Captain
James Quesinberry

Member since September 2016 Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
I have been fishing my whole life! I grew up fishing fresh and saltwater, and spent the better part of my life fishing and working on an offshore private sportfishing vessel. I specialized in bottom fishing and fishing for big game fish.
Techniques
Fishing the water's in and around Murrell's Inlet i have found many proven technicques and style's to name a few using lite to medium spinning gear and tackle. Fishing the back waters and creek's of the inlet my prefered style of fishing is drift fishing live bait and artifical bait's for Flounder and Spec trout,Redfish and Black Drum.

Hey, I'm Captain James Quesinberry

Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
I have been fishing my whole life! I grew up fishing fresh and saltwater, and spent the better part of my life fishing and working on an offshore private sportfishing vessel. I specialized in bottom fishing and fishing for big game fish.
Techniques
Fishing the water's in and around Murrell's Inlet i have found many proven technicques and style's to name a few using lite to medium spinning gear and tackle. Fishing the back waters and creek's of the inlet my prefered style of fishing is drift fishing live bait and artifical bait's for Flounder and Spec trout,Redfish and Black Drum.

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Murrells Inlet
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Fishing Reports

Flounder and trout

February 21, 2019

Flounder were a little hungry today 6 out of 14 and bonus trout ? Read Full Report →


inshore slam ?

October 19, 2018

Was a awesome morning in the creek with a nice cool breeze in the air an calm waters were hooked up on several black drum biting along with dozens of trout on the floating rig an topped off with… Read Full Report →


Red fish bite is on

October 16, 2018

It’s that time of year again the bull reds are here and they are hungry and biting good ? Read Full Report →


Awesome stud King Mackerel

August 31, 2018

Was an awesome early morning bite the King Mackerel and Spanish Mackerel are here and running thick ,there close to shore and the bite is on . Read Full Report →


Spanish Mackerel

August 28, 2018

Spanish Mackerel were biting good this morning was good and steady bite just offshore an close to the beach couldn’t have ask for a better morning ocean was calm and beautiful. Read Full Report →


Flounder bite

August 27, 2018

Has been a decent September inshore bite water temp is dropping and the fish are becoming more active and hungry as October gets closer the better it gets. Read Full Report →


Evening shark

June 12, 2018

Evening shark trip was great got on a few tiger tiger sharks even got hooked up on a double. Read Full Report →


Bottom fish are biting

April 26, 2018

Just off shore the bottom fish are biting good last 2 trips have been good for snapper,Black Seabass and grunts Read Full Report →


March Red Fish

March 05, 2018

March red fish ! As winter temps continue into March you can still find a few good size slot reds around, water temps are still in the mid 50s an the fish are hungry ! Read Full Report →


Trout bite !

November 18, 2017

Trout were biting good Saturday morning on live shrimp Read Full Report →


King mackerel

October 28, 2017

Saturday morning was some awesome fun the kings were on fire, Slow trolling for kings first line that hit the water at 7 am didn't even get to lock it down before we had our first fish on with… Read Full Report →


Bull reds

October 12, 2017

4 hour inshore trip this morning the bull red were hungry eating on mullet and shrimp,squid combo Read Full Report →


Morning drum bite

October 10, 2017

Morning 4 hour trip was a blast the black drum bite was great ,every drum that we caught was in the 20 inch range along with trout and few smaller reds,and several bulls. Read Full Report →


The bite is hot !

October 07, 2017

Four hour in shore bite has been great the red fish,gator trout black drum and flounder are biting, October and November are the hottest months to fish in Murrells inlet Read Full Report →


Inshore mullet run bite

September 23, 2017

For the past two weeks the mullet run has began the bite has been awesome been catching 20+ inch flounder , big gator trout and slot red fish to the big bull reds we all love to catch ,… Read Full Report →


King Mackerel bite

June 12, 2017

Kings were biting hard this morning got a pair right off the bat slow trolling ended up with 6 for the morning lost 4-5 all over 33 inches but 1 that was 30 great morning! Read Full Report →


Awesome day of fishing the inlet

March 25, 2017

Had a very productive morning caught 5 15 inch flounder in the first hour or so as the tide changed pick up and moved to a different area caught some nice Red Drum and Black Drum Read Full Report →


Flounder are biting in the inlet

February 22, 2017

Flounder are biting in the inlet along with the sea trout hooked up on 7 flounder all in the 17-19 inch Read Full Report →


Black drum and reds on fire !

November 25, 2016

Black drum an Reds were on fire today was non stop action the guys cleaned up Kept 21 threw back several dozen ! Read Full Report →


Black drum and reds

November 07, 2016

Black drum and reds are still on fire in the inlet caught our limit in about 30 minutes ! The bite was awesome had a blast ! Read Full Report →


King fish

October 28, 2016

Set out this morning to catch kings found a few just offshore in a little deeper waters bite was on for some time landed severel lost a few slow trolling Mac A Hoos an cigs ! Read Full Report →


Inshore bite is on

October 26, 2016

Trout bite was on this morning tons of top water action on live and artificial baits,Black drum and redfish were also biting in the inlet caught over a dozen caught our limit of both within an hour ! Great… Read Full Report →


Bull red bite is hot near shore !

October 14, 2016

Fishing was on fire! the Bull Reds were biting good we were catching puppy reds and bull reds in the 20 to 40 lb range.Caught several blue's and whiting throughout the day. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
out of 5 stars from 117 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Half day onshore
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Half day onshore
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Kaylyn C.
Atlanta, GA
 5.00
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Morning Trip

VERIFIED   September 28, 2019
We booked an early morning trip with Captain James and it was great! We got to enjoy the sun coming up while fishing and the...
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Nancy M.
Roswell, GA
 5.00
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Half day onshore

VERIFIED   October 16, 2019
We started with a beautiful sunrise. Captain James worked hard to move us out of the areas sharks were the only thing we were...
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Rebecca A.
Sanford, NC
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Can’t wait to do again!!

VERIFIED   November 3, 2019
What a wonderful experience. Captain James exceeded our expectations. His experience and knowledge made all of us feel comfortable...
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Charleston, SC
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   October 14, 2019
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Sanford, North Carolina
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Fishing with James

VERIFIED   September 26, 2019
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