Nearshore Bluefin Special

Starting at $1000 | 10 Hour | Nearshore | 6 People

About Your Trip

North Carolina is one of the only places in the US where it's possible to catch Bluefin Tuna this close to shore! In certain seasons, these huge pelagic fish migrate north, and pass close to the beaches of the Outer Banks and barrier islands, giving fisherman an unmatched opportunity to hook these incredible fish without going hours offshore.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Outriggers, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Captain Justin writes: "I was born and raised on the water in Eastern NC and have been around fishing my whole life. I just love the water and the ocean. I'm a full time Fire Inspector and Fire Engineer for the town of Emerald Isle, and run fishing charters on my days off. I started my own fishing charter business in 2015 and love every minute of it!"

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Start Location

141 Cedar Creek Road, Sealevel, NC 28577, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.


Bluefin Tuna


Heavy Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

Gear & Packing

Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Recommended Packing
Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.
Required Items
Nothing additional needed.

Things To Keep In Mind

Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

Free Cancellation

Rest easy with free cancellation up to 7 days before the trip.

100% Weather Protection

Receive a full refund in the event of inclement weather.


Ashley A.


April 24, 2022

We can’t thank Captain Justin and his deck hand enough for such a wonderful day! We caught mahi mahi and several blackfin tuna. The deck hand was so good about getting lines back out in the water, making sure we didn’t get tangled in each other’s lines, and gaffing the ...Read More

Michael W.


September 15, 2021

Great Captian! Very accommodating and fun!! Looking forward to making a trip back again and doing the Gulf Stream with Justin!

Quincy H.


June 18, 2021

Justin was awesome and willing to talk and share stories an experiences. He made the trip go so well. Oh, and we caught fish, too! Thanks, Justin!

Dustin T.


April 18, 2021

Justin was amazing. Messaged me a few days in advance of the trip to let me know that weather would impact our scheduled trip and asked me if I wanted to move a day later. Glad we did. What a great day. Perfect weather, Justin kept us over fish all ...Read More

Howard V.


April 10, 2021

Best choice in my opinion if you want an authentic local charter ! Someone who knows the waters and will definitely put you on the fish!

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!