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*** NOTICE AS OF 1-26-2015 *** Lake Hartwell Fishing Charters is changing ownership! Chip Hamilton recently signed on to help Steve Crenshaw, the current owner (and friend) due to the volume of business. Now, Chip Hamilton will be the new owner of Lake Hartwell Fishing Charters as Steve Crenshaw has decided to pursue other interests. This is a positively seamless transition as both Steve and Chip are friends and have been involved with the business, so past, current and new clients will have no issues whatsoever during this transition! We will be updating the website soon, but for now, simply know that Chip Hamilton is your go-to guy (Steve and Chip will be communicating with one another, so if you call one or the other, you will be taken care of!!!)! The phone number for Chip is listed on the contact page, but we will post it here also: 864-304-9011. Be looking for updates to the website coming soon, and thank you!!!

Lake Hartwell Fishing Charters is owned and operated by Steve Crenshaw. Steve is a full-time, professional guide who exclusively fishes on Lake Hartwell. He has been guiding since the spring of 1990. After several years of building his clientele, he was able to, in 2001, make guiding on Lake Hartwell his full-time job. Rest assured, when you book with Steve, he is up to date and knows what the stripers are doing on Hartwell.

Lake Hartwell Fishing Charters would like to welcome Chip Hamilton, professional fishing guide and friend to Steve Crenshaw! Due to the volume of bookings that Lake Hartwell Fishing Charters is experiencing, Chip has agreed to help out, and he brings his 20+ years of guide experience to the table to ensure that customers are satisfied and happy with their trip! Chip knows fishing like the back of his hand, has been guiding since the Spring of 1994, and full-time since 2003. You can rest assured, when you book a fishing trip with Lake Hartwell Fishing Charters, you're out with the best guides available - Steve and Chip are definitely in a league all their own!

Hartwell Lake has a generous limit of 10 fish per person of hybrid, striped, or largemouth bass, and customers catch their limit on a regular basis. Lake Hartwell Fishing Charters consistently averages around 25 fish per trip year round on striped bass. If this sounds like a trip that you, your family, or some of your business customers would enjoy, then give Steve or Chip a call today! Call Steve at 864-608-2763, or call Chip at 864-304-9011

Steve Crenshaw

Chip Hamilton