Hunter Charters - 38’ Hatteras

Captain Paul Smith is the owner and operator of Hunter Charters, offering sport fishing, bottom and light tackle fishing, as well as snorkeling excursions in Nassau, Bahamas for over 10 years now. Joined on his mission to provide visiting anglers with a remarkable charter service by his son, Paul Smith Jr (also one of the Captains), the Hunter Charters team is committed to using their experience and knowledge of the local waters to make sure their guests’ fishing trip ends up a successful one.

Captain Paul Smith has fished the Nassau area for more than 30 years, having spent the last 10 growing his fishing charter fleet, that is now comprised of 4 vessels. His boat, the Mornin’ Ride, is a 38’ Hatteras fit for all types of fishing, with a maximum passenger capacity of 7 anglers per trip. The boat is fully air-conditioned and features a toilet and shower on board, rigged with the standard selection of charter electronics and navigational equipment, including GPS, radio, fish finder, as well as a multimedia system. There’s also a single fighting chair among the boat’s amenities, to help anglers maximize their chances of reeling in any larger fish that may strike their bait.

Captain Pablo and his crew welcome you aboard the Mornin’ Ride. They will provide you with all of the fishing equipment your group requires, along with the artificial bait for the trip, as you troll the deep waters and run the reefs in pursuit of common species including the likes of Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper as well as a variety of others, depending on the season. Both drinks and fishing licenses are included in the trip price and will be provided by the Captain. Daily private 4, 6 and 8 hour trips are made available for your consideration.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,450
    up to 7 persons
    Join us for a full day of action as we troll the deep and run the reefs in search of Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper and more! Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 7 persons
    On this trip we will spend 6 hours trolling the deep and running the reefs in search of Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper and more! Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip AM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    up to 7 persons
    Spend 4 hours trolling the deep and running the reefs in search of Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper and more! Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip PM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $750
    up to 7 persons
    Spend 4 hours trolling the deep and running the reefs in search of Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper and more! Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Jack (Horse-eye) Jack (Horse-eye)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Hatteras (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1978, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 350HP GM engines.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Hunter Charters
Nassau, Bahamas
Member since November 2013
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Captain Paul Smith has been fishing for more than 30 years and has been running fishing trips for over 11 years already, with his son, Paul Smith Jr. also joining the Hunter Charters team as one of the fleet’s Captains. Hunter Charters runs charters aboard four fantastic boats, with a fun and fantastic team of captains and crew ready and waiting to put you on fish in these waters.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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3.98
out of 5 stars from 18 reviews
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Here\u2019s our captain smoking cigarettes
Half day trip with Pj and Ryan
Half day trip with Pj and Ryan
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
72%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
36%
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Peter F.
Jeffersonville, Vermont
 4.67
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Whole day with Capt. Chris and first mate Jim.

VERIFIED   NEW  July 25, 2019
Although communication through fishing booker leaves a little to be desired, Once on board we were greeted by 2 of the nicest...
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Christopher P.
Corsicana, TX
 5.00
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6 hour trip with Captain Chris and his deck hand flowers

VERIFIED   July 24, 2019
Guys were great. Took us out and we landed a Maui Maui. Boat was nice and the guys were good to us. My son wanted just one...
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David F.
San Jose, CA
 4.33
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Half day with Chris & Flowers

VERIFIED   July 4, 2019
Chris & Flowers were experienced, professional and friendly. Would recommend them
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Lane L.
Nassau, NP
 4.33
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Half Day trip on Morning Ride w/ Captain PJ and D'Angelo

VERIFIED   July 24, 2018
Had an excellent time on our Half Day trip on Morning Ride with Captain PJ and D’Angelo. Spent the 1st 2-21/2 hours deep...
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Michael B.
Nassau, New Providence District
 3.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 26, 2019
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