9 Line Charters

9 Line Charters is a fast-paced, family-friendly company that puts you in charge of your day. They will customize a trip to meet your specific wishes and will work hard to make your angling dreams come true.

From a quick six-hour adventure up to 20 miles out to a full Gulf Stream extravaganza, there is a trip for you. Spend your morning trolling for various reef species, Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Seabass, Spanish Mackerel, and Kingfish. Or venture all the way out for the likes of Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, and other big species that patrol the Gulf Stream.

Come down to Holden Beach, North Carolina for a trip of a lifetime and step onboard a 31’ Cape Horn center console. Its twin 300 HP Yamaha engines will power you to the fishing grounds quickly and safely. This fishing vessel is also rigged with all Garmin navigational and fishfinding electronics to save your time while searching for fish. The boat features a fully enclosed toilet and can comfortably accommodate 6 passengers, however, it’s preferred to have 4 anglers aboard.

Bring your whole family with you and introduce your kids to the art of fishing. There is nothing better than seeing a child smiling when they reel in their first ever fish!

All trips come with the use of quality rods, reels, tackle, lures, and fishing licenses. You will need to bring your own food and drinks with you, along with the desire to have fun.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Gulf Stream
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $1,500
    up to 5 persons
    This is an extended full day of Gulfstream trolling or combination of trolling/jigging/bottomfishing for a variety of species, such as Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Snapper, Sailfish, and more. You will be provided with everything but food and drinks. It is recommended to have a maximum of 4 anglers aboard.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 5 persons
    Enjoy a full day out on the water, trolling and bottom fishing for a variety of species that live 30+ miles offshore, including Amberjack, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, and more. It is recommended to have a maximum of 4 anglers aboard.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $850
    up to 5 persons
    This trip consists of either trolling or bottom fishing. You can troll for King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Barracuda or bottom fish for Groupers, Snappers or Black Seabass. You will be supplied with all necessary equipment by the charter.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $650
    up to 5 persons
    This quick trip will take you fishing up to 20 miles out, depending on your preferences and the weather. You will be able to target anything from Kingfish to Mahi Mahi. The departure time is flexible. It is recommended to have a maximum of 4 anglers aboard.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $650
    up to 5 persons
    This is a quick trip for the time-crunched. You will be fishing in/around 20 miles, depending on weather and goals. The departure time is based on customers needs, so consult with the captain prior to the trip itself. It is recommended to have a maximum of 4 anglers aboard.
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About the Captain

John Sims
Holden Beach, North Carolina, United States
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since April 2018
With 24 years of service in the US Army and a few more to go, I've found that fishing and enjoying it with others seemed to be almost therapeutic, so I decided that my retirement career shouldn't be a job! I am very flexible, completely comfortable with a wide variety, from highspeed trolling for Wahoo to anchored up bottom fishing to stock the freezer.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Cape Horn Boats (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
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Experience
July fishing trip
July fishing trip
Slow but productive
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Angler Rating
3
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Michael K.
Winder, GA
 5.00
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Slow but productive

VERIFIED   July 4, 2019
Rough day of fishing but the captain still managed to put fish on the boat due to his excellent knowledge of the area. 8 kings...
Michael K. recommends 9 Line Charters
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Robert F.
Mechanicsville, VA
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 15, 2019
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Clint H.
Saint Matthews, South Carolina
 5.00
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Deep sea trip

VERIFIED   July 13, 2018
The captain was amazing!!! The weatherman fooled us all and we had very rough seas out and back. He took us to a hot spot that...
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