S. S. Fish Witch II Charters

If you are looking for the finest angling opportunities that Carolina Beach has to offer, you can’t go wrong with Fish Witch Charters. Captains Carl and Shane Snow will work hard to put their talent to work for you, making sure you have the trip of a lifetime.

The company offers a variety of fishing trips that will suit any angler’s needs and specific wishes. You can stay in the calm waters of the inlet or venture up to 60 miles offshore, spend your day trolling or bottom fishing for whatever is in season – the opportunities are infinite!

The impressive list of your potential catches includes Spanish and King Mackerel, Barracuda, Little Tunny, Blacktip Sharks, Amberjack, Black Sea Bass, Red Snapper, Black Grouper, Gag Grouper, Spotted Sea Trout,  Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish… and the list keeps going!

Fish Witch Charters operates a 42’ Wilder Express Sportfisherman boat, fresh on the water in 2000. It comes powered by twin 370 Volvo Diesel engines and has plenty of fishing space for up to 6 anglers.

The boat is fully rigged with top-notch electronics and professional accessories to make a great catch possible. There is a toilet on board, along with an ice-box for the catch, a fighting chair, outriggers, and downriggers for a professional fishing experience. The only thing that’s missing is you!

All trips come with the use of gear and tackle by Penn and Shimano, bait, lures, and licenses. The first mate will clean and bag your catch at a small fee of 50 cents per pound.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    Fishing for Spanish Mackerel during the warm water months. Usually April through November. Bottom Fishing during the colder months for Grunt, Ring Tail Brim, Black Sea Bass.
    Targeted fish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $700
    Fishing for Spanish Mackerel during the warm water months. Usually April through November. Bottom Fishing during the colder months for Grunt, Black Sea Bass, Ring Tail Brim.
    Targeted fish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    On this morning trip, you will be fishing for Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, and other species, depending on the time of year and temperature of the water. In the colder months we will be bottom fishing for Grunt, Black Sea Bass, Ring Tail Brim.
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $800
    On this afternoon trip, you will be fishing for Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, and other species, depending on the time of year and temperature of the water. In the colder months we will be bottom fishing for Grunt, Black Sea Bass, Ring Tail Brim.
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    Flounder Fishing Open 09/15-09/29
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Sep 30
    $800
    We are offering a new trip for the month of September 2023. The flounder season has been closed all year but is set to open for two weeks only in September. We will be fishing for flounder in the ocean off of some civil war shipwrecks. Bycatch also includes trout, whiting, puffer, redfish, croakers, and anything else that bites the hook. This not trolling. It is bottom fishing.
    Targeted fish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    Flounder Fishing Open 09/15-09/29
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Sep 30
    $800
    We are offering a new trip for the month of September 2022. The flounder season has been closed all year but is set to open for two weeks only in September. We will be fishing for flounder in the ocean off of some civil war shipwrecks. Bycatch also includes trout, whiting, puffer, redfish, croaker, and anything else that bites the hook. This not trolling. It is bottom fishing.
    Targeted fish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $900
    Nearshore or a little further offshore on this trip. Depending on the time of year we'll be fishing for King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Albacore, Barracuda, Amberjack.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Tuna (Albacore)
    Albacore Tuna
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,050
    Depending on the time of year, we'll be fishing for a variety of bottom fish, including Black Sea Bass, Ring Tail Brim, Whiting, Gray Snapper, Porgy and anything else that will bite the hook.
    Targeted fish
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Scup (Porgy)
    Scup (Porgy)
    King George Whiting
    King George Whiting
    Grunt
    Grunt
    Bass (White)
    White Bass
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Live Bait (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,200
    On this trip, we will first let the passengers drop down to try and catch live bait. Then we will head offshore a bit to the wrecks and fish for Amberjack!
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,300
    This offshore eight-hour trip will take you trolling for King Mackerel, Amberjack, Barracuda, and other species, depending on the time of year and water temperature.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    Take your friends out for a fun day of bottom fishing for Black Seabass, Pink and Gray Snapper, Red Snapper, Beeliners, Porgy, and possible Grouper.
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Grouper (Black)
    Black Grouper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Snapper (Pink)
    Pink Snapper
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
    Scup (Porgy)
    Scup (Porgy)
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,600
    This is an ultimate trolling adventure for King Mackerel, Amberjack, Barracuda, and other species.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,700
    If you want to add a couple of hours to your time on the water, this trip is ideal for you. We will be fishing for Black Seabass, Pink and Gray Snapper, Red Snapper,Vermillion Snapper, Porgy, Triggerfish, and Grouper.
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Snapper (Pink)
    Pink Snapper
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
    Scup (Porgy)
    Scup (Porgy)
    Grouper (Scamp)
    Scamp Grouper
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $1,900
    If you want to spend your whole day concentrating on trolling, this is your trip. You will be targeting King Mackerel, Amberjack, Barracuda, Mahi (seasonal), and anything else that will jump on the hook!
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,000
    Enjoy a full-day adventure of bottom fishing. We do like to go to Frying Pan Tower for this trip. We will be fishing for Black Sea Bass, Pink and Gray Snapper, Red Snapper, Trigger Fish, Vermillion Snapper, Porgy, and Grouper. Plus anything else that wants to jump on your hook!
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Grouper (Black)
    Black Grouper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Snapper (Pink)
    Pink Snapper
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
    Grouper (Scamp)
    Scamp Grouper
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Gulfstream
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,700
    This 12-13-hour trip will take you up to 60 miles offshore to the blue water! Depending on the time of year, we will be fishing for Blackfin Tuna, Bigeye Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi. Also a possibility of occasional Sailfish jumping the bait!
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Tuna (Albacore)
    Albacore Tuna
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Tuna (Bigeye)
    Bigeye Tuna
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FAQs about S. S. Fish Witch II Charters

S. S. Fish Witch II Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $800 per group - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $800 per group - Flounder Fishing Open 09/15-09/29 (5 hours)
  • $800 per group - Flounder Fishing Open 09/15-09/29 (5 hours)
  • $900 per group - 6 Hour Trolling (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,050 per group - 6 Hour Bottom Fishing (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Live Bait (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,300 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Trolling (8 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Trolling (10 hours)
  • $1,700 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (10 hours)
  • $1,900 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Trolling (12 hours)
  • $2,000 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (12 hours)
  • $2,700 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Gulfstream (12 hours)

When you book a trip with S. S. Fish Witch II Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with S. S. Fish Witch II Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (6 Hour Amberjack Trip)
  • Lures
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License (We have a blanket license on the boats)

S. S. Fish Witch II Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

S. S. Fish Witch II Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Kite Fishing
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with S. S. Fish Witch II Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Captain

Shane & Carl Snow
Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
223 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
365 Customer reviews
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Member since May 2018
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Our style of fishing is diversified. We do all types of fishing, nearshore to offshore. We specialize in teaching our customers how to fish and letting them do as much as they want to catch the fish. Carl: "After serving in the USCG, decided to start fishing for a living and making sure his customers got hooked on this awesome sport!" Shane: "Grew up fishing. Loves it just like his dad and is following in his dad's footsteps!"

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

Wilder Express Sportfisherman (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2000. Powered by 2 370HP Volvo Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
6 Hour Amberjack Trip
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License
We have a blanket license on the boats

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
We will clean your catch for a fee.
Catch and Release Allowed
Please let Captain know your wishes.

Payment

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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:

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 259 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Adam M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Awesome day on the Fish Witch II with Shawn and Nick

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Trolling on July 2, 2023
We chartered the Fish Witch for an 8hr offshore trip. We started out catching our bait and some trout at the mouth of the inlet....
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Matt B.
Mooresville, NC
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Overall

Trip of a lifetime!

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Gulfstream on May 21, 2023
We had a wonderful time fishing with the SS Fish Witch crew.  We went into the gulf stream and ended up bringing home 29 fish...
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Devin S.
Pocomoke City, Maryland
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 hours of R&R LOL

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trolling (AM) on July 29, 2023
We booked last minute and I took my 3- daughters and my wife. The girls did get a little sick not the worst but light headed...
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Chad S.
Franconia, VA
Excellent
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Excellent
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5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Rough seas, great crew!

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on August 8, 2023
Initially went on a 10 hour bottom fishing trip. Owner/crew explained offshore was rough after a recent nasty storm and offered...
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Mary H.
Springdale, AR
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5 hr trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on July 1, 2023
I did my research and I’m so glad that I chose Shane and Carl. We couldn’t of asked for a better crew. Shane and Carl definitely...
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