Inshore Fishing Charters

At Mattson Charter Services, we offer half and three-quarter day Inshore Fishing Charters tailored to the season, tides, what you want to catch, and how you want to catch it. Whether it is fishing for tailing reds on the flats and flood tides, bottom fishing for the biggest Cobia, Shark, Bull Red, or Tarpon we can catch, a family-friendly eco-tour, or angling with live bait to bring home dinner, we can make your fishing adventure happen!

Call today to speak with your captain: (843) 694.7422

Inshore Charter Rates

    Number of Passengers
    1-2 3 4 5 6
3-hour charters
(offered morning or afternoon*)
  $350 $350 $400 $450 $500

4-hour charters
(offered morning* only)

  $400 $450 $500 $550  $600
    *During the summer season, 4-hour morning charters begin at 7:30AM. 3-hour charters begin at 8:30AM. Afternoon charters run from 12-3PM.

For charters outside of the local Beaufort area (including Fripp/Harbor/Hunting/Hilton Head Island) or pickups at private docks, add $50 to all of the above prices.

It is customary to tip 15-20% of your charter fee if the service has been good and your trip was enjoyable. Hours of hard work before and after your trip are also required by the Captain. However, tips are appreciated not expected.


  • A trip deposit of $50 will hold your charter
  • Cancellations more than 1 week prior to the trip will not be charged, less the trip deposit. Less than 1 week prior will be charged the full amount of the charter.
  • Cancellations due to weather as determined by the Captain will not be charged.
  • For large parties requiring multiple boats or double trips, an automatic 18% gratuity will be added to the total trip fee.