Welcome to Ugly Ducklin' Charters!
We Catch Fish!!
Ugly Ducklin' Charters is located at Edisto Island and Charleston, South Carolina. We do inshore and nearshore fishing charters. We fish for Red Drum (Spottails), Flounder, and Trout. We offer half day inshore fishing trips.
We furnish all the bait, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is what you want to eat and drink, and sunscreen. Bring a smile and your polarized sunglasses. Wear weather appropriate clothing.
Captain Steve Fralin has fished in these waters for 50 years and has been in business at Edisto for 25 years. Capt. Jim Dodge is running our Charleston trips.
Ugly Ducklin' Charters
Captain Steve Fralin
Edisto Island, SC 29438
Book now for Summer!! It's first come, first served!! We don't charge you until your trip.
Inshore is excellent for Trout, Flounder and Redfish. We also offer Whiting and Shark trips. Fishing at Edisto is great all year round.
We'll be doing Nearshore for Cobia, in season.
We now offer trips in the Charleston area.
INSHORE & NEARSHORE RATES
Fishing for spot tail bass (red drum), trout, flounder, whiting and shark.
Half Day - 4 hours
1-2 people - $350
3 people - $375
4 people - $400
Cobia - $400 up to 6 people
We accept cash, checks and credit cards.
A 4.25% service charge will be added to payments made with a credit card. That is what it costs us to process it. If you would like to tip the Captain, it may be charged to your card also.
A credit card number is required to reserve. We do not charge your card unless you don't show up.
CANCELLATION POLICY: 48 hours or less, 25% charge. Less than 24 hours, 50% will be charged. No shows, 100%.
We are flexible about rescheduling for inclement weather or family emergencies.
Please be aware that we turn down other customers for your reserved time.
As of 7-1-09, fishing off the banks or beach need to have a saltwater fishing license. You can get a fishing license at the Edisto Marina.
Buy only pure gas for your outboard motors at Edisto Marina or Edisto Watersports. Do not use ethanol!
Please do not try to kayak to Otter or Pine Island unless you are an experienced, strong paddler. The current can be extremely swift and rough. Be careful.