Deep sea fishing charter

Hilton Head Island Fishing Charters

Whether you prefer the excitement of deep sea fishing out on the Gulf Stream or enjoy relaxed fishing in shore, there is a Hilton Head Island fishing charter to suit your needs. In the warm ocean waters around Hilton Head, you can catch snapper, grouper, kingfish, cobia, blue fish, spot tail bass, swordfish and shark, while flounder, sea trout and croakers are found inshore.

Fishing Licenses

Fishing licenses are needed for saltwater and freshwater fishing for anyone 16 years or older. Individuals recreationally fishing in saltwater and freshwater from shore (beach, bank, private dock, free public pier, etc.) and those recreationally shrimping and crabbing will be required to have a saltwater recreational fishing license. A freshwater fishing license is required for those who want to cast a line in any of the Island’s lagoons and ponds, and throughout Beaufort County.

The prices are: annual resident license, $10; resident 14-day license, $5; annual non-resident license, $35; non-resident 14-day license, $11; Shrimp Baiting License, $25. You can obtain a license at a DNR authorized agent, bait and tackle shops or major retailers. Call 1-866-714-3611 for more details or to obtain a license by phone. Licenses can also be purchased online by clicking here.

Visit the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources for more detailed information on fishing licenses and regulations.