Ocean Isle Beach fishing boats offer a wide variety of fishing experiences both near and far.
For those interested in staying out of the ocean, the backwater, marsh fishing for species such as Flounder and Redfish is a great option. For those looking to head out to the deep-sea, species such as Mackerel, Sea Bass, Barracuda, Shark and Mahi await.
Fishing is available from Ocean Isle Beach year-round, with the prime season from March through November. Some folks want to try an Inshore excursions while others are looking for a half day or full day and Offshore Fishing. For beginners to experienced fishermen there is a charter fishing trip for you!
Ocean Isle Beach Fishing Boats & Charters
Emma Rose Fishing Charters
Whether you are an experienced fisherman or have never been but always wanted to try deep sea fishing…
Emma Rose Charters is dedicated to offering you the safest and the best fishing experience possible!
A reliable and comfortable fishing boat the Emma Rose is the Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 “Far Out Shoot Out” held each year at Ocean Isle Beach NC!
Emma Rose Charters offers seven standard trips ranging from a two hour “intro” trips for kids to a twelve hour Gulf Stream trips. The Emma Rose is a 43’ Sportfisher.
They even have a 21’ coastal skiff to enable fishing in the back country when the weather might be foreboding offshore and at much lower rates.
Trolling is the preferred for catching the biggest game fish in our waters. Catches while trolling often result in the largest species of big game fish, using big rods, big bait and plenty of patience. Targeted species include Dolphin (Mahi mahi) King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Tuna, Wahoo, Amberjack and False Albacore.
Bottom Fishing gives our fisherman the highest percentages for fish catching rod bending success. With over 50 reefs, wrecks bottom fishing is a favorite; bottom fishing in Long Bay yields some of the most desired eating fish you can catch anywhere. Targeted species include Black Sea Bass, Flounder, Grouper, Snapper, Spotted Sea Trout.
Ocean Isle Fishing Center
Offering two identical World Cat 33 TE boats for your fishing comfort featuring huge fishing & lounging areas w/overall length of 33 feet and 11 foot beam. Smooth, dry, fast and offer the conveniences of a larger boat (cabin/bathroom) and 360 degree walk around fishing.
Kids Trip: 2 hours- A very introductory fishing, boating, and sight-seeing experience that keeps you within sight of land and may range as far as 3 miles offshore. Total fishing time is roughly 1.5 hours.
½ Day Near Shore: 4 hours- This trip will keep you within sight of land, typically fishing out to 5 miles offshore.
½ Day Off Shore: 6 hours- This trip will typically range out to 20 miles offshore.
Cape Fear Shark Drifting: 7hrs- This trip will carry you to the famed and dangerous waters of the Cape Fear River Channel. Total fishing time is roughly 5 hours.
¾ Day Offshore: 8 hours- This trip will typically range out to 35 miles offshore. Total fishing time is roughly 5 ½ hours,