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Fishing in Harkers Island

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Harkers Island

NC Classic Inshore Fishing Trip

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $500
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach Kid's Trip

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $350
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Bottomfishing Trip

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $600
Fishing in Atlantic Beach

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Atlantic Beach

NC Inshore/Nearshore Combo

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $700
Fishing in Atlantic Beach

Inshore Fishing Charter in Atlantic Beach

NC Classic Inshore Trip

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $400
Fishing in Hatteras

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hatteras

Hatteras Island Inshore Adventure

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $500

Most Popular Types of Black Drum Trips in North Carolina

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Fishing in Harkers Island
Fishing in Harkers Island
Fishing in Harkers Island
trip description for Nearshore Fly Fishing in Harkers Island

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 neashore areas just off the coast, or 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 Bluefish, Little Tunny, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, and Speckled Trout. All you'll need is a fly rod to target these colorful species of fish. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced fly fisher, Captain Joe will give you some helpful guidance to get you ready to cast away! 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, and tackle. All you need to bring are sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Book your trip and let Captain Joe take care of the rest! Read More

Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Harkers Island

Nearshore Fly Fishing

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23 ft 1 - 3 People From $500
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Fishing in Manteo
Fishing in Manteo
Fishing in Manteo
trip description for OBX Fishing Trip in Manteo

Get out there with Captain Bud and spend the day fishing the beautiful waters of North Carolina's Outer Banks (OBX). These are rich fishing grounds for a variety of species, so expect to try out a number of different techniques for finding and fighting these fish. Captain Bud is an experienced angler and a top-quality guide who knows how to put you on the fish and land some great memories for you and yours. Because the Outer Banks features several different habitats, a day of fishing offers endless possibilities. Depending on the season and your preferences, you could be sightcasting for Cobia, fishing the bottom for Black Drum, or trolling for Mackerel and Striped Bass—all in one day! There are also opportunities closer to shore for Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, and Spotted Seatrout. Get ready for great fighting and great eating—Captain Bud will happily clean your catch for you. On the day of the trip, you'll head out aboard Captain Bud's 24' Skeeter bay boat. She's a fast and versatile craft that can easily handle both the inshore and nearshore waters off of the Carolina coast, and is equipped with all of the necessities—plus a few extras to really give you an edge over the fish and ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable day. Captain Bud will bring along everything you need for a fantastic day of fishing, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. To maximize your experience on the water, remember your sunscreen, a pair of polarized sunglasses, a hat, and the right clothes. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime with Captain Bud! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Manteo

OBX Fishing Trip

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $500
Fishing in Beaufort
Fishing in Beaufort
Fishing in Beaufort
trip description for Harker's Island Charter in Beaufort

If you ever needed a reason to get out and explore the beautiful water and amazing fishing off of Harker's Island, NC, this is it. Captain Jason has fished this area for his whole life, and knows how to create a perfect fishing experience for every type of angler, from veteran fish-fighters to families with kids. On this trip, you'll go after all the North Carolina sportfish, including Redfish, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Black Seabass, Flounder, Sharks, Bluefish, and Bonito. Suffice to say that if it swims, Captain Jason will help you hook it. You'll get off the dock aboard Captain Jason's 22' Kencraft Bayrider skiff, powered by an ultra-reliable Yamaha 150 HP four-stroke engine. Because this is an inshore/nearshore trip, you can expect to be on the fish fast, so be prepared to start fighting quick! Many of the species you'll be targeting are widely known for their fighting abilities, so make sure to bring your A-game. Captain Jason will bring everything else, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. To maximize your experience on the water, please remember sunscreen, proper clothing, and a pair of polarized sunglasses to help you hone in on fish. Get ready for a great trip! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Beaufort

Harker's Island Charter

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
trip description for Bottomfishing/Trolling Combo in Wrightsville Beach

If you really want to see what the waters off of Wrightsville Beach, NC have to offer, this is your ticket. On this trip, you'll go after a bunch of species, including heavyweights like Amberjack (known as "reef donkeys" for the stubborn fighting), Black Seabass, Triggerfish, and Snappers that like to hang out near the bottom, as well as classic topwater gamefish such as Cobia, False Albacore, Kingfish, and Spanish Mackerel. There's no better trip if you're looking for variety—if it swims, Captain Jason will help you hook it! You'll be spending the day aboard a fast, comfortable 26' Seahunt center console. This versatile boat is perfect for fishing the different conditions around Wrightsville Beach, including the rich offshore waters. On board, Captain Jason has a fishfinder, GPS, a live well, and snorkeling equipment if you want to take a plunge! He'll also provide everything you need for a perfect day on the water, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. His goal is for everyone to have a blast and to catch a bunch of fish! Remember to bring proper clothing, a hat, and sunscreen. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Bottomfishing/Trolling Combo

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $800
Fishing in Sneads Ferry
Fishing in Sneads Ferry
Fishing in Sneads Ferry
trip description for North Topsail Inshore Trip in Sneads Ferry

Get ready to explore the inshore waters off of Sneads Ferry, NC with Captain Adrian! This trip is perfect for those looking to tackle the classic North Carolina inshore sportfish—Redfish, Spotted Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder—while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Pamlico Sound. This trip is a perfect opportunity to practice your cast and retrieve with a variety of different lures and bait. You'll be on light tackle, so prepare to fight these fish! You'll get to test out jigging, top-water retrieves, and some bottom fishing while you try Captain Adrian's best spots and "honey holes". You'll get off the dock aboard your guide's 18' Ranger bay boat—an ideal type of vessel for fishing everything from flats to estuaries to inshore structure. She's powered by a 150 HP Mercury engine, so you'll be on the fish in no time at all. Captain Adrian 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 Sneads Ferry

North Topsail Inshore Trip

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18 ft 1 - 2 People From $375
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Fishing in Beaufort
Fishing in Beaufort
Fishing in Beaufort
trip description for Inshore (AM) in Beaufort

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 From $500
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Everything to Know About Booking a North Carolina black drum fishing charter

What are the best black drum fishing charters in North Carolina?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 27 black drum trips in North Carolina, and the most popular trips in the area are Bottomfishing Trip guided by Jason, Wrightsville Beach Kid's Trip guided by Jason, and NC Classic Inshore Fishing Trip guided by Joe.

Our guides in North Carolina are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2704 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.

The most popular cities to book a Black Drum charter in North Carolina are Beaufort, Hatteras and Harkers Island.

Looking for kid friendly black drum guides / fishing lessons in North Carolina? Check out our beginner and family friendly black drum guides in North Carolina.

What types of black drum fishing charters are common in North Carolina?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for black drum in North Carolina as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in North Carolina are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and bottom fishing but trolling and sight casting are popular as well.

How much do North Carolina black drum fishing charters cost?

for black drum in North Carolina prices can range anywhere from about $450 to $1,045, but the average price for a half day trip for black drum in North Carolina is $496. The average price for a full day trip for black drum in North Carolina is $856.

What month is best for black drum fishing in North Carolina?

The most popular season for black drum fishing in North Carolina is spring, and most anglers book their trips 23 days in advance.

Do I need a North Carolina fishing license for black drum and what are the bag limits for black drum in North Carolina?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in North Carolina 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 North Carolina.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Bought this trip for my husband and he cannot stop smiling. Captain Jack was great!!! Will definitely do again!!

    Tommy D. with Jack J. of Beaufort, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    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 Harkers Island, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Daneil is an amazing captain. He made sure that we got a large variety of fishing experiences, we caught so many that we loss count of how many fishes were caught...we just had such an amazing day. My 17 yr old grandson slept nearly the whole way home. Highly recommend him

    Susan T. with Daniel G. of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

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