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Address: 50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2669
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Fishing Charter

I have had the pleasure to take many fishing charters over the years in many different places and I am so pleased to know that Isle of Palms has such a special charter at Captain... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Bill G
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I have had the pleasure to take many fishing charters over the years in many different places and I am so pleased to know that Isle of Palms has such a special charter at Captain J. R. Waits' Fish Call Charters. My brother-in-law, Harold, and I were impressed by the professional manner that Captain Waits provided us as we enjoyed... More 

Thank Bill G
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Not the best fishing day by far, but JR would not give up. We probably fished about 6 locations in the 4 hours and finally had some redemption at the last spot with 3 sharks. No, not worthy of keeping, yet a ton of fun to bring in on light tackle. My youngest son and I had a good time... More 

Thank Eaglefan_8
Huntington, West Virginia
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

My son in law and I spent an afternoon with J.R. in less than perfect conditions with storms on the coast and the tide and wide fighting each other. J.R. worked hard trying to lure some Reds. As he predicted, when the tide changed, so did our luck. A 30 pound Redfish and couple of more "normal" 16 and 19... More 

Thank Don M
Blythewood, South Carolina
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Four hours of excellent fishing. Captain Mike was our guide. We caught many red fish, a sea trout, 2 black drum and tons of pin fish. They are a little more expensive than some of the other guides but it was definitely worth every penny.

Thank Frances M
fishcall, Owner at Fish Call Charters - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much. I'm so glad that you had a great time. Capt. Mike is one of several top captains that we book trips for when Capt. J.R. is already booked. Please come fish with us again. Fishing is excellent through out the year. Winter fishing can be excellent with crystal clear water and large schools of redfish in... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 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.

1 Thank ConradTheCatipillar
Washington MO
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 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 

1 Thank Tom H
Marion, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 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 

1 Thank Deb T
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 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 

Thank Colin W
Marion, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 March 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!!!!

Thank Debandindy
New Hartford, NY
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237 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 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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