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, Im 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"
Anglers Choice
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My Charter Listings

Brag and Release - 28 Fantasea Lady

Murrells Inlet
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trips from $500

Brag And Release - Lady J

Murrells Inlet
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trips from $375

Brag and Release - 40' Sea Ray

Georgetown
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trips from $1,300

Fishing Reports

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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4.45
out of 5 stars from 69 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
93%
Recommend this charter
87%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
78%
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James S.
Ashford, WV
 5.00
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VERIFIED   August 15, 2018
This is the second time our family has done a fishing charter. Last year the one we chose was just “okay”, but this year...
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Carl K.
Hanover, PA
 5.00
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   August 9, 2018
We had a great time with Captain Al and his first mate, Jo! They made sure all our needs were met. If you’re nervous about...
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Eric T.
Lexington, SC
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4 Hr Am Trip w/ Capt Al

VERIFIED   August 4, 2018
Had a great time with the family.  Capt Al avoided all the rain and storm and got us on some good fishing.  Everyone...
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Raymond T.
Murrells Inlet, SC
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VERIFIED   May 30, 2018
Our group of 4 had a terrific time on this trip. Captain Al is a gruff but funny person that keeps you laughing even through...
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Christopher B.
Charlotte, NC
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VERIFIED   July 30, 2018
The waters were rather choppy and the fish were not kind but Capt Al still made sure he put us all on some sharks.  We...
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