Gunny B Outdoors LLC offers inshore, nearshore, offshore, and gigging fishing trips in North Carolina. Captain Brad will do his best to put you on the fish and make your trip enjoyable and fun.

You and the captain will be using light tackle while fishing. The charter is kids-friendly so bring along them as well and make the trip even more interesting. Those of you who want to keep the fish they catch are free to do so. Otherwise, you’ll release it back to the water.

Captain Brad uses a 24’ Blue Wave Pure Bay fishing boat which is powered by a 300 HP Suzuki engine. There’s enough room for up to 6 guests onboard. The boat’s got electronic navigation and fishfinder system and comes with an ice-box and a livewell.

The charter provides all the equipment you’ll need during the trip. This includes rods, reels, terminal tackle, lures, live bait, as well as fishing licenses. Also, the captain can clean and fillet your catch so you can bring it home and enjoy the delicious meals. If you’d like any snacks or drinks, you’re free to bring along whatever you wish. The captain will provide you with bottled water.

Hurry up and book a trip at Gunny B Outdoors LLC and let Captain Brad take you on a fishing adventure.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour - Bow Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    $400
    Join Captain Brad for a 4-hour bow fishing adventure. Times will vary depending on what is targeted.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Inshore Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    Inshore light tackle fishing for a variety of inshore species. You can ride around and cast at fish or pitch live/cut bait and relax.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Inshore Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $400
    Inshore light tackle fishing for a variety of inshore species. You can ride around and cast at fish or pitch live/cut bait and relax.
  • Private trip
    Half Night – Flounder Gigging
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Sep 30
    $400
    Flounder gigging while in season.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour - Nearshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    Fishing off the beach up 10 miles offshore. Chasing Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Amberjack, Grouper, and Sea Bass.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour - Nearshore Fishing PM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $550
    Fishing off the beach up 10 miles offshore. Chasing Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Amberjack, Grouper, and Sea Bass.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Eco Tour / Clamming
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    Island hopping, clamming, and just a good all-around local style boat day. You can dig your own clams, just relax on a more secluded island, and search for Shark teeth. This trip is all about you and relaxing and enjoying your stay on the Crystal Coast. Fishing License included, just bring your favorite drinks and snacks for the day. Also can be catered to what you want. Ride by boat to see the lighthouse and horses. Maybe run up river to see alligators.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Trophy Redfishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Sep 30
    $800
    Fishing the Neuse River for the running of the bulls, where you target trophy-sized Redfish. These trips leave from New Bern and can take a 4-person max.
  • Private trip
    Full Day – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    Inshore light tackle fishing for a variety of inshore species. You can ride around and cast at fish or pitch live/cut bait and relax.
  • Private trip
    Full Night – Flounder Gigging
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Sep 30
    $800
    Flounder gigging while in season.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    Fishing up to 30 miles out. The species include Grouper, Snapper, Seabass, Grunt, Amberjack, Porgy, and often pelagics.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,200
    When the weather is right, you'll be running up to 45 miles out. Trolling and bottom fishing. Mahi, King, Tuna, Grouper, Grunt, Snapper, and Porgy.
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About the Captain

Brad Smith
Swansboro, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
22 Customer reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since July 2020
Captain Bradley is an avid angler and an active duty marine who puts his heart in helping others fish and making their trips the best possible. Fishing is a great passion of mine and really enjoy teaching or helping others.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Black Drum Black Drum
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Blue Wave (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Bowfishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
for addational fee
Drinks
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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 22 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (56)
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Chris W.
Hubert, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Afternoon Trip w/ Gunny B

VERIFIED   5 Hour - Nearshore Fishing PM on April 28, 2022
Great afternoon for a trip, though the fish didn’t feel like playing along. That said, Brad went out of his way to find the...
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Matt F.
Wake Forest, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great day on the Neuae River

VERIFIED   Half Day – Inshore Fishing (PM) on July 3, 2022
Took the family out with Gunny B and had a great day.  We caught a mix of fish.  He did a great job looking after the less...
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Brian P.
Hubert, North Carolina
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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In shore 4 hour fishing trip .

VERIFIED   Half Day – Inshore Fishing (PM) on June 9, 2022
This was our first fishing trip and we had a great time with Captain Brad .  He was very knowledgeable and made it so much...
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Patrick G.
Acworth, GA
Excellent
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Half day trip .

VERIFIED   Half Day – Inshore Fishing (PM) on July 21, 2022
Had a great day fishing with Capt Brad! He knew exactly where to go to land the keepers. Can’t wait till next time. Thanks...
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Darryl R.
Washington, District Of Columbia
Excellent
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Good day on the water

VERIFIED   Half Day – Inshore Fishing (AM) on June 3, 2022
Went out tried several spots but no luck Nice scenic view of the area. Hopefully next time we will have some luck.
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FAQs about Gunny B Outdoors LLC

Gunny B Outdoors LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour - Bow Fishing (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day – Inshore Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day – Inshore Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Night – Flounder Gigging (4 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour - Nearshore Fishing (5 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour - Nearshore Fishing PM (5 hours)
  • $600 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Eco Tour / Clamming (6 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Trophy Redfishing (8 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day – Inshore (8 hours)
  • $800 per group - Full Night – Flounder Gigging (8 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Offshore (8 hours)
  • $1,200 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 10 Hour Trip – Offshore (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Gunny B Outdoors LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Gunny B Outdoors LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (for addational fee)
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Gunny B Outdoors LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Gunny B Outdoors LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Bowfishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Gunny B Outdoors LLC include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Black Drum
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Sheepshead
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout