About Marsh Madness Charters

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Captain Shane Brafford & Mate Hunter Brafford

Captain Shane and Mate Hunter both hold a USCG License. They are a father and son team and have been fishing together for over 12 years. The Braffords have a very good tournament record and both have fished up and down the East Coast and Bahamas extensively.

The Marsh Madness

The Marsh Madness is a 65′ custom Island Boat Works built in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She is fast and powered by 3100 HP CATs. She is extremely roomy inside and out with clean restrooms and a refrigerator for you to store all your food and beverages. There's also a big drink box outside to store all your beverages.

She has new state-of-the-art electronics with outstanding fish finding capabilities including Omni Sonar fish finding technology. She is equipped with 5 air conditioning units to keep you comfortable. There is room for everyone to sit and ride comfortably inside for the trip in and out.

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Offshore Charters

Full Day offshore fishing charters. Billfish, Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin & more.

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Tournament Fishing

The Marsh Madness is available for your next Billfish Tournament.


Atlantic Beach

Offshore Fishing Charters

The Marsh Madness leaving Morehead City for an offshore fishing charter.

The Marsh Madness is a 65′ Custom Carolina by Island Boat Works.

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IMPORTANT: From July 22 through August 29, we are fishing out of Pirate's Cove Marina in the Outer Banks, NC.

Docked at Sea Water Marina in Atlantic Beach, we offer charter fishing in Morehead City, Emerald Isle and Atlantic Beach.