is owned and operated by Charleston, South Carolina native Captain John
Captain John is a full time fishing guide who holds a 100-ton Masters
License from the USCG, and has two current IGFA world records while
fishing with customers. Capt. John has over 25 years of fishing
experience in Charleston and surrounding waters. He makes it his
own personal goal on every guided charter to provide a safe, productive,
and memory filled fishing adventure.
nutrient rich eco system provides productive year round fishing
for: Red Drum, Black Drum, Speckled Sea Trout, Flounder, and Sheepshead.
Seasonal species include: Bluefish,
Barracuda, Sea Bass, Cobia, Jack Cravelle, Tarpon, Ladyfish, Spanish
Mackerel, King Mackerel, and numerous species of Sharks.
and surrounding waters provide numerous areas to fish. You can
fish the Charleston back water flats, rivers, harbors, bays, creeks,
ICW, Charleston Jetties, and numerous near shore reefs off of
Charleston’s coastline. Most areas can be
reached within 15 minutes or less to provide more fishing time on a
charter. Affinity Charters offers ½, ¾, and full day fishing trips
for light tackle and fly-fishing charters aboard a 2014 and 2016
24ft Sportsman Bay Boats and a 18ft Hells Bay Guide flats boat . Affinity
is a state of the art fishing machine, which is equipped with all of
the latest equipment to aid in saltwater fishing. The boats draft
less than 10 inches of water, which is great for stalking red fish
in skinny water. Capt. John is sponsored by Quantum Fishing
rods and reels, RipTide Baits, Ross fly-fishing Reels, and Maui Jim
Sunglasses, and provides the newest and best available for your
fishing pleasure. All tackle, bait, ice, fishing license, and
photography are provided.
is Charleston’s finest inshore and flats fishing charter service.
All guided trips are private and custom, so they cater to each client’s
goals, wants, and skill level. Capt. John Ward is a dedicated
professional fishing guide with a History and Biology degree form
College of Charleston. Charleston’s waters are full of life, and
by special request: private eco tours, bird watching, harbor cruises,
shelling, crabbing, historic, and corporate trips are available.
Fishing in Charleston is world class, whether you are sight casting a
fly at schooling redfish, or battling acrobatic Black Tip Sharks or
Tarpon on light spin tackle.
Capt. John will insure a memorable trip while visiting Charleston,
Affinity Charters and Captain
John are U.S.C.G. licensed and insured