Captain
Michael Stapleton

Member since July 2015

Charleston, United States

Background
An avid fisherman, sailor, kiteboarder, and stand up paddler, he is a waterman at heart. A graduate of the US Naval Academy, Capt Mike spent 6 years serving in the US Navy driving ships and gaining experience with safety at sea.
Techniques
Inshore fishing via light tackle. Will use live bait, frozen bait, cut bait, and artificial lures on bottom rigs, popping corks, jigs, etc.

Hey, I'm Captain Michael Stapleton

Charleston, United States
Background
An avid fisherman, sailor, kiteboarder, and stand up paddler, he is a waterman at heart. A graduate of the US Naval Academy, Capt Mike spent 6 years serving in the US Navy driving ships and gaining experience with safety at sea.
Techniques
Inshore fishing via light tackle. Will use live bait, frozen bait, cut bait, and artificial lures on bottom rigs, popping corks, jigs, etc.

My Charter Listings

Charleston
trips from
US$ 200

Fishing Reports

Reef Points Charters Redfishing

July 15, 2015

Fun day with a family of four! Fished the outgoing tide using live finger mullet and shrimp under corks and on the bottom with carolina rigs. Kids caught a ton of Black Sea Bass, juvenile groupers, and blue's. The… Read Full Report →


Big Charleston Redfish!

July 20, 2015

Ran a 6 hour trip for a Father/Daughter today. Fished the last of the incoming tide, and about 3 hours of the falling tide. Used popping corks with live finger mullet at creek mouths, shell rakes, and then bottom… Read Full Report →


Trout Day!

July 28, 2015

Gorgeous weather and a falling tide had us on the hunt for Reds, and Trout. With a baitwell full of live finger mullet and some big pogies, fished some flats and grass lines, but the Redfish bite was tough… Read Full Report →


Sharkin'

August 17, 2016

These US Navy sailors had a great day, especially with the sharks! Catching sharks is a great time, and these folks figured it out quickly! Now as the water starts to cool, the Charleston fishery lights up again. The… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.89 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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Went fishing on Saturday, October 1, 2016

Excellent! Captain Mike was awesome! we will definitely rebook with him again!

Fished October 2016

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Michael Stapleton (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thank Bobbi and Pete! Had a blast with y’all too! Cheers, Mike!

Went fishing on Monday, October 3, 2016

Fished October 2016

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Michael Stapleton (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Thanks for the great review!


Went fishing on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Mike was a great captain. Enjoyed the trip and fishing!

Fished July 2015

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Michael Stapleton (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Thanks Susan! The boys were great, and thank you for the great review!