Marker23 Inshore Adventures

From targeting trophy trout, to sight fishing in shallows, Marker23 Inshore Adventures is your safe bet! Experience everything the rivers and coastal waters around Topsail Island have to offer and have lots of fun chasing the lovely local species. Captain Ozzy is waiting for you in North Topsail Beach, North Carolina to come aboard and have a fishing experience you’ll surely remember for a long time.

Your trip will start on a Hells Bay Marquesa that cruises at a comfortable 45mph, with ample amount of storage. This Shallow water vessel is powered by a 2022 Yamaha 115hp outboard and is widely known for its reliability. On Board there is also a 24 volt wireless trolling motor and a 24’ push pole for navigating the shallow waters around Topsail Island.

Using light tackle or fly fishing gear, you and the captain will be fishing for Black Drum, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and other inshore species. Kids can join the trip, so bring them as well and have some wonderful time together in nature.

Captain Ozzy will provide you with absolutely everything you’ll need for your trip, from the fishing gear to catch cleaning to snacks and drinks to fishing licenses.

Come to North Topsail Beach and have a first-rate angling experience with Marker23 Inshore Adventures!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 3 persons
    US $450
    You'll spend approximately 5 hours fishing inshore. The departure time will depend on availability and the weather, so make sure you discuss it with the captain in time.
    Types of fishing
    River Fishing
    Lake Fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Handline
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Bonito
    Bonito
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 3 persons
    US $850
    Spend about 8 hours on the water and chase all the available species.
    Types of fishing
    River Fishing
    Lake Fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Handline
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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David P.
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Wonderful Experience!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 31, 2024
Me and my 13 year old son have been on several fishing charters and this by far was the best. Captain Ozzie had an incredible...
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Jim S.
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Full day of fishing with Captain Ozzy A+++

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 9, 2023
Captain Ozzy greeted us with enthusiasm and excitement on the dock and with a bit of review and setting the course of action...
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Joshua R.
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Friendly and professional captain

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on July 14, 2024
Enjoyed our day. Everything was explained clearly and tailored to each passengers level of skill and knowledge. Very enjoyable...
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Kenny T.
Hampstead, North Carolina
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Half Day Trip With Captain Ozzie

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 9, 2023
This was the third time we had been on a guided fishing trip. Captain Ozzie was by far the best host we have had. We didn’t...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 18, 2024
Had a great time and got us on some Red’s early. Well worth the money. Would book again.
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FAQs about Marker23 Inshore Adventures

Marker23 Inshore Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $450 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • US $850 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Marker23 Inshore Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Marker23 Inshore Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Marker23 Inshore Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Marker23 Inshore Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline

Top targeted fish species with Marker23 Inshore Adventures include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Anthony Osborne
North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, United States
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64 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2021
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Come join Captain Anthony and have a lot of fun fishing the rivers and coastal waters of North Topsail Beach!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Hells Bay Boat works (Skiff) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2023. Powered by a 75HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Handline

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

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

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
Bank Transfer