Reel N Time Fishing Charters

Reel N Time Fishing Charters welcomes you to Appling, Georgia, the area well-known for its freshwater fishing grounds. Come spend a relaxing day on a lake and have fun chasing fish in these beautiful natural surroundings. Guide James Weeks will be there to take you to the right spots and give any help you need to have a memorable time on the water.

The boat you’ll be using is a comfortable 25’ Carolina Skiff center console. This spacious boat can sit up to 6 anglers and is powered by a 150 HP Suzuki engine that can reach a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots. The boat also uses all the modern GPS, fishfinder, and radio technology in order to secure safe and fast navigation, and is equipped with a livewell to supply you with live bait.

You and Guide James will be targeting Crappie and Striped Bass by bottom fishing, trolling, as well as spinning, all using light tackle. You can choose whether you’ll release the fish you catch back into the water or keep it and take it home. Also, feel free to bring your kids on your trip, it can be a wonderful opportunity to spend a day together and enjoy nature.

The guide will take care of all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. He’ll also clean and fillet your catch so you can easily take it home. What you’ll need for the trip is just your fishing licenses and some snacks and drinks.

Come aboard and experience a beautiful lake fishing day in Appling together with Guide James and Reel N Time Fishing Charters.

Live bait is available and priced at $50.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Crappie
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    This trip allows you to chase Crappie for 6 hours. You should just bring your fishing licenses and your preferred food and drinks as Guide James will take care of everything else. Hop aboard and have loads of fun chasing Crappie. live bait is additional 25$ Departure times may vary. Please check with the captain on the best times to go.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Striper
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    This trip will see you target Striped Bass. You'll fish for 6 hours or until you reach the limit, which is regulated by the Department of Natural Resources' laws. Captain James provides you with everything except for licenses, food, and drinks. Live bait is an additional $50. Departure times may vary. Please check with the captain on the best times to go.
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About the Captain

James Weeks
Appling, Georgia, United States
ID & License verified
9 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2021
Captain James grew up in a fishing family and catching fish became his way of life. With 30 years of fishing experience he can show you more than a few tricks and techniques to land plenty of fish. He us also fun to fish with. Lots of high fives and fist pumps he makes fishing fun....

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Catfish Catfish
Crappie Crappie
Hybrid Striped Bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Boat specs

Carolina Skiff (Center console) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 150HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
$50
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3\/4 day
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Satisfied with the boat
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Dedric G.
Hephzibah, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip – Crappie on November 17, 2022
We had a blast fishing with captain James . He’s experience and just great to go out with fishing.
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James W.
Grovetown, Georgia
Excellent
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Experience:
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3/4 day

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip – Striper on November 4, 2022
Very nice trip will be back
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James W.
Atlanta, Georgia
Excellent
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Experience:
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4. Day

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip – Striper on November 3, 2022
Great day on the water!!!
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Derral C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Crappie on August 4, 2022
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Ronnie C.
Hephzibah, Georgia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Striper on July 30, 2022
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FAQs about Reel N Time Fishing Charters

Reel N Time Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Crappie (6 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $125 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Striper (6 hours)

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

Trips booked with Reel N Time Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait ($50)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Reel N Time Fishing Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Reel N Time Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Reel N Time Fishing Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Hybrid Striped Bass