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Things You Should Know Before Booking

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Meet Your Captain

Capt. Kai Williams, owner and operator of Awesome Adventure Charters, is a United States Coast Guard licensed captain. After moving to Hilton Head Island at the age of 6, Kai spent most of his youth fishing, crabbing, clamming and shrimping. At the age of 15 Kai began work as a junior kayak guide for a local company. He quickly moved up to kayak guide, then transitioned to fishing guide, which finally led him to be a charter captain. Aside from his Coastal Carolina University days, where he worked at the fishing pier, Kai has been teaching water sports, guiding fishermen, and fishing for fun about 300 days a year. If your looking for a knowledgeable and experienced captain to take you on a safe and memorable fishing charter, be sure to call Capt. Kai Williams at (843) 816-7475.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What should I bring?

A: Sunscreen (no spray cans please), sunglasses, hat, beverages (no glass please), camera, and a great attitude.

Q: What kind of boat will we be going on?

A: We will either be fishing from our brand new 23’ Jones Brothers center console or our 17’ Ranger flats skiff. For more info on our boats. Be sure to check out our fleet Here.

Q: What kind of fishing gear is provided?

A: As a tackle enthusiast, Capt. Kai strives to provide clients with the best gear in the industry. You will enjoy fishing with well maintained St. Croix rods, Penn reels, and Sage fly rods/reels.

Q: Do I need a fishing license?

A: No, your charter includes your fishing license.

Q: What kind of fish might I catch?

A: There are many different species of fish to target depending on the season you are fishing. Feel free to call or email Capt. Kai to find out what’s biting, or visit our Facebook page and Instagram page for recent catches.

Q: Do I get to keep any fish to eat?

A: Capt. Kai strongly encourages catch and release to keep our fisheries thriving. If keeping a fish or two is important to you, you are welcome to take some home within South Carolina’s legal size limits. *Please make a request prior to the trip to discuss edible species and to better plan your charter*

Q: Will we see dolphins?

A: Yes, there is a very good chance we will see dolphins, along with lots of other interesting wildlife, while fishing around Hilton Head Island and the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Q: How far in advance should I schedule my fishing trip?

A: The sooner the better to insure that you will be able to reserve your ideal trip date. If you are visiting between Memorial Day and Labor Day, please don’t hesitate to book several weeks in advance.

Q: What about the weather?

A: When it comes to weather, its safety first. Capt. Kai is very familiar with the local weather patterns and will not operate in unsafe conditions. If conditions are unsafe or uncomfortable, rescheduling is always an option.

Q: Where does the trip leave from?

A: Your captain will meet you on the docks of Hudson’s Seafood Restaurant. This is conveniently located at 1 Hudson Road and is only a short walk to several waterfront restaurants. You are welcome to call Capt. Kai for directions whenever you like.

Q: Is this trip kid friendly?

A: Absolutely! Capt. Kai is great with children and will make the trip exciting for everyone.