Daniel Griffee

North Carolina Captain Daniel Griffee

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Meet Captain Daniel Griffee and On Deck Fishing Charters

If you're seeking an unforgettable fishing experience off the coast of North Carolina, then look no further than Captain Daniel Griffee and his legendary On Deck Fishing Charters.

Captain Daniel Griffee, hailing from Hickory, North Carolina, developed his passion for fishing amid the serene waters of Lake Hickory, where he honed his skills targeting Largemouth, Crappie, and Catfish. Post-college, he set his sights on the coastal waters, embarking on a journey chasing the elusive Red Drum, Trout, and Flounder. Beyond the thrill of the catch, Captain Daniel is captivated by the outdoors and the unique experiences that unfold on the water, showcasing a deep appreciation for the beauty and wonders that often go unnoticed by many. His love for angling extends beyond the sport, embracing the holistic joy derived from the natural world and the treasures it unveils.

Captain Daniel exemplifies unparalleled fishing expertise, demonstrating mastery across inshore, backwater, and river fishing. A seasoned tournament angler, he possesses a profound skill for using artificial lures, particularly favoring topwater lures, soft plastics, and popping corks, showcasing a strategic approach to entice and hook elusive catches. Captain Daniel's versatility extends to adapting his techniques, seamlessly transitioning to live or cut bait when the situation demands, underscoring his comprehensive understanding of the diverse methods required for a successful day on the water. His commitment to employing a range of techniques reflects not only his proficiency but also his dedication to ensuring an optimal angling experience for all.

Boat details

The 22' Pathfinder, a robust bay boat, was originally constructed in 2013, ensuring a reliable and proven vessel for fishing adventures. Powered by a formidable 250HP Yamaha engine, this boat boasts a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots, promising both efficiency and speed for a dynamic fishing experience. With a capacity to comfortably carry 4 guests, the Pathfinder provides an intimate setting for anglers to enjoy the waters under the expert guidance of Captain Daniel Griffee.

On Deck Fishing Charters ensures an exceptional day on the water, leaving everyone eager to return for another unforgettable experience.

On Deck Fishing Charters Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Saltwater Fishing
Bass Fishing
Live Bait
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

Rods, reels & tackle

Live Bait


Fishing License

What to Bring:

Food and drinks

Sun protection (sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses)

Wear weather-appropriate clothing

Note: The captain will provide you with all the gear you’ll need for the trip, including all the tackle and bait, as well as fishing licenses. You only need to bring your favorite food and drinks and the fun can start.

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 14 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.