Gulf Stream Fishing Charters

Join Gulf Stream Fishing Charters on an unforgettable adventure off the coast of Atlantic Beach, NC!  Whether you’re looking for an intense deep-sea excursion or a light fishing island cruise, The “Gulf Stream” has you covered!

The “Gulf Stream,” is a 36’ Crowley Beal sportfisher. She’s built for commercial fishing so she’s got all the amenities you need for a safe and successful trip, including a flybridge, outriggers, downriggers, a fighting chair, and safety gear. The cabin is air-conditioned, spacious, comfortable, and provides sleeping for 5, private head, and microwave; making her perfect for long-range trips.

Capt. Daniel and Tommy have many fishing options available to choose from and are able to accommodate all levels of experience. They are experts in bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, and spearfishing and has an assortment of top-quality rods and reels for you to use. Please note, spearfishing is available upon request and review.

You’ll have the chance to fish over offshore ledges within 30 miles of the coast to target various Grouper and Snapper species, or you can high-speed troll for Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Kingfish. The Gulf Stream offers both electric reels and jigging rods to target different kinds of bottom fish and pelagics. It’s your trip and the choice is yours!

They also offer shorter trips where you’ll stay closer to shore and target species such as King and Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. These trips are perfect for the kids and Capt. Daniel and Tommy do a great job of keeping their focus. If you’d like to plan a trip with your kids, just let the captain know ahead of time so he can plan the trip out accordingly.

Your fishing license is covered, as well. Just bring snacks, drinks, and sunscreen and they will take care of the rest. Join Gulf Stream Fishing Charters and get ready for the ultimate deep sea experience!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – AM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $600
    Head out early in the morning and hit the nearshore waters in search of Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, and many other species. You'll be provided with quality equipment so just bring some snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – PM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1 (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $600
    Enjoy the amazing views of the Crystal Coast while trolling for inshore species. Great for friends and family.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1 (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,600
    This trip is an exciting bottom fishing experience where you'll target Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish, and Seabass with electric reels. You can also use the captain's jigging rods to target these species and more! You'll also get to do some high-speed trolling, looking for Wahoo and King Mackerel, on the way in and out. Everything you need for a good time is provided. Just bring some snacks, drinks, and whatever other personal items like you'd to bring with you and get ready to catch monster fish!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1 (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,600
    Get ready for some offshore trolling, targeting monster pelagics, such as Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi, and Kingfish. Rods, reels, bait, and fishing licenses are included in the price. Invite the family or your group of fishing friends and create lasting memories with Gulf Stream Fishing Charters!
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip – Long Range
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    15 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $2,000
    This extended range trip will have you fishing in areas that take a bit more time to travel to, but the fishing is spectacular! You'll high-speed troll for Wahoo and other pelagics along the way, then bottom fish for Grouper, Snapper and other bottom-dwellers. Take a break from fishing and get some rest in the captain's comfortable cabin and wake up to some of the best fishing the Crystal Coast has to offer!
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About the Captain

Tommy Keefer
Morehead City, North Carolina, United States
3 Fishing Reports
2 Customer reviews
Member since May 2019
Captain Tommy Keefer has been commercial fishing since 1987 and worked on boats as an engineer for even longer. Eventually, he and his son decided to get their captain’s licenses together and open Gulf Stream Fishing Charters. Both Capt. Daniel and Tommy enjoy taking customers out into the Gulf Stream waters to target monster pelagics. He’s an avid spear fisherman but he also specializes in other techniques, including deep sea fishing, trolling, bottom fishing, and jigging. Whether you’re looking to target Tuna or Triggerfish, Capt. Tommy strives to make each trip, safe, fun, and memorable for all of his customers!

About this listing

Targeted species

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

Boat specs

Crowley Beal (Flybridge) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 375HP Caterpilar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Offshore ledges
Reef Fishing
Hard bottom ledges
Wreck Fishing
Naeco & Far East Tanker

Fishing techniques

Bottom Fishing
Using electric reels
Trolling
Shimano & Penn reels
Jigging
Full set of Shimano jigging rods
Spearfishing
(PRIOR APPROVAL)
Deep Sea Fishing
Greenstick reel for Tuna

Amenities

Toilet
ELECTRIC AND CLEAN!!!
Air Conditioning
Dual A/C *** COLD ***
Fighting Chair
GPS
4X SIMRAD GPS
Fishfinder
SIMRAD CHIRP
Bed
Sleeps 6 people

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano, Penn, & Greenstick
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
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
No minimum age
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

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5.0 / 5
Experience
Very good
4.0 / 5
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David T.
Newland, North Carolina
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Full day on the Fishing boat Gulfsyream

VERIFIED   11 Hour Trip – Offshore Walk-On on June 15, 2019
Excellent trip. Captain and crew were professional and friendly. Stayed out longer than agreed to.
David T. recommends Gulf Stream Fishing Charters
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Greenville, NC
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Trolling (AM) on June 23, 2019
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FAQs about Gulf Stream Fishing Charters

Gulf Stream Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip – AM (5 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip – PM (5 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing (11 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - Full Day Trip – Trolling (11 hours)
  • $2,000 per group - Extended Full Day Trip – Long Range (15 hours)

When you book a trip with Gulf Stream Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet ELECTRIC AND CLEAN!!!
  • Air Conditioning Dual A/C *** COLD ***
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS 4X SIMRAD GPS
  • Fishfinder SIMRAD CHIRP
  • Bed Sleeps 6 people
  • Flybridge Great views!
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen Microwave
  • Multimedia System Satellite Radio
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box 4 large ice boxes
  • Radar SIMRAD RADAR
  • Life Jackets Commercial jackets & survival suits

Trips booked with Gulf Stream Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano, Penn, & Greenstick )
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Gulf Stream Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Offshore ledges )
  • Reef Fishing (Hard bottom ledges)
  • Wreck Fishing (Naeco & Far East Tanker )

Gulf Stream Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing (Using electric reels )
  • Trolling (Shimano & Penn reels )
  • Jigging (Full set of Shimano jigging rods )
  • Spearfishing ((PRIOR APPROVAL))
  • Deep Sea Fishing (Greenstick reel for Tuna )

Top targeted fish species with Gulf Stream Fishing Charters include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo