Tight Line Outfitters | Fishing Charters

FISHING CHARTERS

Charleston, Kiawah & Folly Beach, South Carolina

Tight Line Outfitters is a professional inshore and near shore fishing charter service, dedicated to using light tackle and catering to all types of anglers from novice to the expert. Each trip is tailored to the customer's needs. In addition to fishing, all charters include a full eco tour to include information about the wildlife in and out of the water as well as the rich history of the Charleston area. All anglers will leave their adventure with greater knowledge and appreciation for where they have been and what they have seen, making for an unforgettable experience.

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CAPTAIN

William McKenzie

aka Captain Redfish Wild Bill

Captain Redfish Wild Bill is a licensed United States Coast Guard captain. CPR and Wilderness First Aid certified, customers can rest assured that they are in good hands.

Captain Bill was ‘spawned’ in the foothills of North Carolina where his passion for fishing took place. He grew up bass fishing on his Grandfather’s farm till the age of 12 then moved to South Florida where the obsession grew. After landing his first Tarpon at the age of 13, he was in it to win it.

After his high school years Captain Bill moved to the mountains of Western North Carolina to pursue a major in Outdoor Education and Wilderness Leadership. In between classes he guided Fly Fishing trips chasing Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout. Several years after college, Captain Bill headed to the Charleston area to pursue his love of inshore saltwater fishing, opening his own business, Tight Line Outfitters, based out of Folly Beach.

Captain Bill is a new breed of captains. Not only does his well rounded fishing background set him apart from other captains, but also his focus on environmental education and conservation.

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Captain Bill

Miss May

Our boat, the Miss May, is a comfortable 22-foot Sea Hunt BX Pro Bay vessel equipped with a Yamaha 250 engine, Minnkota trolling motor, and a 12-foot Minnkota Talon shallow water anchor system. This setup puts the clients on the fish faster and with greater precision. A fast and smooth riding boat, the Miss May will allow our anglers to comfortably tackle most conditions in search of all species, whether it be inshore or at near shore reefs. With ample casting room in both bow and stern, Tight Line Outfitters can accommodate anglers comfortably and safely. And safety is always our focus.

The Miss May has ample room for gear storage and personal belongings. An on deck cooler will accomodate cold beverages and snacks. Water and ice is always provided.

FISHING IN THE LOWCOUNTRY

PROVIDES ANGLERS A DIVERSE ARRAY OF FISH SPECIES TO HOOK.

The converging waterways in the Charleston, Folly Beach, and Kiawah area provide a rich ecosystem where the fish thrive, making for one of the top inshore fishing destinations on the East Coast. Inshore species you'll be targeting include red drum, black drum, spotted sea trout, flounder, ladyfish, and when the conditions are right, trophy bull reds. Away from the Charleston beaches, just off the coast, you'll find shipwrecks, artificial reefs, and other structures that create an exceptional habitat for catching black drum and redfish along with other trophy species to include amberjack, false albacore, cobia, spanish mackerel, and spade fish. Specializing in inshore and near shore fishing charters, Tight Line Outfitters is sure to put you on the fish!

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INSHORE FISHING CHARTER

CHARLESTON, FOLLY BEACH, & KIAWAH ISLAND

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4 HOUR TRIP (2 PEOPLE)
$500 ($75 ADD'L PER PERSON, UP TO 6)

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6 HOUR TRIP (2 PEOPLE)
$700 ($75 ADD'L PER PERSON, UP TO 6)

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8 HOUR TRIP (2 PEOPLE)
$900 ($75 ADD'L PER PERSON, UP TO 6)

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NEAR SHORE REEF FISHING CHARTER

NEAR FOLLY BEACH, KIAWAH, & EDISTO ISLAND

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6 HOUR TRIP (2 PEOPLE)
$800 ($75 ADD'L PER PERSON, UP TO 4)

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8 HOUR TRIP (2 PEOPLE)
$1000 ($75 ADD'L PER PERSON, UP TO 4)

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PRIVATE SUNSET BOAT CRUISE

MORRIS ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE & FOLLY BEACH

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2 HOUR TRIP (UP TO 6 PEOPLE)
$250

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PRIVATE ECO TOURS & CUSTOM BOAT CHARTERS

CHARLESTON, FOLLY BEACH, & KIAWAH ISLAND

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 AT TLO, FISHING ISN’T A HOBBY,

IT’S OUR SOLE FOCUS AND PASSION.

You won’t find fishing guides more excited and more skilled than the crew at TLO.

Tight Line Outfitters is Charleston, Folly Beach and Kiawah, South Carolina’s premier guided fishing company.

WE'RE PROUD TO WORK WITH THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS
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