I Sea Fish

Experience the Outer Banks as never before on the I Sea Fish. They invite you to join them on a fishing tour of the some of the greatest inshore and nearshore fishing the east coast has to offer. Led by an experienced and knowledgeable captain and equipped with a luxurious hybrid bay boat, this is a fishing trip you don’t want to pass on.

The “I Sea Fish” is a 26 foot Shearwater hybrid bay boat with dual capabilities for both ocean and inshore fishing. Equipped with a trolling motor and custom cobia tower built by the captain, the I Sea Fish is structurally sound, well constructed, and highly sought after. The boat has a flared hull that creates a stable, fast, and comfortable ride, and the boat’s versatility allows for fishing in a variety of settings.

Depending on the trip option chosen, you could be sight fishing Cobia on the custom built tower, wrestling in a hard-fighting Amberjack, or trolling for Dolphin and Mackerel using custom built rods and lures crafted by the captain himself to ensure a one of kind angling experience. Any trip you choose, you are sure to create memories with a hands-on experience that is second to none.

A variety of types of rods, reels, and line will be provided to make your experience one to remember, and both bait and lures are included in the trip price. Captain Patrick Heretick will also clean and prepare your catch for you on return to the dock.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    This trip gives you a little more time to target some more species of fish and to go a little further offshore. Try trolling for Mahi Mahi and Little Tunny, sight fishing for Cobia from the tower, jigging for Amberjack, or staying closer to the shore and seeking out Redfish and more on light tackle.
  • Private trip
    Striped Bass 3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Dec 31
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    This longer trips gives you more time fishing and going after the excellent Striped Bass. Everything you need for a successful fishing trip is included in the price, including top quality rods and reels, live bait, and even your fishing license. You'll need to bring along your own food and drink – you'll want to keep your energy up!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $475
    up to 4 persons
    You'll be fishing inshore/nearshore in the outer banks. In season, try sight fishing for Cobia; otherwise, try your hand at limiting out on tasty Speckled Trout, Redfish, or Striped Bass. You'll need to bring your own food and drink. Included in the price are the rods and reels for the day, the live bait, and the fishing license for all anglers on board.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip AM
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $475
    up to 4 persons
    Inshore/nearshore fishing in the outer banks. In season, try sight fishing for Cobia; otherwise, try your hand at limiting out on tasty Speckled Trout, Redfish, or Striped Bass.
  • Private trip
    Striped Bass Half Day (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Dec 31
    $475
    up to 4 persons
    This is a great trip to target Striped Bass during their season. On this trip, all the fishing gear and tackle will be provided, as well as the live bait and the fishing license for all those fishing. You'll need to bring along your own food and drink.
  • Private trip
    Striped Bass Half Day (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Dec 31
    $475
    up to 4 persons
    This afternoon trip will see you targeting Striped Bass in October through to November. Live bait, rods and reels, and your fishing license for the day are all included in the trip price. You'll need to bring along your own food and drink for the day.
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About the Captain

Patrick Heretick
Manteo, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
56 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2016
Captain Patrick Heretick is nautical by nature. He spent summers and weekends during his formative years on the Chesapeake Bay, learning the ins and outs of fishing and instilling a great passion within him. Patrick has a degree in Marine Technology and has had his offshore Masters Six Pack Captain’s license issued by the United States Coast Guard for over ten years. He possesses in-depth experience as a professional off shore fisherman and spends his time fishing the marsh waters and inlets of the Outer Banks - where he’s lived for over a decade. Patrick has dedicated his life to the water and is well known for his angling abilities and profound knowledge. There is no one better suited to guide you among these beautiful waters and cater to your specific fishing desires.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Flounder Flounder
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Redfish Redfish
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Shearwater (Center console) originally built in 2015, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 350HP yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.67
out of 5 stars from 56 reviews
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6 hour trip
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Angler Rating
46
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
81%
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James (. D.
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
 5.00
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Best trip ever ....

VERIFIED   October 9, 2019
Ok..imagine the conditions…20-25mph winds..small craft advisory… Got to the dock and I said to Capt Pat…what...
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Philip D.
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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3/4 day with captain Patrick

VERIFIED   May 21, 2019
We cruised around for many hours in lightly stormy seas with overcast weather.  Patrick couldn’t spot any Cobia...
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Kevin W.
Marengo, IL
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Patrick!!

VERIFIED   June 17, 2019
Excellent time today!!! Patrick did all he could to find the big speckled trout, we found only the small ones!! He then got...
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Brad J.
Moneta, VA
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   July 16, 2019
Captain Patrick gave us a day my boys will not forget!!! Limit of trout in an hour and 3 citation Drum releases. He...
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Taylor L.
Chicago, IL
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Half Day with Patrick

VERIFIED   August 8, 2019
Very friendly, helpful, and extremely entertaining. Me and my father were both extremely impressed with this experience. Will...
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