Captain
Dan Connolly

Member since March 2016 Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
I became a fisherman as a young child when i was taught by my father how to angle both fresh and salt water game fish species. As a young man I fished offshore and inshore with my father and uncle aboard their sportfisher trolling and bottom fishing.
Techniques
My preferred style of fishing is light to medium sized spinning gear utilized to perfection against some of inshore fishing's most prized game fish species. Mostly targeting flounder, redfish, and speckled trout.

Hey, I'm Captain Dan Connolly

Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
I became a fisherman as a young child when i was taught by my father how to angle both fresh and salt water game fish species. As a young man I fished offshore and inshore with my father and uncle aboard their sportfisher trolling and bottom fishing.
Techniques
My preferred style of fishing is light to medium sized spinning gear utilized to perfection against some of inshore fishing's most prized game fish species. Mostly targeting flounder, redfish, and speckled trout.
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159 reviews
Murrells Inlet
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Fishing Reports

Warm weather & Tight Lines

May 20, 2019

The beautiful weather and great fishing is upon us here in the Carolinas. Come on out and enjoy great fishing for redfish, flounder, black drum, and the occasional chance for mackerel or sheepshead. Fishin continues to improve every day!! Read Full Report →


Fall Fishing in Full Effect

October 01, 2018

Water temps are beginning to drop and that means the fish are going to start schooling up! South Carolina's inshore fishing will be at its finest from now thru the rest of the year! Read Full Report →


Early spring Redfish action continues!!

March 07, 2018

The rising water and air temperatures are keeping the fish active more and more each day. Both drum are eating dead and live baits on the bottom which makes for easy angling at any experience level! Read Full Report →


Great start to the 2018 season!

February 24, 2018

The red and black drum bite has surely started to heat up over the past few weeks due to the wonderful early spring weather we're having here at the Grand Strand. If your in town for the week be… Read Full Report →


Redfish bite is still on!

July 09, 2016

Even with the simmering heat of the summer and water temps rising as high as 89 degrees there are still quality fish roaming the inlets. Large flounder and redfish have been following the influx of bait into the inlets… Read Full Report →


Summer Fishing

June 19, 2016

The summer has started out with a great bite for multiple species and plenty of bait has arrived here on our beautiful south carolina coast. Come out and enjoy the magnificent marshlands and fisheries we have here. Read Full Report →


Summer redfish bite is strong!

June 16, 2016

The day started out great with the bait being plentiful and we caught flounder at the same time we were awaiting the redfish bites. It's hot outside but the bite can be hot too!!! We ended up with two… Read Full Report →


Big flounder and redfish bite is on!

May 15, 2016

Weather was great, fishing was great, managed to get a Carolina Inshore Slam. The big flounder are showing up in decent numbers and the redfish bite is coming along nicely. Can't ask for much more for spring fishing here… Read Full Report →


Flounder Trolling

May 07, 2016

The day started out slow on the early morning high tide but as the tide started to fall things heated up! We hooked 14 flounder and took 5 back to the hill with us for the table. Weather is… Read Full Report →


Hot Flounder Bite!

April 10, 2016

The flounder were biting all day long, we ended up catching 17 flatties with a couple of nice three pound keepers accompanied by two more that were table worthy. The bigger fish are showing up more and more every… Read Full Report →


Spring fishing is here!

March 13, 2016

Fished for a little less than three hours with one line in the water, produced five flounder. Four were just barely under the limit! and one kept at 15.5" The bite is getting hot and lots of people are… Read Full Report →


Early Spring

February 28, 2016

Trolled and casted for Flounder. Water is still a little on the cold side. There are some fish around, most flounder being juveniles. The big girls will show up in just a couple weeks. Redfish and trout are still… Read Full Report →

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4.79
out of 5 stars from 159 reviews
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Great day out with Capt. Dan.
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Robert S.
Sanford, NC
 5.00
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First trip with Captain Dan !

VERIFIED   October 21, 2019
This was my first guided trip ever! Captain Dan was a perfect guide, teacher and nice guy.  We called our first trout...
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Jon N.
Murrells Inlet, SC
 5.00
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Amazing half day morning with Dan

VERIFIED   June 24, 2019
We had an excellent outing with Captain Dan. We left a little earlier to help catch some bait and then headed out a few miles...
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Tyler R.
Greensboro, NC
 5.00
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Half Day Solo

VERIFIED   June 6, 2019
Weather was not cooperative the first week of June, and it looked like we may have scratch the trip.  Capt. Dan was in...
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Bradley H.
Fayetteville, NC
 5.00
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3/4 day trip inland and near shore fishing

VERIFIED   June 3, 2019
Had a great time and would highly recommend this trip.  Me and my father caught plenty of flounder.  Several keepers...
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Roger S.
United States
 5.00
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Fly solo trip was affordable and fun

VERIFIED   March 9, 2019
Captain Dan wasted no time getting out to the fishing spot and we were catching trout within minutes of casting our lines....
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