It’s time to book a trip and meet the crew of Hawk Charters out on the water today. Captain David Berrane will make sure you have an awesome day out with him. With decades of experience, he will take you to the best fishing grounds for the most productive time.

Step on board his 35’ Legnos boat “The Hawk”. This beautiful vessel can have you and 5 fishing friends on board – so whether you’re celebrating one of life’s milestones, having a family vacation, or need to do some team building, this boat has plenty of room for you all.

With a 425 HP Cummins engine and full navigational and safety equipment on board, you can fish with peace of mind. Pair this engine with fishfinder and Capt. David’s extensive knowledge of the area and you’ll be on top of the fish before you know it.

Depending on the season and which trip you choose, you’ll be able to target a variety of species. These include Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Wahoo, Cobia, Kingfish, Red Snapper, Little Tunny, and many more.

Whether this is your first trip or your hundredth, there is a fish out here with your name on it. Capt. David and his first mate can’t wait to show you the ropes and have you fishing like a pro in no time.

Everything you need to have a successful fishing day is included in the price. You’ll use top quality rods and reels that won’t let you down when reeling in your trophy fish. The bait will usually be prepared for you before the trip so more time can be spent fishing. Even your fishing license for the day is covered. The only thing you’ll need to do is bring along food and drink and plenty of enthusiasm!

Book now for an unforgettable trip with Hawk Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $440
    You'll be fishing nearshore and inshore on this trip, at a maximum of 6 miles. Expect to be trolling for Mackerel, Little Tunny, Bluefish, Flounder, Red Drum, Shark, and more. Everything you need for a successful fishing day will be provided, such as rods and reels, bait, and even your fishing license for the day. You are welcome to bring along snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (Evening)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $440
    Departure time is flexible. You will be trolling inshore and nearshore for Flounder, Bluefish, Mackerel, Little Tunny, Red Drum, Shark, and more. All rods and reels are provided, as well as the bait and lures you'll require for the day. The fishing license for the trip is also included in the price. You only need to bring along snacks and drinks if you wish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $440
    Departure time is flexible. You will be trolling inshore and nearshore for Flounder, Bluefish, Mackerel, Little Tunny, Red Drum, Shark, and more. All rods and reels are provided, as well as the bait and lures you'll require for the day. The fishing license for the trip is also included in the price. You only need to bring along snacks and drinks if you wish.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $700
    This trip will take you out 15 to 17 miles. You may catch King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Little Tunny, Cobia, Grouper, Black Sea Bass, Flounder, and more. Everything you need to fish will be provided, including rods, reels, bait, and even your fishing license. Please bring along your own food and drink.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $950
    This trip will take you 30 to 55 miles offshore. You'll be able to target a range of species, including Mahi-Mahi, Sailfish, King Mackerel, Blackfin Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, and more. All rods and reels are provided, as well as bait, lures, and the fishing license for the day. Not included are food and drink – feel free to bring these along on the day.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,400
    On this trip, we will focus our efforts on hitting the bottom for a wide range of species including Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish, Black Seabass, Jack, Grunt, Cobia, and more.
  • Private trip
    Extended Day Gulf Stream (5am)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $1,500
    On an extended day charter, you may catch just about anything in the ocean, as you head out to distances of 55 miles from shore. Primary targets include Sailfish, a range of Tuna species, Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Snapper, and Grouper, but the chance to catch many more increase with the extra time on this trip. The fishing gear and tackle are all included, as well the fishing license for the day. Please bring along your own food and drink – you'll want to keep your energy up!
  • Private trip
    Extended Day Gulf Stream (6am)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,500
    On an extended day charter, you may catch just about anything in the ocean, as you head out to distances of 55 miles from shore. Primary targets include Sailfish, a range of Tuna species, Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Snapper, and Grouper, but the chance to catch many more increase with the extra time on this trip. The fishing gear and tackle are all included, as well the fishing license for the day. Please bring along your own food and drink – you'll want to keep your energy up!
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About the Captain

David Berrane
Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
260 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2018
Captain David Berrane has been working on the water for almost 15 years and is a local to the area. He graduated with a masters degree in environmental studies, and is now an American Fisheries Society certified fishery professional. He is very flexible on his trips and will make sure you get the most out of your day with him. One of his fondest fishing memories is catching a 60 lb Wahoo and an 80 lb Warsaw Grouper – although you might not catch one as big as this, you'll love chasing them down.

About this listing

Targeted species

Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Legnos (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985. Powered by a 425HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
35 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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Private
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Not provided on all trips
Lures
First Mate
Please tip. Industry standard is 20%
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 260 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (251)
Half Day With Captain Dave and First Mate Chris
Half Day With Captain Dave and First Mate Chris
Half Day With Captain Dave and First Mate Chris
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Angler Rating
238
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Thanis P.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full Day Trip with Captain Dave & Shaggy

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 13, 2022
Trip was great - they asked us what our goal was (trophy fish, stuff to keep, etc) and we set off. Got plenty of fish and the...
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Brent S.
Chilton, WI
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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12 hr bottom fishing charter

VERIFIED   NEW  Extended Full Day – Bottom Fishing on September 22, 2022
Had a great day with these guys! Myself and my 2sons all caught our pb fish( 1 adult sandbar and a nurse shark)  and a pile...
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Barbara W.
Swansboro, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day With Captain Dave and First Mate Chris

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on September 21, 2022
Our family of 3 booked the fishing trip from 11-3.The weather was perfect . We caught our fill of blues. A few Spanish ,1 false...
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MATTHEW M.
Gastonia, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 21, 2022
We had a blast with Hawk Charters. Chris was there to meet us in the parking lot as we arrived. Rules were estaished for the...
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Monica L.
Caledonia, Michigan
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain David

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 5, 2022
We had a great trip! The water leaving the inlet was ‘sporty’, resulting in a bit of sea sickness lol. We didn’t have...
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FAQs about Hawk Charters

Hawk Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $440 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $440 per group - Half Day Trip (Evening) (4 hours)
  • $440 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $950 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Extended Full Day – Bottom Fishing (12 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - Extended Day Gulf Stream (5am) (12 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - Extended Day Gulf Stream (6am) (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Hawk Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Hawk Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Not provided on all trips)
  • Lures
  • First Mate (Please tip. Industry standard is 20%)
  • Fishing License

Hawk Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Hawk Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hawk Charters include:
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo