Carolina Style Sportfishing

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Carolina Style Sportfishing is a family-owned and operated fishing charter located in the Outer Banks, NC. They offer inshore and offshore fishing charters that are tailored to your needs, whether you’re a professional angler or a beginner.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 35’ Carolina Classic offshore sportfishing vessel that runs on twin 450 HP Caterpillar engines. With more than enough room for up to 6 anglers, you can bring the entire family along for the ride. All the necessary fishing gear will be on board for your convenience, so you can sit back and focus on the fishing.

Throughout your trip, you will be looked after by fully-licensed charter boat captains, who not only grew up fishing the waters you will be exploring, but are also fully trained in all aspects of safe boat navigation. You can count on them to take your safety very seriously. Captains John and Jason have kids themselves and would love for you to bring yours along to learn about the magic of fishing. They even have age-appropriate life jackets to fit the little ones.

You’ll be fishing for the likes of Redfish, Cobia, Bluefish, and Spanish Mackerel if you decide to stay inshore. You’ll also have the chance to head out into the Gulf Stream where you’ll find Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, and more. Wherever you go, you’re in for a thrilling trip, with plenty of rewards to take home at the end of the day.

With everything you need for a productive day awaiting you on board, there’s not much left for you to do but come aboard and start living. Come and get your fish on in true style with Carolina Style Sportfishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1
    $1,700
    price breakdown
    $1,700
    Make the most of the rich waters of the Atlantic with this incredible opportunity to head to the deep waters. Hit the Gulf Stream that brings with it a range of pelagic fish, that promise an incredible fight once you've caught the bite. Go up against Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Sailfish, and many more, as you go after the catch of a lifetime.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 1
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    If you're looking for some of the most delicious fish in the sea, then this 8-hour trip hs you covered. Head to the deep waters and try deep dropping for some delicious and exciting fish. Up to 30 miles, you'll come up against Tilefish and Seabass, along with plenty of Sharks to get you pushing your strength to the limit.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,000
    price breakdown
    $1,000
    This is an extended version of the shorter half-day trip, as it allows you to cover more ground. Discover a range of fishing grounds along the sounds and bays, and you may even hit some nearshore wrecks, as you focus on bottom fishing to land beauties like Redfish, Seabass, Bluefish, and many more.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    This trip allows your group to fish further from the inlet and have more time to spend on pure fishing. Explore the sounds and some of the local artificial reefs and wrecks, as you put your fishing skills to the test. Go after Cobia, Redfish, Mackerel, Bluefish, and more, and head home with a treat for lunch and beyond.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (Midday)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 10:30 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    More time spent on the water means more time you can spend fishing. Whether it's exploring different locations or staying where the bite is hot, you'll be fishing until you drop. Some of the local species include Bluefish, Cobia, Redfish, and Spanish Mackerel, so get ready to fill the boat.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    6 hours on the water is ideal to get you discovering a range of different fishing grounds. Get ready for a fun-filled afternoon out, as you go bottom fishing for Bluefish, Cobia, Redfish, and Spanish Mackerel. These exciting creatures will all put up a fight to come aboard, while you keep your eyes on the prize of a delicious dinner.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Nov 1
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    The artificial reefs nearshore out of the Outer Banks attract some of the ocean's biggest predators. Come and battle it out with Sharks over the course of 6 hours, and test your strength. These strong, tough-fighting beasts are sure to make you work to come aboard, so get ready for an intense day out.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $575
    price breakdown
    $575
    You will stay within sight of land the whole time, as this trip will allow you to sit back and enjoy the rest of what this part of the Outer Banks has to offer. It's perfect for the kids and beginners, as you test the waters, while avid anglers can go after multiple hits. Some of the most common targets include Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Red Drum, and Cobia, so settle in for a productive morning out.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (Midday)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:30 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $575
    price breakdown
    $575
    On this trip, you'll be fishing along the beach on the ocean side where the waters are known to be calmer. Anglers of all levels are welcome, as you can learn to fish or get plenty of hits. Target the likes of Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Redfish, and Cobia, who all promise to keep you on your toes.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 14 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $575
    price breakdown
    $575
    This trip involves fishing along the beach on the ocean side, where the waters are calmer. It's a trip perfect for the kids, so pack your snacks and beverage of choice and go fishing. It's only a half day trip, which allows you to come back early and enjoy the rest of what the Outer Banks has to offer. You'll target Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Red Drum, and Cobia on this trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Nov 1
    $575
    price breakdown
    $575
    This is a catch and release trip that targets Sharks. You'll run out to some of the artificial reefs in the area, around 5-10 miles out, putting your strength to the test, as you go up against these tough predators. These fishing grounds also attract a lot of Cobia and Amberjack, so target these beauties too, and get the most out of your trip.
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About the Charter Operator

Carolina Style Sportfishing
Wanchese, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
41 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
66 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2015
Carolina Style Sportfishing was founded by brothers Captains John and Jason Sadler with the aim of providing a professional fishing service in Pamlico Sound inshore, and offshore at the Outer Banks. The pair grew up fishing the local waters, and they have been passionate about the sport ever since hooking their first Trout as young boys. Both Captain John and Captain Jason have served in the US Coast Guard and since then they have served as a Boatsman's Mate and a Marine Technician respectively before founding their own fishing charter business.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Tiger) Shark (Tiger)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Carolina Classic (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2002. Powered by 2 450HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
out of 5 stars from 66 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Not a bad 4 hours!
Awesome captain and first mate!
Half day with CAPT Jason
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
81%
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Jessica H.
Elizabeth City, NC
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   June 2, 2020
Kids had a great time! Caught a ton of fish & made some memories. Perfect trip for a family, boat had a bathroom (a must...
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Luciano T.
Roanoke, Virginia
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Late afternoon trip with captain John

VERIFIED   June 29, 2020
What a great day on the water with a great team… captain John found us the fish and first mate Jack worked his tail off...
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Brian S.
Philadelphia, PA
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Good day on the water

VERIFIED   July 1, 2020
Fish were reluctant to be caught but our captain used some tricks to convince them to take the bait and we ended up with some...
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   July 6, 2020
The charter operator canceled 5 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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John A.
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VERIFIED   September 12, 2019
Captain John with Carolina Style was the best charter I’ve ever been on! He knows the waters, where to fish and just an all...
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