Reel Tight Adventures – New Bern

Join Reel Tight Adventures and discover the productive waters of New Bern, NC! Captain Allen Heath provides fishing trips for anglers of all levels of experience. He’s been running charters for more than a decade and is well-known for his impeccable record of putting customers on fish. If you’re looking to have a good time with the family, catch some fish, and create lasting memories, Capt. Allen is your guy.

You’ll be fishing from a 22’ Sea Hunt bay boat, powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine. She comes with top-of-the-line navigational electronics, a wireless trolling motor, a live bait tank, high-end tackle, and safety equipment. The deck accommodates up to 3 guests and children ages 5 and older are welcome to join in on the action.

You’ll be fishing from the Neuse River out into the nearshore waters of the Atlantic. You’ll be targeting a range of species, including Redfish, Striped Bass, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, and Flounder.

Capt. Allen specializes in a number of techniques, so you’ll be able to pick up some new tricks while you’re out there. You can choose from bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, popping, and even Flounder gigging. No matter which technique you prefer, you’ll be provided with top-quality gear, including gigging equipment and Penn and Shimano rods and reels.

Just be sure to purchase a fishing license before your trip and arrive at the dock on time. Feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and make sure to pack some sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses as well.

Come down to New Bern, NC and get ready for a fun day of fishing. Reel Tight Adventures will provide you with everything you need, so invite the family, and get ready for the exciting journey ahead!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Mixed Bag
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 30
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    This trip will see you targeting multiple species. You'll be going after Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, Striped Bass, and many more. All necessary fishing gear is included. Just be sure to pick up a fishing license, bring some sunscreen, and feel free to pack snacks and drinks as well.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Fall/Winter Trout
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 15 - Mar 15
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Even the cold season is a good time for fishing around the Neuse River area. Your main target is Spotted Seatrout but you'll also be able to go after Redfish, Black Drum, Striped Bass, and the occasional Flounder. All necessary fishing equipment and bait will be provided. Just be sure to pick up a fishing license before your trip and feel free to bring any other personal items you may need.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Old Drum (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 15 - Oct 20
    $575
    price breakdown
    $575
    New Bern has an exceptional Redfish fishery from mid-July until September and now you have a chance to check it out. These Redfish won't go come up without a good fight, so be sure to bring extra elbow grease! Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the trip. Just remember to purchase a fishing license and feel free to bring snacks, drinks, and any other personal items you may need.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Old Drum (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 15 - Oct 20
    $575
    price breakdown
    $575
    Thanks to an exceptional "Old Drum" fishery, this trip will allow you to experience some of the finest angling opportunities in North Carolina. Your main target species is Redfish but you'll also be able to target Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and many other inshore fish. Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Just be sure to pick up a fishing license, grab some snacks and drinks, and get ready for a fun day of fishing!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Mixed Bag (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 30
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This trip will provide you with the perfect opportunity to target multiple species in New Bern's inshore waters. You'll be fishing for Black and Red Drum, Spotted Seatrout, Striped Bass, and Flounder. All necessary equipment is included, so just be sure to pick up your fishing license and th rest will be taken care of.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Mixed Bag (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 30
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This trip is for those who like to sleep in. The afternoon bite still provides a solid catch for several species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, Striped Bass, and more. Your captain will provide the fishing tackle, so just pick your license, bring snacks and drinks, and get ready to create lasting memories with Reel Tight Adventures!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Winter Trout (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 15 - Mar 15
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    The fall and winter seasons still provide some good fishing opportunities in the New Bern waters. You'll spend the morning targeting Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, and occasionally Flounder. All necessary fishing equipment is included, so just pick up your fishing license, bring snacks and drinks, and get ready for an incredible adventure!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Winter Trout (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 15 - Mar 15
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Not a morning person? No worries! This trip will allow you to sleep in and still enjoy a productive afternoon of fishing. Your main target species is Spotted Seatrout but you'll also have plenty of opportunities to catch Striped Bass, Black Drum, and Redfish. All fishing gear and bait are included. Just be sure to pick up a fishing license, bring some snacks and drinks, and the rest will be covered.
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About the Captain

Allen Heath
New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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Member since May 2019
Captain Allen Heath grew up fishing the Neuse River, Pamlico Sound, and Downeast Carteret County areas, targeting a range of local inshore species. He's been fishing these waters for over 25 years and started chartering almost a decade ago. It was a natural decision for him to become a captain and help people enjoy fishing while providing them with the best angling opportunities around.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Bay boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Flounder Gigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

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