Capt. Charles Powell of Carolina Beach Fishing Charters is proud to offer world-class, inshore and nearshore fishing experiences in the Coastal Carolina area. Located just south of Wilmington along the Atlantic coast, Carolina Beach offers some of the area's best inshore and nearshore fishing opportunities. With its clear waterways, healthy aquatic habitat, and abundant fish species to target, it is no wonder that this destination is quickly becoming one of the favorite spots for coastal North Carolina anglers.
Captain Powell has over 30 years of fishing expereince and has honed his skills to provide anglers of all skill levels with a fun and memorable trip on the waters of the Cape Fear region. Whether you're an experienced fly fisherman looking for trophy trout or a novice angler wanting to learn the basics of saltwater flats fishing, Captain Powell provides knowledgeable instruction to help you succeed.
The boat, a 24 ' Carolina Skiff with a center console T-Top for your fishing comfort, is powered by a 115HP Suzuki. The boat is safe and built for the Carolina waters and comfortably seats up to 6 anglers.
Cape Fear is an excellent spot for sport fishing, and plenty of exciting saltwater fish can be found in the area. Some of the most popular sport fish at Cape Fear include Red Drum, Black Sea Bass, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, and Bluefish. Anglers can also find many other species, including Sheepshead, Cobia, and even some seasonal Tarpon.
Bottom fishing is the most common technique for inshore and nearshore in Cape Fear. Anglers use a variety of lures and bait to target species such as flounder, drum, black sea bass, and croaker. Casting is a popular technique using a variety of soft baits, jigs, and topwater lures to target these species. Fly fishing is another popular technique used in Cape Fear, especially in the creeks and estuaries. We also troll for Mackerel nearshore.
Carolina Beach Fishing Charters offers inshore, nearshore and reef charters. Our inshore trips allow us to catch various inshore species, such as red drum, speckled trout, flounder and more. Our nearshore trips offer an opportunity to target king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, and other inshore species in the nearshore waters.
For your charter, you do not have to worry about getting NC Fishing License as it is provided. The boat is equipped with top-line fishing equipment and tackle, with ice for your catches. You could bring sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, a camera, food, and drinks. Check the weather and wear appropriate clothing. And, of course, come ready to have fun.
So if you are an avid angler or a family looking for a fun and unforgettable adventure on the waters around Carolina Beach, booking a fishing trip with Captain Charles Powell is the way to go. He will make your day fun and full of fish.