Drifter Sportfishing And Charters

Drifter Sportfishing And Charters is located in Sneads Ferry and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Kyle is here to get you on some fish, and to make sure you have fun doing it. You’ll be using techniques like bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, popping, and spinning, depending on what you’re going after. As part of their 4 to 12-hour trips, you can target species like King Mackerel, Dolphin, Grouper, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and Wahoo, depending on the current season and weather conditions.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 30’ Southport boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat features a toilet.

All the necessary fishing gear is included in the price of your trip. All that’s up to you is to use it as best you can. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. You’ll be able to keep any legal species caught during the trip.

There will be a first mate on board to help you with anything you need. Tips for good service are always appreciated.

Children are welcome aboard so you’re good to get the young ones started early.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Drifter Sportfishing And Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Kids Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $600
    Great trip for kids of all ages! This is a 3-4 hour trip and we’ll stay within a mile or two of the inlet. The species we’ll target are Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, King Mackerel, and Grey Trout.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $700
    This is a 4-hour trip and we will typically stay within a 10-mile range. Species that we can target vary throughout the season; King Mackerel, Amberjacks, Cobia, and some bottom fish would be the most common. In mid-summer, it is common to catch Mahi Mahi on these trips and in the fall we primarily target Grouper in this range.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $950
    This is a 6-hour trip that will most likely incorporate trolling as well as some bottom fishing. On this trip, we will likely target King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Amberjacks, Cobia, and Tuna. Grouper will usually be in range for a 3/4 day trip year-round, as well as any bottom fish.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,400
    This is an 8-hour trip that will target large pelagics or deep water bottom fish. Pelagic fish we will target on a full-day trip are Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, and Tuna. We can also bottom fish if our clients would rather do that.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Gulfstream
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $1,800
    Our Gulfstream trip is a 10–12 hour trip targeting large pelagic fish. Depending on the season, we will be targeting Mahi Mahi, Billfish, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. We also provide electric reels for deep dropping on the continental shelf.
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About the Charter Operator

Drifter Sportfishing And Charters
Sneads Ferry, North Carolina, United States
ID & License verified
Member since November 2022
Capt. Kyle runs trips out of Sneads Ferry aboard a 30’ Southport. These waters are known for Mahi_Mahi and Kingfish and he will show you how to catch them, whether you're bottom fishing or trolling. With substantial knowledge of the area, he has a trick or two up his sleeve, and the only way to learn is to join him out on the water!

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Southport (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 29 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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 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
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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FAQs about Drifter Sportfishing And Charters

Drifter Sportfishing And Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip – Kids Nearshore (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $950 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Gulfstream (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Drifter Sportfishing And Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Radar

Trips booked with Drifter Sportfishing And Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Drifter Sportfishing And Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Drifter Sportfishing And Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Drifter Sportfishing And Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bluefish
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo