Santee Cooper Lakes Catfishnfool Fishing Guide Service, Captain Wayne Vining 803-238-0596 is offering guided fishing trips specializing in Catfish, Crappie, and Bream. My trips are fun and affordable fishing adventures, family vacations, or group outings on Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie and the Diversion Canal, known world wide as Santee Cooper Lakes in South Carolina.

I have a No-Fish No-Pay Policy. Children under 14 with a paying adult fish for free. I do have a enclosure on my boat to keep you dry in these crazy weather days. All starting at $350.00. It's a great affordable way to spend a vacation, weekend outing or day trip an hour from Columbia and Charleston, SC. We also offer family outing lake tours, Real Estate Tours, and Wildlife Charters. 

I have competitive rates. You can book an all day Santee Cooper fishing trip starting at $350.00. Bring a kid fishing with Catfishnfool and kids 14 and under fish for free with a paying adult. No Fish No Pay policy and if you catch a 45 lb. fish or over your next trip is on us! That's right, you fish for free on your next trip. When you come fishing with Catfishnfool, not only will you enjoy a great day of Catfish, Crappie or Bream fishing, but the wildlife and scenery is so relaxing, except for all that fishing action! We've been catching big fish and good catches of Catfish, Crappie, and Bream. 

Not sure if you want to fish for Catfish or Crappie and Bream? That's ok, we can fish half a day each! 

Children under 14 fish for free with a paying adult.  I have competitive rates .  I offer a No Fish No Pay policy and if you catch a 45 lb. fish or over your next trip is on us! That's right, you fish for free on your next trip.

Santee Cooper Lakes CatfishnFool Fishing Guide Service

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Captain Wayne Vining

I am an U.S.C.G Licensed Santee Cooper Fishing Guide, with over 40 years of fishing experience.

In my "Glory Days" I competed as an ESPN Bassmaster Angler.

I finished in top 10 in serveral tournaments.

Won a BP 100 on Lake Murray, and came in 11th Ray Scotts Mega Bucks Tournament.

Guided fishing trips specializing in Catfish, Crappie and Bream.

If you would like to book a trip call or text


You can fish in comfort in my 30 ft pontoon with enclosure. I fish with Shakespeare rods, Ambassador 6000 reels. Red Cajun line Eagle Claw hooks that will hold em', and tackle from Bottom Dwellers Tackle. I furnish everything but fishing license, food, drinks.

Don't mind if you bring beer. No liquor, please. 

CatfishnFool Captain Wayne Vining 

803 238 0596

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Great time summertime fishing Larry Harris, Cotton Harris, Jeremy Kirk an Brett Goodnight had a good day fishin.

This is just 12 of 40 catfish they caught. 

We fish year round here on the Santee Cooper Lakes. We mostly drift for the big catfish, sometimes we'll anchor. They're biting really good during the day, fishing has been very productive, the big cats are feeding. There are only so many dates available for seasonal fishing and they're filling up fast so Contact Me today for the latest fishing reports or to reserve your catfish, crappie or bream Santee Fishing trip.

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accommodations arrangements.

Marker 70 Marina, Vance, SC on Lake Marion offers boat slips.

I have some of the best prices, trying to help out in these times. 

Here are our rates.

A guided trip makes a wonderful birthday, anniversary, xmas or any gift especially for youngsters. Lot better for them fishing than running the roads!!!!! So, for a fun and safe trip with your friends, family or if you want to smooze some clients.Come on and have some funcatching big catfish and having a time of your life at the same time. 

Visit our Photo Gallery to see more big catfish photos.

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