Cape Fear Shark Company is located in Southport and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. James will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Spanish Mackerel and Shark, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling and drift fishing.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 26’ Maycraft boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with an ice-box.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Cape Fear Shark Company.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    Have a great time chasing many different Shark species in the rich waters of North Carolina. You and Captain James will go after Hammerhead, Bonnethead, Bull, and Lemon Shark. You may catch other fish species as well, such as Spanish Mackerel. The trip lasts for 4 hours.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $450
    Four hours of fishing in the afternoon.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    Embark on an 8-hour fishing adventure with Captain James. You will explore the beautiful and rich waters of North Carolina as you target Bull, Lemon, Hammerhead, as well as Bonnethead Shark. You may also find and chase Spanish Mackerel on this trip.
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About the Charter Operator

Cape Fear Shark Company
Southport, North Carolina, United States
ID & License verified
5 Customer reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since December 2021
Cape Fear Shark Company runs fun fishing charters out of Southport, North Carolina. Bring your whole family and embark on a Shark fishing adventure you won't soon forget!

About this listing

Targeted species

Shark (Bonnethead) Bonnethead Shark
Shark (Bull) Bull Shark
Shark (Hammerhead) Hammerhead Shark
Shark (Lemon) Lemon Shark

Boat specs

Maycraft (Pilothouse) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2021. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 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
Checks

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.3 / 5
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Experience
Very good
4.0 / 5
Photo by reviewers (1)
Not as advertised
Angler Rating
4
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1
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Daniel M.
Cincinnati, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Halfday trip with captain James

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 21, 2022
The trip was a great experience,  captain James is great. He is very experienced and communication was awesome.  Caught some...
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Chris L.
Hendersonville, NC
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on July 28, 2022
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Christopher P.
Lake Toxaway, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 21, 2022
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Shells W.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 10, 2022
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Nick L.
Monroe, NC
Bad
1.7 / 5
Experience:
Bad
2.0 / 5
Boat
Bad
2.0 / 5
Crew
Poor
1.0 / 5
Overall

Not as advertised

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 1, 2022
Trip was originally canceled due to lightning which was fine. We agreed to last minute notice to go out in the afternoon....
Nick L. does not recommend Cape Fear Shark Company
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FAQs about Cape Fear Shark Company

Cape Fear Shark Company offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Cape Fear Shark Company, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Cape Fear Shark Company include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Cape Fear Shark Company offers the following type of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing

Cape Fear Shark Company offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Cape Fear Shark Company include:
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Shark (Lemon)
  • Spanish Mackerel