Cape Crusader Charters

Cape Crusader Charters invites you for a great day in nature full of fishing fun and excitement. Come and discover the inshore waters of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina and enjoy a chase with some of the prized species that both put up a fine fight and provide good table-fare. Captain Rick Patterson will make sure you have a great time, so come aboard and start your adventure!

The boat you’ll be using is a 22’ Ranger Bay bay boat that will provide you with a safe and enjoyable trip. It runs on a 250 HP Yamaha engine, can sit up to 5 guests, and uses GPS and radio technology for efficient movement on the water. The boat’s also equipped with a livewell that will supply you with live bait.

You and Captain Rick will fish for Striped Bass, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, and other species using light tackle If you want to, you’re free to keep all the fish you catch and take it home. If not, just release it back into the water.

For your trip, the only things you’ll need to bring are your favorite food and drinks. Captain Rick will take care of all the rods, reels, terminal tackle, as well as live bait, lures, and even fishing licenses.

Join Captain Rick and Cape Crusader Charters and have a memorable time fishing the rich and beautiful waters of Atlantic Beach!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    You'll spend 4 hours on the water exploring the inshore grounds of the Crystal Coast, in the area of Atlantic Beach. The fish you'll target include Speckled Trout, Redfish, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and Flounder. All you need for the trip are the food and drinks of your choice.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    You and the captain will be fishing the inshore waters of the Crystal Coast in the Atlantic Beach area and target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Flounder. Just bring some snacks and drinks, and the captain will take care of everything else.
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About the Captain

Rick Patterson
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, United States
14 Fishing Reports
Response time 15 hours
Member since March 2021
Captain Rick invites you to join him inshore and have a great time catching fish in the beautiful surroundings that encompass Atlantic Beach.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Ranger Bay (Bay boat) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

22 ft
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle


Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing License

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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Atlantic Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:


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FAQs about Cape Crusader Charters

Cape Crusader Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Cape Crusader Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Cape Crusader Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Cape Crusader Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing

Cape Crusader Charters offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Cape Crusader Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Speckled Trout