Family Time Fishing Charters

Family Time Fishing Charters is run by Captain Justin Hill, who is fully licensed through the United States Coast Guard and insured for your fishing adventure. Launching from Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, you can join Capt. Justin on the surrounding inshore and offshore waters for an exciting half day, full day or 13-hour charter. Captain Justin spends a great amount of time on the water to ensure that you have a fun and successful fishing trip with Family Time Fishing Charters. He enjoys sharing his wealth of knowledge of sport fishing with others, and hopes to ignite a passion for the sport in the future generations.

Step aboard his Triton 351 center console with T-top, which is powered by Twin Suzuki 350 outboard engines. Not only is the boat fast, but it also offers a stable fishing platform, and comes equipped with modern Garmin electronics and quality safety gear. It can comfortably accommodate up to six anglers with its wide and spacious deck that features plenty of seating. The boat is also fitted with outriggers, downriggers, live bait tank, toilet, and an icebox to keep both your day’s catch and your refreshing drinks and snacks chilled during the day.

Capt. Justin specializes in light and heavy tackle, trolling, drift and bottom fishing, and uses only high-quality gear such as Shimano Tiagra reels for offshore trips, and lightweight state-of-the-art rods and reels for inshore and live bait trips. No matter if you are new to fishing, or are a seasoned pro, Capt. Justin has a trip suitable for all skill levels. He will get you targeting species such as Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Wahoo, Sharks, Amberjack, Sailfish, Black Sea Bass, Grouper, and more. Trips include rods, reels and terminal tackle, lures, live baits, fishing licenses, as well as cleaning of your catch at the end of the day.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Afternoon
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US $550
    A near shore trip typically fishing out to 20 miles from shore. Targeted Species for this trip typically includes: King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks, Amberjack, Sailfish, Black Sea Bass, Grouper. This is a great trip for the family and children. The morning trip gets you back at lunch and still gives you a chance to enjoy your day at the beach in our beautiful coastal surroundings. If you would prefer an afternoon trip, it gives you a chance to catch the productive afternoon bite.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $550
    A near shore trip typically fishing out to 20 miles from shore. Targeted Species for this trip typically includes: King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks, Amberjack, Sailfish, Black Sea Bass, Grouper. This is a great trip for the family and children. The morning trip gets you back at lunch and still gives you a chance to enjoy your day at the beach in our beautiful coastal surroundings. If you would prefer an afternoon trip, it gives you a chance to catch the productive afternoon bite.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    Mid Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:30 AM
    US $550
    A near shore trip typically fishing out to 20 miles from shore. Targeted Species for this trip typically includes: King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks, Amberjack, Sailfish, Black Sea Bass, Grouper. This is a great trip for the family and children. The morning trip gets you back at lunch and still gives you a chance to enjoy your day at the beach in our beautiful coastal surroundings. If you would prefer an afternoon trip, it gives you a chance to catch the productive afternoon bite.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    Bluefin Tuna Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - Feb 28
    US $1,050
    NC Winter time Bluefin Tuna fishing at its best. We will be looking for Giant Bluefin Tuna. This time of year from November through January the Bluefin comes in to feed on schools of bait located off the coast. This is a once in lifetime adventure to catch a true Giant.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Kite Fishing
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,200
    Typically fishing out to 35 miles offshore typically targeting Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks, Amberjack, Sailfish, Black Sea Bass, Grouper. The 9 hour trip is the same as the half day, but you will be fishing grounds that are much more productive and you will have more time to fill your coolers. With the added time, we are able to target a larger variety of species during this trip. Any half day, trip can be extended to a full day trip as long no afternoon trip is scheduled.
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Kite Fishing
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Grouper (Black)
    Black Grouper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
  • Private trip
    Live Bait King Mackeral
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,400
    This trip is an action packed fun filled day we will start the day catching live bait. Then we are off to where the smoking fast King Mackerel live. We will be live bait fishing just like we do during King Mackerel Tournaments. We often have by catch from this such as Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Barracuda, and Sharks.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Kite Fishing
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Private trip
    13 Hour Trip - Gulf Stream
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US $1,800
    This trip will take you up to 60 miles offshore on the Gulf Stream, where you will find some of the bluest and richest waters on the East Coast, and encounter some of the biggest, strongest, and best eating game fish in the ocean - you never know what you might battle in the Gulf Stream! This is a long all day hardcore trip for the serious fisherman. Targeted species include Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, King Mackerel, Cobia, Amberjack, Grouper, Triggerfish, Snapper.
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Kite Fishing
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Swordfish
    Swordfish
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
    Grouper (Snowy)
    Snowy Grouper
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Great day fishing
He caught them all- Great time with my son
He caught them all- Great time with my son
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Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Suzanne H.
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Fishing with Justin

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing on June 8, 2024
Overall we found the captain and the vessel were top notch. Justin went out of his way to locate the best bottom fishing area...
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Rod G.
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Experience:
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Boat
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5.0 / 5
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He caught them all- Great time with my son

VERIFIED   Full Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing on March 30, 2024
My son and I went out today to have some fun. We got about 18 miles out, and Capt Justin put us in some fish. My son dropped...
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Maria S.
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A win when booking with Family Time Fishing Charters

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing on June 16, 2024
Our group had an outstanding experience!  Justin was awesome and maneuvered the waters where the fish hit often!  Our son...
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KAYLA G.
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Excellent
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Half day with Captain Justin 🐠 🐡 🐟 🎣

VERIFIED   Half Day Afternoon on July 11, 2023
Awesome experience! Justin made us feel right at home from the very start. Very down to earth and welcoming. We started out...
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Wayne L.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
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Capt. Justin is a worker.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing on May 13, 2024
Had a good day on the water. Justin did everything to put us on and around the fish today. Unfortunately the fish were not...
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FAQs about Family Time Fishing Charters

Family Time Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $550 per group - Half Day Afternoon (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group - Half Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group - Mid Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing (4 hours)
  • US $1,050 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - Bluefin Tuna Trip (8 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group - Full Day Trolling & Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - Live Bait King Mackeral (9 hours)
  • US $1,800 per group - 13 Hour Trip - Gulf Stream (11 hours)

When you book a trip with Family Time Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet The boat is equipped with a full head with porcelain toilet and sink located inside the console.
  • GPS Garmin
  • Fishfinder Garmin Chirp Broad Band
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar Simrad

Trips booked with Family Time Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano and Penn)
  • Live Bait (On some trips we will use live bait and if we do it is always included. )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (We never charge for fish cleaning on our 4 hour trips. Our 8 hour and gulfstream trips we have to charge for fish cleaning if it is requested. )
  • First Mate (We don’t always use a mate only from time to time. )
  • Fishing License (The boat has a blanket license that covers all license that may be needed for all passengers. )

Family Time Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (On our 4 hour trips we are within sight of land. Gulf stream trips could be up to 70 miles. )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Family Time Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Family Time Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Family Time Fishing Charters
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, United States
6 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
20 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2016
Angler's Choice
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Captain Justin has spent most of his life on the water. From a young age he grew up fishing on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Once he graduated from high school, he began commercial fishing out of Morehead City until he joined the United State Marine Corps. During his time in the USMC, Captain Justin became a Chief Coxswain. While stationed in Camp Pendleton, California, Captain Justin was also able to pursue his passion of being on the water. He spent his free time mating on charter boats out of Ocean Side Harbor in California. After the USMC, Captain Justin began tournament King Mackerel fishing on the Southern Kingfish Association Trail. Captain Justin, along with his wife and their two sons, have consistently placed in the Top 5 of this competitive circuit.
Our Team
Justin H.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

Triton (Center console) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2022. Powered by 2 350HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
On our 4 hour trips we are within sight of land. Gulf stream trips could be up to 70 miles.
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
The boat is equipped with a full head with porcelain toilet and sink located inside the console.
GPS
Garmin
Fishfinder
Garmin Chirp Broad Band
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano and Penn
Live Bait
On some trips we will use live bait and if we do it is always included.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
We never charge for fish cleaning on our 4 hour trips. Our 8 hour and gulfstream trips we have to charge for fish cleaning if it is requested.
First Mate
We don’t always use a mate only from time to time.
Fishing License
The boat has a blanket license that covers all license that may be needed for all passengers.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Atlantic Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
We always love to have kids onboard.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

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No additional fees.
Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

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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:

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Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Recent fishing reports

1/2 Day fishing heating up
1/2 Day fishing heating up
June 16, 2024
Our half day trips have been really good with lots of Spanish Mackerel and Blue fish in every trip with some really large spanish up to 6 pounds. We have also had a few kings in the mix.
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