Our Boat & Packing List

Charleston Fishing Guide details on our boat, the types of fish we will be catching and a short packing list for your inshore and near-shore charter fishing is listed below.

Capt. Jim Dodge's fishing boat

Boat Information

  • 22-foot Triton LTS Bay Boat
  • Extra wide, steady boat
  • Open deck plan for sure footed, easy mobility around boat
  • 36-volt remote trolling motor
  • Two large live well
  • T-top for sun protection
  • 200-horsepower Yamaha outboard
  • Outboard mounted on jack plate - allows operation in as shallow as one foot of water
  • Six passenger maximum, four fishing comfortably
  • Fully equipped with all US Coast Guard required safety equipment, including life jackets, fire extinguisher, flares, first aid kit
  • Licensed and insured boat
  • U.S. Coast Guard Certified Captain

You can catch:

  • Speckled Seatrout
  • Redfish (Spottail Bass)
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Ladyfish
  • among other types of fish


Suggested packing for Charleston inshore and near-shore charter fishing:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Drinks and snacks (ice is provided)
  • Meds for motion sickness (if desired) plus any other medications
  • Comfortable, non-marking shoes (white soles preferred)
  • Camera
  • Clothes to match the weather - Gloves, hat, jacket, neck gator, rain gear, scarf....
  • Hand warmers (for fall and winter fishing)