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Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Beaufort

Harker's Island Charter

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Beaufort

Offshore Trolling Trip

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53 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Inshore Fishing Charter in Beaufort

Trophy Red Drum Trip

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Inshore Fishing Charter in Beaufort

OBX Inshore Adventure

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Beaufort

Inshore (PM)

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20 ft 1 - 3 People $

Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Beaufort

NC Inshore Slam

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Most Popular Types of Trips in Beaufort

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We will use light tackle to target redfish, speckled trout, black drum and flounder. Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Beaufort

Inshore (AM)

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20 ft 1 - 3 People $$

The NC inshore is prime territory if you want to hook up big-league Redfish! Join Captain Justin on the inshore waters off of Sealevel, NC, and search for big Reds, Speckled Trout, and even Flounder—all at night! At night, fish behave very differently, and many become more aggressive feeders once the sun sets. You'll chase these fish using classic light-tackle techniques and a combination of live bait and lures. Redfish are one of America's most popular saltwater gamefish for a reason, and they're a blast to catch for seasoned anglers and novices alike. You'll be fishing from Captain Justin's fast, comfortable 27' ProLine center console. She's powered by twin Suzuki engines with a combined 500 horsepower. This versatile boat is perfect for fishing the different conditions around Sealevel, and is super comfortable as well. On board, Captain Justin has a fishfinder, GPS, a live well, and an ice box for your catch! On this adventure, all you need to bring is some appropriate clothing, food, and drinks. There's no sunscreen needed on this night trip. Captain Josh will provide everything else including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. Everything you catch on this adventure will be released to protect the delicate balance of the estuary. This trip should be incredible! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Sealevel

Nighttime Redfish Trip

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $

Get out there and get after one of North Carolina's premier sportfish in the beautiful waters off of New Bern, NC with Captain Joe! 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 areas with some 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 22' Pathfinder center console—a great type of boat for fishing everything that the Neuse, Bay, and Pamlico Rivers have to offer. She's powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine, so you'll be on the fish in no time at all. Captain Joe 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

Inshore Fishing Charter in New Bern

Trophy Red Drum Trip

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22 ft 1 - 3 People $

There's no better way to enjoy Wilmington, NC than on a fishing charter! The North Carolina coast is home to world-famous inshore fishing, and you'll be able to hook up trophy Redfish, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, and more on this trip with Captain Luke. His charter vessel is a sleek 21' Sportsman center console, perfect for inshore angling. She's equipped with all the important gear and equipment to keep you fishing successfully all day. That includes GPS, live wells, a trolling motor, a full suite of electronics, and more! You'll have everything you need to reel in a variety of species, including the highly sought-after Redfish, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, and Speckled Trout. Captain Luke will guide you to the best fishing spots, sharing his knowledge of the local ecosystem and wildlife along the way. Throughout the day, Captain Luke will provide expert guidance on the best techniques to use for each species. He'll also make sure that you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience on the boat, providing refreshments as needed. After the day winds down and you head back to the dock, Captain Luke will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home. The fish are biting—book now and get out there! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wilmington

Crushing The Coastline

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21 ft 1 - 3 People $

Head out with Captain Joe and get ready for an exciting day of fly fishing in the fish-rich North Carolina inshores! Inshore fishing trips in the waters throughout Beaufort are a great way for anglers to chase after some exceptional game catches without going too far from the dock. These inshore and nearshore waters are home to a nice selection of popular Mid-Atlantic varieties. On this 3/4 or full-day trip, Captain Joe will take you from Beaufort to the inshore areas like the Beaufort Inlet, the Bogue Sound, the Core Sound, the Newport River, or the North River. In these waters you'll be going after Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, and Speckled Trout. To go after these fish you can use a few different methods such as light tackle, bottom fishing and trolling. Whatever fish you want to go after, Captain Joe will get you set up with the best method and bait! You'll be fishing aboard a 23’ Sea Ox center console with a capacity for 5 people. Equipped with a 150 HP Honda engine, this boat will get you where the fish are biting! It comes with a bimini top, a fish finder, and live well to let you cruise in comfort. Captain Joe will provide all rods, reels, tackle and live bait. All you need to bring are sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Book your trip today and let Captain Joe take care of the rest! Read More

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Harkers Island

NC Classic Inshore Fishing Trip

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Head out with Captain Joe and get ready for an exciting day of fly fishing in the fish-rich North Carolina nearshores! Nearshore fishing trips in the waters just off the coast of Beaufort are a great way for anglers to chase after some exceptional game catches without going too far from the dock. These inshore and nearshore waters are home to a nice selection of popular Mid-Atlantic varieties. On this 4 to 10-hour trip, Captain Joe will take you from Beaufort to neashore areas just off the North Carolina coast. In these waters you'll be going after Bonito, Cobia, King Mackerel, Little Tunny, Redfish, and Spanish Mackerel. You can go after these fish using either light tackle or bottom fishing. Whatever fish you want to go after, Captain Joe will get you set up with the best method and bait! You'll be fishing aboard a 23’ Sea Ox center console with a capacity for 5 people. Equipped with a 150 HP Honda engine, this boat will get you where the fish are biting! It comes with a bimini top, a fish finder, and live well to let you cruise in comfort. Captain Joe will provide all rods, reels, tackle and live bait. All you need to bring are sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Come on out with Captain Joe! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Harkers Island

Nearshore Fishing Trip

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Beaufort

What are the best fishing charters in Beaufort?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 36 trips in Beaufort, and the most popular trips in the area are Harker's Island Charter guided by Jason, Offshore Trolling Trip guided by Craig, and Trophy Red Drum Trip guided by Austin.

Our guides in Beaufort are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2508 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Morehead City, Atlantic Beach and Harkers Island.

Looking for kid friendly charters 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. speckled trout, 3. spanish mackerel, and 4. flounder.

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

How much do Beaufort fishing charters cost?

in Beaufort prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Beaufort is $566. The average price for a full day trip in Beaufort is $1,089.

What month is best for fishing in Beaufort?

The most popular season for fishing in Beaufort is summer, and most anglers book their trips 23 days in advance.

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

If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Beaufort don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. For freshwater trips, you’ll still need to purchase a license. See here for more information on fishing licenses, bag limits, and fishing season regulations in Beaufort. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.

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.

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