Party Time Charters

83 reviews
In demand!

Party Time Charters launches out of Calabash, NC, docking just 15 minutes from the open ocean. They offer an unbeatable range of trips, getting you on anything from Seabass to Sailfish, and from Snapper to Sharks. The great thing about these guys is that what you do is up to you. You always have the choice of how to spend your trip.

On shorter trips, you will be fishing the local waters up to 15 miles out for Spanish Mackerel, Blacktip Sharks, Seabass, and more. Stay out a little longer, and you can also add Amberjack, Barracuda, Bonito, and Kingfish to the list.

If that’s not enough for you, don’t you worry. Hardcore sportfishers can venture out to the legendary currents of the Gulf Stream and beyond, traveling up to 70 miles out to battle Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and more. You will also be able to deep drop for Tilefish, deep-water Groupers, and other fantastic food fish.

Whatever you do, fish in confidence aboard a well-maintained vessel with a ton of equipment. The Party Time is a 40’ Key West sportfisher which can carry a dozen anglers with ease. She cruises at up to 30 knots to get you offshore in no time.

The boat features all the essential electronics like GPS, bottom sounder, and VHF radio. Once they do their job and you’re over the fish, outriggers send your trolling spreads far and wide and heavy tackle takes the strain of huge bottom fish. You will be fishing mainly with lures, but you can also request live bait ahead of time if that’s more your style.

Capt. Shane has been fishing these waters his entire life and has racked up over two decades of commercial and charter fishing experience. He will follow the fish, wherever they are, and has the skills to bring them in once you reach them.

Anglers of all ages are welcome aboard, and first-timers and old hands will find a trip tailored to their skills. So climb aboard and get ready for huge hits, open seas, and delicious fish - get ready for a party!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Gulf Stream
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Sail out into the mighty currents of the Gulf Stream and battle Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, King Mackerel, and more. With a whole 12 hours ahead, you can venture up to 70 miles from shore, so you'll have plenty of opportunity for some action!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,350
    up to 6 persons
    + $80
    each additional person
    Venture out into the deep ocean and chase after some incredible offshore species such as Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and King Mackerel, just to name a few.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    + $70
    each additional person
    With a full 8 hours on the water, you have plenty of time to head 30+ miles offshore. Get ready to fish over some incredible wrecks, troll the open seas, or bottom fish in a variety of different locations. Target species include King and Spanish Mackerel, Snapper, Amberjack, Barracuda, Seabass, Grouper, and many more!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    With an extra hour on the water, you can head up to 20 miles out to troll, Shark fishing, or bottom fish your way to monster catches. Target species include Snapper, Seabass, Kingfish, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, and various species of Shark.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $750
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    Spend the entire afternoon out on the water, traveling up to 20 miles out to target anything from Mahi Mahi to Snapper, with a ton of toothy Sharks in between. You can choose between trolling, bottom fishing, and all-out Shark fishing on this trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    up to 6 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    You will be fishing up to 15 miles out, but what you do is up to you on this five-hour trip. Trolling, shark fishing, or bottom fishing - whatever you do, you're in for some serious action.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $550
    up to 6 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Spend the day trolling, Shark fishing, or bottom fishing up to 15 miles out for a wide variety of species. The boat is yours for the afternoon, so get out there and land some monster fish!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour – Winter Time Special (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 15 - Apr 30
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
  • Private trip
    5 Hour – Winter Time Special (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 15 - Apr 30
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
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About the Charter Operator

Party Time Charters
Calabash, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
83 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2018
Captain Shane Vereen was born and raised in the area. He has over 20 years experience on fishing boats. He is a 3rd generation fisherman out of the little river and calabash area.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Key West Boats (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1991. Powered by 2 400HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
15 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. 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.
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

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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4.76
out of 5 stars from 83 reviews
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Crew
Experience
Black Sea bass December trip
Black Sea bass December trip
Great time great mates great captain
+79
Angler Rating
69
10
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Rebecca H.
Gastonia, NC
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Captain Shane and Kelly

VERIFIED   July 10, 2019
We had the most amazing time! Shane and Kelly were AWESOME! This was our first time and they made the entire experience great!...
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Kenneth D.
Uniontown, OH
 5.00
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These guys work hard to make sure you have fun

VERIFIED   NEW  May 26, 2020
From beginning to end, Shane and Josh worked hard to battle wind and waves to get us on fish. They catered to us and were fun...
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Bill C.
Fayetteville, NC
 5.00
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4 hour trip

VERIFIED   May 30, 2019
They called us and were very upfront about upcoming weather conditions.  We insisted on going out anyway.  They told...
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Andrew H.
Hartsville, SC
 5.00
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Black Sea bass December trip

VERIFIED   December 20, 2019
We had an amazing time fishing with Shane and Chris. They put us on several great schools of sea bass allowing us to almost...
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James K.
Raleigh, NC
 4.33
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Six hour trip, August 2019

VERIFIED   August 21, 2019
Booked this trip hoping for a combination of trolling and bottom fishing to target different species for friends from Oklahoma...
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