If you are ready to experience the North Carolina Crystal Coast has to offer, then you are ready to book a trip with Back Sound Fishing Charters! Captain Jason Frivance has spent many years fishing the Crystal Coast. Raised in Beaufort and currently living in Harkers Island, Captain Jason Frivance has over 20 years of experience in the United States Coast Guard. stationed in North Carolina 6 out of his 20 years.

Jump aboard a 22’ Kencraft Bayrider skiff, powered by a reliable Yamaha 150 HP four-stroke engine. This boat has been updated in recent years with navigational features and safety equipment. There’s enough space for 4 guests to fish in comfort.

The species you’ll be targeting depends on the season and which trip you choose. These can include Drum, Trout, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Black Seabass, Flounder, Sharks, Bluefish, Bonito, and much more. Whatever your skill level is, there is a fish out there with your name on it!

The captain will provide you with live bait, prepared before the trip. This gives you more time spent fishing. Water is also provided on every trip. You are encouraged to bring along your own food and drink. Also supplied is your fishing license for the day. Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather and bring along plenty of sunscreen.

Capt. Jason trailers his boat most of the time so is able to pick you up in Beaufort & Morehead City if you prefer.

Book now with Back Sound Fishing Charters for the trip of a lifetime you’ll never forget!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    Explore inshore and nearshore spots on this morning trip. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join, so don't hesitate to come. You'll learn how to use the equipment and how to recognize when is the right time to start reeling.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    Start this afternoon adventure on the water and target various inshore species. You can go after Spanish Mackerel, Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, and many more. The captain covers your fishing equipment, so just pack some snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Shark
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    Four hours of Shark fishing starting at 8:00 a.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Winter Surf Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Mar 15
    $550
    This will be a trip to surf fish from the Cape Lookout area. You will need to bring your own waders to fish from the surf. You will be fishing for Red Drum, Bluefish, and more. You must be in good physical shape as there will be a lot of walking in sand and surf.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    This is a 6-hour trip inshore or nearshore fishing. The captain will take you to the best fishing spots he can find and put you on fish. Some of the species you can go after are Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, and more.
  • Private trip
    Trophy Red Drum Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 29 - Sep 30
    $600
    This is a night fishing trip for old Red Drum in the Pamlico Sound.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    This is an 8-hour fishing trip, fishing inshore or nearshore, depending on the weather. Target Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Little Tunny, Black Seabass, Cobia, Redfish, and many more. All fishing equipment is included in the price.
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About the Captain

Jason Frivance
Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
51 Customer reviews
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Member since July 2020
Captain Jason is a 20-year vet with U.S. Coast Guard license. He has always loved the water and what it has to offer. Fishing is fun and challenging, which makes it a perfect combo.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Kencraft Bayrider (Center console) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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.
You Keep Catch

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
PayPal
Checks

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 51 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Richard B.
Brooklin, ME
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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7-11 with Captain Jason Frivance

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 29, 2022
Did inshore fishing on a breezy sunny day. My friend Robert and I fished. Used gold spoons and paddle tail plastics without...
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Joe M.
Endicott, NY
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain Jason

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on August 10, 2022
Captain Jason was knowledgeable and friendly. The fishing was tough due to the winds, but he really tried his hardest to find...
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Taylor K.
Maryville, TN
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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4 hour fishing trip with Jason

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on August 5, 2022
We had a fantastic day with Jason. He was very knowledgeable about the area and taught us things we didn’t know. He’s very...
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Tamika J.
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Excellent
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 23, 2022
Catherine’s communication was exceptional! He kept as well abreast all the way up to the day of the trip.  I booked this...
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John R.
Erie, PA
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Great 1/2 day on the banks

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on June 20, 2022
We had a great 1/2 day trip with Capt. Jason.  He helped my wife catch her 1st fish ever. We caught a lot of fish & Jason...
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FAQs about Back Sound Fishing Charters

Back Sound Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Shark (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Winter Surf Fishing (6 hours)
  • $600 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $600 per group - Trophy Red Drum Fishing (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Back Sound Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Back Sound Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Back Sound Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Back Sound Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Back Sound Fishing Charters include:
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout