Ali Kat Sportfishing is your premier power catamaran sportfishing charter on the Crystal Coast. Based out of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, Captain Jason Temple offers options to launch from Morehead City to Emerald Isle and Cedar Point – nothing is out of reach for the Ali Kat boats.

Want to fish a tournament? You can do that too! Charter the captain’s boat for your next tournament. Captain Jason has won several tournament championships fishing in these very waters. Send him a private message to inquire about tournament availability.

Ali Kat Sportfishing specializes in inshore, nearshore, and offshore trips and can put your group on the fish and fill your plates for supper. From Speckled Trout, Red Drum, and Flounder to Spanish and King Mackerel, the crew will go above and beyond to target what you wish. If you want more action, venture out to the deep blue for Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna, as well as the bottom fishing buffet the coast has to offer: Seabass, Trigger, Grouper, and Snapper, just to name a few.

With over 30 years of experience in inshore and offshore fishing, Captain Jason Temple will put your group on the fish. He can accommodate 2 - 6 people on his 31’ Twin Vee PowerCat catamaran. The boat is powered by twin 300 HP Suzuki engines, rigged extensively with navigation electronics, and equipped with various gear to make your chase more efficient and fun. It also features a toilet and an ice box.

For your trip, you should only bring the snacks and drinks of your choice, as the captain will take care of all the fishing equipment and licenses.

Ali Kat Sportfishing is dedicated to providing your group with a memorable trip, contact the captain today, and he will customize a trip for you!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    You'll be fishing within the sight of land. Your options include trolling for Spanish and King Mackerel or heading out to drop lines on some of the local ARs. This trip will include a first mate. They work for tips only and it is customary to tip 10-20%.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $550
    Spend a lovely afternoon fishing within the sight of land. You can troll for Spanish and King Mackerel or you can head out to drop lines on some of the area's ARs. A first mate will also join you aboard and work hard to make your trip even more enjoyable. Mates work for tips only. It is customary to give a 10-20% tip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Shark
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    $550
    Leave late in the evening and return after dark. Most sharks will be catch and release, but there are a few certain ones that are allowed to be kept and eaten.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    You'll travel up to 20 miles out. Trolling, jigging, and bottom fishing options are available for this trip, or a combination to make the most of your day. A first mate will also come aboard in order to make the service even better. Remember that mates work for tips, the usual rate is 10-20%.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,000
    This nearshore trip will take you and the captain up to 20 miles out. The trip includes a first mate as well. As they only work for tips, make sure to reward their hard work and give the customary 10-20% tip. The trip lasts for 8 hours.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $1,400
    Embark on an offshore adventure and travel up to 40 miles out. This trip starts at 5:30 a.m. and will see you explore the water for 10 hours. A first mate will be there to make your trip even better, so make sure to tip him as they work for tips only. Ten to twenty percent is the standard fee.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Gulf Stream
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $1,650
    Ten hours of fishing offshore. Greater than 50 miles offshore. The species you'll target will vary based on the time of year. For example, you may have the chance to catch Marlin, Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, and Tuna. Remember to give your first mate a tip and reward him for his hard work.
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About the Captain

Jason Temple
Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States
7 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2022
Captain Jason grew up fishing the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia and quickly found a love for offshore and Gulf Stream fishing. North Carolina became his ideal fishing location and over the years he has worked on mastering fishing the waters of Eastern NC and the Crystal Coast. Captain Jason is a well-known captain in the area, experienced, and knowledgeable. He has several tournament titles and knows how to put you on the fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Twin Vee (Catamaran) originally built in 2020. Powered by 2 300HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Depending on type of fishing
Lures
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 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

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (8)
Family Trip
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Angler Rating
6
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
71%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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TJ O.
Palos Heights, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Family Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on November 22, 2022
My wife and kids thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Our kids were inexperienced but Jason and Buddy helped them to have a successful...
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Mohamed A. K.
Wilmington, NC
Excellent
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Experience:
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Morning trip with Jason and Drew

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on October 29, 2022
Had an enjoyable experience with Captain Jason and Drew. We fought the weather but, enjoyed all the fish we got to catch. Top...
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Larry P.
Raleigh, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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If you want to catch fish and have something to remember you need to go fishing on the Ali cat with captain Jason highly recommend...
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Peter E.
Lynchburg, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   Skiff Trip: Trout/Drum/Flounder AM on September 18, 2022
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Derek S.
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
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Fishing with Jason

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on September 3, 2022
Derek S. recommends Ali-Kat Sportfishing
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FAQs about Ali-Kat Sportfishing

Ali-Kat Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Shark (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Full Day Trip – Nearshore (8 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Extended Full Day Trip – Offshore (10 hours)
  • $1,650 per group - Extended Full Day – Gulf Stream (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Ali-Kat Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Ali-Kat Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Depending on type of fishing)
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Ali-Kat Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Ali-Kat Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ali-Kat Sportfishing include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo