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; 5 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

5:00am – approximately 4:30 or 5pm
30-50 miles in the Gulf Stream for tuna, dolphin, wahoo, and marlin

A Salt Weapon

Capt. Dennis Endee

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

CAPT. DENNIS ENDEE and crew have been 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 The Bahamas. 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
$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2070.00 Credit Card
February 20 - April 10 Bluefin Tuna Trips
$2200.00 Cash or Check
$2270.00 Credit Card

Carly A

Capt. Jonathan Weiss

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2070.00 Credit Card

 

The Carly A is a 57 foot custom Carolina fishing machine run by CAPT. Jon Weiss. Capt. Jon has over 20 years experience offshore fishing from the North East canyons to the South Eastern offshore fishing grounds.

Carly A’s spacious cockpit hosts three chairs for not only fighting fish, but to enjoy the fast, dry ride to the fishing grounds. Her well appointed salon is equipped with three A/C s to keep cool on the hottest of summer days. The Carly A is equipped with tournament grade tackle and upgraded electronics.

Country Girl

Capt. Charles Foreman

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

CAPT. CHARLES FOREMAN has decades of offshore experience. 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.

Deep Blue

Capt. Gerrad Otto

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2070.00 Credit Card

 

The Deep Blue is a spacious 52’ Buddy Davis offshore sportfisher. It runs on a pair of 1050 HP Mann engines and can fit a maximum of six anglers at any given time. It’s not only a nice vessel to look at, but you’ll find it comes with all the necessary equipment to get the job done. The Deep Blue Crew will provide you with top of the line rods, reels, and tackle for the trip. Not to mention a fighting chair ready for you to fight your big game catch! And the interior is maxed out with comforts you won’t find on other boats like 4 AC units to keep guests comfortable when you’re not fishing, indoor restroom facilities, couches and a TV with DVD player as well as a sound system so you can fish to the tunes that pump you up!

Deep Blue Sportfishing invites you for an offshore fishing trip to remember. Come to Pirate’s Cove Marina in Manteo, NC, and let Captain Gerrad Otto show you why the Outer Banks is such a popular sportfishing destination. Whether you’re going solo or with the whole family, he’ll be glad to welcome you aboard.

Capt. Gerrad Otto

252-216-6734

Desperado

Capt. Rob Barker

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

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. 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!

EndorFin

Capt. Brian Leonard

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

Endorfin is a Custom Carolina built in Wanchese, NC by Irving Forbes. She is powered by twin CAT Diesel engines and tops out at 32 knots and cruises at 28 knots getting you out to the fishing grounds quickly and safely. The cockpit has a Pompanette Fighting Chair, ice machine and a big fish box. EndorFin uses all Shimano Reels and Crowder Rods to handle anything you want to catch offshore! The bridge is outfitted with Furuno and Northstar electronics. Her salon is outfitted with leather couches, a 40″ flatscreen tv with DVD, Playstation and wifi. The galley has a convection oven and Subzero refrigerator and freezer. She has full size bathroom and she is has both heat and air for the salan and bunk areas. Captain Jim Ashley has been fishing the Gulf Stream waters off the North Carolina coast for 20 years. Combined with our mate Derek Nelson’s experience, these two will do their very best to put you on the fish!

Haphazard

Capt. Joey Belton

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2200.00 Cash or Check
$2270.00 Credit Card

 

CAPT JOEY BELTON has been working on the ocean for nearly14 years. He moved to the Outer Banks the day after he graduated from North Carolina State University in 2004. Since then he has fished almost all of the tournaments along the east coast. He has traveled to Mexico, The Bahamas, Dominican Republic and also Costa Rica to chase the fish, and has learned from some of the best captains in the industry. HAPHAZARD is a 60’ HOLTON with an oversized cockpit with 3 fighting chairs, a luxurious galley, 40 inch flat screen smart satellite TV’s, Ice Makers and state of the art electronics two stateroom layout with two spacious heads . She is equipped with Two C-18 1,000 HP Caterpillar engines cruises up to 30 knots to get you offshore quickly to the big game fish. The HAPHAZARD has recently added a Seakeeper 9 Gyro Stabilizer to its list its many amenities.

Hog Wild

Capt. Jim Horning

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

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.

Instigator

Capt. Josh Wentling

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

The Instigator is a spectacular and professionally maintained custom-built 57′ Carolina sport fishing boat. Her twin diesel engines are both powerful and extremely fast so that you will be spending more time fishing and less time boat riding. She sports the very latest and highest quality marine electronics for your safety and ultimate fishing success. Instigator is also completely rigged with all the comforts of home like salon air conditioners, microwave oven, refrigerator, DVD, stereo system, CD, hot and cold shower, and even has soft comfortable bunks for your crew to rest on the boat ride out and on the return.

Marlin Gull

Capt. Kenny Midgett

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2070.00 Credit Card

 

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.

Obsession

Capt. Jeff Ross

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

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.

Sandra D

Capt. Mike Merritt

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2250.00 Cash or Check
$2320.00 Credit Card

 

CAPT. MIKE MERRITT began fishing off the Outer Banks in the late 1960's alongside the original fisherman to explore the waters off Oregon Inlet. His fishing experience extends far beyond the Outer Banks with stints in Venezuela, Bermuda, Mexico, Panama and the US Virgin Islands. He has competed in tournaments all over the world. Tournaments are a specialty for Capt. Merritt and he has over 15 recorded first place wins. He has also placed on the leader's board many times. The SANDRA D is a 58' Custom Carolina built in 2008. Powered with twin 1,050 HP C-18 CAT engines, the boat will quickly and comfortably get you to the fishing rounds. The boat was completely redone in 2013 and boasts the most modern electronics and a luxurious interior. Come aboard and enjoy a sport fishing experience you will not soon forget

Sea Toy

Capt. Bull Tolson

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2300.00 Cash or Check
$2370.00 Credit Card

 

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

Spray

Capt. Harold Smith

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2070.00 Credit Card

 

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.

Tenacity

Capt. Tom Baer

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2100.00 Cash or Check
$2170.00 Credit Card

 

Tom Baer went on his first offshore fishing trip at the early age of five and he has been chasing marlin, tuna, and mahi ever since. Tom is a licensed captain and a CAT certified marine mechanic. Tom has fished up and down the east coast of the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and the Central Pacific. The Tenacity is a 60’ Custom Carolina built by Blackwell Boatworks powered by twin V12 1200HP MAN Engines and cruises at 32 knots. TENACITY is professionally maintained and she is outfitted with state of the art electronics including satellite TV and radio. The interior of TENACITY is beautifully finished and includes a spacious salon and galley, two full baths, a stateroom, v-berth, and companionway bunks.

Waste Knot

Capt. Barry Sawyer

5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$2000.00 Cash or Check
$2070.00 Credit Card

 

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, 56' Sonny Briggs that was built in 2009. It is equipped with 2 C-18 Cat Engines running with 2000 HP. The WASTE KNOT luxurious plush interior with Satellite TV, AC, Heat, Microwave, and refrigerator. FAST to get fishing grounds quick, Carolina Built hull will give one of the most comfortable rides on the east coast!

Nearshore Fleet

Full Day: 6am – 3pm | Extended 1/2 Day: 6am – 12pm or 11am – 5pm | Half Day: 6am – 10am or 11am – 3pm
From the sound up to 25 miles off of the beach for striped bass, amberjack, blue fish, spanish mackerel, cobia, drum and shark.

Backin’ Up

Capt. Ritchie Howell

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$625.00 Cash or Check
$650.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$925.00 Cash or Check
$975.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$1750.00 Cash or Check
$1850.00 Credit Card

 

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

Fistful

Capt. Karl Helmkamp

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$625.00 Cash or Check
$650.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$925.00 Cash or Check
$975.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$1750.00 Cash or Check
$1850.00 Credit Card

 

Come fish with us on our 45 foot Custom Carolina built sportfisher “FISTFUL”. Totally enclosed, air conditioned salon with refrigerator, freezer and microwave; private full size head (restroom); comfortable indoor seating plus 2 staterooms with berths. Tons of room inside and out with the fast, smooth ride legendary to North Carolina built boats. Captain Karl Helmkamp (locally born and raised, USCG licensed, 4-time state duck calling champion, over 20 years experience on the water) and First Mate Casey Russell (Outer Banks native, USCG licensed, skilled in all species pursued) will do everything they can to make your trip the trip of a lifetime. Contact us any time for more information: (252) 395-1907 or (252) 455-1595, or email us at info@fistfulsportfishing.com. We look forward to having you on board!

Visit us on the web at www.fistfulsportfishing.com and on facebook at www.facebook.com/fistful.sportfishing.

Fowl Hooked

Capt. Troy Boyd

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$575.00 Cash or Check
$595.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$900.00 Cash or Check
$930.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$1200.00 Cash or Check
$1240.00 Credit Card

 

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.

Sea Hunter

Capt. George Munden

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$575.00 Cash or Check
$595.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$900.00 Cash or Check
$930.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$1200.00 Cash or Check
$1240.00 Credit Card

 

Capt. George Munden is a native of Northeastern NC where fishing is a way of life. Over the past 30 years, he has fished the waters of NC, Florida, the Bahamas, and Mexico. Capt. George is skilled in a variety of fishing techniques and will be happy to share his knowledge with you. The Sea Hunter 2 is a 33 foot Sport fisher powered by a Cummins 540 hp engine. She is a soft riding, comfortable, and solid fishing machine with a cruising speed of 24 knots. From state of the art electronics, to quality tackle of all types, the Sea Hunter 2 is rigged up and ready to go! Whether you are a first time fisherman or an old Salt, Capt. George and brother Capt. Clarence Munden, first mate, will make sure you get a truly enjoyable “hands on” fishing experience! Come out and catch some fish, have fun, and learn a little something along the way.
Give Capt. George a call at 252-312-7858 or visit us on our website www.seahuntercharters.com and follow us on Facebook at Sea Hunter2 Sportfishing Charters.

Get hooked, and lets go fishing!

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.

Iseafish

Capt. Patrick Heretick

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

$475.00 Cash or Check
$490.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

$600.00 Cash or Check
$620.00 Credit Card

 

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$750.00 Cash or Check
$775.00 Credit Card

 

Captain Patrick Heretick has been licensed for 8 years and has worked on a handful of offshore and nearshore boats and is also a custom rod builder. He will be running the ISEAFISH a 26’ Shear Water Carolina Edition. The ISEAFISH is equipped with a single 350 hp Yamaha as well as a trolling motor, a Cobia tower, 4 live wells.

T-Time

Capt. Toby Russ

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

$425.00 Cash or Check
$440.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

$550.00 Cash or Check
$565.00 Credit Card

 

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$700.00 Cash or Check
$725.00 Credit Card

 

CAPT. TOBY RUSS has lived on the Outer Banks since 1995 when he graduated from East Carolina University. He has operated T-Time Charters out of Pirates Cove Marina for 14 years. His experience and vast knowledge of the inshore fisheries around Oregon Inlet will put you on the fish. Whether fishing the backcountry for Trout or the flats for Drum, or the ocean for Cobia, Capt Toby knows the best spots and techniques to catch what's out there! The T-Time is a 21ft Parker center console with a t-top and plenty of dry storage. She is powered by a 200hp Yamaha outboard and equipped with a 32 gallon livewell, GPS/Fishfinder and VHF radio.
Thanks!
Toby

X Spearmint

Capt. Ryan Spear

6:30 AM - 10:30 AM

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$500.00 Cash or Check
$515.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

$700.00 Cash or Check
$725.00 Credit Card

 

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

$950.00 Cash or Check
$980.00 Credit Card

 

When you choose X Spearmint Sport Fishing with Captain Ryan Spear for your charter fishing adventure rest assured that you have chosen an operation that exemplifies safety, professionalism, and a captain with proven fish catching ability. After growing up locally in the diving industry exploring the wrecks off North Carolina, and the reefs of the Florida Keys Captain Ryan decided to pursue his love of fishing. Captain Ryan received his USCG 100 ton masters license over a decade ago and since then has enjoyed every minute of putting his clients on fish. The X Spearmint is a 30 foot custom Carolina open boat built for a wide range of fishing from inside the inlet to well offshore. The Carolina built hull supplies a great ride and with 600 HP we are one of the fastest near shore boats in our fleet. With a 30 knot cruise and close to 50 knot top end speed this translates to more fishing time for our clients. The boat has a privately enclosed bathroom and storage for all your belongings. We welcome all anglers from the seasoned veteran to someone just getting on the water.

Capt. Ryan Spear

252-796-7306

Shrimp | Crab | Cruise

A little bit of everything for everyone! Our newest additions to the fleet offers shrimping and crabbing, as well as tubing, cruising, and dolphin tours.

Esther Gale

Capt. Patrick Byrd

6:00 AM - 8:00 AM

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

$300.00 Cash or Check
$315.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

$500.00 Cash or Check
$515.00 Credit Card

 

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

$300.00 Cash or Check
$315.00 Credit Card

 

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

$600.00 Cash or Check
$620.00 Credit Card

 

Make great family memories while touring the beautiful seascape of the Outer Banks on the tranquil waters of the Roanoke Sound. A crabbing, shrimping or fishing charter aboard the F/V Esther Gale is great fun for families and children of all ages, or groups of friends at any skill level. The whole family can participate in this "hands on" adventure or just relax and take in the beautiful Outer Banks scenery.
Departure hours are flexible from sunrise to sunset, contact Captain Byrd to book your trip!