Welcome to Hot Ticket Fishing Charter, a premier fishing experience in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. With over 30 years of experience and a friendly and professional crew, we specialize in providing an enjoyable day on the water. At Hot Ticket Fishing Charter, we pride ourselves on giving all our guests an amazing adventure while catching plenty of fish, no matter your skill level. Join us and explore the beauty of the local waters while creating unforgettable memories with family and friends.
Captain Bill Kane of Hot Ticket Fishing Charter has been a lifelong member of the Carolina Beach fishing community. With 49 years of experience, he is an experienced and tournament-winning captain with a passion for sharing his knowledge and expertise to have a great time on the water and catch fish. Whether it's a family trip or an angling competition, Captain Bill provides exceptional service on the water in pursuit of that big catch. Join him and experience the best that Carolina Beach has to offer.
Hot Ticket is an incredible 39 ft. custom Harris Sportfish charter boat with brand new, turbo-charged CAT C7 diesel engines. Equipped with everything you need to find and reel in fish, such as state-of-the-art electronics for finding fish fast, two helms, three fighting chairs, outriggers and downriggers, two huge fish boxes and a flybridge to spot the big ones. Inside, you'll find an air-conditioned salon and a restroom with a sink and shower. Hot Ticket is the perfect charter boat for any fishing adventure.
Hot Ticket Fishing Charter specializes in targeting the most sought-after fish in the area. Popular species include King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Snapper, Black Seabass, Sharks, Sailfish, Bluefish and Triggerfish. We troll nearshore for Mackerel and Sharks as well as reef and wreck fishing to target bottom feeders like Grouper and Snapper and reef fish like Cobia and Amberjacks. Further offshore, we venture into the Gulfstream, where anglers can expect to find pelagic trophies like Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna and even Sailfish and Blue Marlin.
Hot Ticket Fishing Charter offers a variety of fishing techniques to ensure you have the best experience. We specialize in Gulfstream, trolling, live bait and bottom fishing trips, as well as light tackle, heavy tackle and drift fishing. Our experienced captain stays informed on the latest trends and has many techniques in his arsenal to put you on the fish. He knows the best tactics for catching big fish.
Hot Ticket Fishing Charter offers a variety of trips for anglers of any skill level. Our trolling trips range from 4-10 hours, while our live bait and bottom fishing charters range from 6-10 hours. For the ultimate deep sea adventure, join us on an extended 12+ hour Gulfstream trip and enjoy some of the best big game fishing available. Come experience the thrill of fishing with Hot Ticket Fishing Charter.
Hot Ticket Fishing Charter offers all the supplies necessary for a successful fishing trip! Not only do they provide the best tackle, bait, and no-license required fishing excursions, but they also have top-of-the-line Shimano Tiagras two-speed trolling rods and custom Live Bait fishing rods to ensure an enjoyable experience. Remember to bring food, beverage, sun protection, motion sickness medication, and a camera to capture memories and bragging rights of your catches. The crew is happy to clean your catch at the end of the day so you can take it home.
One thing that sets apart Hot Ticket Fishing Charter from all the other charters around is Kristie, the wife of Captain Bill. As an award-winning angler and USCG Captain, she helps guests select the right charter for their needs and provides insights into what to expect during different times of the year. Our guests gain access to her superior knowledge and expertise in fishing.
At Hot Ticket Fishing Charters, you'll experience a fishing adventure like no other. With a family-run charter and experienced crew, you are guaranteed an unforgettable, safe and enjoyable day on the waters of Carolina Beach. Whether you're looking for a casual trip or an action-packed excursion, Hot Ticket has something for everyone! Join us today and create your own memorable fishing story!