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“Delightful Travels through the Scenic Lowcountry”

Off The Hook Fishing Charters
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Come fish the beautiful inshore waters of the Lowcountry with Captain Brian Vaughn or his team of Co-Captain's with over 30 years combined experience guiding inshore, offshore, light tackle and fly fishing charters. You will be fishing on a brand new Egret flats boat or one of his two 22ft. Pathfinder bay boats that can accommodate up to 4 passengers. These boats are equipped with only the finest fly, spin and conventional fishing tackle. Sight fish for redfish year round on the beautiful flats and estuaries of Hilton Head & Beaufort. Target other species including tarpon, cobia, sharks, spanish mackerel, speckled trout and many more on a seasonal basis. During your charter you will also get to view dolphins and many other species of wildlife. Whether you're a beginner or an expert let us take you or your family fishing and share our wealth of knowledge acquired from an entire life on and around Hilton Head Islands waters. We are very dedicated to making every trip a safe, productive and a memorable experience for our clients. STOP WISHING and GO FISHING with OFF THE HOOK FISHING CHARTERS and experience one of the best inshore, light tackle & fly fishing guide services in South Carolina! Please visit our website for booking and any other information
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Reviewed 21 November 2012

Captain Vaughn piloted me November 13th on a glorious day fishing for sea trout and redfish. His cool demeanor and genuine interest in his client resulted in a relaxed and comfortable outing. His knowledge and proficiency, including a mastery of the tide and local conditions, generated one of the most rewarding trips I have experienced on Hilton Head Island Waters.

A brief synopsis follows:
As the sun peered through picturesque clouds, we entered an impressive harbour where we tangled with trout, redfish, and flounder. And then, we followed dolphins, pelicans, and herons to a site of fishing excellence. Here, Captain Brian skillfuly maneuvered his craft into position where we casted to schooling reds of 7-8 lbs. hooking up each time. The frenzy lasted a good long while and for a time, we battled four fish simultaneously on light tackle.

Captain Brian demonstrated angling prowess by orchestrating an effective presentation and enabling me to land these powerful fish with minimum risk. His wisdom and zeal will encourage you throughout; his lowcountry charm will ease you along a really fun day.

And the Captain will even clean your catch!

Michael Cizmaric
Hilton Head Island

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Reviewed 20 November 2012

Family's 5, 7 and 11 year old cousins had an awesome time with Brian. They caught fish and we cooked for dinner. Brian was very excellent about giving me all of the necessary details and directions. Would highly recommend and fish with him again. Thanks!

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Reviewed 20 November 2012

From start to finish, this fishing trip with Brian Vaughn of Off the
Hook Fishing Charters was off the charts! In spite of freezing weather, periods of spitting rain and a brisk wind, Captain Brian managed to find the perfect spot- 2 hours and 22 speckled sea trout later we headed home with a gallon bag full of fresh filleted trout! From the 75- year old grandmother to the12-year old novice we all had a blast. Thank you Capt. Brian!

Thank 29910ASL40026
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Reviewed 19 November 2012

We were in Hilton Head for bachelor's weekend before my friend's wedding and wanted to go fishing. We were about to go with one of the "party boats" where they take out a bunch of people, but wasn't too impressed with the reviews that the different companies were getting. Then I came across reviews for Capt. Brian and Off the Hook Fishing Charters. Initially we thought that a fishing charter would be too much for our budget, but a 4 hr charter with Capt. Brian wasn't that much more than going on one of the "party boats" and Capt. Brian's reviews were fantastic. Deciding to go with him was the best decision we could have made. Initially the fish weren't biting. Apparently everyone was experiencing the same thing that morning. But Capt. Brian didn't give up. He remained positive and kept us optimistic. He definitely knows the area and the fishing and he worked tirelessly to finally get us to the honey hole 2 hours into the trip. And then we were landing HUGE Bull Red Fish. We pulled in 8 large ones and several of them gave us quite a battle trying to reel them in. We got some great pictures and had a great experience and wouldn't hesitate to recommend Capt. Brian and we plan to be back again and again.

Thank jdk_res
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Reviewed 12 November 2012

Capt. Brian makes fishing easy. He provides the boat, the poles, the lures, the cooler, and a thorough knowledge of the local fishing scene. You simply show up.

I was very impressed by the boat, an Egret 189, that looked brand new and had a ton of storage space for all of the equipment. He knows his equipment well, too, as we tried several different lures as the day went on to account for the changing conditions.

Brian impressed me the most, though, with the way he worked with my son. We don't fish a lot, so I didn't feel comfortable letting my son cast with some very nice equipment. Instead, Brian would cast a line and my son would reel the line in. My son loved the experience! We'll definitely be back again.

Thank statonjr
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