3 of the Best Emerald Isle Fishing Charters


Cast your line and reel in the big one during your vacation in Emerald Isle! There are so many great opportunities for year-round fishing adventures, from visiting Bogue Pier to fishing in the beautiful surf. If you’re unfamiliar with fishing these waters, consider hiring a charter! There are plenty of great options from which to choose, each with experienced, friendly, and fun captains who are happy to give you the inside scoop on angling in these waters. Check out three of our favorite Emerald Isle fishing charters!

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The Best Emerald Isle Fishing Charters

Capt. Stacy Fishing Center

Choose from full-day, half-day, and overnight excursions with Capt. Stacy Fishing Center! This charter is based out of Atlantic Beach and has been in business for over 50 years. They catch everything from red snapper to tuna during their excursions: just let them know your preference when you call, and they’ll try to work with you as best they can. This is a great charter if you’re hoping to go on an Emerald Isle offshore fishing excursion. They also offer Emerald Isle headboat fishing trips. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even go on a shark-hunting excursion! If you would prefer to have a private experience, Capt. Stacy’s offers private five-hour, eight-hour, and full-day trips. The charter boats can accommodate up to six passengers, making this a great fun for a group of friends or a fun day trip with the kids. The price for each of the trips includes rods, reels, bait, tackle, and ice. There is a galley in the ship where visitors can purchase hot and cold food and beverages.

Emerald Isle Adventures

For fishing charters, boat rentals, and beach photography call Emerald Isle Adventures! They believe that fishing is about having fun. Under the leadership of Captain Roy Heverly, you’re sure to have a great time on the Atlantic Ocean. Emerald Isle Adventures offers six-hour, seven-hour, and eight-hour trips. Each trip includes bait, tackle, ice, rods, and reels. You won’t need a fishing license as you will be covered by their blanket fishing license. If you’re ready to head out on your own, check out their boat rentals. If you’re hoping to capture these special moments on film, book a beach portrait session with their talented photographer. Talk about a one-stop-shop!

Sandbar Safari

Aside from providing fantastic fishing trips, Sandbar Safari’s website is a wealth of great Emerald Isle fishing information. Check out their seasonal report to get an idea of the best places to cast your line along the shore. You’ll also get a preview of the most active types of fish in these areas. If you’re interested in learning about the Emerald Isle ecosystem, take their Eco-Tour. It is a fantastic kid-friendly activity. You’ll explore marshes, islands, and waterways while trying to catch a feast of seafood. Of course, nothing beats the fishing tours! Choose from the four-hour and six-hour inshore tours and the six-hour and 10-hour offshore adventures. The rate covers a group of up to five people and includes bait, rods, reels, tackle, ice, and licenses.

Stay with Spinnaker’s Reach

After you’ve had an adventure with these Emerald Isle fishing charters, return to a gorgeous home from Spinnaker’s Reach! We have a stunning array of properties along the island, from interior to oceanfront.

Avid anglers will love to stay in A Sound Seclusion, our beautiful soundfront home. It is one of the few properties in our catalog that feature a dock, ideal for any guests planning on fishing in the sound. We’ve even had past guests of this home catch fish right off the dock! The home itself features three floors. The ground level is the best hangout spot, with an indoor lounge. The next level is the main living level. It features a fully-equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, and a dining room with outstanding views of Bogue Sound. There are two bedrooms on this floor: the king suite and a smaller king bedroom. The third level features the majority of the bedrooms, including a bunk room with three sets of custom bunk beds (perfect for children), as well as king and a queen bedroom. Best of all, this home is pet-friendly!

Browse our full list of rentals and book today! We look forward to having you.


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