Lucky 13 Sportfishing

Marina Street
Carolina Beach NC, United States

Lucky 13 Sportfishing offers a fantastic selection of trips nearshore and offshore target Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Flounder, Grouper, Cobia and many more. They also offer specialty 10-hour marathons out to the famous Frying Pan Tower, renowned for its rich fishing waters and huge Mahi Mahi.

Their 24 ft Mako was fully restored in 2012 and is equipped GPS, fishfinder, outriggers, and a choice of high quality lures and live bait fresh from the tank. You will also be supplied with top-of-the-line tackle for a range of techniques such as light and heavy tackle, trolling, bottom fishing, spinning, and even kite fishing.

Captain Mark Codgell is a proud and active member of the sportfishing community who has been fishing since he was a child. As well being a seasoned skipper and fisherman, Captain Mark has also worked in the past as a hydrographic surveyor, taking boats through all kinds of conditions both in and offshore, so you can rest safe and easy in his skill at the helm and deep knowledge of the waters you’re fishing. Fishing is simply his passion and he will pull out all the stops on every single trip to make sure you have the time of your life!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Blue Water (MAX 4)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1000
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Spend a 10 hour day 20-40 miles offshore catching fish like King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Amberjacks, Sharks, Grouper, Snapper and various bottom fish. This trip is for up to 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Offshore (MAX 4)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Full day offshore trips are 8 hours and range from 10 miles out to 25 miles and the usual catch is King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Amberjacks, Sharks, and various bottom fish. These trips are for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    3/4 day offshore trip is a 6 hour trip ranging from 10-15 miles off the beach. The usual catch is King Mackerel, Cobia, amberjacks, Sharks and various bottom fish.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Nearshore AM
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    1/2 day nearshore trips are 4 hours and can range from just off the beach out to about five miles and the usual catch is Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, King Mackerel, and Sharks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Nearshore PM
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US$ 400
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    1/2 day nearshore trips are 4 hours and can range from just off the beach out to about five miles and the usual catch is Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, King Mackerel, and Sharks.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish
Shark (Blacktip)

Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1991, and restored in 2012. Powered by 2 140HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

About the Captain

Mark Cogdell
Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
Member since April 2016
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Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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4.86
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Mason Walker
Charlotte, NC
 5.00
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4hr trip with CPT Mark

VERIFIED   August 4, 2018

The weather held out and we had an awesome time. Captain Mark was very patient with us (a couple amateurs) and was fun to spend...

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Layton Moore
Charlotte, NC
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 28, 2018

Fishing trip was a blast, caught a bunch of fish, good variety, my wife caught a shark, we couldn’t be happier with how it...

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Eugene Hill
Birmingham, AL
 4.67
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1/2 Day trip with Lucky 13 Captain

VERIFIED   June 14, 2018

Good 3 hrs trolling for spanish mackeral and talking with Captain. Weather good but fishing poor.  Caught 4 mackeral and...

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Thomas Griczewicz
Wilmington, North Carolina
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 14, 2018

Beautiful weather, captain mark put us on the fish, and the day could not have been better!

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Dustin King
United States
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 4, 2018
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