Captain
Jeffery Maples

Member since December 2014 Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
I became a charter Captain because I want to share with people the beauty of the Carolinas and show them our awesome fishery. I am not a Captain that will sit in one spot and not move all day. I believe in going after them and if they move off one piece of structure then I'm moving to where they are. My clients pay to catch fish and that's just what we are going to do!

Hey, I'm Captain Jeffery Maples

Murrells Inlet, United States
Background
I became a charter Captain because I want to share with people the beauty of the Carolinas and show them our awesome fishery. I am not a Captain that will sit in one spot and not move all day. I believe in going after them and if they move off one piece of structure then I'm moving to where they are. My clients pay to catch fish and that's just what we are going to do!
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Reel Salty

76 reviews
Murrells Inlet
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Fishing Reports

Big Spanish on the reef

April 26, 2017

Big Spanish Mackerel are on the inshore reefs. Excellent table fare. Kings are here too and will be targeting them tomorrow weather permitting. Read Full Report →


Kings have arrived

May 05, 2016

Log bite was on early till the winds came in. They are here and they are biting. Read Full Report →


Heck of a week of fishing

April 24, 2016

Spanish have shown up in large numbers along the grand strand and we have definitely put a dent in the population. Pictures below are from trips this past week. Read Full Report →


Busy couple of days.

April 22, 2016

Things are heating up here in the Carolinas. Been super busy so here is the picks of the last few days. Read Full Report →


Busy day on the water

April 04, 2016

Calm seas and great people made for a great day. 4.4 and 3.5 pound weakfish and a 30+ pound red drum. Spanish are here now too. Read Full Report →


Inshore fun

May 27, 2015

Had a blast on the inshore reefs today. Caught more fish than we could count. Nice sea bass and some spade fish. Lost a nice cobia but going back in the morning to get at him again. Read Full Report →


Offshore run

May 16, 2015

Nice day to hit the stream. Got the mahi pretty quick and lost a few at the boat. Decided to do some bottom fishing and hit the jackpot with Megan getting a 4 pound bass. Great day. Read Full Report →


Red and black drum day

May 12, 2015

Stiff sour wind today but got a nice black drum and two slot reds. Found a few flounder but they were a bit short. Read Full Report →


Beautiful day to be on the water

May 03, 2015

Calm seas and great people. The Spanish bite was fast and furious. We left them to chase a few kings but decided to get some bass instead. Nice haul for my nearshore trip. Read Full Report →


King Me

April 25, 2015

Once again we had to run to our nearshore spot to avoid the inshore rain. It paid off with the first king of the year and another limit on sea bass. Things are definitely heating up here in South… Read Full Report →


Nearshore Action

April 18, 2015

We chose to run out to the ledge Saturday to keep from getting rained on. It paid off with two tables full of fish. The blues are getting more aggressive which only means the Spanish arnt to far behind. Read Full Report →


Nice surprise

April 17, 2015

Caught a few undersized flounder today but got this nice red unfortunately it was over the slot. Weather conditions were less than desirable. Read Full Report →


Spring has Sprung

April 08, 2015

The waters are heating up and that means the flounder are coming into the creeks. Some Spanish have been seen on the reef and a few blues have been taken home to the frying pan. Sea Bass are moving… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.75
out of 5 stars from 76 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Six hour trip
Fun day on the water
Half day trip
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Angler Rating
60
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Aaron T.
Sanford, NC
 5.00
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Six hour trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 1, 2019
This is a fishing charter boat, not a pleasure Cruise pontoon boat where you sit back and drink cocktails. I was fortunate...
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Laura C.
Ottawa, Ontario
 5.00
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Afternoon session on Reel Salty

VERIFIED   NEW  July 25, 2019
Great trip - we did not bring home a lot of fish but Captain gave us the option not to go out since it was too windy to go...
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Cody F.
Baker, WV
 5.00
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   June 28, 2019
We had a day to remember with Captain Jeff and his daughter. We started the day fast with hooking up on 3 king mackerel a with...
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Glenn S.
Pawleys Island, SC
 4.67
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Trip for Mackerel

VERIFIED   June 30, 2019
This was a 4 hour morning trip. King Mackerel had been biting so we went 12 miles offshore. I caught a Spanish and a King....
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Howard G.
Sanford, NC
 4.33
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Half a day trip would be good

VERIFIED   NEW  July 19, 2019
I loved the fishing trip . I did not love that the ocean was so rough you couldn’t even stand up and try to fish without...
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