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Fishing in Wrightsville Beach

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Fishing Charter Special - 26’ C-Hawk

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Morehead City

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Morehead City

Disabled Vet Fishing Project

100% (1)
45 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Nearshore Sportfish Roundup

100% (1)
26 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Harkers Island

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Harkers Island

NC Classic Inshore Fishing Trip

100% (1)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Wilmington

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wilmington

NC Sportfish Adventure

100% (1)
26 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach

Inshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Inshore Nearshore Fishing

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23 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Most Popular Types of Spanish Mackerel Trips in North Carolina

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More Spanish Mackerel Fishing Charters In North Carolina

Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
trip description for Half Day Nearshore Trip in Wrightsville Beach

Get out there and enjoy the atmosphere of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, and discover what fishing opportunities await you. Captain Drew is family and kid-friendly and will make sure put to show you some awesome fishing! Captain Drew runs a 25' Maycraft Pilot House, which combines the serious fishing performance of a bay boat with the comfort and safety of a much larger vessel. You’ll have enough space to move around, and there’s also some shade against the sun. Plus, this boat is equipped with fish-finding sonar equipment, GPS navigation, and a 250HP Yamaha! Fishing will be primarily nearshore locations near Wrightsville Beach, over both sand and artificial reefs. You’ll get a chance to test your skills with light tackle and trolling. Typically, you'll mix it up and chase Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Bonito, and Sharks, depending on the time of year! You won’t need a fishing license as the charter’s got you covered. All the necessary equipment, fishing rods, lures, bait, and ice will be provided. Drew will clean and bag any catch you would like to keep at the end of the trip. There is also FREE PARKING in a private lot during the charter! Clean restrooms and marina store with drinks, snacks, and ice for sale is located a few steps from the boat. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Half Day Nearshore Trip

100% (1)
25 ft 1 - 5 People $
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 $$
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Fishing in Hatteras
Fishing in Hatteras
Fishing in Hatteras
trip description for Hatteras Inshore Experience in Hatteras

Whether you’re a seasoned fishing veteran or just looking for a fun adventure during a vacation, Captain Cam has got you covered! Aboard his 25' Custom Carolina he offers premier fishing experiences for both families and experienced fishing enthusiasts! He has a rich fishing pedigree and well over a decade of experience fishing the waters of the Outer Banks of NC. These half day trips run from 7am - 11am or 12pm - 4pm. Both bites are great it just depends on the time of year, and how early you want to get up!! His boat The Tradition is 25-foot Custom Carolina Ricky Scarborough. Powered by a 2018 Suzuki 250 four-stroke outboard motor. Equipment includes the latest in Garmin Electronics as well as a Fusion Marine Audio system. Most importantly all his charters are outfitted with the finest in Penn Fishing Products. The Custom Carolina Style Boat offers a great fishing platform for the Outer Banks, NC. The boat is outfitted with a custom tower designed specifically for Red Drum and Cobia. The high bow allows for fishing in the Atlantic Ocean while the Porta Bracket allows the Tradition to access the shallow waters of the Pamlico Sound. Overall, this boat is perfect for fishing in Hatteras, NC! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hatteras

Hatteras Inshore Experience

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25 ft 1 - 5 People $
Fishing in Wanchese
Fishing in Wanchese
Fishing in Wanchese
trip description for OBX Nearshore Adventure in Wanchese

Spend the day exploring the nearshore waters off of Wanchese, North Carolina with Captain Randy, a top-tier guide with more than a decade of experience fishing the Outer Banks. These waters offer something for everyone, from great Redfish closer in, to big Mackerel and Cobia further out! You'll pursue these fish with several different techniques, including sight casting with light tackle and trolling with the heavy-duty stuff. Get ready for a true multi-species adventure with exciting opportunities for both newbies and experienced anglers. Expect to spend the first portion of the trip heading out to Captain Randy's prime spots, which include nearshore structure and wrecks, which provide the perfect habitat for many fish species. On the day of the trip, you'll head out aboard Captain Randy's 25' Mako center console, a versatile boat that's perfect for nearshore fishing. It's fully equipped with all the right gear, including GPS, fishfinder, live well, and comfortable seats and cabin area. He'll bring along all of the necessary equipment, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. Just remember your Polarized Sunglasses, Hat, Weather-Appropriate Clothing, and you'll be good to go! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wanchese

OBX Nearshore Adventure

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25 ft 1 - 5 People $$
Fishing in Morehead City
Fishing in Morehead City
Fishing in Morehead City
trip description for 1/2 day inshore in Morehead City

Get ready to explore the inshore and nearshore waters off of Morehead City, NC with Captain Jeffrey! This trip is perfect for those looking to tackle a wide variety of species, from classic North Carolina inshore sportfish such as Redfish and Spotted Trout, alongside hard-fighting nearshore fish such as Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Striped Bass. This trip will focus on trolling for fast, predatory fish, and when they take that bait, get ready for the fight of your life! Captain Jeffrey knows how to put you where the fish are, but once that rod is out of the rod holder and in your hands, it's you versus the fish. Bring your strength, skills and stamina, because these fish will be on their A-game. 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

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Morehead City

1/2 Day Inshore

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $
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 $
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Everything to Know About Booking a North Carolina spanish mackerel fishing charter

What are the best spanish mackerel fishing charters in North Carolina?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 37 spanish mackerel trips in North Carolina, and the most popular trips in the area are Fishing Charter Special - 26’ C-Hawk guided by Jordan, Disabled Vet Fishing Project guided by Joseph, and Nearshore Sportfish Roundup guided by Chuck.

Our guides in North Carolina are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2528 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 Spanish Mackerel charter in North Carolina are Wrightsville Beach, Morehead City and Carolina Beach.

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

What types of spanish mackerel fishing charters are common in North Carolina?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for spanish mackerel in North Carolina as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

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

How much do North Carolina spanish mackerel fishing charters cost?

for spanish mackerel in North Carolina prices can range anywhere from an affordable $450 to $1,795, but the average price for a half day trip for spanish mackerel in North Carolina is $583. The average price for a full day trip for spanish mackerel in North Carolina is $930.

What month is best for spanish mackerel fishing in North Carolina?

The most popular season for spanish mackerel fishing in North Carolina is summer, and most anglers book their trips 12 days in advance.

Do I need a North Carolina fishing license for spanish mackerel and what are the bag limits for spanish mackerel 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

  • ★★★★★
    Great - enjoyed every minute.

    Kevin J. with Justin R. of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    We booked a trip with captain Jaime for two days in the beginning of our trip. My fiancé is an avid fisherman, and was able to pick captain Jamie‘s brain for information on the area, and he gladly shared. Captain brought us to some great spots, and there were some fish caught. We even got to fish one of the shipwrecks from the Civil War, which was amazing. We couldn’t of asked for a more hospitable and kind and knowledgeable guide for this trip.

    Richard G. with Jamie R. of Wilmington, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    My son and I had such a fun trip with Captain Jamie! He was great with my son, a patient teacher, and he navigated the area with ease. He even tried to hook us a shark! We also saw dolphins and lovely wildlife, and we caught some interesting fish. My son can’t wait to go back and is counting down the days until we see Jamie again!

    Heather B. with Jamie R. of Wilmington, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Jordan was a great captain! By gosh, by dern, he was going to find some fish for us. Nearly defeated, he found a spot at the end of our trip. He was kind enough to let us fish a bit longer than scheduled so we could pull in a few. Thank you!

    Macy C. with Jordan V. of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Coordinating this trip was a nightmare. I got passed around 3x. Lacking clear communication & response time. Would rather have used another service or booked directly with captain

    Connie K. with Craig H. of Beaufort, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    I enjoyed the trip and would like to go back out for grouper and mahi

    Leanna S. with Jordan V. of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip! Captain Chuck was terrific and really worked hard to ensure our 10 yo grandson had ax great time and even got him some fish. Highly recommended.

    James D. with Chuck B. of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    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!

    Adri P. with Dave W. of Wilmington, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Great time! Can't wait to go back.

    Kyle G. with Drew Z. of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain G is the man! We had a blast on our trip chasing reds on soft plastics and fly inshore, hammering flounder at G's secret spot, loading up on Spanish Mackerel at the jetties, running the beaches for cobia and catching bluefish and a 6' Blacktip Shark, and then running a few miles off to try our luck on some amberjack. This trip was a wild nonstop adventure and I came away amazed at the variety of fishing opportunities Captain G can line up at the drop of a hat. There was never a dull moment and G's setup is perfect for skinny water, zipping down the coast, and fishing open water offshore. His gear is top of the line and he was super quick to re-rig tackle when needed so we were keeping lines wet. 10/10 and can't wait to fish with G again sometime soon. -Jonathan with Captain Experiences

    Jonathan N. with Guion L. of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Joe was the best captain we could ask for.. He put us right on the fish and was hitting almost not stop for the duration.. Highly-qualified and great personality ...

    Kevin L. with Joe C. of Wilmington, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    It was a great trip and the kids caught fish.

    David H. with Guion L. of Wilmington, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Trip was great! Captain Michael and Eugene were wonderful and were all ready planning our trip for next year!

    Matthew K. with Mike W. of Hatteras, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Grey was outstanding. Under typically iffy December conditions on Pamlico Sound he put us into trout and drum. I've fished with 4 other charters over the past decade in the Carolinas and Captain Grey was best.

    James G. with Grey D. of Swan Quarter, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Very knowledgeable guide and lots of fish caught!

    Jim B. with Joseph D. of Morehead City, North Carolina

  • ★★★★★
    Rainy day but lots of fish were available. Very technical fishing but productive. Water was crystal clear. Thanks.

    Chris B. with Doug M. of Leicester, North Carolina

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