Ocean Stinger Fishing Charters

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Bridge Tender Marina 1418 Airl…
Wilmington NC, United States

Ocean Stinger Fishing Charters offers rod bending offshore adventures from the scenic Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina. Your trip will be held within the smooth lines of a 40 ft Luhrs sportfishing boat.

Powered by a Brand New 2017 Caterpiller 7.1 engine, the boat offers a secure and fast ride to the fishing grounds, where it will use Simrad electronics to accurately pinpoint the best fishing spots in the area. With a flybridge for superior views of potential fishing areas and an enclosable cabin area, you will be comfortable and part of the action regardless of the weather conditions.

Trips run from six to twelve hours long and, depending which trip you decide to take, you could be fishing for species such as Sharks, Spanish Mackerel, Bigeye Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, King Mackerel, and Marlin. Top of the range equipment is used on board, with Penn International rods and reels, Shimano rods, and Shimano Tiagra and TLD reels all part of the package. Light tackle, heavy tackle, and spinning gear are all supplied, ensuring that you always have access to the best tackle for the situation.

Charters include state and federal fishing licenses, bait, ice, and refreshments, and any fish you decide to keep will also be filleted and bagged at the end of your trip.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Gulfstream
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1600
    up to 6 persons
    Ocean Stinger Fishing Charters 12 hour Gulf Stream trip will take you 50-70 Miles Offshore where the big fish are. A full day on the Atlantic Ocean which is fantastic for those who are up for an adventure and some great fishing! Trips we normally catch Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sail fish and Marlin.
  • Private trip
    3/4 day 9 hr Offshore Fishing Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 900
    up to 6 persons
    Travel between 20-40 miles offshore. This is a great trip for anyone that wants to catch fish within one hour after leaving the dock. We will catch Mahi, Tuna, King Mackerel,Sailfish, Spanish Mackerel, and much more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Nearshore (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 6 persons
    This a great fishing trip for the family or the first time fisherman or fisher women. Trips could yield Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Blue fish, Bonita, and Sharks. We will be fishing the near shore hotspots!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Nearshore (PM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 500
    up to 6 persons
    This a great fishing trip for the family or the first time fisherman or fisher women. Trips could yield Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Blue fish, Bonita, and Sharks. We will be fishing the near shore hotspots!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)
Sailfish
Shark (Tiger)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Luhrs (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 507HP 2017 Caterpillar 7.1 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

About the Captain

Jesse Gawlik
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Member since April 2016
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Captain Jesse Gawlik is a Charter Captain and a writer for the Fishermans Post magazine, where he is a featured Captain in the fishing report section each week. He has 15 years of experience in the Carolinas as a charter captain and commercial fisherman. He is experienced on the coastal and offshore waters of North Carolina and knows how to catch fish! As a USCG Licensed Captain Jesse is determined to deliver the best blue water experience available for you and your friends or family.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Wilmington Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.63 out of 5 stars from 40 reviews

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5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
3
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2 stars
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1 star
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We all had a very good time,catching fish and enjoying a day on the water.
Head should have been in service.

Fished July 6, 2018
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Jesse and Alex were able to put us on fish even though the bite was slow. The kids enjoyed their first charter experience and had a lot of fun. Jesse and Alex were very personable and made the day easy…plus it was great to spend time with a fellow Western New Yorker!

Fished July 3, 2018
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6 hr. trip is really a 4 hour trip. We left a few minutes after 1:00 PM and arrived back at dock exactly at 5:00 PM. I believe interest was lost due to not much activity. I have done numerous Charters over the years and when your not catching fish one way you try something different. The Website states Credit Cards accepted but that is not true either. I had to run to Gas Station to get Cash to pay balance. Snacks and Drinks are provided assuming your the Captain or First Mate. This really needs to be called a Spanish Mackerel Trip if they happen to be hitting. Total disappointment all in all.

Fished July 2, 2018
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