Captain
Brandon Morano

Member since August 2017 Biloxi, United States
Background
Growing up fishing with my dad I developed a passion and love for fishing, as a teenager in high school my dream job was to be a deckhand on a charter boat. My first year of high school 9th grade 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 - the Miss Hospitality Charters. Long story short, I fell for the girl, got the dream job working for one of the greatest captains on the Coast. I had the best teacher, Capt. Kenny taught 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 Captains 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 fishing, as a teenager in high school my dream job was to be a deckhand on a charter boat. My first year of high school 9th grade 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 - the Miss Hospitality Charters. Long story short, I fell for the girl, got the dream job working for one of the greatest captains on the Coast. I had the best teacher, Capt. Kenny taught 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 Captains 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

24 reviews
Biloxi
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Fishing Reports

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

Rating Summary
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4.78
out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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Crew
Experience
10 hour trip with Shearwater Charters
Notice the shark under the arm of the green shirt
10 hour trip with Shearwater Charters
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Marilyn B.
Lodi, OH
 4.67
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Great boat and wonderful Captain and first mate

VERIFIED   June 9, 2019
This was a trip for my three 14 year old grandsons. Captain Brandon did his best for us and we caught some really big fish. ...
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Chris C.
Montgomery, Alabama
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  July 9, 2019
I’ve never seen a harder working captain or assistant and I’ve been many times. They were patient when it got a little...
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Blake S.
Heber Springs, AR
 5.00
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10 Hour Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  June 25, 2019
First deep sea fishing trip and it could not have been better. They work hard to put you on the fish and we caught them pretty...
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Graham R.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 17, 2019
My 16 year old daughter and I had an excellent time under tough circumstances.  Only ones to the dock with fish and big...
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Kenneth B.
Orlando, Florida
 5.00
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Great charter

VERIFIED   NEW  July 5, 2019
Capt. Brandon put us on the fish and kept us there. Great charter Capt and crew. Can’t wait to go again.
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