Captain
Al Ciorciari

Member since December 2014 Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
​​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 could 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 continues 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"
Techniques
Our style of fishing is to catch fish. We'll go the extra mile for you to catch fish, "Literally"

Hey, I'm Captain Al Ciorciari

Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
​​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 could 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 continues 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"
Techniques
Our style of fishing is to catch fish. We'll go the extra mile for you to catch fish, "Literally"

My Charter Listings

Brag and Release - 28 Fantasea Lady

104 reviews
Murrells Inlet
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $500

Brag And Release - Lady J

1 review
Murrells Inlet
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $375

Fishing Reports

Jennifer wrote

April 19, 2019

We had a great outing with a Brag and Release today. Very safe and helpful. We caught lots of fish and had lots of fun! Read Full Report →


Great 4 hr fishing trip

April 17, 2019

Great captain and crew, very safety minded. Put us right on the fish as soon as the anchor dropped. Read Full Report →


Found a large school of Greater Amberjac

April 03, 2018

Pulled up on our spot and couldn't believe what we were looking at, it was a large school of Greater Amber jacks swimming just a few feet under the water. We threw an artificial mullet and started reeling it… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.58
out of 5 stars from 105 reviews
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Experience
4hrs with Capt Al and Joe
4hrs with Capt Al and Joe
4hrs with Capt Al and Joe
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Valerie A.
Myrtle Beach, SC
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Al was amazing!!

VERIFIED   July 30, 2019
On our vacation, my two boys wanted to go fishing on a charter more than anything. One wanted to fish for shark, the other...
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George H.
United States
 4.00
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Bottom fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  November 12, 2019
The weather was awsome for us on Veterans day. I had not been out deep sea fishing for about 15 years. I got to the dock at...
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Michael S.
Monroe, GA
 5.00
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3/4 day trip, end of June 2019

VERIFIED   June 22, 2019
The Captain and Deck hand were great! The gear was in great shape as well as the boat. They put us on the fish and we loaded...
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Leroy S.
Sanford, NC
 5.00
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Shark fishing

VERIFIED   July 26, 2019
My little boy had fun I also had a good time. Captain didn’t stop the boat for 5 minutes and my little one was reeling...
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M. S. S.
Winder, GA
 4.67
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7hr turned to 4hr with Captain AL at Brag and Release

VERIFIED   July 18, 2019
Fishing Booker double booked our original 7hr trip.  Captain Al called me the evening before to explain that he couldn’t...
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