Captain
Shad Barfield

Member since May 2021 Calabash, United States
Background
Captain Shad has been fishing the Carolina coasts his entire life! It all started when he was barely old enough to hold a rod. At 18, he joined the Coast Guard and traveled all around the US' coastlines. His time in the Coast inGuard made him realize just how amazing his native Carolina coasts are. As a result, he decided to choose a career that would allow him to introduce others to the splendor of the Carolinas and catch fish along the way. Captain Shad's vast experiences working as a captain and a first mate on various model-makes and styles of boats provide him with a firm foundation as a charter boat captain to ensure you a safe and productive trip.
Techniques
We catch fish while having fun!! Chartering with us is booking an experience. We are kid and family-friendly, as well as group or individual-oriented. If you are looking for a fun Captain that works hard for you to catch fish and have a great experience, then we are the boat for you! (Captain Shad goes above and beyond to put you on fish, entertain the passengers(especially the children and young adults), and provide the safest possible environment.)

Hey, I'm Captain Shad Barfield

Calabash, United States
Background
Captain Shad has been fishing the Carolina coasts his entire life! It all started when he was barely old enough to hold a rod. At 18, he joined the Coast Guard and traveled all around the US' coastlines. His time in the Coast inGuard made him realize just how amazing his native Carolina coasts are. As a result, he decided to choose a career that would allow him to introduce others to the splendor of the Carolinas and catch fish along the way. Captain Shad's vast experiences working as a captain and a first mate on various model-makes and styles of boats provide him with a firm foundation as a charter boat captain to ensure you a safe and productive trip.
Techniques
We catch fish while having fun!! Chartering with us is booking an experience. We are kid and family-friendly, as well as group or individual-oriented. If you are looking for a fun Captain that works hard for you to catch fish and have a great experience, then we are the boat for you! (Captain Shad goes above and beyond to put you on fish, entertain the passengers(especially the children and young adults), and provide the safest possible environment.)
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My Charter Listing

Capt. Shad's Coastal Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(134 reviews)
Calabash
 3 bookings in the past week.
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $500

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 134 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
63%
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Teresa L.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Captain Shad.

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Afternoon Near Shore Trip on July 19, 2022
This was a treat for our 10 and 12 yr. Old grandsons.  Shad was knowledgeable, professional, friendly, and extremely good...
Teresa L. recommends Capt. Shad's Coastal Charters
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Adam M.
Charlotte, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fun Day Fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Afternoon Inshore Trip on July 20, 2022
Had a great time with Captain Shad. Equipment was in good condition, boat was nice, and Shad was great as well. The fish weren’t...
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Fraser L.
Travelers Rest, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day - ICW and tidal creeks

VERIFIED   Half Day Morning Inshore 7am on May 6, 2022
This was one of the best charters I’ve done!  We took my dad (84 years old) me and my wife fishing the intercoastal waterway...
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Thomas G. K.
Supply, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Captain Shad is a Pro

VERIFIED   Half Day Morning Inshore 7am on May 29, 2022
Had the pleasure of being out with Capt. Shad today.  Two seven-year-olds and two dads, he was great with our sons and us. ...
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Kelly A.
Harrisburg, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Shad

VERIFIED   Half Day Afternoon Inshore Trip on May 16, 2022
Captain Shad gave my husband and I a great experience during our inshore fishing trip.  Besides being extremely knowledgeable...
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