Nautical Mile Charters – Regulator in Wilmington, North Carolina

Guided by Dave Wood


About Your Guide

For Captain Dave, the reason to start running his own fishing charter is simple: "It's what I love to do!" Although he's a fairly new captain, licensed since June 2019, he has plenty of angling experience under his belt. He's been fishing as a hobby for over 45 years, and has explored waters from the Florida Keys, to Mexico, to Costa Rica, and Nova Scotia, and has been seriously fishing the Wilmington area since 2014. Fishing is what he loves to do, so he wanted to live the dream, and turn it into something more than just a hobby! When he's not out on the water, Captain Dave is a real family man: he has a wonderful wife and 4 great kids.

Nautical Mile Charters – Regulator Trips

Launch aboard a 23' Regulator with Captain Dave for an epic nearshore adventure out of the Wilmington area. Captain Dave welcomes up to 4 guests aboard his safe, fast, and comfortable boat and is ready to take you and your party to some of North Carolina’s finest game fish. Get ready to chase Kingfish, Cudas, Bluefish, Redfish, or even head a little further offshore for some Mahi and Bonito when the conditions are right. Off the southern coast of North Carolina. there is a lot of nearshore and inshore bottom fishing available as well as trolling the nearshore and further offshore waters. The fish you catch is yours to keep if you wish, Captain Dave will clean them for you at the end of your trip. Captain Dave will provide all the gear and bait you’ll need, along with licenses, ice and water as well, the only things he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sun protection, and your kids if you'd like as well! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wilmington

Wilmington Mixed Bag

100% (10)
23 ft 1 - 4 People From $106 / person

Recent Reviews of Nautical Mile Charters – Regulator


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Captain Dave was amazing! We went to a few different spots and caught a good bit of fish. Youre guaranteed to have a great time out there!

Teresa T.


Dave did a great job taking us out to some hopeful spots. We caught a few and had a great day on the water. Thanks Dave!

Matthew M.


Captain Dave did a great job helping me and my three sons get on the fish. I was concerned about taking boys 6, 9, and 13 years old out on the water. All three had a blast and caught fish.

Joe W.


We had a great time fishing for barracuda, grouper, cobia, and other nearshore species. Dave was friendly, flexible with changing times, and attentive. Highly recommend fishing with Dave as it’s a great deal and experience.

Kevin U.


If you are looking for an experience on the open waters with a true professional than this should be your next offshore experience. Dave Is a wealth of experience and fishing knowledge with a down to earth personality. Great times. Lifetime memories Thanks

Jacob H.


Very professional captain that was willing to take us out even with bad weather on the radar. Caught many fish and Captain Dave was very easy to get along with. Also I got sick halfway through our trip and he was kind enough to bring me back in and went back to finish the remainder of the time we all paid for.

Charles D.


Capt Dave provided us with a great trip was , very attentive to our needs as we were novice Deepwater fisherman at best put us on many productive spots ,caught many fish to bad the “tax man collected his share of the 30#king mackerel i hooked lol you will have to call capt for the punchline. WAS A GREAT DAY ON THE WATER”

Kacie C.


We had the best time with Captain Dave, the boat was clean and he was so kind and helpful to my boys. He helped them to fish and had fresh bait ready everytime their hook was empty. I highly recommend him. Update, Captain Dave took my entire family out on a sunset cruise with fishing and a stop on the deserted beach, it as by far the best part of our trip! I highly recommend him, you will not be disappointed. He is kind and knowledgeable my nieces and nephew adored him, we all did! This guy is an amazing human!

Russell S.


We had a blast with Dave, he was ready to go when we arrived early, polite, informative and had a plan. Dave put us straight out to a spot where we started catching fish as soon as the bait hit the water. Dave was very accommodating, and made sure we stayed productive. We enjoyed our time out, and would have been just as satisfied without catching anything. We ended up catching a nice grouper to take home and cook after we got off the water. I would recommend Dave and we can’t wait to make time to go back out with him.

Adam C.


Another great time with Captain Dave. Foul weather but we still had a blast. Captain Dave is super accommodating and makes sure you’re taken care of. Great host and great guide. Very knowledgeable about fishing and about the local area. Already looking forward to our next trip!


Amberjack, Barracuda, Bonito, Cobia, Flounder, Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Redfish, Sailfish


Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

Types of Fishing


Start Location

2570 Scotts Hill Loop Road, Wilmington, NC 28411, United States | Bodies of water fished: Wrightsville Beach

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