Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions before booking a Hilton Head Fishing Charter. The Lowcountry has some of the best fishing in the country and you can expect a top of the line experience with fishing with Reel Job Fishing Charters! If your question or concern is not answered below, feel free to call or text Captain Brad: 843-384-8236 or Captain Bill (Cell): 561-573-4873


Reel Job Fishing Charters offers several types of fishing trips right here on Hilton Head Island. From dolphin cruises, eco tours, shark fishing, inshore and near shore charters, we have something for everyone. Our goal is to give a lasting experience in a family friendly atmosphere while exploring the awesome place we call home.

We are happy to pick up you and your friends at other local docks in the area such as Palmetto Bluff, Downtown Bluffton, Daufuskie Island and others. We are able to customize many trips to suit your individual needs, just ask!

If your group is larger than we can accommodate on our boat, we have very close relationships with other Charter Captains and can combine boats, just call us in advance and we will do our best to make it happen.

Please arrive 30 minutes before you charter departs. For example, if your charter trip leaves the dock at 8:00, please be here by 7:30.

Yes, we book all our trips in advance.

Broad Creek Marina
18 Simmons Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

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What To Bring: Food and drinks (other than water provided).  Don’t forget Non-Spray sun screen, hats, sunglasses, and of course your camera

What Not To Bring: Bananas (It’s bad luck) Glass bottles, and spray on sunscreen

We supply all fishing licenses, tackle, fuel, bait, cooler, ice, bottle water and decades of experience.

No. You are not required to purchase a State of South Carolina license when you book a fishing trip with us. Your licenses are included with your charter.

Are you 21 years of age or older? If so, then yes, you can bring alcohol aboard. Are you under 21? Not so much.

All ages 4 and up are welcome, We love to take kids fishing.

None. We provide all the experience that you need. We love teaching others about our sport and coaching you through it all. We have many people who have never fished a day in their life, but leave with a new understanding and a unforgettable experience.

Payment is easy. We accept Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover Card, or Venmo. You can also pay in person with cash.

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Once you are within 24 hours, there are no refunds. No shows are also non-refundable. All sales are final.

We can accommodate up to six people, but we also have close relationships with other local charter Captains and can combine boats to handle larger parties.

Yes! At Reel Job Fishing Charters, we enjoy being a part of a Junior Angler’s first fishing experience…and the second…and the third. You get the idea. We take great pride in helping to establish the next generation of anglers and to instill a love of fishing while promoting RESPONSIBLE angling to ensure our fishery’s future for generations to come. Captain Brad & Bill have a low-key fishing style that keeps Junior Anglers relaxed and engaged. No scolding allowed!

Depending on the trip you choose and conditions, anywhere from 5 miles to 30 miles.