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Avid Angling Fishing Charters

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10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
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Great fishing guide

I took 3 grandchildren and daughter and son in law fishing for the first time. Mike was kind and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen A
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Unbelievable Fishing Trip

My son and I had the best fishing trip of our lives. We caught well over 100 fish and four... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott C
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Incredible Fishing! Avid Angling Fishing Charters offers Inshore, Nearshore and Fly Fishing Charters to the Charleston, SC Coastal area. Catch Huge redfish, sharks, trout, flounder, amberjacks, cobia, grouper and many more! Trips depart daily and we offer flexible fishing for all levels of anglers and ages. Your Adventures depart from Downtown Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Isle of Palms, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island. Backwater/backcountry charters also available if you want to explore areas away from the city. Either way, come along a fishing charter and see what you can catch! If fishing is not your thing we offer sunset cruises and eco tours, including secret spots that most folks don't often get to experience!
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10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took 3 grandchildren and daughter and son in law fishing for the first time. Mike was kind and helpful the whole time and taught us all a lot about fishing! We had chartered a 3 hour trip and we caught various sharks and white...More

Thank Karen A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I had the best fishing trip of our lives. We caught well over 100 fish and four distinct species: Bonita (on a fly!!), Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, and Blue Fish by the boatload.... Mike is awesome and the drive from Folly Beach...More

Thank Scott C
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Mike I, Owner at Avid Angling Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Scott! Thank you for the kind words. Looking forward to that redfish trip in the fall! Take care and have fun fishing the rivers back home. Capt. Mike Avid Angling Fishing Charters Charleston, South Carolina

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

This fishing charter was so awesome! Mike and Dave were knowledgeable and a lot of fun to hang out with. They took our bachelor party group right to a sweet spot where we reeled in a ray and a handful of sharks, including a solid...More

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Mike I, Owner at Avid Angling Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

What a shark! We will remember that one for a lifetime! It was great having you and the crew on board. Take care and hopefully we can fish again some day! Capt. Mike Illig Avid Angling Fishing Charters Charleston, South Carolina

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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We called captain Mike at the last minute to see if he had time for a charter on Monday morning. Luckily he had a spot because we couldn’t have asked for a better experience. We are fairly experienced fisher people so we hoped for the...More

Thank Liz M
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Mike I, Owner at Avid Angling Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed the trip! Best of luck to you and your husband on your next fishing adventure!

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Mike and Dave were excellent guides and just great guys to go fishing with. We had a group out for a bachelor party weekend and we spent our Saturday out on the water having a great time. We ended up reeling in four sharks and...More

Thank Ben D
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Mike I, Owner at Avid Angling Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

It was really fun having y'all on the water, I haven't laughed that much in a while! Congratulations again to the bachelor! Capt. Mike Avid Angling Fishing Charters Charleston, South Carolina

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

I have used Avid Angling multiple times over the past several years, and I will continue to use this charter every time I return to Charleston. Mike is good people. He knows what baits and lures to use and where to use them to maximize...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of working with Mike and his partner (we had a larger party) this past weekend to celebrate my friend’s bachelor party. Mike was so honest through the two-month-long planning process, and proved to be even more flexible when we got down...More

Thank garside33
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Mike I, Owner at Avid Angling Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

We were glad to help you send off the bachelor and be a part of the fun! Can't wait to hit the water with you again! Take Care, Capt. Mike

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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Mike did an amazing job and delivers every time ! Despite heavy winds and cold temperatures he put us on to a great bite and overall great experience. Look no further , Avid angling charters is my only recommendation for fishing the beautiful Charleston area.

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Mike I, Owner at Avid Angling Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Hey John, Thank you for your recommendation! I had a blast with y'all. Take care and I look forward to fishing with you in the future!

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Mike runs a 1st class operation! This is our 3rd trip with Mike over the last few years. Great day! He always puts us on fish. Limited out in about 2.5 hrs. Great guide!

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We’ve used Mike several times and we always come back. Excellent guide who always puts us on fish. We easily caught our limit yesterday and had a great fish fry. Highly recommend!

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KenANDImani
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Response from Mike I | Property representative |
Absolutely! Charters depart throughout the Charleston area. Fishing Charters are available year round. Redfish (Red Drum) are a main target species through the year and other seasonal species like sharks and trout abound... More
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