Port City Inshore Charters offers amazing fishing trips out of Carolina Beach. Captain Bryan is an avid fisherman who decided to pursue his passion and turn it into a profession. For years, he’s been helping other people to catch fish and learn some new tricks. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join these adventures.

You’ll be fishing on a 20’ SeaPro that accommodates up to 3 anglers. This bay boat is powered by a 200 HP Suzuki engine and features the latest navigational electronics, safety gear, and a live bait tank. Offering a safe and reliable ride, you’ll be on your fishing spot in no time, ready to take on any challenge that you can find in these inshore waters.

The main fishing techniques on these trips are based on light tackle, spinning, and bottom fishing. There’s a variety of fish species you can catch, with the most popular ones being Redfish, Sheepshead, Flounder, Tripletail, Trout, Mackerel, and more. You get to keep the catch and after the trip, the captain will clean and fillet it for you free of charge.

Kids are welcome to join on these adventures, so bring them along and let them catch their first fish. All fishing licenses and equipment are included in the price. You only need to pack your sun protection, snacks, and drinks.

Port City Inshore Charters offers a year-round excitement for any type of anglers. Join for a day and take your slice of the action!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Evening
    Just booked! Last booked: 10 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $400
    A quick 3-hour trip from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    4 hours of fishing are perfect for families with children, that don't want to spend too much time on the boat. It's a great opportunity for every member of your group to land a trophy of their own and have lots of fun doing it.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    A 4-hour fishing trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    Five hours of fishing is enough to target a variety of species, such as Mackerel, Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, and many more. The captain covers for your fishing licenses, equipment, and catch cleaning service.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    Join on this 7-hour fishing adventure, where you can go after Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Trout, and many more. The captain will prepare everything you need of the equipment, so you only need to pack some snacks and drinks.
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About the Captain

Bryan Armstrong
Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
93 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2021
Ever since I was a kid, fishing has been my favorite thing to do. I decided to turn my hobby into a profession and the rest is history. I prefer live bait fishing in the summer and artificial in the winter.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Carolina Beach to departure site is available and 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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 93 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (87)
September fishing trip
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September fishing trip
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Angler Rating
90
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Karl M.
Saint Paul, MN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip on September 13, 2022
Captain Bryan was waiting for us promptly at our agreed time. He put us on fish right away! Once we got the hang of it we caught...
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Mollie D.
KIMBERLIN HGT, TN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Bryan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 16, 2022
This charter was an amazing way to see more of the inland coast of NC. Bryan was as intent on hooking us some fish as he was...
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Carrie D.
Leland, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great fishing!! Awesome captain!!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on September 17, 2022
The Captain was very knowledgeable about where to fish and we all got a fish instantly. Captain Bryan was down to Earth and...
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Alessandro A.
Monroe, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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The CAPTAIN you want to go out with

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 14, 2022
So max rating is 5 but Brian was a 7. Me and my brother in law are fresh water experienced anglers. But with us there was my...
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Jerry B.
Catawba, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Inshore Charter

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 29, 2022
My wife and I charter 2-3 times/year. We usually go offshore, but decided to do something different this time…and we’re...
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FAQs about Port City Inshore Charters

Port City Inshore Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Evening (3 hours)
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - 5 Hour Trip (5 hours)
  • $600 per group - Full Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Port City Inshore Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

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

Port City Inshore Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Port City Inshore Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Port City Inshore Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tripletail