Join Carolina Water Adventures for a day inshore or offshore and have a great time fishing the waters of Surf City or Wrightsville Beach.  North Carolina. Captain Richie Wareham will take you to the host of the prized species you can target in this area and will make sure you have a memorable trip. Join him aboard and have lots of fun fishing!

The boat you will use is a 25’ Key West center console that can accommodate up to 5 guests. It is powered by twin 150 Yamaha engines with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots and uses GPS, fishfinder, as well as radio technology for safe and efficient navigation. The boat is also equipped with downriggers.

You will go after Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Scamp and Gag Grouper, Black Seabass, Grunt, Bonito, King Mackerel, and other species. Using both light and heavy tackle, you can attract them by bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, as well as popping. As for the fishing policies, you will be keeping all the fish you catch and you are also welcome to bring children on your trip.

Captain Richie will take care of all the tackle, bait, and lures you will need for the trip, as well as for fishing licenses. This means the only things you should bring are the food and drinks of your choice.

Come spend a day on the water with Carolina Water Adventures and have a great day fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $600
    This trip will allow you to troll nearshore for Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, and also bottom fish for a variety of species. This is a great trip for a first-time charter or with children that have not been offshore. Your trip begins at 7:30 a.m. and lasts for 5 hours.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $900
    This trip will allow you to go offshore 15-30 miles and troll for King and Spanish Mackerel. You will also be targeting bottom fish to include Grouper, Snapper, Seabass, Triggerfish, Grunt, Porgy, and the powerful Amberjack. The trip starts at 7:30 a.m. and lasts for up to 8 hours.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $1,100
    This trip will allow you to go 20-45 miles to troll for a variety of pelagic fish as well as bottom fish for numerous species depending on the season. Your trip starts at 7:00 a.m. and will last for up to 10 hours. You should only bring your snacks and drinks before you depart.

About the Captain

Richie Wareham
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States
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2 Customer reviews
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Member since April 2021
Captain Richard bids you a warm welcome to Wrightsville Beach. He offers to take you inshore as well as offshore and help you have lots of fun on the water as you chase various prized species and enjoy the area's beautiful surroundings.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

Key West (Center console) originally built in 2018. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch

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
PayPal

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Customer reviews

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Michael S.
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on November 13, 2021
Trip was great, crew and boat were great. We caught a decent amount of fish even though it was out of season. I highly suggest...
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Dustin S.
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on July 24, 2021
Boat ride and the fishing were both a blast. Captain Richie busted butt to get us into the fish no complaints at all overall...
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FAQs about Carolina Water Adventures

Carolina Water Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Nearshore (5 hours)
  • $900 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Extended Full Day Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Carolina Water Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Carolina Water Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Carolina Water Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Carolina Water Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Carolina Water Adventures include:
  • Bonito
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Scamp)
  • Grunt
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Blackfin)