to have a fun day fishing and finds fish, Capt. Tim is your man. Tight lines all!”

— Local Seafooder, Google Review

“We had a fantastic time out this morning with Capt Kevin!!! He knew where to put us on a variety of catches! This was a great morning for our family, ages 11 and 6! Memories in the books for a lifetime! Extremely knowledgeable and professional! We will diff book again when we are in the area!!! 5 ⭐️”

— Lindsey Woods, Google Review

“We had an excellent morning on the water with captain Kevin. All of the staff at cast away fishing were professional and accommodating. They called the day before to confirm plans and even picked us up right across the street from where we were staying. Great lunch, conversation and hospitality. Can’t recommend them enough, we’ll be back soon! 10/10”

— Alexandra Sanet, Google Review

“Cast Away Charters should be at the top of everyone’s itinerary! Amazing customer service makes you feel like family! Captain Tim Deckard and his team of Captains will put you on fish in minutes and give you a trip you won’t forget! Captain and the young guns have been fishing the Beaufort area waters for many years and their experience shines through! It took me a few years to book with them, but I’ve stopped looking anywhere else!”

— William Carrier, Google Review

“Started a dawn. 20 inch trout on first cast. Great equipment. Captain Tim very knowledgeable of tides and techniques needed to make fishing in the Low Country a success. He taught our group a lot and I felt like I had known him for years. Made us feel very welcomed and comfortable. We caught trout and reds. I’ll be a repeat customer.”

— Mark Green, Google Review

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Here’s what to expect from Dataw Island SC fishing charter:

Beautiful Day on the Water

Cast Away’s Harbor Island fishing charters typically take a half day or four hours. If you want more time on the water with our fun captains, no problem! We accommodate your schedule.

Leave the planning to us

No one wants to spend their precious vacation time organizing outings. When you book a Harbor Island fishing trip, leave the planning to us. We take care of fishing licenses, safety gear, fishing equipment and even the cooler of ice for drinks and snacks. Our pro anglers also clean your catch so you don’t have to. 

Experienced Harbor Island fishing captains

All of Cast Away’s fishing captains have grown up with a pole in hand and navigating the Lowcountry’s shallow flats. They know where to find the best fishing holes so you will catch a variety of fish species. Our pro anglers also will instruct you on how to use the fishing equipment.

Cast Away captains come to you

Cast Away’s Harbor Island charters service a variety of boat landings all around Beaufort SC. Choose the most convenient location and we’ll meet you there.

A variety of Harbor Island fishing adventures

Couples looking for a date night, families looking for fun and game or kids who want to catch a shark … Cast Away’s Harbor Island fishing charters have a variety of fishing trips. Some other fun fishing trips include: nature odysseys, fly fishing, research guides and more.

What is the cost of Harbor Island fishing charters?

The below prices for Harbor Island fishing trips include four hours on the water. If you’re looking for additional time, it’s $100 per hour. Prices for Harbor Island fishing trips include fishing licenses, safety gear, fishing equipment, cooler of ice and cleaning your catch. Tipping your captains is up to your discretion.

1 Angler:

$425

2-3 Anglers:

$500

4 Anglers:

$550

5 Anglers:

$650

“I recently booked two charters with Captain Tim of Cast Away Fishing Charters. On our first trip Captain took me to an awesome fishing spot. Within a few minutes of the first cast…..FISH ON!! We caught some huge reds, and the second one we hooked up with turned out to be my PB red!! The second trip was another fun day on the water. We caught multiple fish, including more redfish, and I wound up getting a nice keeper Flounder to put the cherry on top of the trip! I highly recommend Cast Away if you are looking for a great day of fishing in the lowcountry! Thanks for 2 awesome days on the water, Captain Tim!”

Brett R.

TripAdvisor Review

“We enjoyed our trip with Captain Tim today. Very informative…learned some new techniques, rigging and knots. Caught lots of redfish and trout as well. We started a little early, and even stayed a bit later than scheduled. Thanks for all of your work!”

Mike L.

TripAdvisor Review

“Took my family out with Capt Tommy while vacationing on Fripp.Had a great trip under challenging fishing conditions. Tommy worked several locations to make sure we had action the entire trip, even during slack tide! Caught a wide variety including flounder, reds, black drumm, and black bass. My 27 year old daughter caught the largest fish of her life, a 30” red, beautiful fish! Unfortunately she drop it over the side before we could get a photo!! Tommy was very polite and engaging. He took time during the day to get to know each person on the boat! Definitely using Cast Away next time in Beaufort!”

Brian D.

TripAdvisor Review

“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 Review

Harbor Island SC Fishing Charter

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I book a fishing trip for a large party?

Cast Away’s Harbor Island fishing charters are very popular with family reunions or corporate get-togethers that involve a lot of people. So whether you’re looking for team building activities or making memories with your family, ask us about “Cast Away Fishin’ Tourney.” Just like a regular fishing tournament, our captains use multiple boats for a fun fishing competition with the winning team receiving a certificate and a price. Intagram-worthy moments await!

Will we actually catch fish around Harbor Island?

If you read through Cast Away’s Harbor Island fishing charters’ hundreds of online reviews, you’ll read how many of our customers have caughts several fish. Our fishing captains use 24-foot vessels that are accustomed to maneuvering around the narrow, shallow marshland flats of the Lowcountry — an environment perfect for a variety of fish species, including Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, Cobia, etc.  Learn more here.

Do we need a fishing license for Harbor Island fishing trips?

Yes, a fishing license is required in Beaufort County. However, you don’t have to bring anything — just yourself and a camera to capture fun memories. 

We take care of everything for your Harbor Island fishing trip — the fishing and safety gear, the cooler of ice and cleaning your fish. We follow all of the local regulations, maintaining licensure requirements and insurance, including the USCG Captain’s license and commercial marine insurance.

What if I have to reschedule my Harbor Island fishing trip?

If you’re concerned inclement weather will deter your fishing adventure, please know that the entire Cast Away crew watches weather conditions. We won’t put anyone in danger. In the event weather gets in the way, we’ll work with your schedule to find a time slot that works for you.

As a small business with a high demand for our fishing charters, we have no choice but to enforce a strict cancellation and no-show policy. We strongly recommend planning a Harbor Island fishing trip in advance. Here’s what our policy includes:

  • If you cancel with more than 48 hours before your scheduled trip, we won’t charge you any cancellation fees.
  • However, if you cancel with less than 48 hours notice, we will charge the credit card on file for the full amount of the trip. We also will forfeit any gift certificates or discounts.

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Boat Landings for Your Convenience

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

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Call us at (843) 592-1062

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