Come spend a day in Surf City, North Carolina and have a great fishing experience with Dialed In Fishing Charters! You and Captain Andrew Rahm will embark on inshore and nearshore waters to chase a number of first-rate fish as well as enjoy the beautiful surroundings. With such an experienced and friendly captain to guide you, you’re bound to have an enjoyable and successful trip. Come to Surf City and have lots of fun fishing!

The vessel you will be using is a 22’ Pathfinder bay boat big enough to accommodate up to 6 guests. It is powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine and uses all the modern navigation gear needed for an efficient trip. It also features a wireless trolling motor and a livewell.

The species you can go after include Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Bonito, Flounder, Sheepshead, and more. You will catch them by light tackle trolling, spinning, and jigging, and you are free to keep all the fish you catch. If you would like to bring your kids on the trip as well, you are more than welcome to do so.

Captain Andrew will supply you with the tackle, live bait, lures, drinks, fishing licenses, and will also clean and fillet your catch. Just bring some snacks and you will be ready for the adventure.

Pay a visit to Dialed In Fishing Charters and have a great time fishing in Surf City!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip–Eco Tour (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $250
    Find sand dollars, Crab, shells, and Shark teeth. You can also watch dolphins and explore beaches, sandbars, and islands.
  • Private trip
    Eco tour (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $250
    Find sand dollars, crabs, shells, shark teeth. Dolphin watching. Explore beaches, sandbars and islands.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    The only thing you should bring on your trip is the food of your choice, as the captain will cover you for everything else. You will depart at 7:00 a.m. and enjoy fishing the fish-rich waters of Surf City. The captain will make sure you have a great time on the water, so pick your day and hop aboard!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $500
    The only thing you should bring on your trip is the food of your choice, as the captain will cover you for everything else. You will depart around noon and enjoy fishing the fish-rich waters of Surf City. The captain will make sure you have a great time on the water, so pick your day and hop aboard!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    This trip brings you a couple of hours more than half day trips. You and the captain will depart at 7:00 a.m. and enjoy chasing various species for 6 hours. He will provide you with everything you will need for the trip, so just bring some food and you will be set to go.
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About the Captain

Andrew Rahm
Hampstead, North Carolina, United States
3 Fishing Reports
51 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2021
Captain Andrew grew up fishing freshwater on lakes and rivers in North Georgia. His passion has always been being on the water and targeting different fish. The captain moved to the East Coast of North Carolina in 2008 and fell in love with saltwater fishing. When he got out of the Marine Corps, his wife and he decided to stay in North Carolina so he could pursue a career guiding fishing trips.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bonito Bonito
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Pathfinder (Bay boat) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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 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
Only 2 Red Drum allowed to be kept per trip
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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 51 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Brian H.
Blowing Rock, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Capt. Andrew is as genuine as it gets!!!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 24, 2022
The trip was beautiful and amazing.  And of course catching fish is super exciting.  But the real gem of the whole experience...
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Daniel R.
Fayetteville, NC
Excellent
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Half day with Captain Andrew

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 27, 2022
This was my sons first time ever fishing on the ocean. Captain Andrew took the time to explain everything to him, answer our...
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John E.
Raleigh, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4 Day with Captain Andrew

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 1, 2022
Went out with my dad on this charter. Targeted red drum and learned so many techniques that we can apply back home. Learned...
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David G.
Omaha, NE
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Andrew

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 25, 2022
Family had a fantastic day out fishing with Andrew. Trip didn’t disappoint. Day out fishing for Redfish, and came home with...
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Ryan O.
FALLING WTRS, WV
Excellent
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Just Awesome

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on April 21, 2022
If you are looking for a fun day on the water and get some fishing in while enjoying the scenery, then this is the trip for...
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FAQs about Dialed In Fishing Charters

Dialed In Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 2 Hour Trip–Eco Tour (AM) (2 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Eco tour (PM) (2 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Dialed In Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

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

Dialed In Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Dialed In Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Dialed In Fishing Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bonito
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout