Thanks To Our Sponsors We now have

23 Confirmed World Record

Santee Cooper Catfish

We fish on a 30 foot long Crest II H. P. Pontoon Boat Powered by a Yamaha 250 H. P. 4-Stroke Motor with a 12-foot hard top. We have been green since 2000! We use cutting edge technology electronics, equipment, and high quality products by Crest Pontoon Boats, Yamaha Motors, Genesis Trailers , Shakespeare , Abu Garcia , Pflueger , Penn, Berkley PowerBait, Ugly Stick, Spider Wire, Fire Line,

All Star Rods, Stren, Berkley, Trilene, Lowrance Electronic, Columbia Sportswear Company , Catawba Tackle and Marine Co. Inc. , Quality Piers , Costa Del Mar, Southpaw Screen Printing & Embroidery, Jesse Brown's Outdoors, and Green Magnet Fishing Lights . Special welcome back to Haydel Game Calls to our family of sponsors.

These quality products help me do my job right!. A Special Thanks goes to all my sponsors.

Come Catfish on Lake Marion, and Lake Moultrie on the Santee Cooper System in SC with Guide and Pro Angler Capt. Darryl Smith with a 100 lb a day Guarantee. We have 23 Confirmed World Records, and have been featured in 59 TV Shows, and over 598 Magazines. All you will need is a SC Fishing License and whatever you wish to eat or drink during a day’s time.


 Fish in Comfort on a 30-Foot High Performance Crest Pontoon.

In the Wintertime we have a 12 foot Enclosure with a 45,000 BTU heater in it.

Stay warm and dry on the worst of days.​

 Call or Text the Captain at 


Captain Darryl Smith
Captain Darryl's Guide Service
3145 Long Meadow Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Text the Captain 803-367-627