USCG Certified Master, over 750 days at sea, and 30 years experience.
Currently offering fishing, crab, salmon, and tuna.
You may recognize Captain John from the “Basin Tackle Outdoors Show”.
Captain John operates one of the fastest boats in Charleston, a 2016 26 foot North River “Seahawk” outfitted with the latest in electronics and fishing tackle. With over 30 years experience fishing the Pacific coast you will be sure to have a safe, fun, and fact filled adventure. John started fishing with his grandfather” Frenchie” , out of Newport Oregon for salmon. This has instilled a passion in him that would carry into adulthood leading to a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Oregon State University in Marine Biology. As a biologist John has worked hard to preserve and protect our sustainable ocean resources. Now as a fishing guide and charter would like to share that passion with you on a fishing or site seeing adventure. Come fish rockfish, lingcod, halibut, salmon, tuna, and shark . In the winter he fishes the rivers for fall chinook and steelhead.
Sharky’s Charters specializes in small groups and can take upto six people fishing. John holds a 100ton Masters license issued by the U.S Coastguard, and is Insured as a licensed fishing guide capable of fishing to 50 miles offshore.