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trip description for NC Inshore Slam in Beaufort

Get ready to explore the inshore waters off of Beaufort, NC with Captain Austin! This trip is perfect for those looking to tackle the classic North Carolina inshore sportfish—Redfish, Spotted Trout, Bluefish, sharks, Spanish mackerel, Black Drum, and Flounder—while also enjoying the beautiful scenery. This trip is a perfect opportunity to practice your cast and retrieve with a variety of different lures and bait. You'll get to test out jigging, top-water retrieves, and some bottom fishing while you try Captain Austin's best spots and "honey holes". You'll get off the dock aboard your guide's 24' Carolina Skimmer—the ideal type of vessel for fishing everything from flats to estuaries to inshore structure. It's powered by a 300 HP Suzuki 4-stroke engine, so you'll be on the fish in no time at all. Captain Austin will come prepared with everything you need for a great day, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. He's an expert in these waters and will do everything he can to get you hooked up on a personal best! Bring along proper clothing, sunscreen, and a pair of polarized sunglasses to maximize your time on the water. Read More

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trip description for Nearshore Bluefin Special in Sealevel

North Carolina is one of the only places in the US where it's possible to catch Bluefin Tuna this close to shore! In certain seasons, these huge pelagic fish migrate north, and pass close to the beaches of the Outer Banks and barrier islands, giving fisherman an unmatched opportunity to hook these incredible fish without going hours offshore. Captain Justin is an experienced fisherman and a terrific guide who knows exactly how to put you on the fish and help you hook one. He'll come prepared with all the necessary gear, including top-quality rods and reels, trolling equipment, and most importantly, plenty of expertise for tackling these massive fish, which can weigh in at around 500 pounds, although 300-pounders are more common. Unsurprisingly, Bluefin are incredible fighters that can really wear you out, so bring your strength and stamina for this trip! On the day of the trip, you'll go aboard Captain Justin's 27' ProLine center console—a perfect boat for finding, chasing, and landing big Bluefin. It's equipped with twin 250-HP Susuki engines, so you'll spend less time cruising and more time fishing. You'll be set up with everything you need—but when the rod is in your hands, it's just you versus the fish! To make the most of the day, make sure to bring the essentials: Polarized Sunglasses, Hat, Weather-Appropriate Clothing, Sunscreen, and a Camera! Read More

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Fishing in Harkers Island
Fishing in Harkers Island
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trip description for Backwater Sightfishing,  Fly/Spin in Harkers Island

Experience the thrill of sightfishing in the pristine waters of Harker's Island, NC, with Captain Joe as your guide. Whether you're an advanced angler, a beginner looking to hone your skills, or somewhere in between, our fishing trip offers something for everyone. Using light tackle and fly fishing techniques, we'll target a variety of species in the backwaters, nearshore areas, jetties, rivers, and flats. Captain Joe's expertise and passion for sightfishing will ensure an incredible adventure on the water. With his guidance, you'll have the opportunity to spot elusive fish, make precise casts, and witness the exhilarating moment when your bait or fly is taken. Whether you're a seasoned angler looking for a new challenge or a beginner eager to learn, Captain Joe will tailor the trip to suit your skill level and provide valuable insights and techniques to enhance your fishing experience. As you explore the diverse fishing grounds of Harker's Island, you'll be immersed in the natural beauty of the surroundings. From tranquil backwaters teeming with life to the expansive flats where fish stealthily patrol, every location offers a unique sightfishing opportunity. Don't miss your chance to join Captain Joe on this unforgettable journey, where you'll sightfish a variety of species using light tackle and fly fishing techniques, all while surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Harker's Island, NC. Read More

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trip description for Trophy red drum trip in Morehead City

Get out there and get after one of North Carolina's premier sportfish in the blue waters off of Morehead City, NC with Captain Jeffrey! Redfish are among the most popular saltwater fish in the U.S., and for good reason—they're common, give a great fight, and provide a challenge for every level of angler. These fish inhabit a range of water types, so you'll fish a range a water types, including inshore shallows and deeper nearshore areas with underwater structure. Expect to practice a variety of techniques, from jigging and bottomfishing to sightcasting, depending on what the fish are doing that day. You'll get off the dock aboard your guide's 24' Carolina Skiff—a great type of boat for fishing everything from flats to estuaries to nearshore structure. It's powered by a 200 HP Suzuki engine, so you'll be on the fish in no time at all. Captain Jeffrey will come prepared with everything you need for a great day, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. He's an expert in these waters and will do everything he can to get you hooked up on a personal best! Bring along proper clothing, sunscreen, and a pair of polarized sunglasses to maximize your time on the water. Read More

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trip description for NC Classic Inshore Trip in Atlantic Beach

Get ready to explore the inshore waters off of Atlantic Beach, NC with Captain Daniel! This trip is perfect for those looking to tackle the classic North Carolina inshore sportfish—Redfish, Spotted Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder—while also enjoying the beautiful scenery. Captain Daniel specializes in spinning gear and light tackle, so this trip is a perfect opportunity to practice your cast and retrieve with a variety of different lures and bait. You'll get to test out jigging, top-water retrieves, and some bottom fishing while you try Captain Daniel's best spots and "honey holes". You'll get off the dock aboard your guide's 22' Pathfinder bay boat—the ideal type of vessel for fishing everything from flats to estuaries to inshore structure. It's powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine, so you'll be on the fish in no time at all. Captain Daniel will come prepared with everything you need for a great day, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. He's an expert in these waters and will do everything he can to get you hooked up on a personal best! Bring along proper clothing, sunscreen, and a pair of polarized sunglasses to maximize your time on the water. Read More

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Fishing in Atlantic Beach
Fishing in Atlantic Beach
Fishing in Atlantic Beach
trip description for Half day inshore/ nearshore in Atlantic Beach

There's no better way to experience the natural beauty of North Carolina's Crystal Coast than a fishing charter with Captain Bradley! As you board Captain Bradley's 20' C-Hawk center console and head out towards the nearshore waters of the Atlantic, you'll be surrounded by stunning views of the coastline and the crystal-clear waters of the ocean. On this trip, you'll be chasing Kingfish, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, and Speckled Trout—all super fun species for anglers of all levels. As a retired commercial fisherman, Captain Bradley is a genuine expert who knows how to put you on the fish! Whether you're a pro or a beginner, you'll be in good hands on this trip. Captain Bradley will provide everything you need for an awesome day, so you can focus on the fishing. Children of all ages are welcome. Starting times are flexible as well. All you need to bring is your sun protection, your favorite snacks and drinks, and Captain Bradley will take care of the rest! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Beaufort

What are the best fishing charters in Beaufort?

Why should I book a fishing charter in Beaufort with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 39 trips in Beaufort, and the most popular trips in the area are Trophy Red Drum Trip guided by Austin, OBX Inshore Slam guided by Austin, and Inshore (AM) guided by Jack.

Our guides in Beaufort are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 3153 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in Beaufort? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Beaufort.

What types of fishing charters are common in Beaufort?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Beaufort as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Beaufort are: 1. redfish, 2. spanish mackerel, 3. speckled trout, and 4. black drum.

The most common fishing techniques in Beaufort are light tackle fishing, trolling, and live bait fishing but bottom fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Beaufort fishing charters cost?

in Beaufort prices can range anywhere from about $500 to $1,624, but the average price for a half day trip in Beaufort is $575. The average price for a full day trip in Beaufort is $1,170.

What month is best for fishing in Beaufort?

The most popular season for fishing in Beaufort is summer, and most anglers book their trips 15 days in advance.

Do I need a Beaufort fishing license and what are the bag limits in Beaufort?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Beaufort, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Beaufort. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Beaufort.

Popular Types of Fishing In Beaufort

Beaufort fishing charters offer a variety of options for anglers of all levels. The most common types of fishing charters in Beaufort include inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing. Inshore fishing is perfect for those who want to stay close to shore and catch species such as redfish, trout, and flounder. Nearshore fishing takes you a bit further out to catch species such as Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, and cobia. Offshore fishing is for the more adventurous angler who wants to go out to the Gulf Stream and catch species such as tuna, mahi-mahi, and wahoo.

Some of the most common fish to catch in Beaufort include redfish, trout, flounder, Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, cobia, tuna, mahi-mahi, and wahoo. Beaufort fishing charters often visit landmarks such as the Beaufort Inlet, Cape Lookout, and the Rachel Carson Reserve. So, whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, there's a Beaufort fishing charter that's perfect for you.

The Best Places To Fish In Beaufort

Beaufort, North Carolina is a prime location for fishing enthusiasts. With its abundance of waterways and diverse marine life, there are plenty of great spots to cast a line. Here are some of the best places to fish in Beaufort, North Carolina:

1. Cape Lookout National Seashore - This remote and pristine area is home to a variety of fish species, including red drum, flounder, and speckled trout. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the deeper waters.

2. Beaufort Inlet - This deep-water inlet is a popular spot for catching king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, and bluefish. Fishing charters are available for those who want to venture out into the open ocean.

3. Bogue Inlet Pier - This pier is a great spot for catching a variety of fish, including flounder, red drum, and sheepshead. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the surrounding waters.

4. Rachel Carson Reserve - This protected area is home to a variety of fish species, including red drum, speckled trout, and flounder. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the reserve's waterways.

5. Shackleford Banks - This barrier island is a great spot for surf fishing, with plenty of opportunities to catch red drum, bluefish, and pompano. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the deeper waters around the island.

Other Things To Do In Beaufort

While Beaufort fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this charming North Carolina city. Take a stroll through the historic district and admire the beautiful antebellum homes or visit the North Carolina Maritime Museum to learn about the area's rich maritime history. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are plenty of opportunities for kayaking, paddleboarding, and hiking in the nearby Rachel Carson Reserve. If you're looking for a relaxing day at the beach, head to Atlantic Beach or Fort Macon State Park. And don't forget to indulge in some delicious seafood at one of Beaufort's many waterfront restaurants.

Does Beaufort have good fishing?

Beaufort, located in South Carolina's Lowcountry, offers a diverse and rewarding fishing experience along its coastal waters. Situated between the Intracoastal Waterway and Port Royal Sound, Beaufort boasts plentiful opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. The region is known for its rich estuarine habitats, marshes, and creeks, which serve as nurseries and feeding grounds for a variety of fish species.

In Beaufort, anglers can target a wide range of inshore species, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Sheepshead. These species thrive in the shallow waters, oyster beds, and grassy flats that characterize the local fishing grounds. Whether casting from shore, wading in the shallows, or navigating the tidal creeks by kayak or boat, anglers can enjoy a mix of sight-fishing opportunities and traditional angling techniques.

For those interested in offshore fishing, Beaufort provides access to the Atlantic Ocean via nearby Port Royal Sound. Offshore, anglers can pursue larger game fish such as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and various species of Snapper and Grouper. The town's marinas, boat ramps, and fishing charters cater to both locals and visitors, offering convenient access to prime fishing spots and expert guidance on seasonal fishing patterns and techniques.

Overall, Beaufort is celebrated for its scenic beauty, abundant marine life, and diverse fishing opportunities. Whether exploring the tranquil waters of the estuaries or venturing into deeper seas, anglers in Beaufort are sure to find plenty of excitement and memorable fishing experiences in this charming coastal town of South Carolina.

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