July Report

July 21st, 2012

Summertime fishing remains strong, with great catches on half and full day trips!  On full days, we are catching king mackerel and dolphin (mahi mahi) with a few sailfish sightings.  The bottom fishing remains very strong, with grouper, grunts and sea bass making up most of the catch.  A few cobia are still around and we are catching them while we are bottom fishing.  Closer to the shores of Wrightsville and Carolina Beach, the spanish mackerel and flounder fishing has been on fire.  Double digit catches of both species are not uncommon!  We have also been catching a few larger coastal sharks, such as blacktips, lemons and spinner sharks. 

June Report – Hot Fishing!

June 5th, 2012

Summer is here and the Wrightsville Beach fishing is heating up nicely!  On our half day trips, the spanish mackerel fishing has been excellent, with catches in the double digits nearly each trip.  There have also been a few king mackerel and cobia around, some cobia as large as 60 lbs.  A bit further off the beach, we are catching plenty of cobia, amberjack and grouper, with the occasional king mackerel and gaffer dolphin mixed in.  The black sea bass fishing has been excellent with limits on half day trips being the norm.  We’ve seen a few sailfish, but have not yet landed one this season.  The bottom and grouper fishing has been great, with a few gag grouper tipping the scales at 20+ lbs!

May Report

May 5th, 2012

Offshore fishing in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach NC is really starting to pick up!  The opening of grouper season has started off nicely, with good catches of gag grouper, grunts and porgy.  Trolling for king mackerel has been hit or miss, but the gaffer dolphin fishing in the gulf stream is strong, with a few wahoo still around as well.  Closer to the beach, we have been catching some nice sized bluefish, a few spanish mackerel, and the bonito and flase albacore are biting on casting jigs.  As the weather and water warms, the fishing is only going to get better!

Sail Fish and Pretty Weather this Week

August 8th, 2011

Nice sail caught aboard Wilmington Fishing Charters

Bite is hot.. its prime time.. come on and give us a call !

New Boat ( click on the bait out blue link)

August 7th, 2011

bail out  click on this link to one of our new rides with WIlmington Fishing Charters.  Sail Fish bite pretty well over the weekend.  Capt Tom was Zero for three but at least he had some bites.  He ended up with 10 nice maui’s on saturday and plenty of King Mackel over the weekend.

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Come ride on the new boat!

August 3rd, 2011

New boat for wilmington fishing charters. We can keep you out of the sun and dry.  She is a fishing catching machine. Give us a call

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August 1st, 2011

Good Wahoo bite up and down the caost this weekend.  Sounded like from morehead down to Georgetown SC the usually summer wahoo bite has showed up.  The wahoo fishing is hot or miss but if you are there when they are biteing man its fun.  Lots of nice spanich and SHARKS on the beach.  Big sharks I guess for shark week..  Lets go fishing give email us when you woudl like to go or call.

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Crazy Sail Fish Bite

July 31st, 2011

Friday afternoon seemed like we were in hatters with all the sail fish flags flying.  We counted 26 flags.  What a awesome bite.  All these fish are being caught within 15 to 20 miles of the inlet..  hope to have some pictuers..

New boat!

July 28th, 2011


Been pretty windy this week.  We did sneak out a few days and catch the spanish and blues just off the beach.  Good turn out for the sail fish tourney this weekend.  Good luck to every one fishing.  Big news for us is the boat below.  It will add great value and comfort to your charter.  We now have a bathroom and a covered area to rest or get out of the sun.  We start fishing her next week.  Come be the first to try her out.

Sail Fish at Wrightsville Beach

July 26th, 2011

What a great bite everyone had this past sunday with the sail fish.  The top boat had 4 and many more boats had 2 or 3 and saw a missed plenty more.  These fish are only 15 miles off our beach.  People travel the world in search of catching these awesome fish.  This weekend is a two day sail fish tournament out of bridge tender marine The Eddie Haneman sailf fish tournament.  Captains party is wed night at the bridge tender.  Come out and check out the set up.  Fishing wed through the weekend.  I hope the weather lays out some.  Fishing has been good.

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