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Address: 50 41st Ave., Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Phone Number: (843) 509- 7337
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Best day on the water

Spent a half day with JR and knocked fire from the reds. Caught so many we quit counting. Cant wait till next fall for round two.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Spent a half day with JR and knocked fire from the reds. Caught so many we quit counting. Cant wait till next fall for round two.

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Washington MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My son and I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a morning fishing with Captain J R Waits. We have travelled extensively and experienced many things together but none equal the great time we had fishing out of the IOP marina. It is no surprise that J R is considered the premier guide in the "low country". We loved his... More 

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Marion, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Captain J R Waits is a awesome guide you will always have a great time and catch fish. We took our brother in law and sister in law with us on this trip and they had such a great time I know they will be back. We have fished with JR three times and have never been disappointed. If you... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Last trip in November 2012 with my son and father was awesome. J.R. is a a true professional and was great about teaching my 7 year old about the fish and their habitats. On a previous trip, we hauled in 2 sharks and J.R. led my son hold and feel them. The November 2012 trip was my best redfish haul... More 

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Marion, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We have been on 2 fishing trips with Captin JR one in March and one in October both trips were great. Caught lots and fish and Captin JR is very professional and fun. You wont go wrong booking with him. We are going back in June and taking family with us. Can't wait!!!!

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New Hartford, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

JR WAITS knows his redfishing! A short drive of 30 minutes from Charleston to Isle of Palms, where his boat is waiting, provides a wonderful 4 or 6 hour charter. JR knows the local waters. Weaving his amply powered flat boat thru the channels, where you and I would soon be lost, he knows the spots where the redfish hang... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I hired JR for a 1/2 day charter in June 2012 while on vacation with my family in Charleston. My skills were a little rusty as I hadn't had a chance to fish much before the trip. But JR put me on to fish right away and had good luck the entire outing. Caught nice sized reds and a few... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Captain JR will flat out put you in the fish! He's one of those rare captains that knows how to adapt to his clientele & does what it takes to insure a fun day on the water...with bent rods! We caught a PILE of Redfish, when my son asked about sharks. JR asked him if he wanted to catch a... More 

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Mt. Pleasant
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I am a Mt. Pleasant local and have grown up fishing here. I also have my own flats boat but don't have the time to invest hunting for fish like I used to, so I call JR when I want to go fishing. He's a local and one of the longest standing guides in the Charleston area and knows his... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

My brother-in-law and I have been out with J.R. once or twice a year for a number of years and we have never been skunked. On every trip we have caught redfish that fit or exceeded the slot limit imposed by regulations. He keeps his boat and all his fishing equipment in top notch shape and knows the local waters... More 

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