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Bottom Fishing Charters Near Beaufort, Nc
If you're looking for some exciting offshore fishing, complete with screaming reels and giant fish, you've come to the right place. Captain Ashley's Bluewater Special is a must for avid anglers looking to hook up on prizewinning sportfish, including species such as Amberjack, Kingfish, Barracuda, Snappers, and more! On the 8-hour option, you'll be catching a range of close offshore species on the troll and on the bottom. On the 11-hour option, your targets expand to include Mahi, Wahoo and other pelagic predators. Let Captain Ashley be your guide to the Gulfstream, a major trans-Atlantic current that lures giant fish with the promise of a feeding frenzy. If you've never fished this unique and challenging underwater environment, there's no better opportunity. You'll employ a range of techniques and plenty of gear to catch these fish, and when one takes the bait—get ready for the fight of a lifetime! On the morning of the trip, you'll head out on his 50' Buddy Davis Custom Carolina, a sportfisher built for speed, performance, and comfort. She's powered by twin 735 HP Detroit engines, so you won't have to cruise for more than a couple of hours before you reach the prime fishing grounds and start haulin' 'em in. On the way, cross your fingers for a Dorado or Cobia! Captain Ashley will be prepared with everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including rods, reels, bait, tackle, and most importantly, his years of experience hunting champion pelagic predators. To make the most of your experience on the water, make sure to bring Polarized Sunglasses, Weather-Appropriate Clothing, Hat, and Sunscreen. Get ready to have a blast! Read More
NC Bluewater Special
On this trip, you'll head deep offshore towards the Gulf Stream, a huge current that carries warm, rich water from the Gulf of Mexico all the way to Europe! There's no better place to hook up all kinds of pelagic fish, and Captain Bradley is the man for the job! On board his 35' Down East Cruiser, you'll be able to hook up some thrilling sportfish including Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, and White Marlin. Captain Bradley will provide you with all the necessary fishing equipment, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle, and will give you a quick rundown on the different types of fish that you might catch. As you venture deeper into the Gulf Stream, you'll be surrounded by the deep blue waters of the ocean, and the sun will shine down on you as you search for your next big catch. With Captain Bradley's guidance and expertise, you'll have a good chance of catching some fish and experiencing the thrill of reeling them in. Captain Bradley's 35' Down East Cruiser is a comfortable and spacious vessel, with plenty of room for you and your group to relax and enjoy the ride. You'll have access to a cabin with seating and a restroom, as well as a deck with ample space for fishing and taking in the stunning views of the open ocean. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, a fishing trip in the Gulf Stream with Captain Bradley is a thrilling and unforgettable experience that you won't want to miss! Read More
Gulf Stream 10-Hour
Get out there and get after one of North Carolina's premier sportfish in the blue waters off of Beaufort, NC with Captain Austin! Redfish are among the most popular inshore 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 it all, from inshore shallows to deeper nearshore areas with plenty of 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 Skimmer center console—a great type of boat for fishing everything from flats to estuaries to nearshore 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
Trophy Red Drum Trip
If you're looking for some exciting offshore fishing, complete with screaming reels and giant fish, you've come to the right place. Captain Adam's Gulfstream Special is a must for avid anglers looking to hook up on prizewinning sportfish, including species such as Tuna, Dorado, Marlin, and Sailfish. Let Captain Adam be your guide to the Gulfstream, a major trans-Atlantic current that lures giant fish with the promise of a feeding frenzy. If you've never fished this unique and challenging underwater environment, there's no better opportunity. You'll employ a range of techniques and plenty of gear to catch these fish, and when one takes the bait—get ready for the fight of a lifetime! On the morning of the trip, you'll head out on his 54' Blackwell Custom Carolina, a sportfisher built for speed, performance, and comfort. She's powered by twin 700 HP Caterpillar engines, so wont have to cruise for more than a couple of hours before you reach the prime fishing grounds and start haulin' 'em in. On the way, cross your fingers for a Dorado or Cobia! Captain Adam will be prepared with everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including rods, reels, bait, tackle, and most importantly, his years of experience hunting champion pelagic predators. To make the most of your experience on the water, make sure to bring Polarized Sunglasses, Weather-Appropriate Clothing, Hat, and Sunscreen. Get ready to have a blast! Read More
Going Deep Special
If you're looking for some exciting offshore fishing, complete with screaming reels and giant fish, you've come to the right place. Captain Justin's Gulfstream Special trip is a must for avid anglers looking to hook up on big-league sportfish, including species such as Tuna, Dorado, Marlin, and Sailfish. The Gulfstream is a major trans-Atlantic current that runs from the Gulf of Mexico all the way to Europe. It carries warm weather, rain, and tons of nutrients across the Atlantic. This combination of factors attract tons of bait, which in turn lure giant fish with the promise of a feeding frenzy. If you've never fished this unique and challenging underwater environment, there's no better opportunity. You'll employ a range of techniques and plenty of gear to catch these trophy species, and when one takes the bait—get ready for the fight of a lifetime! On the morning of the trip, you'll head out on Captain Justin's 27' ProLin center console. She's powered by twin 25-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be out to the fishing grounds in a hurry. On the way, you'll troll for species such as Cobia and Mahi—both great fighters and delicious eating fish to boot! Once you're out deep in the blue, you'll troll at different depths to attract various species of fish. When a big Sailfish or Tuna whacks that bait, be ready! Captain Justin will be prepared with everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including rods, reels, bait, tackle, and most importantly, his years of experience hunting champion pelagic predators. To make the most of your experience on the water, make sure to bring Polarized Sunglasses, Weather-Appropriate Clothing, Hat, and Sunscreen. Get ready to have a blast! Read More
This is a fishing trip unlike any other. When you get off the dock with Captain Joseph, you'll be stepping into more than fifty years of legendary fishing history. The fine vessel you'll be taking out is no ordinary boat, but the boat that initially inspired the bestselling book, "Jaws" and the world-famous film that followed. Your Captain was a mate on that boat when it landed the still-standing world-record Great White Shark—a 3,427 pound monster fish that remains the largest fish of any species ever landed on a rod and reel. The vessel itself is 42', completely one-of-a-kind, handcrafted Chesapeake-style fishing boat, built in 1947 by Tiffany Boat Works, now Tiffany Yachts. It was completely restored by a North Carolina nonprofit, in order to begin its new mission: taking disabled American veterans out on the fishing trip of a lifetime. The purchase of your charter trip allows an equally-sized group of American heroes the chance to get out there for free. In his own words, these trips have a huge impact: "Before my eyes, I watched a quiet group of men, who had boarded the boat timid and cautious, transformed! We engaged the group in conversation, drew them out individually and showed each how to fish for speckled trout. After just a few hits, the men started joking that they were now expert fishermen. The more fish they caught, the livelier they became. When the day drew to a close and we headed in, I invited my “experts” to come up top and drive the boat. When we arrived back at the dock, the smiles on these heroes’ faces were beyond explanation. It was as if they had a whole new outlook. One vet remarked he had no idea fishing was so much fun. These fishing trips aboard the Cricket have the potential to change people's lives. I saw it that day." Obviously, in addition to going after massive sharks, you'll have the opportunity to troll and cast out for a variety of top sportfish, from Mackerel to Mahi and more. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-timer, this trip is an unmissable chance to learn about Montauk, about fishing history, and to catch some great fish for yourself while giving back to your country's military heroes. There's simply nothing like it. Read More
Disabled Vet Fishing Project
In the late fall and early winter months, something crazy happens on the beaches of the Outer Banks: Bluefin Tuna, migrating up the coast, come in close to the shore to gorge on menhaden in the shallow water! Captain Justin, one of the most versatile and experienced captains on the Crystal Coast, has been targeting these migrating fish for years and would love to share this incredible opportunity with you if you're in town between November and December. This is a seasonal trip laser-focused on finding, fighting, and reeling in one of the Atlantic's, biggest, fastest and most impressive fish, the Bluefin Tuna, in meer feet of water. With Captain Justin, you'll head out for a short ride from the dock to the oceanside surf waters. 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. Captain Justin will clean and package your catch for you if you catch some smaller keepers, but it should be noted that any commercial-size fish (73inches or bigger) will be kept by the captain per federal regulations. On the day of the trip, you'll go aboard Captain Justin's 30' Contender center console—a perfect boat for finding, chasing, and landing Tuna. It's equipped with two 300HP Yamaha 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
Bluefin On The Surf
Get ready for an unforgettable fishing adventure in Oriental, NC! This trip is available only in August and September, when the "bull" Redfish push in towards the shoreline. Captain G's charter is perfect for a group of four anglers who want to experience the thrill of sight fishing for the largest Redfish in the world using light tackle and topwater baits. Your journey with Captain G will take you to the Neuse River estuary, where you'll search for the massive feeding Bull Drum. When you find the right conditions, you'll cast topwater and popping corks to these giants, and when they hit, get ready for the hardest fight of your life! These fish will run hard and provide an adrenaline-pumping challenge that you won't forget. Captain G's vessel for the day is a 23' Sea Chaser by Carolina Skiff, one of the newest and most well-equipped boats in the area. The boat has multiple live bait wells and fish tanks, comfortable seating, hidden rod storage, Bluetooth radio, deck lighting, and much more to ensure a comfortable and luxurious experience. Everything you need for your fishing trip is provided, so all you have to do is bring your favorite snacks and drinks, sun protection, and get ready for a fantastic time. Book your trip with Captain G today and get ready to experience the excitement of catching the largest reds in the world! Read More
Pamlico Sound Bull Reds
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
Nearshore Fishing Trip
Everything to Know About Booking a Beaufort bottom fishing charter
What are the best bottom fishing charters in Beaufort?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 15 bottom fishing trips in Beaufort, and the most popular trips in the area are NC Classic Inshore Fishing Trip guided by Joe, Harker's Island Charter guided by Jason, and NC Inshore Slam guided by Austin.
Our guides in Beaufort are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 9581 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.
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What types of bottom fishing charters are common in Beaufort?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for bottom fishing in Beaufort as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for bottom fishing in Beaufort are: 1. redfish, 2. spanish mackerel, 3. kingfish, and 4. speckled trout.
How much do Beaufort bottom fishing charters cost?
for bottom fishing in Beaufort prices can range anywhere from an affordable $450 to $3,000, but the average price for a half day trip for bottom fishing in Beaufort is $587. The average price for a full day trip for bottom fishing in Beaufort is $1,183.
What month is best for on a bottom fishing charter in Beaufort?
The most popular season to go on a bottom fishing charter in Beaufort is fall, 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?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Beaufort don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Beaufort.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
We had an awesome time with capt. Joe. He worked extremely hard to put us on the fish. Water conditions weren't to our favor, But we will be back next year. Can't wait to fish with our new found friend again. And have another great day on the water. ☆☆☆☆☆
jackie B. with Joe T. of Beaufort, North Carolina
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