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Recently Booked Striped Bass Fishing Charters In North Carolina

Fishing in New Bern

Inshore Fishing Charter in New Bern

Inshore "Mixed Bag" Trip

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22 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in New Bern

Inshore Fishing Charter in New Bern

Speckled Trout Special

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22 ft 1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Manteo

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Manteo

OBX Fishing Trip

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $

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Other Trips in North Carolina

Fishing in Leicester
Fishing in Leicester
Fishing in Leicester
trip description for Float Trips, Full/Half Days in Leicester

Float your way down the river with Doug and get ready for an action-packed day of fishing in Leicester! On this fly-fishing trip you'll be targeting Brook Trout, Brown Trout, and Rainbow Trout. This float trip is Doug's most popular guide trip option. Anglers will get to cover miles of river that are often inaccessible to the wading public, and will have the opportunity to float a wider variety of rivers and flow conditions to keep you on the water during peak fishing periods. Whether you're new to fly fishing or not, Doug is eager to help. He has been fly fishing rivers his whole life so don’t be surprised when he puts you on a fish! He’ll help you reel ‘em all in throughout your 4-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) adventure through North Carolina's beautiful rivers. Doug gears his trips toward education, conservation, river awareness, and of course leaving you with an unforgettable outdoor experience in the beautiful North Carolina mountains that he calls home. Doug will outfit you with all equipment needed (Flys, Rods, Boots, Waders). He will also provide snacks and cold beverages. Enjoy your day out on the river with Doug! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Leicester

Float Trips, Full/Half Days

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1 - 2 People $
Fishing in Leicester
Fishing in Leicester
Fishing in Leicester
trip description for North Carolina Wade Trip in Leicester

Wade your way into the water with Doug and get ready for an action-packed day of fishing in Leicester! On this fly-fishing trip you'll be targeting Brook Trout, Brown Trout, and Rainbow Trout. Whether you're new to fly fishing or not, Doug is eager to help. He has been fly fishing rivers his whole life so don’t be surprised when he puts you on a fish! He’ll help you reel ‘em all in throughout your 4-hour (half-day) or 8-hour (full day) adventure through North Carolina's beautiful rivers. Doug gears his trips toward education, conservation, river awareness, and of course leaving you with an unforgettable outdoor experience in the beautiful North Carolina mountains that he calls home. Doug will outfit you with all equipment needed (Flys, Rods, Boots, Waders). He will also provide snacks and cold beverages. Enjoy your day out on the river with Doug! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Leicester

North Carolina Wade Trip

100% (1)
1 - 3 People $
Fishing in Ogden
Fishing in Ogden
Fishing in Ogden
trip description for Shark Fishing Trip in Ogden

Hop on board with Captain Judson and get ready to hunt the predators of the ocean in this exciting fishing adventure! Sand Tigers are found off the coast of North Carolina all year long and can grow up to 12 feet, so be ready to do some serious reeling! These beasts come out of the womb already 4 feet long and like to linger around wrecks and live-bottom habitats. Sporting small fins, pointed snouts and jagged teeth, Sand Tiger Sharks have menacing looks but are usually docile around humans, so no need to be intimidated! On this 4, 6, or 8-hour trip, Captain Judson will take you from Ogden to the nearshore waters off the coast of North Carolina where you'll be going after monstrous Tiger Sharks. You'll be using a couple of different methods to catch these big fish including light tackle, bottom fishing, and trolling. Whichever method, Captain Judson knows the waters and will get you properly set up for some bites! You'll be fishing aboard a 17’ Maverick skiff boat with a capacity for 6 people. Equipped with a 125 HP Yamaha engine, this boat is maneuverable and will get you to even hard to reach spots in the inshore and nearshore areas. This vessel comes with a trolling motor, elevated casting platforms, a push-pole and a power-pole to let you get those perfect casts! Captain Judson will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. Cold waters and a cooler full of ice will be on board with enough room to store your own food and drinks. All you need to bring are sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Even if the weather does not show rain, a rain jacket is recommended. Come aboard and Captain Judson will make sure you get some picture-worthy fish! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Ogden

Shark Fishing Trip

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17 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Ogden
Fishing in Ogden
Fishing in Ogden
trip description for Speckled Trout Fishing Trip in Ogden

Head out with Captain Judson and get ready for an exciting day of fishing for Speckled Trout without going too far from the dock! While the southern coast of North Carolina is known for having great offshore fishing, the nearshore fishing is just as exciting. These inshores and nearshores are flush with shipwrecks and artificial reefs that are harder to find in the Northern areas of the coast. These areas are known to have plenty of Speckled Trout year-round. Wilmington is the most popular spot in this area and is home to various fishing tournaments throughout the year. It's safe to say the fishing here will make for a great trip! On this 4, 6, or 8-hour trip, Captain Judson will take you from Ogden to the shallow water flats, backwaters, and creeks of the Cape Fear River off the coast of North Carolina where you'll be going after Bluefish and Speckled Trout. You'll be using a couple of different methods to catch these eye-catching fish including light tackle, bottom fishing, and trolling. Captain Judson knows these waters like the back of his hand and is sure to get you where the fish are biting! You'll be fishing aboard a 17’ Maverick skiff boat with a capacity for 6 people. Equipped with a 125 HP Yamaha engine, this boat is maneuverable and will get you to even hard to reach spots in the inshore and nearshore areas. This vessel comes with a trolling motor, elevated casting platforms, a push-pole and a power-pole to let you get those perfect casts! Captain Judson will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. Cold waters and a cooler full of ice will be on board with enough room to store your own food and drinks. All you need to bring are sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Even if the weather does not show rain, a rain jacket is recommended. Come aboard and Captain Judson will make sure you get some picture-worthy fish! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Ogden

Speckled Trout Fishing Trip

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17 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Harkers Island
Fishing in Harkers Island
Fishing in Harkers Island
trip description for Nearshore Fishing Trip in Harkers Island

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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Fishing in Harkers Island
Fishing in Harkers Island
Fishing in Harkers Island
trip description for NC Classic Inshore Fishing Trip 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 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

100% (1)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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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

NEW
23 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Hatteras
Fishing in Hatteras
Fishing in Hatteras
trip description for Summer Offshore Run in Hatteras

Captain Jay runs funfilled and action-packed trips out of Hatteras NC from April to November each year. He spends the winter and early spring months guiding down around Marathon Key, FL You will love fishing with Captain Jay as he likes to mingle, joke and fish with his customers. He is a Captain that loves seeing the customers experience the joy of fishing. When trolling in the gulf stream, he loves to target Gaffer Dolphin (mahi-mahi), Wahoo, Yellow Fin Tuna, Black Fin Tuna, and all Bill Fish. If you prefer to bottom fish, Captain Jay likes to deep drop for golden tile, triggers, snappers, grouper, and black sea bass. Runaway is a 46′ Carolina boat built by Sheldon Midgett in Wanchese, NC. She has a large comfortable cabin with A/C and heat. The boat is also equipped with top-notch electronics such as NAV- NET navigation system, Furuno depth finders, radar, and temperature gauges. She offers the finest in fishing gear such as Penn and Shimano rod and reels. USCG safety equipment. She has a large cockpit that will accommodate 6 fishermen very comfortable with a fighting chair and 2 helm chairs. His love of fishing has made him become one of the top fishermen on Hatteras Island. Captain Jay will give you one of your best fishing trips that you will not forget. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Hatteras

Summer Offshore Run

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45 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
trip description for Fishing Charter Special - 26’ C-Hawk in Wrightsville Beach

Head out with Captain Jordan for an awesome day out on the water! You will be fishing from a custom-rigged 26 ft C-Hawk, Equipped with the latest electronics package and safety gear, and provides a comfortable and quick ride to the fishing grounds. As a second-generation fisherman, fishing is in Captain Jordan's blood and the proof is in the pudding when you hop aboard his boat. Launching from Wrightsville beach, Captain Jordan specializes in a variety of nearshore and offshore gamefish including Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, King Mackerel, and an assortment of bottom fish. You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks. Children of all ages are welcome. Starting times are flexible and custom charters are available to meet your needs. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Fishing Charter Special - 26’ C-Hawk

100% (2)
26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Wilmington
Fishing in Wilmington
Fishing in Wilmington
trip description for Wilmington Mixed Bag in Wilmington

Launch aboard a 23' Regulator with Captain Dave for an epic nearshore adventure out of the Wilmington area. Captain Dave welcomes up to 4 guests aboard his safe, fast, and comfortable boat and is ready to take you and your party to some of North Carolina’s finest game fish. Get ready to chase Kingfish, Cudas, Bluefish, Redfish, or even head a little further offshore for some Mahi and Bonito when the conditions are right. Off the southern coast of North Carolina. there is a lot of nearshore and inshore bottom fishing available as well as trolling the nearshore and further offshore waters. The fish you catch is yours to keep if you wish, Captain Dave will clean them for you at the end of your trip. Captain Dave will provide all the gear and bait you’ll need, along with licenses, ice and water as well, the only things he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sun protection, and your kids if you'd like as well! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Wilmington

Wilmington Mixed Bag

100% (1)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
Fishing in Wrightsville Beach
trip description for Inshore Nearshore Fishing in Wrightsville Beach

If you're looking for an exciting fishing adventure in Wrightsville Beach, NC, then you're in for a treat! Captain G's inshore charter is the perfect choice for anyone who wants to explore the beautiful waters of this area and catch some impressive fish. Captain G will be your guide on this fishing trip, and he has years of experience fishing in these waters. He operates a 23' Sea Chaser center console, which is specifically designed for inshore fishing. The boat is equipped with all the necessary fishing gear and equipment, including fishing rods, bait, and tackle, to ensure that you have a successful trip. Your vessel for the day will be Captain G's 23’ Sea Chaser center console. It is one of the newest vessels in the area and is loaded with all the bells and whistles. Multiple live bait wells and fish tanks, along with comfortable seating, hidden rod storage, Bluetooth radio, deck lighting and much more mean that you'll be fishing comfortably all day! During your inshore charter with Captain G, you'll explore the best fishing spots in Wrightsville Beach, including the nearby inlets, rivers, and coastal waters. You'll have the opportunity to catch a wide variety of popular gamefish species, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Cobia, and more. The techniques are up to you! Choose from sight fishing and casting artificial lures, to fishing live and cut bait, bottom fishing jetties and docks, or trolling near the beaches. Captain G will provide you with expert guidance and tips on how to hook fish and land 'em, and he'll work hard to make sure that you have an enjoyable and productive day on the water. Whether you're an experienced angler or a beginner, Captain G's inshore charter is an excellent choice for anyone who wants to experience the thrill of fishing in Wrightsville Beach! So why wait? Book your inshore charter with Captain G today and get ready for an unforgettable day on the water! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Wrightsville Beach

Inshore Nearshore Fishing

NEW
23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Oriental
Fishing in Oriental
Fishing in Oriental
trip description for Pamlico Sound Bull Reds in Oriental

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

Inshore Fishing Charter in Oriental

Pamlico Sound Bull Reds

NEW
23 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a North Carolina striped bass fishing charter

What are the best striped bass fishing charters in North Carolina?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 striped bass trips in North Carolina, and the most popular trips in the area are Inshore "Mixed Bag" Trip guided by Joe, OBX Fishing Trip guided by Bud, and Speckled Trout Special guided by Joe.

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 Striped Bass charter in North Carolina are New Bern and Manteo.

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

What types of striped bass fishing charters are common in North Carolina?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for striped bass in North Carolina as well as nearshore fishing.

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

How much do North Carolina striped bass fishing charters cost?

for striped bass in North Carolina prices can range anywhere from about $450 to $690, but the average price for a half day trip for striped bass in North Carolina is $467. The average price for a full day trip for striped bass in North Carolina is $663.

What month is best for striped bass fishing in North Carolina?

The most popular season for striped bass fishing in North Carolina is fall, and most anglers book their trips 25 days in advance.

Do I need a North Carolina fishing license for striped bass and what are the bag limits for striped bass 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.

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