Captain
Brandon Morano

Member since August 2017 Biloxi, United States
Background
Growing up fishing with my dad I developed a passion and love for the sport. As a teenager in high school, my dream job was to be a deckhand on a charter boat. In my first year of high school, I met my future wife, a fisherman's blessing! You see, her dad is the owner and captain of one of the oldest and most well-known charter boats in Biloxi – the Miss Hospitality Charters. Long story short, I fell for the girl and got my dream job working for one of the greatest captains on the coast. I had the best teacher, Capt. Kenny, teach me how to run a charter business. I saved my money and after graduating high school, I went to Captain's school and got my 100-ton captain's license. I was 18 at the time, the youngest captain on the coast. In 1995, I bought The Shearwater, and here we are 23 years later. Doing what I love, loving what I do! Teaching my boys the business. My oldest son is my deckhand and my youngest son helps out on my father in law's boat! It's definitely a family business.
Techniques
Never dock the boat with an empty fish cooler! No bananas on board!

Hey, I'm Captain Brandon Morano

Biloxi, United States
Background
Growing up fishing with my dad I developed a passion and love for the sport. As a teenager in high school, my dream job was to be a deckhand on a charter boat. In my first year of high school, I met my future wife, a fisherman's blessing! You see, her dad is the owner and captain of one of the oldest and most well-known charter boats in Biloxi – the Miss Hospitality Charters. Long story short, I fell for the girl and got my dream job working for one of the greatest captains on the coast. I had the best teacher, Capt. Kenny, teach me how to run a charter business. I saved my money and after graduating high school, I went to Captain's school and got my 100-ton captain's license. I was 18 at the time, the youngest captain on the coast. In 1995, I bought The Shearwater, and here we are 23 years later. Doing what I love, loving what I do! Teaching my boys the business. My oldest son is my deckhand and my youngest son helps out on my father in law's boat! It's definitely a family business.
Techniques
Never dock the boat with an empty fish cooler! No bananas on board!
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Shearwater Charters

62 reviews
Biloxi
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Fishing Reports

Labor Day weekend Fishing

September 06, 2020

If you like catching Cobia right now is the time of the year. Now through October they will be making their fall run before migrating to deeper water for the winter. And during this time they love to congregate… Read Full Report →


Fishing after hurricane Lauren

August 31, 2020

The fishing in Biloxi Mississippi has been great the red fish and sharks Are biteing fast and furious not to mention it’s my favorite time of the year for Cobia. We have about 2 1/2 months of excellent fishing… Read Full Report →


What a great week May 25-29

May 30, 2020

What fantastic week of fishing. Here’s some pictures of our amazing customers and their catch this week aboard Shearwater Charters. May 25-29, 2020. 1/2 Day trip, All day (8hr) & Night Fishing trout trip. Read Full Report →


Here fishy....

May 08, 2020

Who’s ready to do some fishing? If you are at all like Captain Brandon then its been WAY WAY over due. Its been a scary time for everyone. But Businesses are slowly opening back up. What better way to… Read Full Report →


Yearly maintenance & upgrades

March 06, 2020

So we put the shearwater up out the water thiis time of year and we arehappy to say she’s back in the water with some great new underwater lights. These lights will be superb for night fishing. Some pictures… Read Full Report →


Heres a peek of this season so far!

May 10, 2019

Here are some photos from this seasons catch so far, & its only May 2019. So far we have had some amazing customers and the catch hasnt been so bad either. Check us out & book our charter today!… Read Full Report →


Todays trip tues. 9/25/18

September 25, 2018

A fine group of guys on todays charter. They caughts some redfish. Read Full Report →


Mondays charter

September 24, 2018

We had a great group of fisherman on Monday. They caught some nice Reds, mackeral and a shark! Read Full Report →


Lets Go Fishing

September 04, 2018

Still plenty of fish to catch. With cooler weather approching, you may not know this but its some of the best weather to fish in. Sept. & Oct. are my Favorite months to fish. Book your trip now! Try… Read Full Report →


Check out what we’re catching

August 19, 2018

Looking to take a small group of family, friends or coworkers fishing? Sheawater charters has dates available. Check out pictures from a few charters this week. Read Full Report →


Our mascotes Biloxi beach!

August 19, 2018

Check out our feathered namesake the shearwater birds. Captain Brandon took this picture of these cool feathered fishermen on Saturday August 18, 2018. The shearwater bird flies right ocer the water with its mouth open and catches fish. Rell… Read Full Report →


Sundays Catch

August 12, 2018

Today was a good day of fishing. We had a great group and a nice mess of fish! These guys will be eating good! 11 reds, 2 dz spanish mackeral, 11 king mackeral, & 1 cobia throw back Read Full Report →


Family Snapper fishing trip Sucess

July 13, 2018

The Withers Family booked this charter with Fishing Booker and they had a great trip on Thursday 7/12/18. The weather was perfect & the fish were biting. Having such nice, easy going customers makes for an easy day of… Read Full Report →


What a great 4th of July da and Charter

July 05, 2018

We had great repeat customers and a nice mess of fish! It was a Happy Holiday! Read Full Report →


Happy 4th of July

July 04, 2018

On this 4th of July Captain Brandon & Crew would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Independants Day. If your out on the water fishing we hope your lines are tight, rods are bent and your box… Read Full Report →


Family Friendly Fishing Charters

June 28, 2018

Today we had this great families fishing aboard Shearwater! Its time to ook your family fishing charter! Fun for all ages! Family, friends classmates, coworkers its perfect for any group! Call Captain Brandon to book your trip! Reds are… Read Full Report →


Doyou like Red fish?

June 25, 2018

Do you like fishing? Do you like catching big fish? Do you like to eat the fish you catch? The red fish are plentiful and Capt. Brandon and son Brandon Jr aka BB will put you on them. Call… Read Full Report →


Take a kid fishing..

June 22, 2018

Teach a child to fish...he will have a lifetime of adventure & happiness, not to mention food! On this trip Captain Brandons teaches 2 oungoung brothers how to catch some fish. They had a great day and a box… Read Full Report →


Night fishing trips for trout

May 10, 2018

Try our night fishing trip. We fish for trout. For a night trips you have the option to do a 4, 6 or 8 hrs. trip. Last week we had two Night Trips and we here is a few… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.78
out of 5 stars from 62 reviews
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Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Stephen L.
New Orleans, LA
 5.00
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3/4 am trip

VERIFIED   May 23, 2020
Stumbled upon this while planning my buddies bachelor party. Best decision I made was going with shear water, we had a blast....
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Scott B.
St Louis, Missouri
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Morning Trip

VERIFIED   August 14, 2020
Went out for a 6 Hour trip with Brandon and had a blast.  We caught our limit of Redfish and fought a few bigger ones...
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Stacy B.
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 6, 2020
Highly recommend. Wonderful trip! Captain Brandon and Dave grew up on the MS gulf coast so they know where the fish are. Thank...
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Philip R.
Vicksburg, MS
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Great fishing with Captain Brandon

VERIFIED   NEW  September 6, 2020
In a fast 6 hour trip out crew made sure we caught lots of fish and had a fabulous time.
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Kayce R.
Winder, Georgia
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Day trip with Captain Brandon and Brandon Jr.

VERIFIED   July 8, 2020
We had an amazing experience!! I surprised my husband for his birthday with this trip and it did not disappoint!!! We caught...
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