Brag and Release - 28 Fantasea Lady

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Even Keel Marina 3993 Business…
Murrells Inlet SC, United States

Brag and Release Fishing Charters operate the most beautiful-and equally beautifully named-boat in Murrells Inlet - Fantasea Lady. They will take you on an unforgettable fishing adventure and show you exactly why Murrells Inlet carries the nickname “The Seafood Capital of South Carolina”. You can fish for the super delicious Flounder and Black Seabass, or target a big game fish that puts up a good fight such as a Blue Marlin or a mighty Bull Shark.

The fishing is absolutely exquisite as the ecosystem of Murrells Inlet allows a year-round suitable climate for all kinds of fish. You can fish nearshore or the reefs for Barracuda, Cobia, Vermillion Snapper and Spanish Mackerel, or you can ride into the offshore waters with Wahoo, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi on your target list. Either way, you will have great fun and learn a lot from the crew.

Brag and Release is run by captains Al and Mike, and their team of hardworking and professional mates. The mates work for a tip so bring along an extra 20% of your trip’s price in cash to tip them. All your needs will be taken care of by the crew who will provide all the fishing gear including rods, reels, tackle, live and artificial baits, and a fishing license. They will also clean and fillet your catch, and give you discount coupons for dinner at either Wahoo’s Fish House or Bovine’s restaurant where you can eat your freshly prepared catch!

The fishing will be done aboard the Fantasea Lady, which is a 28 foot Grady White boat with a full cabin, a private bathroom, all USCG up to date electronics, and safety equipment. The Captain of this vessel has over 44 years of experience on the water and has a USCG Master license.

Brag and Release Fishing Charters operate the most beautiful-and equally beautifully named-boat in Murrells Inlet - Fantasea Lady. They will take you on an unforgettable fishing adventure and show you exactly why Murrells Inlet carries the nickname

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Boat Specs

Grady White (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

28 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species
Barracuda (Great)

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Snowy)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Blue)

Shark (Bull)
Snapper (Vermilion)

Spanish Mackerel
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fish Caught Are Kept On Ice
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Bottled Water
First Mate
Work For Tips, Suggested 20%
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
Canned Beer Only, No Glass Bottles Allowed
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Al Ciorciari
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
Member since December 2014
​​My dad first got me onto fishing around the age of 9. When I first stepped on a boat and held a fishing rod in my hands, I knew that it was something I wanted to do. We both loved the water and boats, and so over the years we went fishing every chance we had​​​. As I got older, I bought my own boat and continued to fish as much as I could. I fished up and down the coast from Maine to Florida, mostly enjoying offshore fishing, but I have to admit that nearshore fishing can be just as fun and exciting. I decided to become a charter captain so that others can experience the joy of fishing. Whether with a group of friends, or a family, there is nothing like getting on the water and watching the smiles on everyone's faces, and creating memories for a lifetime. To this day, Brag and Release Fishing Charters continue to ​create memories for all our guests. Come fish with us, and get used to the screaming reels and tail-walking fish... because "THAT'S HOW WE TROLL"
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.69 out of 5 stars from 27 reviews

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What a wonderful experience! Captain Al is top notch! The personal service you get from him and his crew is second to none. Quick to answer questions and assist you if needed. I truly hated to say goodbye at the end of the trip. It felt like I was leaving family. I Will be going out again!

Fished May 20, 2017
Al Ciorciari (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 25, 2017

Thank you Nichole the feeling is the same, there are times when you make a connection with people and you just hate to see the time we spent together end. I really do hope you guys will come back and see me again even if just to say hi. Thank you captain AL

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First off this trip was the first time I have fished on the ocean and captain al made it a blast, big fish,bigger fun,and lots of laughs. 10 out of 10 on the fun scale. Would definitely recommend for anyone who wants to laugh while they fish even if they have kids. The highlight of the trip was this huge tiger shark we caught right at the end of the trip it was awesome and we would not have caught it without captain al cheering and coaching us the whole way awesome job captain al the trip was fun as promised

Fished May 16, 2017
Al Ciorciari (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 17, 2017

Hey guys, it was a pleasure having you aboard, I’m glad yo guys had a great time. The shark at the end was a bonus, it doesn’t happen all the time but I’m glad it happened for you guys. you guys did a great job getting it to the boat. hope to see you guys again. Keep watching Brag and release website for up coming changes. Thank you captain AL

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Fished May 10, 2017
Al Ciorciari (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 13, 2017

It was a pleasure to have these guys aboard, lots of fun and great conversation, Hope to see you guys again. Captain Al

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