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This city is one of North Carolina’s most visited fisheries. It never fails to mesmerize with the species of fish, and a large number of Morehead City fishing charters.
You can reel_in Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Mahi Mahi, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Morehead City is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. From backcountry fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
Morehead City fishing charters will put you on Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Redfish, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Morehead City found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.
You can find about 41 fishing charters in Morehead City and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Morehead City.Check rates & availability
July, June and September are the best months for inshore fishing near Morehead City.
If you’re looking for a offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. Morehead City offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.
Depending on the season, you can catch King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Black Sea Bass, and many more.
Offshore fishing trips are good for experienced anglers, groups for friends, and those who want to reel in a bigger catch. Be ready to travel into the federal waters miles off the coast.Show all offshore fishing charters
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
The most affordable 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Morehead City costs $350 for 2 anglers.
You can find more than 29 fishing companies in Morehead City and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.
Keep in mind that it takes time to get to the best offshore fishing spots. It’s better to take a 6-hour offshore fishing trip if you want more fishing action.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
The best time to go offshore fishing in Morehead City are considered to be July, June and September.
Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in Morehead City. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.
Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. Inshore waters are ideal for family fishing because of the shallow depths and calm waves.
A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. The journey won’t be exhausting, so your kids will learn more about fish species and fishing techniques.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.Check rates & availability
Morehead City is one of the best destinations for shark fishing because a wide variety of sharks are found in local waters. Morehead City shark fishing charters are committed to providing you with an exciting fishing experience.
There are plenty of options for your next shark fishing trip near Morehead City. These waters are home to Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Bonnethead Shark, and many more.
Note: you can keep certain North Carolina shark species, but most sharks are off-limits for harvesting. These sharks have to be released. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.
Sharks inhabit offshore and inshore waters, from mangrove swamps to reef dropoffs. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.
There are many options for bait. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. The type of bait depends on the shark species you want to catch.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
You can find 13 fishing charters in Morehead City and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Morehead City.Check rates & availability
You can target sharks all year round. March-October tends to be the best time to catch sharks in Morehead City.
Tarpon is one of the top trophy fish you can target on Morehead City fishing charters. Local fishing guides can help you to target Tarpon. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.
Tarpon prefer to reside in shallows, bays, flats, and rivers. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.
Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. By law, Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a photo of a lifetime, and let it go.
$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50.
We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Morehead City.Check rates & availability
Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Morehead City waters. September, August, and July are the best months.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide all the necessary fishing equipment, bait, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.
The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. This license covers all the anglers on the vessel.
An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit to fish in the federal waters.
Depending on the weather, Captains recommend bringing sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, long sleeve shirt, hat, windbreaker, waterproof jacket, waterproof pans, appropriate non-skid footwear, gloves, your medicines, bug bite cream, sanitizer, drinks, and snacks.
Bring your freshwater license if you are planning to fish in the freshwater.
Some Captains don’t recommend bringing spray sunscreen, liquor, weapons, fireworks, and inappropriate footwear.
You can reserve a trip with a 10-30% deposit.
The remaining balance has to be paid directly to the Captain on the day of your trip or upon arrival.
The deposit could be refunded if you cancel the trip before the cancellation deadline. The average free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
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