Sea J’s Fishing Charters invites you for a go big or go home fishing adventure in the Carolinas! You’ll meet Captain Justin Laplante at the Cherry Grove Marina located in Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach and have a thrilling time fishing the area’s inshore, offshore, reefs, or rivers. He strives to make your fishing trip the best possible, so if the weather conditions aren’t ideal, you can change your trip or get a full refund! Some trips even come with fish mounts for you to take home your catch. Come aboard the captain’s new boat and have a true fishing adventure up to as much as 60 miles offshore!

You’ll fish from a 28’ Sea Hunt saltwater fishing boat. It can take up to 5 anglers, runs on twin 250 HP Yamaha engines, and uses comprehensive navigation electronics for efficient movement on the water. The boat’s also equipped with outriggers, a livewell, and features an ice-box and a portable toilet.

The species you can catch on your trip include Red Snapper, Black Seabass, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tiger Shark, Black Grouper, Hogfish, Sailfish, and more. Using light and heavy tackle, you can attract them by bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, trolling, jigging, and drift fishing. You’re free to keep your catch as well as to bring kids aboard.

Captain Justin covers you for all the rods, reels, tackle, lures, and fishing licenses, so just bring the food and drinks of your choice.

Book at Sea J’s Fishing Charters and get ready for the fishing trip of your life!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Kids
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    On this half day trip, kids will have a great opportunity to bob around and put a line in the water. The trip is for kids only, 1-2 adults may come with 3-4 kids, with a maximum of 5 persons total. This trip allows kids to get on the water and get a line wet! Great for a first-time experience, will target species that the kids will be able to handle, including sharks and big Baracuda!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – River (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    This trip consists of 4 hours of fishing in the intercoastal river. Target all different fish in the brackish waters from catfish, gar, flounder, stingray, etc. Enjoy a relaxing time, great for the family, beginners, and experienced fishermen.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    The trip leaves at 8:00 a.m. Seven lines in the water, 4 big fish and 3 small fish lines out. Your group and Captain Justin will enjoy 4 fun hours of trolling the abundant waters of North Carolina. The trip includes all the fishing tackle, rods, reels, lures, and licenses.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Big Shark!
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    This trip will see you target big Sharks! You start catching bait and then go for a big Shark! Remember that sharks do not have a home beside any body of water, so you'll need patience on this trip. The departure time is 8:00 a.m.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $850
    On this trip, you can go up to 15 miles and chase bigger fish by top and bottom fishing. Weather-permitting or inshore, you can target big sharks and top and bottom small fish. The trip starts at 7:00 a.m. and lasts 6 hours.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Fish Mount
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,325
    This is a customized trip with a fish mount of your choice up to 18” to take home and put on your wall! Fish mounts bigger than 18” are also available and come at an extra cost. You and the captain will depart at 8:00 a.m. and return to the dock at 12:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,350
    This trip gets you in deep water up to 35 miles offshore targeting nice fish! King, Mahi Mahi, all your Snapper, Grouper, Trigger, Black Seabass, and 1000 other species of fish. Enjoy 6 hours of prime fishing time.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $2,200
    Join this Gulf Stream trip and have 6-8 hours of fun deep water fishing bottom or trolling, all weather permitting! You'll chase Mahi Mahi, King, Sailfish, Grouper, Snapper, Trigger, and who knows what else – it’s the Atlantic Ocean!
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About the Captain

Justin Laplante
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
ID & License verified
34 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2021
Fishing is in Captain Justin's blood. Come pick one of his many trips and join him on the fish-rich waters of the Carolinas!

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper

Boat specs

Sea Hunt (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2019. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
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 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 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
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 34 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Half day trip with captain Justin
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Suzanne G.
Knoxville, TN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day with Sea J's, Captain Justin

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on September 13, 2022
This was our first trip fishing on the ocean. We had a great time with Captain Justin, he was very personable, courteous and...
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Misty M.
Roanoke, VA
Excellent
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What a trip for our first time ocean fishing!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 7, 2022
We had an amazing time on the water fishing with Captain Justin and his mate. Justin was early to meet us and very accommodating...
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Tim & Shelly McFadden
Peshtigo, WI
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Justin

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on June 27, 2022
Wish we could give more stars ⭐️  First attempt at the trip Justin gave us the option of rescheduling because the conditions...
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Bruno A.
Lansdowne, VA
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3\4 day - Deep Sea fishing with Captain Justin Laplante

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 13, 2022
This was our first experience deep sea fishing. Capt, Laplante made sure we were all comfortable and enjoying the trip. We...
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DAVID H.
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Awesome 1/2 Day Trip!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) MAX 5 on November 24, 2021
We were visiting family when we booked a last minute trip with Sea J’s Fishing Charters on the day before Thanksgiving. The...
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FAQs about Sea J’s Fishing Charters

Sea J’s Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip – Kids (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip – River (AM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip – Big Shark! (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,325 per group - Half Day Trip – Fish Mount (4 hours)
  • $1,350 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Offshore (6 hours)
  • $2,200 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Sea J’s Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Sea J’s Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Sea J’s Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Sea J’s Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sea J’s Fishing Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Tiger)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Wahoo