Harpers Folly Sportfishing

Harper’s Folly is a North Carolina custom built legend 42’ fiberglass sportfisher. She has twin Cummins Clean Burn Diesel engines. The Folly is rigged with the latest top of the line electronics and all Coast Guard prescribed necessary safety equipment. Harper’s Folly is USCG licensed for 6 passengers. Our charters include all well maintained fishing tackle and bait (from 20# class to 80# class.) All of your fishing licenses will be included in our inclusive price while fishing on Harper’s Folly.



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  • Private trip
    3/4 day Bottom/ Wreck fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,100
    price breakdown
    $1,100
    This trip you will be bottom fishing and wreck fishing for trigger fish vermilion snapper and amberjack. Trolling might be avalable for this trip but you need to talk to the captain for that option.
  • Private trip
    Half day (near shore) Afternoon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:45 AM
    $682
    price breakdown
    $682
    On a half day trip we will be trilling down the beachs of hatteras and ocracoke for spanish and bluefish.
  • Private trip
    Half day (near shore) Morning
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $682
    price breakdown
    $682
    On a half day trip we will be trilling down the beachs of hatteras and ocracoke for spanish and bluefish.
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About the Captain

Shaun Dunn
Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
26 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2020

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)

Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)

Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Ocean Yacht (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2005. Powered by 2 355HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 29 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

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 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Recent Fishing Reports

King mackerel and tuna on light stand up
King mackerel and tuna on light stand up
November 5, 2020
Great offshore fall fishing. We live baiting today and had some great fun doing so with light stand up tackle

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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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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Nelson M.
Egg Harbor, NJ
 5.00
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Full Day Trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Gulfstream fishing on October 2, 2020
Had a great time!  Typical Hatteras weather in the fall.  Booked two (2) days.  Fished the first day, but got...
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Jill H.
Overland Park, KS
 5.00
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Half day inshore

VERIFIED   Half day (near shore) Afternoon on July 23, 2020
Excellent experience! Caught a ton of fish and wouldn’t have changed a thing! Even if the fishing wouldn’t have been as...
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Rodolfo G.
Manassas, VA
 5.00
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Best trip of a lifetime

VERIFIED   Full Day Gulfstream fishing on October 7, 2020
The crew of Harpers Folly are nothing short of fantastic. They put us on fish right away and provides us with an experience...
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Braxton F.
Lexington, SC
 5.00
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Full-Day Gulfstream

VERIFIED   Full Day Gulfstream fishing on July 26, 2020
Very fun trip. Captain Harper and first mate Shaun were very nice and helpful! Plenty of opportunities to catch fish while...
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Jamie M.
Annapolis, MD
 5.00
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Full day Gulf Stream

VERIFIED   Full Day Gulfstream fishing on August 12, 2020
Shaun the first mate was very knowledgeable and helpful!  He worked hard the whole day and helped us bring home some good...
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