Daniel Harris

Carolina Beach Captain Daniel Harris

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Meet Captain Daniel Harris and Second Sport Charters

Captain Daniel Harris, a true embodiment of North Carolina's rich fishing heritage, has seamlessly woven his passion for the ocean into the fabric of his family's longstanding tradition. With over 90 years of familial roots in the coastal region, Captain Daniel's connection to the sea runs deep. His journey into the world of fishing began as a first mate on various boats of diverse sizes during his college years, gradually evolving into a fervent devotion. The years spent navigating the waters molded him into a seasoned captain, and today, he leads fishing expeditions from Carolina Beach with unwavering enthusiasm. Beyond his expertise in angling, Captain Daniel is a certified NAUI diver, delving into the depths both offshore and inland. His multifaceted connection to the maritime world reflects not only a profession but a lifelong commitment to the ocean's wonders.

Captain Daniel is renowned for his unparalleled fishing expertise, spanning a diverse array of techniques and environments. Whether it's bottom fishing offshore or trolling for prized catches like King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and Mahi Mahi, his mastery shines through. With finesse in both light and heavy tackle setups, Captain Daniel navigates the waters with precision and skill. His proficiency extends to various methods including spinning, jigging, and drift fishing, ensuring a dynamic and fruitful angling experience for his clients. From the tranquil depths of bottom fishing to the exhilarating pursuit of deep-sea trolling, Captain Daniel's comprehensive understanding of the ocean and its inhabitants is evident in every expedition he leads.

Boat details

The 37' Topaz sportfishing boat, constructed in 1982, boasts a robust design and a powerful performance. Equipped with twin 375HP Caterpillar engines, it reaches a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots, ensuring a swift and thrilling journey. With a spacious interior, this vessel can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests, offering an ideal setting for both fishing excursions and leisurely cruises.

Second Sport Charters assures an enjoyable day on the water that will leave everyone eager to return for additional memorable experiences.

Second Sport Charters Available Trips


Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear


Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano and Penn)

Live Bait (Not necessarily live)


Catch cleaning & filleting (Mate cleans fish)

First Mate (Customary tip is 20-25%)

Fishing License (Included in trip price)

What to Bring:

Food and drinks

Sun protection (sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses)

Wear weather-appropriate clothing

Wear rubber soled shoes

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout 


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 7 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability. 


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit. 


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.