Pirate's Cove Charters

Pirate's Cove Marina is the home of the World's finest and most experienced charter fleet. 16 boats are available for Gulf Stream charter; 4 boats accommodate nearshore fishing trips, and 1 boat is for Inlet only, 4 people maximum. All other boats are based on a maximum of six people. Make-up parties may be right up your alley if you have a smaller group. The make-up system is available for all types of charters.

Due to the recent increases in fuel prices, all charter prices are subject to change or incur a fuel surcharge.



Offshore

5:30am - approximately 4:30 or 5pm
30-50 miles in the Gulf Stream for tuna, dolphin, wahoo, and marlin

     
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A Salt Weapon

Dennis Endee

CAPT. DENNIS ENDEE and crew have be FEATURED ON ESPN AND VERSUS.  Capt. Dennis has over 20 years of offshore fishing experience, fishing NC waters the past 15 years and winter fishing in Mexico. He takes you where the Big Fish are!  A SALT WEAPON is a 56’ PAUL MANN Custom Carolina Sportfisher. The boat was totally remodeled in 2012.  She's loaded with the latest electronics, including satellite television!  The boat is equipped for comfort cruising at 30 knots and a true all weather fishing machine.

April 16-Dec 31 5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

Bluefin Tuna March 1-April 15 5am-5pm
$2200.00 Cash or Check
$2270.00 Credit Card

 
   
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Canyon Runner 60'

CAPT. MARK DEBLASIO

2009 60' Ritchie Howell Sportfisher cruises at 32 knots through anything.  She has a huge teak cockpit with mezzanine seating, three staterooms and two full bathrooms, a full galley with sub-zero refrigeration, granite countertops, microwave and huge dinette. Two couches in the salon and 4 flat screen TV's finish off the interior. Satellite TV and satellite radio on surround sound stereo.  Your crew will cook up your fresh fish in our cockpit grill while you are still on the troll.  Please call 732-272-4445 for booking.

5:30 AM - 5:00 PM
$2195.00 Cash or Check
$2260.00 Credit Card

March 1 - April 15 Bluefin
$2195.00 Cash or Check
$2260.00 Credit Card

 
   
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Canyon Runner 48'

Deane Lambros

The CANYON RUNNER 48 is a 48' Viking Yacht which cruises at 26-27 knots.  It offers a huge salon , 2 staterooms, 2 bedrooms with SAT TV .  The boat is equipped with custom rods and Penn Internation Reels and all of the electronics to get you out to the fish!  Please call 732-272-4445 for booking.

5:30 AM - 5:00 PM
$1995.00 Cash or Check
$2050.00 Credit Card


Cash or Check
Credit Card

 
   
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Carly A

Jonathan Weiss
The Carly A, captained by Eddie Huffman, is a 2002 57’ Johnson Boat Works Carolina custom Sportfisherman. We upgraded her in 2008 with new paint, 12KW Northern Lights generator, shaft tubes and a whole list of extras. With top notch electronics, she will get you to the offshore fishing grounds in comfort and safety.  The salon is spacious, air conditioned and well appointed.  With an 17.5’ beam, the cockpit is huge, all business, and outfitted with tournament grade tackle and a Release Marine fighting chair.  Fishing full time out of Pirate’s Cove Marina at Oregon Inlet, home to some of the world’s best sport fishing, we are now booking trips for the 2012 season.  This boat was born to fish and is rigged and ready to take you on your offshore adventure.  Get Bent & tight lines, Owner/Captain Jon Weiss

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
   
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Desperado

Rob Barker

The DESPERADO is a 56' Taylor Made boat equipped with the latest electronics and fishing tackle.  In the salon, you will find amenities including satellite television and radio, refrigerator, microwave and icemaker, and a large shower and head.  She is powered by a 1550HP C-30 CAT with a cruising speed of 26 knots and max speed of 33 knots.  Edenton-born Captain Rob Barker spent as much time on the water as he could, got his captains license at age 18 and moved to the Outer Banks to fish after graduating from North Carolina State University.  Captain Rob invites you to join him on the bridge at any time during the trip!

Also Captain Walt Spruill of the well known long time charter boat “HUNTER” will be running some of his trips on the Desperado and Rob will be in the cockpit. Rob worked for Walt for 4 years on his old boat in which they shared many successes and worked very well together.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Country Girl

Allan Foreman

CAPT. ALLAN FOREMAN has nearly four decades of offshore experience and holds a masters license with unlimited tonnage. He operates the Crystal Dawn & the Country Girl out of Pirate’s Cove. The COUNTRY GIRL, a 57’ CANNADY, was custom built by his father-in-law, local legend Capt. Buddy Cannady and the only charter boat in the fleet Coast Guard licensed to take more than six passengers on a charter.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Goin' Deep

Kenny Sexton

Captained by KENNY SEXTON, the Goin' Deep is a 2007 B&B custom, built right here in Manteo.  The Goin' Deep is 58 feet long and powered by twin engines. She's rigged up with great electronics and is a very comfortable boat to fish and relax on.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Haphazard

Will Ross

CAPT. WILL ROSS has 20 years of commercial and charter fishing experiences with an excellent tournament record. He enjoys fishing and will share his knowledge with his customers. HAPHAZARD is a 60’ HOLTON with an oversized cockpit with 3 fighting chairs, a luxurious galley, flat screen satellite TV’s, and state of the art electronics. She cruises up to 30 knots to get you offshore quickly to the big game fish.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
   
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Hog Wild

Jim Horning

CAPT. JIM HORNING is still as passionate about Sport Fishing as he was 27 years ago, when he started the career of his dreams. You are guaranteed a trip of a lifetime with Jim. The HOG WILD is a 55’ Carolina Sport Fisher crafted by Paul Mann and designed for a comfortable, successful day of offshore fishing.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
   
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Marlin Gull

Kenny Midgett

CAPT. KENNY MIDGETT has been fishing offshore since he was 14 years old, and has been a captain for the last 5 years.  MARLIN GULL is a 55’ Sport Fisher built by Capt. Buddy Cannady with a 1000 HP 3412 CAT that pushes her at a smooth 25 knot cruising speed. She is equipped with the latest electronics, microwave, TV, vcr, icemaker, heat and air conditioning, cd player.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Obsession

Jeff Ross

After 15 years as a marine biologist, CAPT. JEFF ROSS, owner of the F/V OBSESSION, has operated a fulltime charterboat in the gulf stream and Outer Banks since 1995. The OBSESSION is a 55’ custom “Carolina style” sportfisher, the last and largest custom built charter boat built by Capt. Sheldon Midgette. She has state of the art electronics, a large salon, a giant tuna chair and 2 additional fighting chairs.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Samanna

Huck Harris

CAPT. HUCK HARRIS has been a licensed Capt. for over 25 years and is one of the longest running charter boat captains at Pirate’s Cove. He wants his charter groups to feel like they’ve had a great fishing experience. SAMANNA is a 53’ GWALTNEY Carolina Sport Fisher that was completely upgraded in 2007. You’ll have all the comforts you need in the salon and all of the state of the art electronics to help you get the big fish!

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Sandra D

Keith Baer

The Sandra D is a custom sportfishing yacht built here in North Carolina.  The boat was built in 2008 and in 2014 received a complete rebuild.  The boat is powered by brand new Cat C-18 engines, boasting leather seating, granite counter tops, and LCD TVs in all rooms.  Enjoy your ride out in luxury as you cruise through the beautiful Outer Banks.  The spacious cockpit has comfortable mezzanine seating and a brand new, top of the line fighting chair for the big one.  State of the art electronics along with Shimano reels and custom rods will keep you on the fish.  Capt. Keith Baer is Coast Guard certified and has 30 years of fishing experience all along the eastern sea board and the Bahamas.  The boat is also available for overnight trips and tournaments.

5am-5pm
$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2060.00 Credit Card

7am-4pm Giant Bluefin
$1950.00 Cash or Check
$2015.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Sea Toy

Bull Tolson

CAPT. BULL TOLSON is a native to the Outer Banks with a family history deeply ingrained in local fishing. At 18 years old, he became a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain. Since then tournaments have been his specialty with several winnings along the East Coast. The SEA TOY is a 59’ SPENCER built in 2008 with a unique hull design for the smoothest of rides on the waves. It is also equipped with the latest electronics.

*Trips on or after August 1, 2014 will be $2000 cash/$2060 credit card through end of 2014 season*

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

5am-5pm on or after August 1
$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2060.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Spray

Harold Smith

CAPT. HAROLD SMITH has over 40 years of boat handling and fishing experience and he is very accommodating.The SPRAY is a 61’ GUTHRIE fully equipped custom Sportfisher built by legendary Master Boat Builders in Harkers Island, NC. The boat has the latest in electronics and infared imaging for foggy weather in addition to a luxurious salon with satellite TV.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Sushi

Capt. Charley Pereira

Sushi is a new, high-tech, luxury 57 foot Island Boat Works Sportfisherman.  She cruises at up to 48 mph and tops out at 55 mph - one of the fastest charter boats in the world (more fishing time, less ride time, and ability to fish further away if needed).  Eight leather reclining home theater seats and a 55” HDTV in the salon give passengers the same level of seating comfort as a first-class airplane seat.  Down below are bunks for 8 and bathroom.  Multi-level cockpit mezzanine seating provides comfort for all while fishing.  Satellite HDTV and satellite wireless internet and email allow work or play on the ride out and back, maybe even pay for your fishing trip by billing hours or sealing a work deal.  Fishing equipment includes the latest Garmin 15” displays and electronics, electric teaser reels, hydraulic outriggers, 45 ft high carbon fiber tuna stick and the latest trolling, jigging, live-bait, chunking, and bottom fishing tackle. 

5am-5pm
$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2160.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Waste Knot

Barry Sawyer

CAPT. BARRY SAWYER was born and raised on the Outer Banks and began charter fishing as a teenager. He bought his first boat in 1990 and has a proven track record with 30 years of successful offshore fishing. WASTE KNOT, formerly the First Crack, is a 57’ CANNADY custom Carolina Sportfisher built in 2003 and equipped with the latest electronics and tackle. Enjoy a memorable bluewater sportfishing adventure in comfort aboard the WASTE KNOT.

5am-5pm
$1900.00 Cash or Check
$1960.00 Credit Card

 

Nearshore Fleet

Deep Water Bottom Fishing/Trolling: 6am - 4pm | Full Day: 6am - 2pm | Intermediate 3/4 Day: 6am - 12pm or 11am - 5pm | Half Day: 6am - 10am or 11am - 3pm
From the sound up to 30 miles off of the beach for striped bass, amberjack, blue fish, spanish mackerel, cobia, tilefish and drum.

     
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Avenging Marauder

Troy Crane

Captain Troy Crane has been fishing the near shore waters of the Outer Banks for over 20 years.  As the longest operating boat in the near shore fleet of Pirates' Cove, Captain Troy Crane and his  custom Bertram Sport fisher, the "Avenging Marauder,"  know all of the hot spots to catch you the big ones.  The  "Avenging Marauder " is a true fishing battle wagon.  Built  by Bertram Yachts in Miami, Florida,  it is known for its soft ride and fish-raising abilities worldwide throughout the fishing industry.  She is powered by a pair of 420 horse power, state of the art, electronic controlled Cummins diesel engines and cruises with ease at 25 knots.  Capt. Troy  has completely renovated the Bertram to best suit our nearshore fishing conditions with a custom sight casting tower for greater visibility while searching for big Red Drum and Cobia.  The "Cockpit" where all the action takes place, offers three chairs to fight fish from, along with two other companion seats so everyone has a place to sit.  It also has a six-hundred pound capacity fish box to hold the catch and keep it ice cold and ready to take home.
We have out riggers, down riggers and everything from ultra light rods to heavy two speed big game rods to catch everything that swims.  The salon - cabin area is open and spacious and offers plenty of seating, along with a COLD air conditioner for the really HOT days on the fishing grounds and plenty of heat for the cold ones as well.  You will also find  an XM  satellite stereo for your listening pleasure, a flat screen tv to view a large selection of fishing DVDs  (or you can bring along your own),  and a microwave to heat up your breakfast and lunch if you desire.  We offer a  CLEAN,  full size bathroom with an electric flushing toilet for all the comforts of home while out on the water.  Come and join us  for a day of fishing and see what the "Avenging Marauder" can " HOOK" you up with !
Tight lines,
Captain Troy

6am-10:30am / 11am-3:30pm
$525.00 Cash or Check
$550.00 Credit Card

6am-12pm / 11am-5pm
$725.00 Cash or Check
$750.00 Credit Card

6am-3pm
$1050.00 Cash or Check
$1085.00 Credit Card

6am - 4pm
$1200.00 Cash or Check
$1240.00 Credit Card

 
   
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Backin' Up

Capt. Ritchie Howell

Capt. Ritchie Howell is a local boatbuilder and charter fisherman. He has been a licensed captain for 32 years. The BACKIN UP is a 46' Sheldon Midgett that Ritchie rebuilt himself. She is the largest of the inshore boats and her amenities include A/C, bathroom,  today's  finest electronics, custom fishing tackle, a spacious cockpit with a large Marlin chair and two smaller fighting chairs. Ample space for fighting big fish and a large, comfortable salon to relax in while waiting for the next bite. She truly has ALL of the comforts. Join us for an enjoyable day on the water. www.obxblueboat.com ; www.backinup.com

6am-10:30am /11am- 3:30pm
$600.00 Cash or Check
$625.00 Credit Card

6am-12pm / 11am - 5pm
$800.00 Cash or Check
$825.00 Credit Card

6am - 3pm
$1125.00 Cash or Check
$1160.00 Credit Card

6am-4pm
$1275.00 Cash or Check
$1315.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Fistful

Karl Helmkamp

CAPT. KARL HELMKAMP has been fishing the ocean and waterways of Northeastern North Carolina since childhood. Born and raised in this area, he is intimately familiar with the species he pursues.  His experience spans from the backwaters of the sound to the far reaches of the gulf stream. He strives to make every trip the adventure of a lifetime.  The FISTFUL is a comfortable, totally customized 32 foot Topaz Sportfisher.  She was completely remodeled in 2010, is powered by twin diesels, has heat and a/c, a private head (bathroom), large fishing cockpit and all the latest electronics.  A variety of trips are available year round. 

6am-10:30am /11am- 3:30pm
$525.00 Cash or Check
$550.00 Credit Card

6am-12pm / 11am - 5pm
$725.00 Cash or Check
$750.00 Credit Card

6am - 3pm
$1050.00 Cash or Check
$1085.00 Credit Card

6am-4pm
$1200.00 Cash or Check
$1240.00 Credit Card

 
   
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Fowl Hooked

Capt. Troy Boyd

Capt. Troy has a passion for fishing the waters of Coastal North Carolina.  He has over 15 years combined experience as a Commercial Fisherman and Charter Captain.  Capt. Troy enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills to make your fishing trip worth remembering.  The Fowl Hooked is a 35 ft Custom Carolina built by the legendary Sheldon Midgett.  She is equipped with the latest electronics, bathroom, large fishing cockpit, and is powered by a Cummins diesel.  Whether you are an experienced angler or a family visiting the Outer Banks, come and enjoy a great day of fishing on the Fowl Hooked.

6am-10:30am /11am- 3:30pm
$525.00 Cash or Check
$550.00 Credit Card

6am-12pm / 11am - 5pm
$725.00 Cash or Check
$750.00 Credit Card

6am - 3pm
$1050.00 Cash or Check
$1085.00 Credit Card

6am-4pm
$1200.00 Cash or Check
$1240.00 Credit Card

 
     
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Sea Hunter

George Munden

CAPT. GEORGE MUNDEN is widely known as one of the most knowledgeable skippers around providing families and serious anglers with some of the best Outer Banks fishing experiences. SEA HUNTER is a comfortable, well equipped 35’ Sportfisher with a cruising speed of 24 knots. She is equipped with the finest tackle, state-of-the-art navigation equipment and a friendly, professional crew.

6am-10:30am / 11-3:30pm
$525.00 Cash or Check
$550.00 Credit Card

6am-12pm / 11am-5pm
$725.00 Cash or Check
$750.00 Credit Card

6am-3pm
$1050.00 Cash or Check
$1085.00 Credit Card

6am-4pm
$1200.00 Cash or Check
$1240.00 Credit Card

 

Inlet Fleet

Full Day: 7am - 3pm | 3/4 Day: 6am - 12pm or 12pm - 6pm | Half Day: 7am - 11am or 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Roanoke sound-outside of Oregon Inlet for trout, flounder, blue fish, and striped bass.

     
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T-Time

Toby Russ

CAPT. TOBY RUSS has lived on the Outer Banks since 1995 when he graduated from East Carolina University. He has worked in the charter fishing industry on the Outer Banks for almost ten years. The T-TIME is a 21-foot Carolina-built center console outboard designed to fish the inshore and nearshore safely and comfortably. The boat is equipped with GPS, fish finder, VHF radio and cellular telephone as well as a 32 gallon livewell.

6:30am-10:30am / 11:00am-3:00pm
$395.00 Cash or Check
$410.00 Credit Card

6am - 12pm / 12pm-6pm
$520.00 Cash or Check
$535.00 Credit Card

7am-3pm
$645.00 Cash or Check
$665.00 Credit Card